b'FACTS & FIGURESFACTS & FIGURESMANITOBA BUILDING PERMITS JANUARY 2021 According to Statistics Canada, building permit numbers for January 2021 are up almost 10 per cent compared to the same time period in 2020, but that doesnt tell the whole story.Compared to January 2020 (which was before the pandemic took hold in North America), non-residential building permits are down 46.4 per cent. All three sectors on this side of the industry are in the red.By contrast, residential building permits are nearly double what they were in January 2020including a 176 per cent increase in the multiple residence sector.SEASONALLY ADJUSTED BUILDING PERMIT STATISTICS FOR MANITOBA: JANUARY 2021TOTAL TOTALSECTOR COMMERCIAL INSTITUTIONAL INDUSTRIAL NON-RESIDENTIAL MULTIPLE SINGLE RESIDENTIAL TOTAL2021 YTD 59,460,00018,703,000 14,411,000 92,574,000 106,397,000 112,297,000 218,694,000 311,268,0002020 YTD 69,043,00042,652,000 61,030,000172,726,000 38,556,000 72,814,000 111,370,000 284,096,000Change -13.9% -56.1% -76.4% -46.4% 176% 54.2% 96.4% 9.6%Data courtesy of Statistics Canada.MATERIAL PRICES% CHANGE FROMCOMMODITY MONTH (AVG.) 12/2020 MONTH (AVG.) 2/2021 1 YEAR AGO TRENDOil (WTI, USD/barrel) 47 59 123.8 Natural Gas (HH, USD/MMBtu) 2.58 5.52 32.3 Copper (LME, USD/mt) 7761 8460 72.1 Steel (USD/mt) 404 416 63.0Lumber Composite (USD/1k bd ft) 790 1000 200.0 Source: Data collected by and reprinted with permission from Export Development Canadas Weekly Commodity Tracker. For more information, please visit www.edc.ca.WINNIPEG BUILDING PERMIT STATISTICS: JANUARY 2021NUMBER OF PERMITS NUMBER OF PERMITS VALUE OF PERMITS YEAR TO DATE RESIDENTIAL JANUARY 2020 JANUARY 2021 (VALUE IN $000)Single 81 189 47,581Semi-detached 25 27 3,409Rowhouse 46 50 8,049Apartment 2 6 81,160Alterations/Additions 171 198 5,381Total 325 470 145,581NUMBER OF PERMITS NUMBER OF PERMITS VALUE OF PERMITS YEAR TO DATE NON-RESIDENTIAL JANUARY 2020 JANUARY 2021 (VALUE IN $000)Alterations/Additions/Demos 244 213 35,164Commercial 3 0 0Industrial 3 3 17,507Office3 0 0Hotel/Motel0 0 0Public Buildings/Theatres 0 0 0Institutional 2 2 0Total 255 218 52,671Source: Data collected by and reprinted with permission from Winnipeg Building Permits Summary, January 2021. For more information or updated statistics, please visit www.winnipeg.ca/ppd. 52 BUILD MANITOBAwinnipegconstruction.ca'