Economic Development

May 2019 – Monthly Development Review

June 5, 2019

Building permits were issued for approximately $20 million in non-residential projects last month. Residential CO’s doubled year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In May, 145 housing units were permitted, 130 single- and 15 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 113 [more]

Read More

Huntsville Retains “Straight A” Financial Report Card

May 21, 2019

Two of the nation’s top credit rating agencies assigned the City of Huntsville their highest scores this week.  Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s Rating Services awarded Huntsville a rating of Aaa and AAA, respectively. The credit rating agencies cited Huntsville’s strengths to include a [more]

Read More

Huntsville earns national rankings for safe street policies and biking improvements

May 16, 2019

Huntsville’s commitment to making streets safer and more bike and pedestrian friendly has recently earned the City two national accolades. A Best City for Bikes People for Bikes reviewed biking infrastructure in 509 cities and Huntsville ranked 37th in its annual rating of  The Best Cities for [more]

Read More

April 2019 – Monthly Development Review

May 8, 2019

New industrial projects topped the list of the largest non-residential building permits issued in April. Residential permits and CO’s both increased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In April, 439 housing units were permitted, 152 single- and 287 multi-family. The top tract for building [more]

Read More

March 2019 – Monthly Development Review

April 11, 2019

The Johnson Legacy Complex in North Huntsville was one of the largest non-residential building permits issued in March. Residential CO’s more than doubled year-over-year due to an increase in new apartment units. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In March, 107 housing units were permitted, [more]

Read More