Housing construction bounces back

After July’s slump in new single-family residence construction, the number of permits issued by the city of Mesquite for new homes bounced back to health. The city issued 14 permits in July valued at $3.440 million in this category of permits. The … [Read more...]

Commercial construction keeps building permits going

*Mesquite Local News apologizes for the mistake printed in our Aug. 9 edition. The building demolished in the picture was Vonda's Cafe, not Faye's Cafe as listed in print.   Without increased activity on the commercial business side of … [Read more...]

Building permits continue upward

In a year-to-year comparison, the upward trend of building permits issued by the city of Mesquite continued in May when 143 permits were granted for a total valuation of $7.115 million. That compares favorably to May 2017 when the city issued 135 … [Read more...]

Correction to March Building Permits

The number of permits for single family residents was incorrect in an article titled “March building permits resume healthy increase,” which ran the April 19 issue of Mesquite Local News: The city issued 83 permits for single family residences in the … [Read more...]

March building permits resume healthy increase

After a torrid January pace followed by a slight lull in February, building permits issued by the city in March resumed a healthy pace led by new home construction. The city of Mesquite issued a total of 121 permits in March across all categories … [Read more...]

Building permits dip in February

The torrid pace of building permits issued in January by the city of Mesquite Development Services department took a breather in February. The city issued a total of 108 permits across all categories in February compared to 121 issued in … [Read more...]

Building permits start new year with big bang

To say the single-family residential construction industry in Mesquite is starting the new year with a big bang could be the understatement of the century. The city of Mesquite building department issued 52 permits for new single-family homes in … [Read more...]

Mesquite building permits more than double in last five years

The city of Mesquite Building Department had a very busy year in 2017 when it issued 1,468 permits valued at $86.005 million. That is $20 million more in value than calendar year 2016 and more than double in number and value compared to 2013. Five … [Read more...]

Building permits jump back up in November

After October’s two million dollar decline in building permits issued by the city of Mesquite, November’s numbers look really good. The city issued 110 permits in November valued at $8.180 million compared to 101 permits issued a year ago worth $7. … [Read more...]

Mesquite building permits take a tumble

Led mostly by a decrease in single family residence permits, the overall number and value of building permits issued by the city of Mesquite in October took a considerable drop compared to October 2016. The city issued 94 permits valued at $4.955 … [Read more...]