New homes helping drive construction

Biloxi is running 35 homes and $3.1 million ahead of the residential permits issued for this time in 2017, according to numbers from the Community Development Department.

The department on Monday reported that overall construction in Biloxi is $28 million ahead of this point last year.

A breakdown on the residential numbers, Jan. 1 through Nov. 19:

2017: 119 homes, total valuation $24.8 million

2018: 154 permits, total valuation of $27.9 million
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