Economic Development

Stats & Facts – Week of December 4, 2017

December 8, 2017

Read time: 1 minute   For the kids! It’s not a new tax December 12 is Election Day. On the ballot are renewals of existing school property taxes for Madison County, Huntsville City and Madison City Schools. This represents $58M in funding for local schools.   A new look The City of Huntsville is [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of November 27, 2017

December 1, 2017

Read time: 1 minute   Are your skills ready for the future? 375 million workers around the globe might need to switch jobs or update skills by 2030 due to automation, according to McKinsey Global Institute.  The biggest job loss projections are in processing and collecting data and predictable [more]

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Huntsville Seeks Development Proposals for Johnson High Property

December 1, 2017

The City of Huntsville is seeking proposals to redevelop the former Johnson High School site north of Winchester Road. A Request for Proposal was issued today by the City’s Urban Development team. Their goal is to attract a developer or development team committed to creating a [more]

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October 2017: Monthly Development Review

November 30, 2017

Office renovations were among the top non-residential building permits issued last month. Residential permits increased 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 Inspections Department View larger map   Having [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of November 20, 2017

November 21, 2017

Read time: 1 minute   Thankful for New Jobs….Welcome to Huntsville, BOCAR! BOCAR, a leading tier-one automotive supplier selected Huntsville for a 230,000 square foot facility. The company will employ up to 400 and invest $115 million. Thankful for Farmers…Let’s talk Turkey The American Farm Bureau Federation reports the average cost [more]

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