As of around 1370 DR, stone was imported from Mirabar via Luskan for use in construction, having been magically transported. This was an expensive process.
Around 1374 DR, during the late autumn time, wagons and cart overcrowded the markets as foreign vendors attempted to sell as much as possible before returning home for the winter. This was a practice ignored by the Guard, the Watch and the guilds.
Waterdeep is the start of several trade routes:
- The Long Road, the inland trade route to the north.
- The High Road, the coastal trade route to the north.
- The Trade Way, the trade route to the south.