As 2016 ended, Rapid City continued to show steady growth in the valuation of building permits it had issued. With a new record established by the end of the October for the yearly valuation of permits, several other projects were added in November and December to close out the year with over $320 million in building projects as reported by the Rapid City Journal. This tops the previous high mark of $258 million from 2011.
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