While building permits nationally have declined precipitously of late, permits in Garrett County have waned only slightly. Between January and November of 2006, 650 permits were issued, down slightly from 697 of 2005 during the same period. For full story as featured in the Republican newspaper click here.
One of the newer developments in Garrett County is the Creekside Townhome Development, a lakefront community located on 219 before Uno's where Lakeside Motor Court previously was located. Construction has continued through the recent warm weather and they are making considerable progress.