Williston, North Dakota

Job seekers from all over the world are pouring into the Williston area. Every day is Christmas Eve at Walmart in Williston, North Dakota. There’s no time to stock shelves. Items are left on pallets in the aisles and checking out takes an hour. Trucks wait in line 45 minutes to an hour to fuel up. With almost 40,000 workers at any given time, no housing available and a moratorium on building additional “man-camps”, hotels in Williston are completely booked for years.

“Planning and Zoning approval and infrastructure in several large subdivisions last fall are sure to see single family and multi-family construction this year”.

The Ridge at Harvest Hills expects to break ground on the first phase of its 163 acre residential subdivision in May. Initially developers will build eight apartment buildings with 330 units. The first phase will also feature town homes, duplexes and single family homes as well as 18 acres of open space for trails, parks and soccer fields.

The Elk Ridge Subdivision located 12 miles south of Williston will begin selling its lots began selling its lots on April 11th. The 150 acre development is a mixed-use residential and commercial subdivision with shovel-ready building sites.

Fendee Estates, which is located about just north of Williston, is gearing up for the construction season as well. Locted on 147 acres, it will have 703 lots starting at $27,950.

These are but a few of dozens of new projects either under construction or in the planning stages for the Willliston area.