Both residential and commercial construction were down as well as repairs and other construction activity; overall construction GDP was down 0.4 per cent.
Real estate agents and brokers saw a second month of decline, falling 0.9 per cent in June as home resale activity slipped. Landlords saw a 0.4 per cent decline in their output to help the overall real estate sector to a gain of 0.2 per cent.
Canada’s overall GDP increased 0.6 per cent in June, erasing the decline of the previous month. Figures for the second quarter show a 0.4 per cent decline.
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There was a decline in the GDP for the construction industry and real estate agents in June but landlords fared better according to GDP data released by Statistics Canada.