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Stats & Facts – Week of November 6, 2017

Published on November 8, 2017

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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 248 multi-family), down 11.5% year over year, while 244 units were granted certificates of occupancy (88 single – and 156 multi-family), an increase of 93.7%.

When do you need a purple cup?

The Downtown Entertainment Districts now have consistent hours. The new hours are 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.

We Heart STEM

It’s National STEM Week. There are nearly 8.6 million STEM jobs in the U.S. representing 6.2% of all jobs.

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.