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Category: Development

BOCAR to Add 300+ jobs in North Alabama

BOCAR, a leading Tier 1 automotive supplier, plans to invest $115 million in a new plant to be built in Huntsville in Limestone County. The company will hire more than 300 people, adding to the state’s booming automotive manufacturing sector. BOCAR company leaders made the announcement [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of November 13, 2017

Read time: 1 minute Downtown Rising @127 Holmes mixed-use project has begun construction in downtown Hunsville. Tenants include Moe’s BBQ, The Standard, Retaggio, and office space. The Wheels on the Bus… Greyhound is now offering service from the Huntsville Transit Facility at 500 Church Street. New Retail The Garage at Clinton Row [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of November 6, 2017

Read time: 1 minute   Hiya there, Hyatt A 131-room Hyatt Place hotel is coming to Bridge Street, located next to the 244-unit Watermark apartments under construction at the northwest corner of the property. Home is where the permits are In September, 332 housing units were permitted (84 single – and [more]

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September 2017: Monthly Development Review

A new grocery-anchored shopping center on Zierdt Road was among the top non-residential building permits issued last month. Residential CO’s nearly 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: [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of October 23, 2017

 Read time: 1 minute   There’s nothing spooky about these Stats and Facts…well, maybe the last one.   Groundbreaking for Groundbreaking Rocket Engines Aerojet Rocketdyne broke ground on a 136K square-foot manufacturing facility in North Huntsville. It also announced the location for its Defense HQ at 950 Explorer Blvd. California Love California-based Parsons [more]

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Parsons Global Tech Company Expands Huntsville footprint and adds 50 new jobs

Mayor Tommy Battle joined leaders from Parsons today in announcing an expansion of the global engineering firm’s Huntsville location to include a new 25,000 square-foot high-bay facility and an additional 50 new jobs. The new facility at 401 Diamond Drive will give Parsons greater capability to accommodate a [more]

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Public input requested on Joint Land Use Study with Redstone Arsenal

Huntsville area residents are invited to the first public workshop regarding compatibility planning around Redstone Arsenal The City of Huntsville is hosting the first public workshop for the Redstone Arsenal Joint Land Use Study on October 30, from 6 – 8 p.m., at the U.S. Space [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of October 9, 2017

Read time: 1 minute   Welcome to the Fiber Hood Google Fiber is now offering services in the Hampton Cove area of Huntsville. Innovation is what we do Huntsville hosted the Association of University Research Parks annual meeting, where the city received the Community of Innovation award. Rocket City meet Rocket Engines Aerojet Rocketdyne will manufacture advanced [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of September 25, 2017

Read time: 1 minute   Rev up your engines, Huntsville! Toyota is investing $106 million at its plant in Huntsville and is adding 50 jobs. One-third of all American-built Toyota engines are produced at the Huntsville plant. That’s a lotta Charger Blue UAH hit a record enrollment with 9,101 students, a [more]

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Public input requested on downtown urban park trail

The City of Huntsville is working on plans for a new urban trail (greenway) in the downtown area and is looking for public input. The Pedestrian Access and Redevelopment Corridor (PARC) will be a 1.5-mile pedestrian/bike trail, adjacent to the Pinhook Creek and Spring Branch, from north of [more]

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