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Economic Development

 
  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



Comunity Dashboard

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 2016 DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY REPORT

 
COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT
 
The City issued zero (0) commercial construction permits for the month of July.
To date (July 31, 2016) the City has issued a total of five (5) commercial permits totaling $2,030,375 in commercial permit values for 2016.

RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

The City has issued four (4) permits for single-family residential construction for the month of July.
• 1 residence in Evergreen Estates
• 3 residences in The Ridge

The City has issued two (2) permits for two-family (duplex) residential construction for the month of July.
• 2 Duplexes on Bob White Lane

To date (July 31, 2016) the City has issued a total of one-hundred ninety-two (192) residential permits in 2016; eighty-two (82) single-family permits, fourteen (14) two-family permits and ninety-six (96) multifamily permits.

POPULATION

Based on residential permits received to date, July 31, 2016, the estimated population of Harker Heights is 30,934 residents (includes projected occupancy of the 96 multifamily units under construction). According to the US Census, the population in 2010 was 26,700 residents.