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Johnson Legacy Center to include new urban park

March 25, 2021 Click to view Johnson Legacy Center to include new urban park

Just seven months after cutting the ribbon on the new Johnson Legacy Center (JLC) in northwest Huntsville, the City is moving forward with plans to add an urban park to the campus. At the request of Mayor Tommy Battle, City Council approved a contract with Bostick Landscape Architects to design a new outdoor park adjacent to the JLC. “As we start this second phase, I am excited to see, yet again, the [more]

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February 2021 – Development Review

March 8, 2021 Click to view February 2021 – Development Review

More industrial projects topped the list of non-residential permits issued in February. Three new apartment projects started last month, causing a substantial increase in housing starts year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In February, 875 housing units were permitted, 95 single- and 780 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.27 (Providence) where 361 units were permitted – 1 single- and 360 multi-family. This is a [more]

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Municipal offices will be closed for Presidents’ Day, February 15

February 11, 2021 Click to view Municipal offices will be closed for Presidents’ Day, February 15

The City of Huntsville’s municipal offices and Municipal Court will be closed Monday, February 15, in observance of Presidents’ Day. Normal operating hours will resume at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, February 17, due to inclement weather. Public Transit will remain open until noon, weather permitting. Garbage collection will be delayed by one day throughout the week

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January 2021 – Development Review

February 11, 2021 Click to view January 2021 – Development Review

New industrial projects and a redevelopment of Haysland Square in South Huntsville topped the list of non-residential permits issued in January. Residential units permitted nearly doubled, and CO’s more than tripled year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In January, 245 housing units were permitted, 147 single- and 98 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 14.03 (Research Park West) where 98 units were permitted, all multi-family. [more]

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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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