SOFIA (Bulgaria), November 5 (SeeNews) - The number of residential building permits issued in Bulgaria in the third quarter of 2021 rose by 8.8% on an annual comparison basis, reaching 1,846, the statistical office, NSI, said.
Compared to the second quarter, the number of residential building permits issued during the July-September period of this year increased by 5.8%, the NSI said in a statement on Thursday.
A total of nine permits for the construction of office buildings were issued in the quarter under review, down 67.9% year-on-year. Compared to the previous quarter, construction permits for office buildings decreased by 65.4%.
As regards other types of buildings used for industrial production and trade, 1,183 permits were issued in the review period - an increase of 5.5% year-on-year and a drop of 2.6% quarter-on-quarter.