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City saw total construction activities in 2017 pass 1 million in value, compared with 9 million the previous year, reports Edinburg EDC

Featured: Conrad Brown, Assistant Director, Ambulatory Services, SED, representing South Texas Health System, and Mayor Richard Molina led the traditional ribbon-cutting during the grand opening ceremony for the hospital system’s open house and health fair event held on Saturday, January 6, 2018 of STHS ER Monte Cristo, a new stand-alone emergency room located at 3615 N. Interstate 69-C in north Edinburg. The facility is providing 24-hour emergency services year-round, and is staffed and equipped with the same diagnostic technology available in STHS’s hospital-based emergency rooms. The new STHS location is the first in north Edinburg and will serve approximately 60,000 residents in the area. From left, first row, are: Fabian Borrego, Market CFO, STHS; Martha Pérez, House Supervisor, STHS; Conrad Brown, Assistant Director, Ambulatory Services, SED, STHS; and Mayor Richard Molina. Other hospital officials in attendance were Daniel Caldwell, CEO, McAllen Heart Hospital; Doug Matney, Regional Vice President of South Texas Health System; Jennifer Garza, CEO, Edinburg Regional Medical Center/Edinburg Children’s Hospital; and Lance Ames, COO, Edinburg Regional Medical Center/Edinburg Children’s Hospital. STHS ER Monte Cristo, which represents an $8.6 million private investment, was among the more than $271 million in construction activities that took place in Edinburg in 2017.

Photograph Courtesy SOUTH TEXAS HEALTH SYSTEM

Total construction activities in Edinburg for the year – January through December 2017 – including more than $8 million for the month of December, were valued at more than $271 million, compared with more than $209 million during 2016, the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation has announced. The building permits do not include the value of the land for the homes and buildings. In general, a building permit is legal permission given by the City of Edinburg, through the Code Enforcement Department, 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 for 2017, which led to the total figure of $271,400,571, were: $84,537,000 – Non-Taxable New (government, religious, but not including the value of construction activities at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley or its School of Medicine); $61,972,808 – Multi-Family Residences New Construction; $59,715,790; Single-Family Residences New Construction; $37,456,294; Commercial New Construction; $13,180,161; Commercial Alterations; $8,653,359 – Non-Taxable Alterations (government, religious, but not including the value of construction activities at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley or its School of Medicine); and $5,885,159 – Residential Alterations. During 2017, building permits were issued for 496 new single-family residences, valued at $59,715,700, and building permits were issued for 325 multi-family residences, representing 938 units, valued at $61,972,808. The Edinburg EDC is the jobs-creation arm of the Edinburg Mayor and Edinburg City Council. The Edinburg EDC Board of Directors is comprised of City Councilmember Gilbert Enríquez as President, Edinburg School Board Trustee Miguel “Mike” Farías as Vice-President, Isael Posadas, P.E., as Secretary/Treasurer, and Julio César Carranza and Noé Sauceda, Ph.D., as Members.

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City saw total construction activities in 2017 pass $271 million in value, compared with $209 million the previous year, reports Edinburg EDC

By DAVID A. DÍAZ
Legislativemedia@aol.com

Total construction activities in Edinburg for the year – January through December 2017 – including more than $8 million for the month of December, were valued at more than $271 million, compared with more than $209 million during 2016, the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation has announced.

The Edinburg EDC is the jobs-creation arm of the Edinburg Mayor and Edinburg City Council. The Edinburg EDC Board of Directors is comprised of City Councilmember Gilbert Enríquez as President, Edinburg School Board Trustee Miguel “Mike” Farías as Vice-President, Isael Posadas, P.E., as Secretary/Treasurer, and Julio César Carranza and Noé Sauceda, Ph.D., as Members.

During December 2017, new construction of homes and multi-family residences led the way, with the issuance of building permits for investments valued at more than $4 million and more than $2 million, respectively.

Those year-to-date and monthly totals do not include the value of any building-related activities at The University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley and the UTRGV School of Medicine in Edinburg because the state government, not the city, oversees all construction at the Edinburg campus.

The building permits do not include the value of the land for the homes and buildings.

In general, a building permit is legal permission given by the City of Edinburg, through the Code Enforcement Department, 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.

MOST VALUABLE CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS FOR DECEMBER 2017, NOVEMBER 2017

For December 2017, total construction activities in Edinburg were $8,030,697, according to the city’s Code Enforcement Department.

The top construction project in Edinburg for December 2017, not including the value of the land, was:

$1,300,000 – Cantú Construction, 5501 S. McColl Rd., Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Subdivision (Commercial Additions/Repairs).

For November 2017, total construction activities were $12,468,893, also according to the city’s Code Enforcement Department.

The top construction project in Edinburg for November 2017, not including the value of the land, was:

$4,500,000 – Edinburg Surgery Center LP, 4702 S. McColl Rd., Northpoint Ph. 1 Subdivision (Commercial New).

496 NEW SINGLE-FAMILY HOMES, VALUED AT $59.7 MILLION, APPROVED FOR CONSTRUCTION DURING 2017

During 2017, building permits were issued for 496 new single-family residences, valued at $59,715,700 compared with 478 new single-family residences, valued at $62,768,702, during 2016.

For December 2017, building permits were issued for 27 new single-family residences, valued at $4,027,777, compared with 41 new single-family residences, valued at $6,182,305, during December 2016.

During 2017, building permits were issued for 615 additions/remodels of single-family residences, valued at $5,885,159, compared with 679 additions/remodels of single-family residences, valued at $5,454,619, during 2016.

In addition, for the month of December 2017, building permits were issued for 31 additions/remodels of single-family residences, valued at $195,720, compared with 42 additions/remodels of single-family residences, valued at $367,193, in December 2016.

During 2017, building permits were issued for 325 multi-family residences, representing 938 units, valued at $61,972,808, compared with 267 multi-family residences, representing 1,021 units, valued at $65,559,415, during 2016.

Multi-family residences – which range from two-unit duplexes to complexes of five or more units – for the month of December 2017 totaled 19 buildings, representing 38 units, valued at $2,014,546. By comparison, there were 12 multi-family residences, representing 41 units, valued at $1,842,000, issued building permits in December 2016.

CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES, BY TOP CATEGORIES, FOR 2017 AND 2016

The top categories in Edinburg for 2017, which led to the total figure of $271,400,571, were:

$84,537,000 – Non-Taxable New (government, religious, but not including the value of construction activities at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley or its School of Medicine);
$61,972,808 – Multi-Family Residences New Construction;
$59,715,790 – Single-Family Residences New Construction;
$37,456,294 – Commercial New Construction;
$13,180,161– Commercial Alterations;
$8,653,359 – Non-Taxable Alterations (government, religious, but not including the value of construction activities at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley or its School of Medicine); and
$5,885,159 – Residential Alterations.

The top categories in Edinburg for 2016, which led to the total figure of $209,189,249, were:

$65,559,415 – Multi-Family Residences New Construction;
$62,768,702 – Single-Family Residences New Construction;
$37,924,255 – Commercial New Construction;
$30,285,847 – Commercial Alterations;
$6,168,011 – Non-Taxable Alterations (government, religious, but not including the value of construction activities at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley or its School of Medicine); and
$5,454,619 – Residential Alterations; and
$1,028,400 – Non-Taxable New (government, religious, but not including the value of construction activities at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley or its School of Medicine).

The top categories in Edinburg for December 2017, which led to the total figure of $8,030,697 were:

$4,027,777 – Single-Family Residences New Construction;
$2,014,546 – Multi-Family Residences New Construction;
$1,561,650 – Commercial Alterations;
$225,250 – Commercial New Construction;
$195,720 – Residential Alterations;
$5,754 – Non-Taxable Alterations (government, religious, but not including the value of construction activities at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley or its School of Medicine); and
$0 – Non-Taxable New (government, religious, but not including the value of construction activities at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley or its School of Medicine);

The top categories in Edinburg during December 2016, which led to the total figure of $9,537,725, were:

$6,182,305 – Single-Family Residences New Construction;
$1,842,000 – Multi-Family Residences New Construction;
$571,227 – Commercial Alterations;
$405,000 – Commercial New Construction;
$367,193 – Residential Alterations;
$170,000 – Non-Taxable Alterations (government, religious, but not including the value of construction activities at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley or its School of Medicine); and
$0 – Non-Taxable New (government, religious, but not including the value of construction activities at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley or its School of Medicine).

DECEMBER 2017 CITY BUILDING PERMITS, $100,000 AND HIGHER

Single-Family Residences New Construction

For December 2017, there were 27 single-family residences issued building permits by the city.

The building permits, which do not include the price of the lot, ranged from $5,000 to $485,000, and represented a total value of $4,027,777.

Of the 27 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 issued follow by value of the construction, name of the owner(s), address, and subdivision. The permits do not include the value of the lot.

$485,000 – Chris Ryan Homes & Investments, LLC, 2301 Victoria Ave., Bentley Estates Subdivision;
$280,000 – Rolando García, Ana Laura García, 1611 Madero Dr., Trenton Manor Unit 2 Ph. 1 Subdivision;
$250,000 – Rich Heritage Construction, 2316 Colvin Ave., Jackson Heights Subdivision;
$220,000 – Isaac Garza, 2301 Drakensburg Ave., Jackson Heights Subdivision;
$210,000 – Óscar Cantú Dolcan Construction, 3101 Cuarzo St., Canton Village Subdivision;
$210,000 – Newmark Custom Homes, LLC, 3021 Grulla Ave., The Reserves as Canton Subdivision;
$195,000 – Rosana Riojas, 2415 Vancouver Ave. Jackson Heights Subdivision;
$180,000 – El Piloto Enterprises, LLC, 1909 Lacywood, Mesquite Ridge Subdivision;
$180,000 – Rocass Homes, 1212 May Dr., Summerfield Manor Subdivision;
$175,000 – Erickson Construction, LLC, 507 Newport Ave., MonMack Landing Phase 1 Subdivision;
$150,000 – Key West Construction, LLC, 2402 Penrose Ave., Jackson Heights Subdivision;
$145,000 – Liliana Luna, 2604 E. Caledonia St., Davis Palms Subdivision;
$113,680 – McKenny Glenn, Inc., 2917 E. Rogers Rd., Texas-Mexican Railway Subdivision;
$112,000 – Villanueva Construction, 1813 Leann Rimes, Stony Brook Ph. 2 Subdivision;
$110,000 – Irma Losoya, 3409 Audrey Ln., MonMack Estates Subdivision;
$108,000 – José A. Fuentes Sygma Builders, 2727 Seton St., Los Lagos Ph. 4 Subdivision;
$1o4,000 – Mauricio Curi, 3211 Montevideo St., South Sugar Terrace Ph. 1 Subdivision;
$100,000 – Javier Aguirre, 1413 Ricco St., Lantana Estates Subdivision;
$100,000 – Emigdio Villanueva RGV Villa Homes, 1024 Bunker Ave., The Links Subdivision; and
$100,000 – McAllen Group One, LLC, 5312 Shalom Dr., Tierra Santa Estates Subdivision.

Commercial New Construction

For December 2017, there was one building permit issued by the city for new commercial construction, and it was for work valued at $100,ooo or higher.

The building permit, which does not include the price of the lot, follows:

$225,250 – Cantú Construction, 1505 Lonestar Way, Lone Star Plaza Subdivision.

Multi-Family Residences New Construction

For December 2017, building permits were issued for 13 multi-family residences new construction/addition/remodel, with 10 of those projects valued at $100,000 or higher (not including the price of the lot).

The building permits, which do not include the price of the lot, ranged from $6,800 to $257,873, and represented a total value of $2,014,546.

The building permits for the 10 structures each valued at $100,000 0r higher follow by value of the construction, name of the owner, address, and subdivision:

$257,873 – HQ Investment Group, 3003 Javalina Ave., The Reserves at Canton Subdivision;
$257,873 – HQ Investment Group, 3011 Javalina Ave., The Reserves at Canton Subdivision;
$200,000 – Raúl Pérez Caltia Construction, 404 Carlisle Ave., MonMack Landing Ph. 1 Subdivision;
$190,000 – Jorge Galván, 815 W. Cano St., Edinburg Original Townsite Subdivision;
$180,000 – Mesquite Homes, LLC, 420 Carlisle Ave., MonMack Landing Subdivision;
$180,000 – Arqcarpa Design and Construction, 402 Downing Ave., MonMack Landing Subdivision;
$175,000 – Saúl Torres, 2801 Sabercat, The Reserves at Canton Subdivision;
$175,000 – Erickson Construction LLC, 503 Newport Ave., MonMack Landing Subdivision;
$162,000 – Lilian García, Tony Medrano, 2117 Taxco Ct., Villas Escondidas Subdivision; and
$160,000 – Stephanie Treviño, 2610 Primrose Ave., McColl Manor Subdivision.

Residential Additions/Repairs

For December 2017, there were no residential additions/repairs projects valued at $100,000 or higher, issued a building permit by the city.

In all, there were 31 residential additions/repairs projects authorized for that month, ranging from $450 to $40,000, for a total value of $195,720.

Commercial Additions/Repairs

For December 2017, there were 16 commercial additions/repairs which were issued building permits by the city.

The building permits, which do not include the price of the lot, ranged from $100 to $1,300,000, and represented a total value of $1,561,650.

Of the 16 commercial additions/repairs for which building permits were issued, one was for construction valued at $100,000 or higher.

The building permit for the one structure valued at $100,000 or higher follows by value of the construction, name of the owner, address, and subdivision:

$1,300,000 – Cantú Construction, 5501 S. McColl Rd., Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Subdivision.

Non-Taxable Additions/Repairs

For December 2017, there was one non-taxable addition/remodel issued a building permit by the city, but it was for work valued at less than $100,000.

Non-Taxable New Construction

For December 2017, there was no building permit issued for non-taxable new construction.

NOVEMBER 2017 CITY BUILDING PERMITS, $100,000 AND HIGHER

Single-Family Residences New Construction

For November 2017, there were 33 single-family residences issued building permits by the city.

The building permits, which do not include the price of the lot, ranged from $79,500 to $195,000, and represented a total value of $3,993,660.

Of the 33 single-family residences for which building permits were issued, 21 of them were for construction each valued at $100,000 or higher.

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

$195,000 – Arturo Chapa, 2709 Gator Ave., The Reserves at Canton Subdivision;
$180,000 – Lord I. González, 2410 McLeod Ave., Jackson Heights Subdivision;
$180,000 – Masterly Homes, 1814 Malachi St., The Village at Los Lagos Subdivision;
$180,000 – Mario E. Segura, 2415 Drakensburg Ave., Jackson Heights Subdivision;
$167,000 – Jorge Saldaña, 3418 Morris St., Los Lagos Ph. IV Subdivision;
$167,000 – Newmark Custom Homes, LLC, 2611 Gator Ave., The Reserves at Canton Subdivision;
$160,000 – Marco Santibáñez, 1713 St. Claire Ave., Sugar Oaks Subdivision;
$150,000 – Ronnie Cavazos, 2311 Penrose Ave., Jackson Heights Subdivision;
$150,000 – Antre Signature Homes, 1706 Strawberry Hill, The Hills at Chapin Subdivision;
$146,000 – Marivel Loera, 2705 Sequoia St., Davis Palms Subdivision;
$135,000 – Infinity Custom Construction, LLC, 1813 Red River, Sugar Oaks Subdivision;
$125,000 – Antre Signature Homes, 1608 Strawberry Hill, The Hills at Chapin Subdivision;
$125,000 – Dynasty Custom Homes, 2809 Bobcat Ave., The Reserves at Canton Subdivision;
$118,000 – Jorge A. Orozco, 4111 N. Doolittle Rd., Montemayor Subdivision;
$118,000 – Miguel and Rosario Treviño, 1628 St. Claire Ave., Sugar Oaks Subdivision;
$115,960 – McKenny Glenn, Inc., 3914 Santa Fe, Santa Cruz at La Sienna Subdivision;
$113,000 – Antre Signature Homes, 1709 Strawberry Hill, The Hills at Chapin Subdivision;
$110,000 – A-One Insulation, 3101 London Dr., Camden Village Subdivision;
$100,000 – RGV Xtreme Investment, 2511 Wolverine St., The Reserves at Canton Subdivision;
$100,000 – Antre Signature Homes, 1616 Strawberry, The Hills at Chapin Subdivision; and
$100,000 – Daniel Oliveraz, 1807 Ezekiel St., The Village at Los Lagos Subdivision.

Commercial New Construction

For November 2017, there were three building permits issued by the city for new commercial construction, with each of those projects valued at $100,000 or higher.

The building permits, which do not include the price of the lot, ranged from $162,000 to $4,500,000, and represented a total value of $4,842,000.

The building permits for the three structures each valued at $100,000 0r higher follow by value of the construction, name of the owner, address, and subdivision:

$4,500,000 – Edinburg Surgery Center LP, 4702 McColl Rd., Northpoint Ph. 1 Subdivision;
$180,000 – Mateo Leal, 1445 W. Monte Cristo Rd., Los Pinos Subdivision; and
$162,000 – Mohammad Subhani, 1601 W. Trenton Ste. J, Concord Plaza Subdivision.

Multi-Family Residences New Construction

For November 2017, building permits were issued for 12 multi-family residences new construction/addition/remodel, with each of those projects valued at $100,000 or higher.

The building permits, which do not include the price of the lot, ranged from $100,000 to $780,000, and represented a total value of $2,683,560.

The building permits for the 12 structures each valued at $100,000 0r higher follow by value of the construction, name of the owner, address, and subdivision:

$780,000 – JTMR, LLC, 5348 S. Sugar Rd., The Villages at Sugar Rd. Ph. 2 Subdivision;
$250,860 – Avanta Development, LLC, 3007 Javalina Ave., The Reserves at Canton Subdivision;
$190,000 – Allison Mobley, 2108 Taxco, Villas Escondidas Subdivision;
$182,700 – Novellini Construction and Dev., 3102 Sabercat Dr., The Reserves at Canton Subdivision;
$180,000 – Verturo Construction Co., 412 Teague Ave., MonMack Landing Subdivision;
$180,000 – Erickson Construction, LLC, 511 Newport Ave., MonMack Landing Subdivision;
$180,000 – Erickson Construction, LLC, 515 Newport Ave., MonMack Landing Subdivision;
$180,000 – Verturo Construction Co., 404 Teague Ave., MonMack Landing Subdivision;
$180,000 – Verturo Construction Co., 408 Teague Ave., MonMack Landing Subdivision;
$150,000 – Gilberto Treviño, 406 Peabody Ave., MonMack Landing Subdivision;
$130,000 – Rolando Zarate, 518 Peabody Ave., MonMack Landing Subdivision; and
$100,000 – Rio Grande Bible Institute, 4300 S. US Hwy 281, Kelly-Pharr Subdivision.

For November 2017, there were no residential additions/repairs projects valued at $100,000 or higher, issued a building permit by the city.

In all, there were 46 residential additions/repairs projects authorized for that month, ranging from $200 to $80,000, for a total value of $484,495.

Commercial Additions/Repairs

For  November 2017, there were 14 commercial additions/repairs which were issued building permits by the city.

The building permits, which do not include the price of the lot, ranged from $100 to $160,578, and represented a total value of $415,677.

Of the 14 commercial additions/repairs for which building permits were issued, two were for construction valued at $100,000 or higher.

The building permits for the two structures valued at $100,000 or higher follow by value of the construction, name of the owner, address, and subdivision:

$160,578 – United Health Service, 1102 W. Trenton Rd., Trenton Street Subdivision; and
$120,000 – J and D Produce, 7310 N. Expressway 281, Santa Cruz No. 2 Subdivision.

Non-Taxable Additions/Repairs

For November 2017, there was one building permit issued for non-taxable new construction, but it was not valued at $100,000 or higher.

Non-Taxable New Construction

For November 2017, there was no building permit issued for non-taxable new construction valued at $100,000 or higher.

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