Over the past two years Heber Valley has seen a quite a bit of growth. So much so that Wasatch County is in the top ten fastest growing counties in the nation. Much of that growth has been residential homes bringing new families and people to the area, which has create economic opportunity and necessitated school expansions. Read more about some of the major projects underway in the Valley.
The new Probst Electric facility at the Heber City industrial park is fully underway. Construction seems to be on pace and since their ground breaking ceremony back in June. General contracting provided by Layton Construction, architecture and engineering provided by PGA&W Architects Inc. The estimated completion date for the new office building and storage/shop building is January, 2017. More tenant space is available at the 40-acre site for manufacturing and other light industrial businesses. For additional info on building at the Industrial Park review the listing here.
Last year the residents of Wasatch County voted to approve $60 million dollar bond for the Wasatch County School District to construct three new facilities: an elementary school, middle school, and public recreation and competitive swimming facility. Construction on all three facilities began this past spring and will continue simultaneously until they're completed in the fall of 2017. These facilities will house the growing numbe of students in Wasatch County.
Finding the need to expand, the owners of The Shop auto repair began construction early this summer on a new automotive facility that will allow them to service more vehicles and provide an enhanced customer experience. Their current location is across the street at near the Holiday Inn. They feel the move will help them create some synergy around the other exsisting businesses in the Valley Station area. The project is expected to be completed after the new year.