Construction Sector

2016 BUILDING PERMIT REPORT SUMMARY In 2016, the City issued 285 permits valued at $38,917,947, down by 27 per cent from $53,255,742 (317 permits) recorded in 2015. The value of commercial and industrial building permits dropped by 28 per cent to $15,682,956 compared to $21,881,280 recorded in 2015.
As well, residential construction values in 2016 totaling $22,005,391 were down by 27 percent compared to $29,993,843 recorded in 2015.

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Moose Jaw Tax Incentives

INVESTMENT TAX INCENTIVES Saskatchewan offers a variety of advantages to manufacturers, including Corporate Income Tax rate as low as 10 percent (depending on the type of operation), no Corporate Capital Tax, a 5 percent refundable tax credit for investment in manufacturing and processing equipment and facilities, and the ability to use 100 percent of eligible Research and Development expenses against net income for the purpose of calculating federal tax credits.

CITY COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL TAX PHASE-IN The City of Moose Jaw provides a five year property tax phase-in to new builds or expansions. The exemption is applied to the increased assessed value resulting from construction, as follows: 100% Year 1; 80 % Year 2; 60% Year 3; 40% Year 2; and 20% Year 5.

CITY JOB CREATION INCENTIVE Eligible sectors can receive a five year property tax phase-in (sliding scale based on the number of jobs created). For example, a company creating more than 60 new jobs in manufacturing or processing, transportation/warehousing distribution or communications and research sectors can receive a five-year 100% property tax exemption(excluding land).

CITY HERITAGE, RE-USE OF AN EXISTING BUILDING Living over Shops; Replacement Housing/Vacant Lot In-fill Incentive; and Grayson Business Park (Environmental Phase I).