Lloydminster is in the middle of the two provinces who recorded the highest jump in year-over-year building permits for the month of March.
Saskatchewan reported the highest growth at an overall jump of 13.2% from last March.
Alberta was the second highest at 9.8% increase overall.
Both provinces also recorded the highest jump in residential building permits, with Alberta sitting at a 35.6% growth and Saskatchewan at 26.8%.
“Building permits are one of the best indicators for a growing economy,” said Saskatchewan Economy Minister Jeremy Harrison.
Nationally, the year-over-year growth for March was 1.5%.