If you have driven toward the Minneapolis area in the last few months, you will see that homes are being built everywhere. Chaska, Carver, Chanhassen, Waconia, etc. are booming with new construction. So, why isn’t there any new construction going on in Hutchinson?
With about 300 residential lots ready to be built on in Hutchinson, it seems odd that no one is building.
According to a recent article in the Hutchinson Leader, there has only been one building permit issued for construction of a single family home in 2013! (Since the article appeared a couple of weeks ago, there have been three more building permits pulled for construction this spring.) Compare that to the years of 2000 – 2006 when 20-40 homes were being built each year!