According to the preliminary data gathered by the Statistics Office, 135.8 thousand dwellings were completed in the period of January-August 2020, by 5.5% more than a year ago.
Developers completed 87.7 thousand dwellings (9.4% more than in the corresponding period of 2019), whereas private investors completed 46.0 thousand dwellings, by 3.5% more than in 2019.
Within these forms of construction, 98.4% of the total number of completed dwellings was built (respectively 64.6% and 33.8%).
Less dwellings than a year ago were completed within cooperative construction (816 compared to 1.436 dwellings).
In other forms of construction (municipal, public building society and company construction) 1.338 dwellings were completed in total (compared to 2.718 in the previous year).
The total useful floor area of dwellings completed in the period of January-August 2020 amounted to 12.1 million m2, by 4.4% more than in the corresponding period of the previous
Compared to the period of January-August 2019, the average useful floor area of 1 dwelling decreased by 0.9 m2 to the level of 88.8 m2.