Read the latest reports that provide some key indicators of economic activity in British Columbia.

Licensed Residential Builder Survey Summary Report

This report provides a short summary of the results from the annual Licensed Residential Builder Survey. Find out how many builders are working with an Energy Advisor, the perceived climate change challenges for the residential construction industry and more.

BC Residential Building Statistics and Trends Report

This report presents market information and insights on new construction activities for current and prospective homeowners.

2020 BC Residential Building Statistics and Trends Report

BC Housing and the Bank of Canada conducted a study to assess whether new home registration data can be used as a leading indicator for economic activity in B.C. Study results found that quarterly increases in new registrations for single-detached homes has statistically significant predictive content for growth in real GDP over the next one to three quarters. This information provides stronger signals compared to housing starts and building permits data over the same forecast horizon.