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
JULY 2022 DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY REPORT
 

COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT

The City issued six (6) commercial construction permits within the month of July.
• 650 E. Knight’s Way, New Restaurant
o Valued at $800,000.00
• 201 E. CTE, Suite 300, Commercial Remodel
o Valued at $2,534,491.00
• 300 W. CTE, Suite 107, New Restaurant
o Valued at $30,000.00
• 1174 S. Amy Lane, Additional Storage Units
o Valued at $694,011.00
• 201 E. CTE, Suite 1450, Commercial Remodel
o Valued at $129,000.00
• 201 E. CTE, Suite 2100, Commercial Repairs
o Valued at $13,050.00

To date (July 31, 2022) the City has issued a total of eighteen (18) commercial permits totaling $22,990,552.00 in project valuation for calendar year 2022.

RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

The City has issued a total of two (2) permits for single-family residential construction within the month of July.

• 2 Single Family Permits in Cedarbrook Ridge

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

To date (July 31, 2022) the City has issued a total of ninety-four (94) residential permits in calendar year 2022; eighty-six (86) single-family permits, eight (8) two-family permits, and zero (0) multi-family permits.

As of July 31, 2022, the estimated population for the City of Harker Heights is 34,537 residents. According to the US Census, the population as of April 1, 2020 was 33,097 residents. Since that time, we have added 485 new water accounts with an average household size of 2.97.