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Stats & Facts – Week of August 14, 2017

Published on August 17, 2017

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Ribbon is cut

The new Gate 9 at Redstone Arsenal is officially open.

Housing stats

In July, 133 housing units were permitted, 73 single- and 60 multi-family…down roughly 6% year over year. 204 housing units were granted certificates of occupancy consisting of 81 single and 123 multi-family…a 132% increase year over year.

HudsonAlpha continues to wow

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has been awarded a $2 million National Institute for Mental Health grant to research a gene reproduction process that could be linked to mental illness.

Can anyone say ‘yum’?

Franklin, TN-based Big Shake’s Hot Chicken and Fish is now open. You might recognize Chef Shawn “Big Shake” Davis from Shark Tank.

Stats & Facts is a weekly series covering City of Huntsville economic development announcements, relevant national and regional statistics that could impact the Rocket City region and informational nuggets that span industries. It is compiled by Business Relations Officer Harrison Diamond.