The region’s total number of constructions plunged by 66.0 percent, from 1,213 constructions recorded in the 2nd quarter of 2019 to 412 constructions in the same quarter in 2020.
The total value of construction of additions/alterations and repair of existing structures declined drastically by 85.9 percent, from PhP 200.0 million in the 2nd quarter of 2019 to PhP 28.1 million during the quarter in review. A sweeping decline by 79.0 percent was also recorded in the aggregate value of residential building. Its value went down to PhP 274.5 million in the 2nd quarter of 2020 from PhP 1.3 billion in the same period of 2019. Total value of non - residential buildings, similarly, dipped by 77.6 percent, from PhP 1.3 billion in the 2nd quarter of 2019 to PhP 282.8 million in the 2nd quarter of 2020.