Calgary - Housing Starts
Calgary had 11,909 housing starts in 2019, increasing 8.55% from 10,971 in 2018. Calgary's growth rate ranks 12th provincially. The apartment segment had the largest increase over last year, increasing 22.3% to 5,383.
Definition: A Housing Start is defined as the beginning of construction work on a building, usually when the concrete has been poured for the whole of the footing around the structure, or an equivalent stage where a basement will not be part of the structure.