In October 2018 the dwelling permits were slightly under 1.300 units in Croatia. This is 27,3% over the annual average and the lowest since July 2018. By comparison, in the last 10 years the highest value was 5.119 units in December 2008 and the lowest value was 412 units in July 2014. Compared to the year before, the value has increased by 12,9% and compared to September, we have an increase of the value by 7,1%. Based on this data the B+L forecast for the current year leads to a yearly growth rate of -3,4%.