In another sign that Springdale is one of the fast-growing communities in Northwest Arkansas, the Springdale Building Department reports that so far this year, the number of residential single family building permits is up by almost 60% over this time last year.
"Springdale is a beautiful community, and a great place to raise a family," said Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse. "With a thriving economy and great schools, developers know this city is a solid investment."
The permit sales so far this year represent 248,055 square feet of housing with an estimated property value of more than $25 million dollars, compared to this time last year when permit sales represented 169,580 square feet with a property value of $17.6 million.
Total permit sales for the City of Springdale, including commercial developments, are up by more than 30%.