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May 2020 – Monthly Development Review

June 4, 2020 Click to view May 2020 – Monthly Development Review

The list of non-residential projects permitted last month included more office space at Redstone Gateway and a new parking garage downtown. The number of residential units permitted doubled from last May’s total. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In May, 367 housing units were permitted, 109 single- and 258 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 110.24 (NW Madison) where 258 units were permitted, all multi-family. This [more]

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April 2020 – Monthly Development Review

May 8, 2020 Click to view April 2020 – Monthly Development Review

Industrial projects capped a busy month of non-residential projects permitted. Residential CO’s increased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In April, 181 housing units were permitted, 95 single- and 86 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.12 (72 West) where 63 units were permitted, 7 single- and 56 multi-family. This is a 58.8% decrease over April 2019, when 439 housing units (152 single- and 287 [more]

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#ThisPlaceMattersHsv Campaign Goes All Digital for Historic Preservation Month

May 1, 2020 Click to view #ThisPlaceMattersHsv Campaign Goes All Digital for Historic Preservation Month

To celebrate and preserve Huntsville’s historic structures and heritage while practicing safe social distancing, the City of Huntsville and Huntsville Historic Preservation Commission (HHPC) will launch an all-digital #ThisPlaceMattersHsv campaign in May. The campaign will run during National Historic Preservation Month, an annual observance spearheaded by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. This will be the fourth consecutive year Huntsville has celebrated with a campaign for Rocket City citizens and fans. Because more people [more]

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March 2020 – Monthly Development Review

April 13, 2020 Click to view March 2020 – Monthly Development Review

New office and industrial projects topped the list of non-residential projects permitted last month. New home starts more than tripled year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In March, 334 housing units were permitted, 183 single- and 151 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.21 (53 North) where 94 units were permitted, 21 single- and 73 multi-family. This is a 212% increase over March 2019, when [more]

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February 2020 – Monthly Development Review

March 6, 2020 Click to view February 2020 – Monthly Development Review

Multiple projects under construction at Redstone Gateway were among the list of non-residential projects permitted last month. New home starts and CO’s slightly decreased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In February, 167 housing units were permitted, 127 single- and 40 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 112 (Martin-Zierdt) where 47 units were permitted, 7 single- and 40 multi-family. This is a 3.5% decrease over [more]

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Mill Creek Choice Neighborhood Revitalization Launch Community-wide Celebration March 7

February 27, 2020 Click to view Mill Creek Choice Neighborhood Revitalization Launch Community-wide Celebration March 7

It’s time to celebrate a major revitalization project for the City of Huntsville. On Saturday, March 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the public is invited to attend a family-friendly event to celebrate Huntsville’s selection for a $1.3 million Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) Planning Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. This grant funds the creation of a plan to revitalize and transform a specific geographic segment [more]

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Huntsville holds public input sessions on new City Hall project

February 27, 2020 Click to view Huntsville holds public input sessions on new City Hall project

The City of Huntsville is working on plans to build a new City Hall and the public is invited to learn more about the project during three public meetings. On March 3, 4, and 5, architects from Goodwyn Mills Cawood will be available to explain the design process and public amenities slated for the new building and to receive public input. Huntsville’s municipal operations outgrew City Hall many years ago and offices [more]

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Groundbreaking held for $9.5M South Huntsville Public Library

February 25, 2020 Click to view Groundbreaking held for $9.5M South Huntsville Public Library

The much-anticipated South Huntsville Library is now under construction on Bailey Cove Road. Mayor Tommy Battle, along with Huntsville-Madison County Public Library Executive Director Laurel Best, joined members of the community for a groundbreaking to celebrate the start of construction on the $9.5 million facility in the Sandra Moon Community Complex. The new 30,750 square-foot library will replace the Bailey Cove Library Branch in Weatherly Plaza. This location opened in 1997 [more]

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Navistar Breaks Ground on New and Expanded Facilities

February 11, 2020 Click to view Navistar Breaks Ground on New and Expanded Facilities

Navistar, a leading maker of commercial trucks and buses, broke ground today on new and expanded manufacturing facilities at Jetplex Industrial Park. The company announced in July it would make a capital investment of approximately $125 million and 145 additional jobs to the company’s Huntsville facility. “Over the past two decades, the city of Huntsville has been a valuable partner and we are eager to expand our presence here,” said Persio [more]

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January 2020 – Monthly Development Review

February 10, 2020 Click to view January 2020 – Monthly Development Review

Several projects at the Mazda-Toyota site in Greenbrier were among the list of non-residential projects permitted last month. New home starts and CO’s were stable year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In January, 129 housing units were permitted, all single-family. The top tracts for building permits last month were 109.01 (Hampton Cove) and 113 (Owens Cross Roads), where 24 units were permitted each. This is a 1.6% increase over [more]

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