Wendy’s applied for a building permit with the Rio Grande City Planning
Department at approximately 4 P.M on Tuesday afternoon, February 15th. The
property is located in Rio Grande Village, on U.S. Highway Business 83 near FM 755.
The official address will be 4559 E. U.S. Hwy 83, Rio Grande City, TX 78582.
Public relations specialist, Angelina Villarreal adds that, “this expansion in our hub of
development will neighbor Panda Express, right along Rattler Drive.”
According to Gilbert Millan, Rio Grande City Planning Director, the building permit
applied for has a total square footage of “2,608 square feet with an approximate
valuation of improvements of $800,000.00.” The Ohio-based restaurant chain has
already begun preparations to break ground once the permit is awarded.
This Wendy’s permit application represents the organized effort of the City of Rio Grande City, Rio Grande City Economic Development Corporation, St. Ives Realty, Starr County,
and Starr County Industrial Foundation in light of providing more for the
communities in and around Rio Grande City.