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The biggest permit of the new year is to renovate Real Canadian Superstore at 30 Thatcher Dr. E.
As indicated in the city’s January building permit reports, renovations to the department store will cost $2.1 million.
The second largest permit is for the $500,000-renovation of TD Canada Trust at 145 Main St. N.
Those were two of 10 permits that the city issued in January worth a total of $2.93 million. In January 2013, the city issued 13 permits worth $2.13 million. The permits in 2014 had a value increase of $805,640 from 2013.
Among the other commercial permits include a new Subway restaurant at 338 Main St. N. at a cost of $175,000. The city issued a permit to T&H Holdings Ltd. for salon bathroom and entryway additions at 345 Main St. N. at a cost of $10,000.
One permit, issued to LaBuick Investments Inc., will allow interior renovations to partition walls and electrical work at 380 Ninth Ave. N.W. at a cost of $9,300. The other commercial permit is for change of use from office to retail at 117 Ominica St. W. The change is estimated to cost $500.
There were four residential permits last month, all for alterations, repairs and additions. One permit is for renovations to a single-family dwelling on the 900 block of Hawthorne Crescent for $80,000. Another, at a cost of $40,000, is for a roof on a house and attached commercial shop on the 800 block of Duffield Street West.
The city also issued a permit allowing for a basement to be finished at a cost of $10,000 on the 100 block of Everton Crescent. The other residential permit is for renovations to a two-storey dwelling for $7,500 on the 100 block of Coteau Street West.
There was also a demolition of a commercial building at 1010 North Service Road.
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