Sonoma County new home pemits up, but still close to record low

Sonoma County builders pulled 318 permits for new homes in the first half of the year, a 25-percent jump from 2010 but still among the lowest results in decades.

By | July 25th, 2011|1 Comment

North Coast building activity flat for first quarter. Is that good?

North Coast construction activity remained flat for the first three months of the year, and some industry leaders took solace that at least things aren’t getting worse. What do you think lies ahead for the construction industry?

By | May 2nd, 2011|2 Comments

Sonoma County waives penalties to correct building code violations

Homeowners can apply for the proper permits by Feb. 1 and avoid civil penalties and investigative fees.

By | September 8th, 2010|1 Comment

North Coast home construction still sluggish in 2010

Sonoma County builders pulled just 132 permits for single-family homes in the first seven months of the year, compared to 219 for the same period in 2009, according the Construction Industry Research Board in Burbank.

By | September 3rd, 2010|0 Comments

Slow start for single-family home construction in Sonoma County.

County builders took out just 34 permits for new single-family homes in the first three months of the year, down from last year, which ended up as the worst in more than four decades.

By | May 5th, 2010|0 Comments

Has Sonoma County home construction hit bottom?

Home construction in Sonoma, Lake and Mendocino counties falls to the lowest levels in four decades.

By | February 7th, 2010|0 Comments