Indianapolis-area homebuilders saw a surge in construction permits for new houses in November, marking the 14th straight month of year-over-year increases.
Indianapolis builders saw the smallest monthly increase in applications in the past year in October, and six of the area’s nine counties saw declining permit filings
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On a year-to-date basis, single-family construction permits in the nine-county area are up 19 percent.
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Single-family construction permit filings in the nine-county area have been on the rise in 28 of the last 30 months on a year-over-year basis.
Liberty Villas would be pitched toward active empty nesters. The area where the homes are proposed is exploding with residential development.
In a proposal that has already drawn criticism from neighbors, a developer has filed plans to build 42 townhomes and 25 single-family homes.
The developer has requested a rezoning to allow for a subdivision on 63 acres north of 171st Street and east of Mill Creek Road.
Brooks Farm would feature 314 homes built by two builders, including attached villas and single-family homes.
The increase stemmed from a sizable 4.5 percent rise in residential construction, the biggest percentage gain since November 1993.
Builders in the nine-county area saw the busiest April for permit filings since 2007.