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Cubic volume covered by granted building permits declined in Finland

Staff Writer |
According to Statistics Finland, building permits were granted for a total of 12.2 million cubic metres in March to May 2017.

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The cubic volume of building permits granted was 2.7 per cent lower than in the corresponding period one year previously.

The cubic volume granted for residential buildings increased by 12.5 per cent.

The cubic volume granted for blocks of flats projects in Greater Helsinki covered nearly 30 per cent of the total cubic metres of building permits for residential buildings in Finland.

The cubic volume of building permits granted for commercial and office buildings continued to grow considerably during the period.


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