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UTPB sees record enrollment

ODESSA – The University of Texas of the Permian Basin has a record-high fall 2014 enrollment of 5,565 students, which represents an 8.6 percent increase in number of students and a 4.4 percent increase in student course hours over fall 2013. Among the programs with a significant increase in enrollment are petroleum engineering (up 95 Read More

Fifty-four months of Midland-Odessa economic expansion

MIDLAND, ODESSA – The Midland-Odessa Regional Economic Index was 6.8 percent higher in August 2014 than in August 2013, and has recorded 54 straight months of economic expansion, according to economist Karr Ingham. Midland and Odessa issued 107 permits in August 2014, up from 105 in August 2013. The two cities have issued 913 permits so Read More

Midland median income up by 14.8 percent

MIDLAND – Midland’s median household income rose to more than $71,000 in 2013, a 14.8 percent increase year-over-year from 2012, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Midland’s median household income has increased by 27 percent since 2011, rising $15,000 between 2011 and 2013. The Midland metropolitan area now ranks ninth in the U.S. for median Read More

$5.8M health care facility arrives in West Odessa

ODESSA – The $5.8 million, 23,000-sf Medical Center Hospital’s (MCH) Center for Primary Care has opened its doors at 6030 W. University Blvd. in West Odessa. The medical facility will offer pediatrics, family practice, OB/GYN, urgent care and optometry. West Odessa “…has always been an underserved area and now with the oil boom the population Read More

4 bed / 3 bath Across From Permian High

4200 Waverly Ave – Odessa TX CLICK TO VIEW VIDEO TOUR Listed at $180,000  (call for current market price) Broker: Donna Edwards Realty 432-934-4439

Odessa hotel building booms

ODESSA – In 2013, Odessa added six hotels with more than 1,200 rooms, and in so far 2014 eight more have been announced or are under construction, according to the Convention and Visitors Bureau of the Odessa Chamber of Commerce. Three of the eight hotels underway are expected to come online by October 2014 when Read More

Weatherford begins $24M, 120,000-sf project

ODESSA – Weatherford International recently began a $24 million, 120,000-sf construction project beside its facility on I-20. Building permits show a more than $5 million facility, a roughly $2.3 million facility and a nearly $6.5 million facility at 710 S. Faudree Rd. Some other projects underway include a $550,000 truck wash, a $465,000 gun-load structure Read More

Midland Microtel Inn decor includes guestroom work stations

MIDLAND – The 82-room Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham has opened 12 miles from the Midland International Airport. There are numerous corporate offices within a five-mile radius of the hotel including IBM, Halliburton, Patriot Drilling, as well as the Midland Center, several attractions, and dozens of restaurants within a two-mile radius. This Microtel Inn Read More

Odessa Housing Update

Ector County Home Sales Statistics Year Month No. of Sales Sales Volume Days on Market 2014 September 104 $20,753,162 45 2014 August 109 $20,220,361 36 2014 July 122 $24,153,289 35 2014 June 144 $28,868,505 44 2014 May 118 $23,408,926 90 2014 April 107 $19,271,967 48 2014 March 101 $18,750,631 62 2014 February 68 $11,694,948 57 Read More

Building booms in south Odessa business park

ODESSA – The walls shot up in a span of less than two weeks at the corner of Pearl St. and JBS Pkwy., where Standard Sales is building a 158,000-sf distribution center that will sell some 4 million cases of beer per year to area retailers. The more than $20 million Standard Sales building is but Read More

1 ACRE LOTS FOR SALE

McCabe Additon – Odessa TX OWNER FINANCE AVAILABLE! A great place for your mobile home or to build a house.  McCabe Addition is a new subdivision located in West Odessa between Knox & Moss off of W. 3rd Street.   see location at: https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zvnZSgTuE1s8.k2v5urmeaGVU Each 1 acre lot is priced at $30,000 of raw land or you can Read More

Midland’s Energy Tower to be two towers

MIDLAND – The Energy Tower at City Center will become two towers, with the first being an office building including retail space and a movie theater, and the second including a hotel, ballrooms, living space and a convention center. The taller tower will be 22 stories, as opposed to the originally planned 53 stories. It Read More

Midland highlights Texas’ low unemployment rate

MIDLAND – The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that Midland’s 2.3 percent unemployment rate in April was the lowest of all Metropolitan Statistical Areas in the country. It was the fourth time in the last five months that Midland has posted the lowest or tied for the lowest unemployment rate in the nation. The Read More

Midland energy leaders expand campuses

MIDLAND – Oil companies are investing millions to build modern campus-like office space with many amenities. While many companies have moved north where more property is available, there still is significant interest in downtown. Downtown Midland office buildings have typically been set up for multiple tenants, whereas large companies prefer their own buildings in campus-like Read More

Chaney Ranch in Greenwood

GREENWOOD, MIDLAND COUNTY – Site work on Chaney Ranch is set to start sometime in May. The development will consist of 107 executive one- and two-acre lots in the Greenwood School District of Midland County. Phase 1 has 15 two-acre lots and 32 one-acre lots. Developer Permian Basin Group will plant more than 300 trees Read More

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