Residential permits reach new HeightsResidential permits reach new Heightshttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=98002012-08-30T07:03:00Z2012-08-30T00:00:00Z

HARKER HEIGHTS - With four months still left in the year, the City of Harker Heights has already issued more residential construction permits than it did in all of 2011 and commercial permit valuations have surpassed previous years, according to the July economic development report.

As of July 31, 117 residential permits had been issued by the city, topping 2011’s year-end total of 103.

Residential permits peaked at 481 in 2006, according to the economic development report. The numbers dropped to 329 in 2007, 226 in 2008 and 177 in 2009.

Commercial permit valuations as of July 31 totaled $7.9 million, more than the $7.6 million valuations of both 2009 and 2010.

Valuations of 2011, totaling more than $65.5 million, were enhanced by the $50 million Seton Medical Center project, according to City Planner Jim Scholz.

For more about Harker Heights, see the Economic Dashboard.

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