Building construction highlights from November 2023

The following information was released on Thursday, January 18 2023. Relevant portions have been highlighted below, but for full details from this dataset, please click here.

Investment in Nova Scotia building construction increased 9.1% in November 2023 to $528.8 million.

  • Halifax monthly building construction increased 8.6% to $278.1 million and outside of Halifax building construction was up 9.5% to $250.7 million.
  • Nationally, investment in building construction increased 1.7% with gains in 5 of 10 provinces.
    • The largest increase was in Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia’s non-residential building construction increased 3.1% to $88.5 million.

  • In Halifax, non-residential construction was up 1.1% to $58.0 million. Outside of Halifax, non-residential construction was up 7.1% to $30.4 million.
  • National non-residential building construction increased 0.4% in November 2023 with gains in seven provinces, led by Nova Scotia and Saskatchewan.