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Saturday, May 23, 2015

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Sunday Focus – Boom times are back

After slowing down during the Great Recession, local development has regained its strength as the number of building permits and amount of new investment in construction near record levels. (February 15, 2015, Page 1A)

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    Building permits down but still strong

    Building permits in Oxford during 2013 dipped slightly from 2012 but city officials say building remained strong and expect another strong year in 2014. (January 15, 2014, Page 1)

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      Local building gains strength

      Construction continues to rebound in Oxford since it plummeted during the Great Recession in 2008 and 2009. (April 9, 2013, Page 1)

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        New 10-unit project gets OK

        A new 10-unit rental home development was approved by the Oxford Planning Commission Monday that will be located where East Jackson Avenue ends at Chestnut Street. (July 10, 2012, Page 2)

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          Building improves in 2011

          While the building of single-family homes dropped slightly from 2010, the construction of condominiums and apartment complexes increased in 2011, according to the year-end building permit report released by the city of Oxford recently. (January 11, 2012, Page 1)

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            Local builders busier

            Building may not be booming, but it’s far from a bust. Permits for new construction in the city of Oxford have doubled since the first of the year, leading city officials to feel slightly more optimistic about the resurgence in the local economy. (May 26, 2010, Page 1a, 2a)

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