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December 2019 – Monthly Development Review

January 16, 2020

A parking garage and a hotel topped the list of non-residential projects permitted last month. Multi-family developments in west Huntsville created significant residential unit growth year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In December, 250 housing units were permitted, 100 single- and 150 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 112 (Martin-Zierdt), where 127 units were permitted, 7 single- and 120 multi-family. This is a 225% increase over [more]

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Hays Farm Village Center to feature nine-acre community green

January 9, 2020

Huntsville City Council approved a development agreement that would include a new nine-acre community green space in southwest Huntsville as part of a proposed mixed-use development across from Grissom High School. The development will also include the revitalization of the former Haysland Square Shopping Center along Memorial Parkway. In the agreement, the City committed to spend $3.6 million to develop a public passive park as part of the proposed Hays Farm Village Center. In [more]

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November 2019 – Monthly Development Review

December 4, 2019

Projects in Downtown and Redstone Gateway topped the list of non-residential projects permitted last month. Residential permits and CO’s more than doubled year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In November, 433 housing units were permitted, 95 single- and 338 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 31 (Downtown), where 278 units were permitted, all multi-family. This is a 297% increase over November 2018, when 109 housing [more]

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October 2019 – Monthly Development Review

November 6, 2019

Industrial projects and a new recreation center in the Cove 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 October, 243 housing units were permitted, 114 single- and 129 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.21 (53 North), where 77 units were permitted, 4 single- and 73 multi-family. This is a 153% increase over [more]

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September 2019 – Monthly Development Review

October 10, 2019

More office construction topped the list of non-residential projects permitted last month. Residential CO’s increased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In September, 105 housing units were permitted, 99 single- and 6 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 109.01 (Hampton Cove), where 20 units were permitted, all single-family. This is a 13.9% decrease over September 2018, when 122 housing units (104 single- and 18 multi-family) were permitted. [more]

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August 2019 – Monthly Development Review

September 5, 2019

New office buildings in Redstone Gateway and a downtown hotel topped the list of non-residential projects permitted last month. Residential permits and CO’s both increased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In August, 144 housing units were permitted, 132 single- and 12 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 113 (Green Mountain/Owens Cross Roads), where 25 units were permitted, all single-family. This is a 48.5% increase over [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), where 20 units were permitted. This is a 31.2% decrease over July 2018, when 157 housing units (111 single- and 46 multi-family) were permitted. Residential Certificates [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 month was 106.22 (Providence), where 21 units were permitted, 4 single- and 17 multi-family. This is a 4.8% increase over June 2018, when 126 housing [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 (Green Mountain/Owens Cross Roads), where 24 units were permitted, all single-family. This is a 52.7% decrease over May 2018, when 307 housing units (113 single- [more]

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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 Bikes,  placing the Rocket City well ahead of Memphis, Knoxville and Nashville. Places for Bikes also ranked Huntsville 3rd in the nation in its successful [more]

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