The total area of new residential and nonresidential buildings as of the start of their construction in January-March grew 1.9-fold year-over-year, to 2.7 million square meters.
The State Statistics Service reported that the indicators are given, not taking into account the temporarily occupied territories of Crimea and Sevastopol City and temporally occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
According to the report, the total area of apartment buildings in Q1 2019 was 2.662 million square meters (97 percent of the total volume), single-apartment buildings – 56,500 square meters and dormitories – 18,200 square meters.
The total area of new residential buildings at the beginning of construction in Kyiv grew 3.3-fold in Q1 2019, to 1.1 million square meters, while in Kyiv region the growth was small, to 220,000 square meters (212,000 square
According to statistical data, the growth in the volume of new housing construction was also recorded in Lviv (3.2 times, to 377,900 square meters), Odesa (1.7 times, to 376,400 square meters), Kharkiv (1.6 times, to 231,300 square meters) and other regions.