SunBelt Metros Lead Nation in Building Permits in Early 2015

The most recent building permit data was one of the more bullish economic indicators that surfaced in Q1 2015, with the February data showing some decent growth from January and from Feb. 14. The U.S. Census Bureau said building permits in February were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,092,000, 3% above the revised January rate of 1,060,000 and 7.7% above the February 2014 estimate of 1,014,000. Single-family authorizations in February were at a rate of 620,000, 6.2% below the

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