Business View Civil and Municipal | May 2021

136 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL MAY 2021 dining, shopping, and entertainment for all ages, so you don’t have to leave. You can just live here in the Balch Springs area and not go outside the area to spend money… we’re want to keep those retail sales tax dollars here.” Although the broadband internet situation is a bit lacking, the city is working on adding fiber throughout its borders to help attract new people and businesses, and give current residents the ability to work from home. Sudden Link is the provider making that possible. “We have the need for that,” says Cluse. “Some of our citizens are asking for it now, they want to get high speed and broadband connectivity. It’s not a luxury, it’s a necessity these days, with everything that’s happening and children having to go to school at home and adults working remotely. We’re not there yet, but because of all the development going on here, we’ll have to get that done.” There are so many positive opportunities on the horizon for Balch Springs. The future is indeed bright and the city is headed in the right direction to become one of the most desirable suburbs of Dallas. Bloomfield Homes is excited to become a part of the Balch Springs community. Located near S. Beltline Rd. & Mercury Rd. S. Beltline Rd. ARCADIA TRAILS MercuryRd. 635 I-20 $300,000s - $400,000s Coming Soon! Quarter Page Ad 1.indd 1 4/6/2021 9:00:43 AM PREFERRED VENDOR/ PARTNER n Bloomfield Homes