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Media Release – Record Growth in Hastings Highlands

January 26, 2022

33011 Highway 62 Maynooth, ON K0L 2S0
Tracy Hagar
Tel: 613-338-2811
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Toll Free: 1-877-338-2818


26 JANUARY 2022

Record Growth in Hastings Highlands

Maynooth, ON – In 2021, the Municipality of Hastings Highlands recorded its highest level of construction activity. The total value of building permits in Hastings Highlands increased by 43% over 2019 to $19.36 million in 2021. Growth was driven by construction in the residential, industrial, commercial and institutional sectors, which included forty (40) new dwellings, a new commercial premises in Birds Creek, installation of Covid-19 related ventilation systems at the Maynooth Public School and accessibility upgrades at Hastings Highlands’ Municipal Office.

“Reaching these milestones during the pandemic shows an overwhelming interest to invest and develop in Hastings Highlands. This record growth is encouraging from an economic standpoint because every development involves people building, provides employment and generates economic spin-offs for the local and regional economies. It also means much needed homes in Hastings Highlands,” said Mayor Tracy Hagar.

Quick Facts:

  • Number of building permits: 2019: 243  2021: 318 (~31% increase)
  • Number of new dwellings:  2019: 33  2021: 40 (~21% increase)
  • Total construction value:  2019: $13,543,602  2021: $19,359,984 (~43% increase)

*Note – 2019 data is compared to 2021 data to illustrate pre-pandemic levels

– Tracy Hagar, Mayor of Hastings Highlands ###

Media Release – 26 January 2022 Record Growth in Hastings Highlands