Economic Development

Mayor Battle Statement on NASA Marshall’s Leading Role in America’s Return to the Moon

August 16, 2019

In front of the hydrogen fuel tank for the Space Launch System, America’s next rocket, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced today that Marshall Space Flight Center and Huntsville, Alabama will play a leadership role in Project Artemis, NASA’s lunar exploration program that aims to land [more]

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July 2019 – Monthly Development Review

August 7, 2019

Industrial projects topped the list of non-residential projects permitted last month. Residential CO’s more than doubled year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In July, 108 housing units were permitted, all single-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 113 (Green Mountain/Owens Cross Roads), [more]

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June 2019 – Monthly Development Review

July 9, 2019

Construction in Greenbrier and Downtown topped the list of non-residential projects permitted last month. Residential permits and CO’s increased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In June, 132 housing units were permitted, 115 single- and 17 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last [more]

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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]

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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]

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