YIMBY’s 2023 Construction Report Reveals 60 Percent Rise in Filings Over Previous Year
According to the cumulative data for permit filings for new construction in New York City in 2022, the Big Apple’s construction scene has some rather positive numbers to report. The data from the Department of Buildings shows that, over the course of the year, the city’s developers filed for a total of 3,225 new buildings, a 60 percent increase over last year’s tally of 2,017 permits. The total volume of new filed-for floor space also rose from 53 million square feet in 2021 to 66 million square feet in 2022. The combined volume of new residential and hotel unit filings increased from 45,019 in 2021 to 49,965 in 2022, and the full report in Excel format is available with a subscription to YIMBY’s Building Wire.