Fieldhouse gives Blackfalds record development year

Blackfalds’ new $15.3-million fieldhouse helped propel the community to a record year on the development front in 2012.

The town confirmed on Thursday that it issued 391 development and building permits last year, with these related to construction work valued at nearly $72 million. Both figures were all-time highs for Blackfalds, which has a population of about 7,000.

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