Victorian building permits a record $38.4 billion in FY2017–18

Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Victoria recorded its highest-ever number of building permits and highest-ever value of building work in a year during the 12 months to 30 June 2018.

Victorian Building Authority data shows that a record 114,803 building permits, for building work valued at $38.4 billion, were reported across the state in the 2017–18 financial year.

At $38.4 billion, the value of building work during the 12 months was 17.3 per cent higher than the $32.8 billion recorded in the previous financial year. The previous highest number of building permits in a financial year was 113,669 reported in 2009-10, one per cent fewer than this year’s total.

Read more in the VBA’s media release.

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