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Builders in the nine-county Indianapolis area are seeing their busiest year since 2005 despite soaring lumber prices and snarled supply chains that have made it difficult to get products to complete new homes.
So far this year, 2,717 single-family building permits have been filed in the nine-county Indianapolis area, up 48% over the first three months of 2020.
Fresh off their busiest year since 2006, area homebuilders continued to see heavy interest from buyers in January, the Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis announced Wednesday.
Central Indiana homebuilders saw another onslaught of interest from buyers in December, adding to their busiest year since before the Great Recession.
Builders in the nine-county Indianapolis area filed 694 single-family building permits in November, up 47% from the same month of 2019.
Area homebuilders have made 7,181 single-family building permit filings through the first 10 months of 2020. That’s already more than they’ve filed in any full year since 2007.
After a slowdown in May, applications for home construction permits made a solid rebound in the Indianapolis area in June despite the pandemic.
Over the past decade, developers have proposed nearly a dozen new subdivisions within a couple of miles of the 146th Street and Towne Road intersection.
Interest in buying new homes in central Indiana surged dramatically in the first quarter, before the affects of the COVID-19 pandemic began taking its toll on the economy.
The U.S. Commerce Department reported that builders started construction on 1.57 million homes, a decline of 3.6% from 1.63 million units in December. That had been the highest point since late 2006 at the peak of the housing boom of the last decade.
Applications for home construction permits in the Indianapolis area rose in January, marking the sixth monthly increase in the past seven months.
Closed sales in central Indiana have risen on a year-over-year basis in four of the last five months after falling in seven of the previous eight months.
A big December was not quite enough to make last year’s construction pace exceed 2018’s. It was the first year since 2011 that fewer single-family building permits were filed in the area than in the previous year.
Applications for home construction fell 15 percent in November, which means Indianapolis-area builders will need a huge December to match 2018’s numbers.
Single-family construction permits in the nine-county area have risen for four months in row on a year-over-year basis following seven straight months of declines.
Applications for home construction in the nine-county area have risen three months in a row following seven straight months of declines.
Indianapolis-based Westport Homes Inc. plans to ask the city’s Metropolitan Development Commission for approval to rezone two tracts of land for two subdivisions totaling 155 acres.