1. Media Center
  2. News & Updates

Category: Development

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]

Read More

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]

Read More

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]

Read More

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]

Read More

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]

Read More

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]

Read More

December 2019 – Monthly Development Review

January 16, 2020 Click to view December 2019 – Monthly Development Review

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]

Read More

Hays Farm Village Center to feature nine-acre community green

January 9, 2020 Click to view Hays Farm Village Center to feature nine-acre community green

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]

Read More

November 2019 – Monthly Development Review

December 4, 2019 Click to view November 2019 – Monthly Development Review

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]

Read More

October 2019 – Monthly Development Review

November 6, 2019 Click to view October 2019 – Monthly Development Review

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]

Read More

Page 1 of 14