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December 2020 – Development Review

January 10, 2021 Click to view December 2020 – Development Review

Industrial projects in Greenbrier, Jetplex and Northwest Huntsville topped the list of non-residential permits issued in December. Both permits and CO’s increased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In December, 253 housing units were permitted, 144 single- and 109 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.25 (Oakwood University) where 109 units were permitted, all multi-family. This is a 1.2% increase over December 2019, when 250 [more]

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City of Huntsville Housing Expo goes virtual to help first-time homeowners

November 10, 2020 Click to view City of Huntsville Housing Expo goes virtual to help first-time homeowners

–  The benefits to homeownership are well known and the City of Huntsville’s Community Development Department hopes to make the process easier with its upcoming 2020 Virtual Housing Expo. Aimed at assisting potential and first-time homeowners in demystifying the home-buying process, the 2020 Virtual Housing Expo will take place on Saturday, November 14, from 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.  During this all-virtual event, local and national subject matter experts will conduct a series of live and pre-recorded [more]

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October 2020 – Development Review

November 5, 2020 Click to view October 2020 – Development Review

Industrial and medical projects topped the list of non-residential permits issued in October. Both permits and CO’s decreased year-over-year, but single-family construction increased. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In October, 156 housing units were permitted, 131 single- and 25 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.25 (Oakwood University) where 25 units were permitted, all multi-family. This is a 35.8% decrease over October 2019, when 243 [more]

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August 2020 – Development Review

September 9, 2020 Click to view August 2020 – Development Review

Nearly a dozen new projects were permitted at the Mazda-Toyota site in Greenbrier in August. Three new apartment projects were permitted last month, bringing the total number of multi-family housing units permitted this year to more than 1,200. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In August, 808 housing units were permitted, 132 single- and 676 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.26 (Plummer) where 312 units [more]

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Construction is complete – Cecil Ashburn Drive opens 4 lanes of traffic

August 20, 2020 Click to view Construction is complete – Cecil Ashburn Drive opens 4 lanes of traffic

Cecil Ashburn Drive opened four lanes of traffic today, resetting a 3.4-mile transportation corridor that will support commuter growth in Huntsville’s southeastern sector. The $18.1 million project was part of Mayor Tommy Battle’s 2012 “Restore our Roads” initiative that jointly funded more than $250 million in major road improvements with the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT). Construction began on Cecil Ashburn in January 2019 when Carcel & G Construction shut down the [more]

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South Huntsville Redevelopment to Transform Haysland Square

August 14, 2020 Click to view South Huntsville Redevelopment to Transform Haysland Square

One of the most prominent vacant retail developments in the Huntsville metro area is getting a 23.5 million-dollar investment. Branch Properties is proud to announce Publix Super Markets will be their grocery anchor tenant in its new development The Market at Hays Farm on South Memorial Parkway “This is an exciting development for South Huntsville and a welcome announcement for all those residents who have eagerly hoped for a revival of [more]

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July 2020 – Development Review

August 7, 2020 Click to view July 2020 – Development Review

New office and educational buildings topped the list of non-residential projects permitted last month. The number of residential units permitted increased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In July, 190 housing units were permitted, 149 single- and 41 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.25 (Oakwood University) where 41 units were permitted, all multi-family. This is a 75.9% increase over July 2019, when 108 housing [more]

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June 2020 – Monthly Development Review

July 9, 2020 Click to view June 2020 – Monthly Development Review

More activity at Mazda-Toyota and Redstone Gateway, and a new community health clinic at Oakwood University were among the non-residential permits issued last month. The number of residential units permitted decreased slightly year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In June, 128 housing units were permitted, 126 single- and 2 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.12 (72 West) where 18 units were permitted, all single-family. [more]

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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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