Economic Development

Stats & Facts – Week of August 14, 2017

August 17, 2017

Read time: 1 minute   Ribbon is cut The new Gate 9 at Redstone Arsenal is officially open. Housing stats In July, 133 housing units were permitted, 73 single- and 60 multi-family…down roughly 6% year over year. 204 housing units were granted certificates of occupancy consisting of 81 single and 123 [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of August 7, 2017

August 10, 2017

Read time: 1 minute On the rise Huntsville area home sales totaled 744 units in June, a rise in sales of 8.1% from June 2016. Median sales price in June was $190,000, up 5.5% from June 2016, reports the North Alabama Multiple Listing Service (NAMLS). Cable service expands WOW! residential [more]

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July 2017: Monthly Development Review

August 10, 2017

New industrial and office space topped the list of non-residential permits issued last month. Residential certificates of occupancy doubled year-over-year. Non-Residential Permits Over $100,000 in Huntsville city limits Orange: Contract amount greater than $1 Million Green: Contract amount between $500,000-$999,999 Blue: Contract amount between $100,000-$499,999 Contract amounts are approximated. Data source: City of Huntsville [more]

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Public Meeting for Downtown Bike/Pedestrian Plan

July 31, 2017

Urban planners will host a public meeting on Aug. 2 to review implementation plans for bike and pedestrian improvements in the City’s core as recommended in the Downtown Master Plan Update. Residents are invited to join us as we review the bike plan for Downtown, and [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of July 24, 2017

July 27, 2017

Read time: 1 minute #1 Business Facilities, a leading economic development publication, ranked Huntsville No. 6 for Economic Growth Potential and No. 1 for Aerospace. Beating the national standard Huntsville Police Department cut the ribbon on its new Criminal Investigations Division. HPD has a clear rate on homicides of 93%…the [more]

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