NORFOLK COUNTY, Ont. – January 27, 2017 – Norfolk County’s development community contributed to a record investment in new construction in 2016, with total project values reaching almost $110 million. Significant increases in construction occurred in the institutional, agricultural, industrial and residential sectors.

Residential construction was the major contributor to the total, with more than $68 million in single-family dwellings, up 11% from the year before.

Agriculture construction activity was also very strong. More than $11 million worth of farm-related buildings and expansions were started last year, up 59% from 2015.