Construction industry boom led to record-breaking 2021
Last updated 1/11/2022 at 2:36pm
The construction industry was busy yet again in 2021, giving the Pikes Peak Region’s economy a much needed boost, amidst the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The year got off to an extremely hot start with unprecedented home building in January and February. By the end of the year, the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department issued 5,072 single family home permits. That tops the 2020 total, and is the 2nd year in a row, the Department has issued more than 5,000 single-family home permits.
The commercial construction sector exploded in 2021, with 550 new commercial projects, a...