In May there were 552 building permits issued in Croatia, which is 26% more than in the same month last year, continuing seven months of consecutive growth in the number of approvals, according to the latest data from the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS)….
In the first five months of this year there have been a total of 2,725 building permits issues 10.1% more than in the same period in 2013. To put the 10% growth in perspective, in 2013 there were 30.2% fewer building permits issued than in the previous year of 2012. In May 92.8%, or 512 permits, were issued for buildings, whilst 7.2% or 40 permits were issued for ‘other types of constructions’. 409 permits were issued for ‘new builds’, whilst 143 were for reconstruction or renovations.