Lee building permits top $3 billion
Building permits worth more than $3 billion were issued in Lee County in 2004 as construction of homes and commercial buildings alike surged to new heights, county officials announced Wednesday.
The total value of construction excluding Fort Myers and Cape Coral was $3,028,496,807, up 53 percent from 2003’s $1,969,276,120. Single-family-home permits increased 48 percent from 4,802 to 7,124.
Lee building permits top $3 billion [News-Press]