Chad Wiles, chief operating officer and executive vice president of Hausmann Construction, said that while 2021 has been a “very strong year,” it’s not significantly better than the last few years for the company.
“Although the value and costs of projects have increased due to factors outside the market, the volume of work in terms of number of projects is similar to previous years in the commercial, educational and municipal sectors,” said Wiles.
Hausmann is the construction manager for Lincoln’s two new high schools, Northwest High, scheduled to open next year, and Standing Bear High, which is scheduled to open in 2023. He is also the construction manager of the new $ 155 million football training complex. passes northeast of Memorial Stadium.
Wiles said Hausmann is “proud to work with several Lincoln stakeholders who have recently committed significant resources to the local construction industry.”
Housing is another sector that strongly contributes to the record value of building permits.
As of July 31, there had been nearly 1,200 permits in total for single-family homes, townhouses and apartments, a few hundred more than at the same time last year.
You can see evidence of housing growth throughout the city, including downtown, where several apartment and condo projects are under construction.