Edinburg Jan. 2016 construction value hits $36MEdinburg Jan. 2016 construction value hits $36Mhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=122172016-02-24T06:00:00Z2016-02-24T15:55:00Z

​​​EDINBURG - Construction and related building activities totaled more than $36 million for January 2016, almost five times higher than the same month in 2015, the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation has announced.

The 9,400-seat soccer stadium, being built on a 37-acre site to be home to the Rio Grande Valley FC Toros professional soccer team, came in as the most valuable project — with a building permit valued at $16.8 million according to the city’s Code Enforcement Department.

The second-most significant construction project approved for a building permit in January 2016 was a 168-unit multifamily housing complex, worth more than $9.7 million, located at 4604 South Sugar Rd. 

The apartments will be next to the Edinburg Regional Medical Center/Edinburg Children’s Hospital.

The top categories in Edinburg during January 2016 were:
  • $19.24​0,000 – commercial new construction
  • $9,994,464 – multifamily residences new construction
  • $5,885,185 – single-family residences new construction 
  • $935,200 – commercial alterations
  • $140,075 – residential alterations
  • $17,000 – n​on-taxable new/alterations 
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