The City of Harker Heights has enlisted The Retail Coach to assist in improving commercial growth to the City. The Retail Coach has completed several market studies to help maximize the City’s appeal to retail and commercial groups with interest in the region. A Community Dashboard has been created and can be accessed at http://www.retail360.us/harkerheights-tx/
Economic Development Report
DECEMBER 2020 DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY REPORT
The City issued one (1) new commercial construction permit within the month of December.
1. 3055 Stillhouse Lake Road – New Commercial
• 9,000 square feet valued at $350,000.
To date (December 31, 2020) the City has issued a total of four (4) commercial permits totaling $1,562,470 in project valuation for 2020.
The City has issued a total of three (3) permits for single-family residential construction within the month of December.
• 1 Single Family Permit in Evergreen Estates (Jubilation Dr.)
• 1 Single Family Permit in The Ridge
• 1 Single Family Permit in Other (Pecan Meadow)
The City has issued a total of zero (0) permits for two-family (duplex) residential construction within the month of December.
To date (December 31, 2020) the City has issued a total of one hundred nine (109) residential permits in 2020; eighty-five (85) single-family permits, twenty-four (24) two-family permits, and zero (0) multi-family permits.
As of December 31, 2020, the estimated population for the City of Harker Heights is 30,531 residents. This calculation is based off the total of active residential water accounts (10,528) multiplied by persons per occupied unit (2.90). According to the US Census, the population in 2010 was 26,700 residents.