Requests for planning approvals in Q1 were just 10,191, down -27.6pc on the same time last year, according to data from the Ministry of Public Works.
Looking at March alone, there were just 2,619 requests for planning approval, down -40pc on February and -46pc compared to the same time last year.
The Spanish house building industry has all but disappeared. It’s been crushed.
If you need to refurbish a property in the UK or Sweden or Germany, now would be a good time to get a team from Spain to come over and do the work for you, living on a camper van onsite. You’ll get the best Spanish builders and architects very cheap.