The City of Harker Heights is a dynamic, actively growing community located in the fifth fastest growing Metropolitan Statistical Area in the State of Texas (source: POLICOM Crop Study). Harker Heights has experienced historic residential and commercial growth over the past few years. Recent business additions include, Sam’s Club, Rooms to Go, Seton Medical Center Harker Heights, Medical Pavilion, Badtram Bulbs, Schlotzsky’s, R S C, Luigi’s, Anderson Daycare Center, All Star Children’s Dental, Mattress Firm, Medifast, The Vitamin Shoppe, Central Texas Orthodontics, Ross Dress for Less, Today’s Car Wash, Sweetooth, Lupos Pizza, Illuminate Gym, Pure Fit Food, Lily’s Cakes, Gateway Food Mart, and Sam Food Mart, King Daughters (Women’s Medical Clinic), Bite the Bagel, B & A Barber Shop, Batteries Plus, Five Below, Freddie’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers and Bobby Lupo’s Pizza
to name a few. Local demographics and spending patterns clearly show that Harker Heights is the place to be!
Given the overwhelming vote of approval from the above businesses, why is your business not operating in Harker Heights? No matter what your trade—residential building, service industry, high tech, or retail– Harker Heights provides fertile ground for your business. Imagine your business being in the middle of a trade area (30 minute drive time) in excess of 312,000 people with an average income level of over $53,000.
If you are interested in learning more about Harker Heights, please give us a call at (254) 953-5600. We look forward to helping you soon!
Economic Development Video
The City of Harker Heights is a dynamic, actively growing community located in the fifth fastest growing Metropolitan Statistical Area in the State of Texas. Click the following to watch the video on why your business should be located in the City of Harker Heights: Economic Development Video
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
FEBRUARY 2016 DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY REPORT
The City issued two (2) commercial construction permits for the month of February.
· 2926 Cedar Knob Road – Clubhouse, Stillhouse Flats Apartment Complex
o 2, 949 square feet valued at $300,375
· 300 E. Central Texas Expressway – 3 suite retail center
o 9,860 square feet valued at $580,000
To date (February 29, 2016) the City has issued a total of three (3) commercial permits totaling $1,030,375.00 in commercial permit values for 2016.
The City has issued seventeen (17) permits for single-family residential construction for the month of February.
· 13 residences in Tuscany Meadows
· 2 residences in Evergreen Estates
· 1 residence in The Ridge
· 1 residence in The Grove at Whitten Place
The City has issued zero (0) permits for two-family (duplex) residential construction for the month of February.
The City has issued six (6) permits for multi-family residential construction for the month of February.
· 6 Buildings (96 units) within the Stillhouse Flats Apartment Complex
To date (February 29, 2016) the City has issued a total of thirty-two (32) residential permits in 2016.
Based on residential permits received to date, February 29, 2016, the estimated population of Harker Heights is 30,718 residents. According to the US Census, the population in 2010 was 26,700 residents.