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Construction

DEVELOPMENT AT A GLANCE

CONSTRUCTION STARTS

Highlands County experienced considerable growth in fiscal year 2017-2018. New housing starts were up 14.2 percent with 193 permits issued during the year. The average price of the permitted houses was $219,046 and the average size was 1,964 square feet.

 

Residential real estate closings were up 4.4 percent with a total of 1,563 closings during the year. The average sale price was $145,147, which accounts for a 9.4 percent increase from the previous year.

Source: Highlands County Building Department, City of Sebring Building Department, and the Heartland Association of REALTORS

BUILDING PERMITS

 

 
 

COMMERCIAL PERMITS

New Commercial 14

 

Commercial Additions 6

 

Commercial Interior Remodel Only 22

 

Commercial Misc. 26

 

Commercial Manufactured Buildings 2

 

Agricultural Buildings 15

 

 

 

RESIDENTIAL

Roofing 6,158

 

Residential Misc. 514

 

Residential Additions & Redmodels 214

 

Boathouses, Docks, Seawalls

 

Concrete (Driveways, slabs) 124

 

Solar 78

 

Duplexes 4

 

 


OUR MISSION

Enhance the quality of life in Highlands County by attracting a diversity of new businesses; increasing industrial investment while facilitating the retention and successful expansion of existing business and industry.

Keep In Touch

Economic Development
Highlands County Board of County Commissioners
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economicdevelopment@hcbcc.org
(P) 863.402.6924
(F) 863.402.6651