Denver metro area home builders have pulled 20% more permits through October, than the same period last year.

Permits through October
Year Permits
2004 18,867
2003 15,754
2002 18,508
2001 25,343
2000 22,837
1999 21,835
1998 23,732
1997 19,956
1996 16.771
1995 15,473
Source: Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Denver, Includes single-family homes, condos/town homes, duplexes and apartment units.