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A good year for Albany construction

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

This year, 2014, continues to be a much better year for commercial construction in Albany.

Several projects, such as this new Family Dollar on North Slappey Boulevard are nearing completion... While some new projects, including construction of a Hardee's on this lot on North Slappey are just getting underway.

We got new numbers Wednesday that show commercial construction up 25 percent over the last year.

In the last 12 months, the city issued 34 new commercial building permits up from 27 over the previous 12-months.

Commercial remodels are up more than 12 percent from 131 to 147.

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