The next three biggest cities in Bulgaria – Plovdiv, Varna and Burgas leave behind Sofia by number of building licenses given in the first three months of this year. This happens in situation of huge decline of requested building licenses in 2012.
Leader of issued building licenses is Plovdiv with 108 pieces, followed by Varna – 102, Burgas – 93, Sofia – 67 and Blagoevgrad – 66.
For the first three months of 2012 all local authorities have issued total building licenses for 868 dwelling houses with 1944 apartments and total area of 281 787 square meters; for office buildings with total area of 14 127 sq. meters and for other buildings with total area of 449 749 sq. meters.
Accordingly to the previous three month period, the licenses for dwelling houses are 27. 3 % less, for office buildings – 37. 5 % less and for other buildings – 6.3 % less.