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Construction in Edinburg from January through November 2015 approaches $128 million, ahead of last year’s 11-month pace of $113.1 million, reports Edinburg Economic Development Corporation

Featured, from left: Agustín García, Jr., Executive Director of the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation, Harvey Rodríguez, Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation, Mayor Pro Tem Homer Jasso, Jr., and City Councilmember David Torres take a break in Dallas during the statewide convention of the International Council of Shopping Centers, held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center on Wednesday, November 4, through Friday, November 6, 2015. The local leaders posed for this shot at Pioneer Plaza, located next to the convention center. Not shown, but who also played a leadership role at the convention, is Ellie M. Torres, Secretary/Treasurer of the Board of Directors for the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation.
Photograph By DIEGO REYNA

With one month to go in 2015, construction and related building activities in Edinburg reached almost $128 million in value, with more than $13.1 million of that amount taking place in November, the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation has announced. Both of those figures are ahead of the pace for the same periods last year, when total construction activities from January through November 2014 came in at more than $113.1 million, and more than $4 million for November 2014. The value of construction of new homes for the first 11 months of 2015 leads all year-to-date categories, amounting to more than $43.6 million, compared with more than $31.6 million from January through November 2014. The most valuable construction project to receive a building permit in November was the Marriott Towne Place Suites, being built at 5002 W. Trenton Road by Qube RGV Systems Industries. The construction aspect of the new hotel is valued at $5 million, but the investment for everything, from land to furnishings to the facility, will eventually reach $10 million, according to investors. This Marriott is a new concept and will be the first of it’s kind for the Marriott brand and is scheduled to be open in the Fall of 2016. The second-most valuable project, classified as Multi-Family Residences/New Construction/Addition/Remodel and located at 4604 S. Sugar Road, was issued a building permit for work worth $2 million to Greenpoint Developers, LLC. Also, National Border Patrol Council was issued a building permit for work valued at $580,000 for a new commercial facility to be located at 4174 Crosspoint Boulevard. Chris Ryan Homes & Investments, LLC, was issued the most valuable building permit for a single-family residence, worth $280,000 for its construction, and located at 4817 August Dr. in the Summerfield Manor Subdivision. The EEDC, of which Agustín García, Jr. is Executive Director, is the jobs-creation arm of the Edinburg Mayor and Edinburg City Council. The EEDC Board of Directors is comprised of Mark Iglesias as President, Harvey Rodríguez as Vice President, Ellie M. Torres as Secretary/Treasurer, and Mayor Richard García and Richard Ruppert as Members. Richard García and Agustín García, Jr. are not related. A building permit includes the estimated value of the work, but does not include the costs of the lot, equipment and furnishings. In general, a building permit is legal permission given by the City of Edinburg to erect, construct, renovate, maintain, or conduct any other specified activity on any building or structure, or on any installations or facilities therein. The term “building permit” includes but is not limited to building permits, electrical permits, mechanical permits, and plumbing permits. The top categories in Edinburg from January through November 2015 were: $43,652,244 – Single-Family Residences New Construction; $27,431,178 – Commercial New Construction; $24,259,705 – Non-Taxable New/Alterations (government, religious, but not including the value of construction activities at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley or its School of Medicine); $18,472,564 – Commercial Alterations; $8,264,122– Multi-Family Residences New Construction; and $5,742,670 – Residential Alterations. The top categories in Edinburg for November 2015 were: $5,731,000 – Commercial New Construction; $3,870,670 – Single-Family Residences New Construction; $2,298,766 – Multi-Family Residences New Construction; $509,205 – Commercial Alterations; $391,601 – Residential Alterations; and $356,900 – Non-Taxable New/Alterations (government, religious, but not including the value of construction activities at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley or its School of Medicine). Also according to the city’s Code Enforcement Department, 307 single-family residences have been approved for construction from January through November 2015, compared with 256 single-family residences during the same 11-month period in 2014. The most valuable construction project to receive a building permit in November was the Marriott Towne Place Suites, being built at 5002 W. Trenton Road by Qube RGV Systems Industries. The construction aspect of the new hotel is valued at $5 million, but the investment for everything, from land to furnishings to the facility, will eventually reach $10 million, according to investors. This Marriott is a new concept and will be the first of it’s kind for the Marriott brand and is scheduled to be open in the Fall of 2016. The second-most valuable project, classified as Multi-Family Residences/New Construction/Addition/Remodel and located at 4604 S. Sugar Road, was issued a building permit for work worth $2 million to Greenpoint Developers, LLC. Also, National Border Patrol Council was issued a building permit for work valued at $580,000, and listed as Commercial News Construction, for a facility to be located at 4174 Crosspoint Boulevard. Coming at a value of $339,400 was a project by the City of Edinburg located at 1231 N. Doolittle Road, categorized as Non-Taxable Additions/Repairs, while Aldama Investments was issued a building permit for a Multi-Family Residences New Construction/Addition/Remodel, located at 1804 Horse Tail Falls, valued at $298,766. Chris Ryan Homes & Investments, LLC, was issued a building permit for the most valuable single-family residence, worth $280,000 for its construction, and located at 4817 August Dr. in the Summerfield Manor Subdivision.

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Construction in Edinburg from January through November 2015 approaches $128 million, ahead of last year’s 11-month pace of $113.1 million, reports Edinburg Economic Development Corporation

By DAVID A. DÍAZ
Legislativemedia@aol.com

With one month to go in 2015, construction and related building activities in Edinburg reached almost $128 million in value, with more than $13.1 million of that amount taking place in November, the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation has announced.

Both of those figures are ahead of the pace for the same periods last year, when total construction activities from January through November 2014 came in at more than $113.1 million, and more than $4 million for November 2014.

The value of construction of new homes for the first 11 months of 2015 leads all year-to-date categories, amounting to more than $43.6 million, compared with more than $31.6 million from January through November 2014.

The most valuable construction project to receive a building permit in November was the Marriott Towne Place Suites, being built at 5002 W. Trenton Road by Qube RGV Systems Industries. The construction aspect of the new hotel is valued at $5 million, but the investment for everything, from land to furnishings to the facility, will eventually reach $10 million, according to investors.

This Marriott is a new concept and will be the first of it’s kind for the Marriott brand and is scheduled to be open in the Fall of 2016.

The second-most valuable project, classified as Multi-Family Residences/New Construction/Addition/Remodel and located at 4604 S. Sugar Road, was issued a building permit for work worth $2 million to Greenpoint Developers, LLC.

Also, National Border Patrol Council was issued a building permit for work valued at $580,000, and listed as Commercial News Construction, for a facility to be located at 4174 Crosspoint Boulevard.

Coming at a value of $339,400 was a project by the City of Edinburg located at 1231 N. Doolittle Road, categorized as Non-Taxable Additions/Repairs, while Aldama Investments was issued a building permit for a Multi-Family Residences New Construction/Addition/Remodel, located at 1804 Horse Tail Falls, valued at $298,766.

Chris Ryan Homes & Investments, LLC, was issued a building permit for the most valuable single-family residence, worth $280,000 for its construction, and located at 4817 August Dr. in the Summerfield Manor Subdivision.

The EEDC, of which Agustín García, Jr. is Executive Director, is the jobs-creation arm of the Edinburg Mayor and Edinburg City Council.

The EEDC Board of Directors is comprised of Mark Iglesias as President, Harvey Rodríguez as Vice President, Ellie M. Torres as Secretary/Treasurer, and Mayor Richard García and Richard Ruppert as Members.

Richard García and Agustín García, Jr. are not related.

A building permit includes the estimated value of the work, but does not include the costs of the lot, equipment and furnishings.

In general, a building permit is legal permission given by the City of Edinburg to erect, construct, renovate, maintain, or conduct any other specified activity on any building or structure, or on any installations or facilities therein. The term “building permit” includes but is not limited to building permits, electrical permits, mechanical permits, and plumbing permits.

NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION CONTINUES TO LEAD ALL EDINBURG CATEGORIES

From January through November 2015, building permits for work valued at $127,822,483 were issued by the city, compared with $113,150,790 for the same period in 2014.

For the month of November 2015, building permits for work valued at $13,148,142 were issued, compared with building permits for work valued at $4,063,025 for November 2014.

The top categories in Edinburg from January through November 2015 were:

$43,652,244 – Single-Family Residences New Construction;
$27,431,178 – Commercial New Construction;
$24,259,705 – Non-Taxable New/Alterations (government, religious, but not including the value of construction activities at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley or its School of Medicine);
$18,472,564 – Commercial Alterations;
$8,264,122– Multi-Family Residences New Construction; and
$5,742,670 – Residential Alterations.

The top categories in Edinburg for November 2015 were:

$5,731,000 – Commercial New Construction;
$3,870,670 – Single-Family Residences New Construction;
$2,298,766 – Multi-Family Residences New Construction
$509,205 – Commercial Alterations;
$391,601 – Residential Alterations; and
$356,900 – Non-Taxable New/Alterations (government, religious, but not including the value of construction activities at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley or its School of Medicine).

Also according to the city’s Code Enforcement Department, 307 single-family residences have been approved for construction from January through November 2015, compared with 256 single-family residences during the same 11-month period in 2014.

For the month of November 2015, building permits were issued for 29 single-family residences, compared with 11 single-family residences in November 2014.

Multi-family residences – which range from two-unit duplexes to complexes of five or more units, totaled 83 units approved for construction from January to November 2015, compared with 219 units for the same period in 2014.

Those units were part of 42 buildings approved for construction during the first 11 months of 2015 compared with 56 buildings issued permits from January through November 2014.

Of those buildings, 35 were two-unit duplexes and seven were three-to-four unit residences authorized for construction from January through November 2015. During the same period in 2014, building permits were issued for the construction of 44 two-unit duplexes, five were three-to-four unit residences, and seven were multi-family complexes with five or more units.

NOVEMBER 2015 CITY BUILDING PERMITS, $100,000 AND HIGHER

Single-Family Residences New Construction

For November 2015, there were 29 single-family residences which were issued building permits by the city.

The building permits, which do not include the price of the lot, ranged from $30,000 to $280,000, and represented a total value of $3,870,670.

Of the 29 single-family residences for which building permits were issued, 20 of them were for construction each valued at $100,000 or higher.

The $100,000+ building permits follow by value of the construction, name of the owner(s,), address, and subdivision. The permits do not include the value of the lot.

$ 280,000 – Chris Ryan Homes & Investments, LLC, 4817 August Dr., Summerfield Manor Subdivision;
$ 200,000 – Houston Gómez, 4916 Juno Dr., Summerfield Manor Subdivision;
$ 190,000 – Lord I. González, 4920 Juno Dr., Summerfield Manor Subdivision;
$ 182,930 – West Wind Homes, 1908 Nitsche Dr., Fairhaven Heights, Ph. IV Subdivision;
$ 180,000 – CJE Construction, 2722 Seton St., Los Lagos Ph. 4 Subdivision;
$ 180,000 – DH Construction, Inc., 1309 July Dr., Summerfield Manor Subdivision;
$ 175,000 – Leo Villarreal, 4918 August Dr., Summerfield Manor Subdivision;
$ 170,000 – Infinity Custom Construction, LLC, 4914 August Dr., Summerfield Subdivision;
$ 167,000 – Kamal Sarkar, 357 Danubio, Hacienda Las Fuentes Subdivision;
$ 165,055 – S&Z Construction, 1614 Alcañiz Dr., Alcañiz Subdivision;
$ 165,000 – Lord I. González, 5009 June Ct., Summerset Estates Subdivision;
$ 163,955 – Frank Treviño, 2406 Majestic Ln, Regal Vista Estates Subdivision;
$ 162,690 – West Winds Homes, 1910 Nitsche Dr., Fairhaven Heights Ph. IV Subdivision;
$ 155,000 – CJE Construction, 2707 Montegue St., Los Lagos Ph. 4 Subdivision;
$ 150,000 – CJE Construction, 3332 Prestwick St., Los Lagos Ph. 4 Subdivision;
$ 150,000 – Antre Homes, Inc., 2413 Gregg Dr., Regal Vista Subdivision;
$ 124,040 – Bellaire Hagen, LTD, 4002 Revilla St., Valencia Ph. 1 Sect. 11-B Subdivision;
$ 115,000 – Adán Salazar, 903 Hickory St., Redbud Estates #1 Subdivision
$ 114,000 – McKenny Glenn, Inc., 5106 June Ct., Summerset Estates Subdivision; and
$ 100,000 – DH Construction, Inc., 512 Happy Valley Dr., Lomas Del Valle Subdivision;

Commercial New Construction

For November 2015, four new commercial construction projects, including the Marriott Towne Place Suites, were issued building permits for work, with three of those structures each valued at $100,000 or higher.

The building permits, which do not include the price of the lot, represented a total value of $5,731,000.

The building permits follow by value of the construction, name of the owner, address, and subdivision:

$ 5,000,000 – Qube RGV Systems Industries, 5002 W. Trenton Road, Qube Hotel Group Subdivision;
$ 580,000 – National Border Patrol Council, 4179 Crosspoint Boulevard, Crosspoint Business Center Ph. 2 Subdivision; and
$ 150,000 – Los Dos Rickies, LP, 1302 South 10th Avenue, Country Club Place Subdivision;

Multi-Family Residences New Construction/Addition/Remodel

For November 2015, there were two multi-family residences new construction/addition/remodel projects, both valued at $100,000 or higher (not including the price of the lot), which were issued a building permit by the city.

Work on those two projects represented a combined value of $2,298,766 for that month.

That building permits follow by value of the construction, name of the owner, address, and subdivision:

$ 2,000,000 – Greenpoint Developers, LLC, 4604 S. Sugar Road, Kelly-Pharr Subdivision; and
$ 298,766 –Aldama Investments, 1804 Horse Tail Falls, Vista De Las Colinas Subdivision.

Residential Additions/Repairs

For November 2015, there were no residential additions/repairs projects, valued at $100,000 or higher, issued a building permit by the city.

However, there were 56 residential additions/repairs projects authorized for that month, ranging from $500 to $50,000, for a total value of $391,601.

Commercial Additions/Repairs

For November 2015, there were 21 commercial additions/repairs which were issue building permits by the city.

The building permits, which do not include the price of the lot, ranged from $975 to $280,000, and represented a total value of $509,205.

Of those building permits, one was issued for work valued at $100,000 or higher.

That building permit follows by the value of the construction, name of the owner, address, and subdivision:

$ 280,000 – Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, 5501 S. McColl Rd., Doctor’s Center Subdivision.

Non-Taxable Additions/Repairs

For November 2015, there were three non-taxable additions/repairs which were issued building permits by the city.

The building permits, which do not include the price of the lot, ranged from $8,000 to $339,400, and represented a total value of $356,900.

Of those building permits, one was for work valued at $100,000 or higher.

That building permit follows by the value of the construction, name of the owner, address, and subdivision:

$ 339,400 – City of Edinburg, 1231 N. Doolittle Rd., Tex-Mex Subdivision.

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For more information on the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation and the City of Edinburg, please log on to http://edinburgedc.com or to http://www.facebook.com/edinburgedc

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