Permit Statistics

City of Sioux Falls Planning and Building Services 2016 Year-End Building Permits Report

January 5, 2017

 

Permits Issued

There were 7,389 permits issued in 2016. The total number of building permits has been reduced significantly from the 2014 and 2015 levels. The 2014 hail storm resulted in the issuance of 8,500 reshingle permits in 2014 and 5,757 reshingle permits in 2015. Reshingle permits were back to normal levels in 2016 at 1,228 reshingle permits issued.

Commercial and residential repairs and renovations continue to drive the total number of building permits issued. The number of permits issued for commercial and residential additions, repairs, and remodels (not including new residential or commercial buildings) in 2016 totaled 6,217 permits—or 84 percent of the total number of building permits issued. For comparison, there were 5,118 permits issued for residential additions, repairs, and remodels, which is 69 percent of the total number of building permits issued in 2016, which compares to 80 percent in in 2015 and 85 percent in 2014 of the total number of permits issued in those respective years.

Total Building Permits Issued, 2003 to 2016

 

 

Total Construction Valuation.

Total construction valuation is defined as the quoted or calculated construction valuation for all commercial and residential new buildings, additions, repairs, remodels, and renovations built within the city of Sioux Falls. For the fourth year in a row, a record construction valuation for issued permits occurred. The construction valuation in 2016 totaled $701,851,489 which is an increase of 3.8 percent from the previous construction valuation of $676,292,291 in 2015. For reference, the 2016 construction valuation is an increase of 13 percent from the previous record of $619,502,240 in 2014, and an increase of 19 percent from the previous record year of $588,248,861 in 2013.

Total Construction Valuation, 2003 to 2016

 

Residential

Single Family Dwellings

There were 695 new single-family dwellings permitted in 2016, an increase of 4.8 percent as compared to the 663 new single family dwellings permitted in 2015; an increase of 15 percent compared to the 604 new single family dwellings in 2014; but a decrease of 5 percent compared to the 731 new single family dwelling permitted in 2013.The number of new single-family dwellings in 2015 continues to be in excess of those numbers in the recession years of 2008 through 2011, but does not approach the most robust years from 2001 to 2007, which averaged 980 dwelling units per year for the homebuilding industry in the city of Sioux Falls.

 

Single-Family Dwelling Units, 2003 to 2016 

 

Town Houses

Town houses are defined as owner-occupied single-family dwellings in which each unit extends from the foundation to the roof and has a yard or public space on at least two sides. The year 2016 saw a record number of 355 town house dwelling units permitted, which is an increase of 32 percent compared to the 269 town house dwelling units permitted in 2015; an increase of 54 percent of 231 town house dwelling units permitted in 2014; and an increase of 22 percent of the town house dwelling units permitted in 2013, which was the previous record for the number of town house dwelling units issued in a year.

 

Town House Units, 2003 to 2016

 

 

Multifamily

Multifamily housing includes nontransient housing such as apartments, independent living centers, congregate living facilities, etc. The number of multifamily dwelling units set a record at 1,589 new dwelling units. The previous record number of multifamily dwelling units issued in a year was 1,086 in 1977.

The number of multifamily dwelling units this year surpassed the 804 multifamily dwelling units issued in 2015 by 98 percent—surpassing what is now the third highest number of 1,069 multifamily dwelling permitted in 2014 by 49 percent. The last four years has seen a very strong number of new multifamily dwelling units permitted and constructed for the city of Sioux Falls.

 

Multiple Family Dwellings, 2004 to 2016

 

The following lists the 2016 conventional apartment projects.

Project Name

Address

Builder

Number of Units

Graystone Heights Apartments

5100–5130 South Graystone Avenue

Paradigm Construction

306

 

University Hills #2

4415 North Graduate Avenue

Smart Commercial Construction

126

Dublin Square

5720–5744 East Red Oak Street

Lloyd Construction

125

Meadows at Whispering Woods

5201–5517 South Graystone Avenue

Lloyd Construction

120

The Commons

6312–6400 South Beal Street

4001 Mary Jo Place

Signature Companies

113

Thelin Center Townhomes

3800–3820 North Career Avenue

3801–3807 North Potter Avenue

Lloyd Construction

96

Southpointe Townhomes

7507–7619 South Beal Avenue

Select Builders

92

Garden Villa Apartments

605–625 West 81st Street

Paradigm Construction

78

Arbor Ridge

900 South Foss Avenue

Developers & Associates

62

Chasing Willows Apartments

4940 East 54th Street

Blackwing Elite Builders

40

Technology Heights Apartments

3815 North Potter Avenue

Lloyd Construction

39

The Residence

222 East 14th Street/505 East Second Street/240 East Residence Place

Signature Companies

21

Rocky Ridge Townhomes

401–441 South Discovery Avenue

Vanoverschelde Custom Homes

21

Pettigrew Manor

200 South Summit Avenue

Beckman Construction

8

Epic Homes Condos

5701 South Bahnson Avenue

Vavra Construction

3

TOTAL

1,250

 

Assisted Living/Nursing Home Dwelling Units

There were two major projects consisting of assisted-living dwelling units and memory care sleeping units issued in 2016. The Grand Living at Lake Lorraine project consists of an aging-in-place facility which is constructed with 156 independent living, assisted living, and memory care dwelling units. The Touchmark at All Saints project consists of an aging-in-place addition to the existing facility, which will have 92 independent, assisted, and memory care dwelling units. Additionally, the Washington Crossing addition consists of a mixed-use 38 independent and assisted living dwelling unit addition.

Project Name

Address

Builder

Number of Units

Grand Living at Lake Lorraine

2815 South Westlake Drive

Ryan Companies

156

Touchmark at All Saints

111 West 17th Street

Baxter Construction

92

Washington Crossing

4709 East Sixth Street

Veldhouse Construction

38

 

 

TOTAL

286

 

Multiple Use/Multifamily Dwelling Units

Two downtown projects consists of mixed uses that will include parking, mercantile, office, and restaurants, along with multifamily dwelling units.

Project Name

Address

Builder

Number of Units

Washington Square

120 West 12th Street

Ryan Companies

22 Units

Jones 421

421 North Phillips Avenue

Gil Haugan Construction

31 Units

 

 

TOTAL

53 Units

 

Cumulative Number of Dwelling Units

The cumulative number of dwelling units consists of single-family dwellings, duplexes, town houses non-transient apartments, as well as independent, assisted living, and nursing dwelling units, and mixed-use multifamily projects. The total or cumulative number of dwelling units set a new record in 2016 for the city of Sioux Falls. The 695 single family dwellings, 8 duplex units, 355 townhouses, 1250 conventional apartments, 286 assisted living units, and the 53 mixed-use dwelling units came to a record number of 2647 total dwelling units permitted in 2016. By comparison, the cumulative number of dwelling units permitted in 2016 exceeded the 1,738 dwelling units issued in 2015 by 52 percent, and exceeded the 2,056 dwelling units that were issued in 2014, which was the previous record, by 29 percent.


Cumulative Number of Dwelling Units,
2009 to 2016

 


 

Commercial

There were 121 building permits issued for new commercial buildings which consisted of 52 new apartment buildings and 69 building permits issued for all other new commercial buildings. The total construction valuation for new commercial buildings was $303.1 million. The construction valuation for new commercial buildings in 2016 was driven by the $155.3 million for new apartment buildings, which was more than double the $71.8 million dollars for new apartment buildings in 2015. The remaining new commercial buildings included $11.5 million for manufacturing; $47.0 million for office, educational, and institutional occupancies; and $89.3 million for all other commercial buildings.

The number of permits issued and the total construction valuation for commercial additions, renovations, and remodels decreased in 2016. There were 1,072 permits issued in 2016, which is a 19 percent reduction compared to the 1,325 building permits issued in 2015 for commercial additions, renovations, and remodels. For additional comparison, there were 1,243 permits issued in 2014, and the 920 permits issued in 2013. The construction valuation for commercial additions, renovations, and repairs was $153.6 million which is a 10 percent decrease from the $170.4 million issued in 2015.

There were 68 commercial projects including apartments permitted in 2016 with a construction valuation of $1,000,000 or more, with twelve projects exceeding $10 million and two projects with a construction valuation of $20 million or more. Of the top ten valued projects permitted, six projects were either apartment buildings, independent/assisted living, or mixed-use structures with dwelling units.

The following lists projects that were permitted with a construction valuation of greater than $1,000,000.

Project

Address

Description

Valuation

Graystone Heights Apartments

5120 South Graystone Avenue

apartment

$37,817,712

Grand Living at Lake Lorraine

2815 South Westlake Drive

independent/assisted apartment

$22,073,094

Washington Square

120 West 12th Street

mixed-use retail/condos

$18,568,988

Avera Medical West

2100 South Marion Road

medical office building

$15,500,000

Cars for Sale

2500 South Westlake Drive

office

$14,650,000

Touch mark at All Saints

111 West 17th Street

independent/assisted apartment

$14,199,408

University Hills 2

4415 North Graduate Avenue

apartment

$12,151,560

Sioux Falls Ford

4901 West 26th Street

retail car sales

$12,000,000

South Pointe Townhomes

7513 South Beal Avenue

apartments

$11,093,215

The Shoppes at Lake Lorraine

2390 South Lorraine Place

retail

$11,048,560

Jones 421

421 North Phillips Avenue

mixed use retail/condos

$10,750,000

Dublin Square

5744 East Red Oak Street

apartments

$10,470,868

Meadows at Whispering Woods

5513 South Graystone Avenue

apartments

$9,997,385

Amesberry Truth

5001 West Delbridge Street

manufacturing

$9,947,741

The Commons

6312 South Beal Street

4001 W Mary Jo Pl

apartments

$9,449,655

USF Residence Hall

1405 South Summit Avenue

residence hall

$9,300,000

Hampton Inn and Suites

3701 West Avera Drive

hotel

$8,051,615

Thelin Center Townhomes

3807 North Potter Avenue

apartments

$7,654,423

Garden Villa

615 West 81st Street

apartments

$7,170,812

Sanford Ava’s House

1320 West 17th Street

hospice

$6,000,000

Arbor Ridge

900 South Foss Avenue

apartments—senior housing

$5,622,672

Howard Wood Field

1200 North Western Avenue

field house

$4,754,000

 

 

 

 

Sioux Falls Collision Center

201 South Carolyn Avenue

repair garage

$4,376,948

Titan Machinery

4420 West 62nd Street North

manufacturing

$4,000,000

Chasing Willows

4940 East 54th Street

apartments

$3,897,590

Interstate Control Systems

4701 West Research Drive

office

$3,800,000

Menards

110 North Highline Avenue

retail renovations

$3,714,700

Technology Heights Apartments

3815 North Potter Avenue

apartments

$3,714,605

Water Rec Upgrades

4500 North Sycamore Avenue

public works renovations

$3,405,797

Washington Crossing

4709 East Sixth Street

independent/assisted apartments

$3,300,000

Sanford Foundation Center

2335 East 60th Street North

office

$3,250,000

JDS Industries

1930 East 57th Street North

warehouse addition

$3,135,789

Hy-Vee #4

1900 South Marion Road

retail remodel

$2,943,553

Grand Prairie Foods

1400 North Cleveland Avenue

manufacturing

$2,895,776

First Slavic Church

3205 South Six Mile Road

church

$2,830,500

Stockwell Engineers

801 North Phillips Avenue

office

$2,812,000

 

 

 

 

Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital

910 East 20th Street

hospital remodel

$2,700,000

The Residence

222 East 14th Street

apartment

$2,626,140

KSFY

325 South First Avenue

office remodel

$2,500,000

Billion Automotive

5100 West 12th Street

auto detail shop remodel

$2,500,000

Prince of Peace Remodel

4500 South Prince of Peace Place

remodel

$2,250,000

Riverview Square

140 North Phillips Avenue

office remodel

$2,200,000

Rocky Ridge Townhomes

421 South Discovery Avenue

apartments

$2,168,530

PetSmart

625 South Highline Place

retail store

$2,100,000

Hy-Vee #1

1601 South Sycamore

retail remodel

$2,097,945

Ed Wood-SE Tech

2000 North Career Place

addition and remodel

$2,000,000

Sioux Falls Federal Credit Union

4701 South Louise Avenue

office

$2,000,000

Pinnacle Office Building

6225 South Pinnacle Place

office

$1,900,000

Masterbrand Cabinets

701 East 50th Street North

manufacturing

$1,770,000

Voyage Federal Credit Union

5800 East 18th Street

office

$1,700,000

Lake Lorraine Townhomes

2811 South Terry Avenue

town homes

$1,681,910

Barrel House

4701 East 54th Street

restaurant/lounge

$1,600,000

69th & Western Retail

6201 South Western Avenue

strip mall shell

$1,600,000

Union Gospel Mission

220 North Weber Avenue

addition

$1,500,000

Sanford 2500 Level

1305 West 18th Street

patient room remodel

$1,406,000

Aldi

5105 East Arrowhead Parkway

retail

$1,400,000

First Bank and Trust

500 South Highline Avenue

office

$1,350,000

Blue Diamond

4800 South Louise Avenue

retail strip mall

$1,250,000

Prince of Peace

4500 Prince of Peace Place

behavioral health remodel

$1,200,000

Pave

130 South Phillips Avenue

lounge renovations

$1,190,000

First Adventure Day Care

5115 South Cliff Avenue

day care

$1,170,000

Dakota Crossing

7700 South Dakota Hawk Avenue

retail strip mall

$1,100,000

Great Life Suburban Bowl

2621 South Spring Avenue

recreation remodel

$1,060,000

Avera Orthopedics

1301 South Cliff Avenue

orthopedic remodel

$1,020,000

POD

1801 North Terin Circle

warehouse and office

$1,000,000

First National Bank

100 South Phillips Avenue

office

$1,000,000

Fleet Truck Wash

1020 East Chambers Street

truck wash

$1,000,000