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Stats & Facts – Week of December 11, 2017

Published on December 14, 2017

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November Residential Permits are Up

In November, 131 housing units were permitted, a 45.5% increase year over year, when 90 housing units were permitted during the same time period.


This Addition is an “Ace”

The City Council approved construction of a new sand volleyball complex at John Hunt Park. It will have 12 courts and an event pavilion and locker room.


For the Kids

Huntsville/Madison County voters approved the renewal property taxes devoted to education, representing $58.5 million in critical funding.


Missiles and Helicopters Flying Off the Shelves

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced foreign military sales of $41.93 billion for FY17. This represents an increase of $8.33 billion over FY16 sales.


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.