Economic Development

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
OCTOBER 2021 DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY REPORT

 

COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT

The City issued one (1) new commercial construction permits within the month of October.

1. 325 E. FM 2410 – Interior Remodel –
• Valued at $230,000.00.
 
To date (October 31, 2021) the City has issued a total of twelve (12) commercial permits totaling $10,953,006.00 in project valuation for calendar year 2021.
 

RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

The City has issued a total of eleven (11) permits for single-family residential construction within the month of September.

• 1 Single Family Permit in The Ridge
4 Single Family Permits in Cedarbrook Ridge
4 Single Family Permits in Pecan Meadow
• 1 Single Family Permit in Country Trails
• 1 Single Family Permit in Lakeside Hills
 

The City has issued a total of zero (0) permits for two-family (duplex) residential construction within the month of October.

 To date (October 31, 2021) the City has issued a total of one hundred and thirty-nine (139) residential permits in calendar year 2021; one hundred and eight (108) single-family permits, thirty-one (31) two-family permits, and zero (0) multi-family permits.

 As of October 31, 2021, the estimated population for the City of Harker Heights is 34,362 residents. According to the US Census, the population as of April 1, 2020 was 33,097 residents. Since that time, we have added 426 new water accounts with an average household size of 2.97.