Commercial permits over $100,000 within Huntsville city limits:
3031 Memorial Parkway SW. A retail building for Walmart. This is the 151,000 sq. ft. “supercenter” replacement store for the Walmart store currently on Drake Ave. Contractor: White-Spunner Construction. $12.6 Million.
445 The Bridge St. NW. A retail building for Belk. This will be a 172,000 sq. ft. “flagship” Belk department store. Contractor: Hutton Construction. $10.8 Million.
530 Discovery Dr. NW. An office building for Davidson Technologies. Contractor: Universal Construction. $3.3 Million.
101 Sivley Rd. SW. Renovations to a building for Huntsville Hospital. Contractor: Robins and Morton Group. $1.46 Million.
1009 Homer Nance Rd. NE. Expansion of a veterinarian office for Flint River Animal Hospital. Contractor: Pearce Construction. $1.46 Million.
2785 Carl T. Jones Dr. SE. Shell of a retail building for RBJ Bailey Plaza, LLC. This will be a small strip center anchored by Dunkin’ Donuts. Contractor: Joe Still Building. $1.1 Million.
Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits:
In October, 102 housing units were permitted, including 78 single- and 24 multi-family units. The top census tract for building permits last month was 106.22 (the Providence area), where 26 units were permitted, mostly apartment units. This is a 7.3% decrease over October 2012, when 110 housing units (97 single-family and 13 multi-family) were permitted.
Residential Certificates of Occupancy (new construction) in Huntsville city limits:
111 housing units were granted certificates of occupancy (CO’s), including 70 single- and 41 multi-family units. The top tract for CO’s in the month of October was 106.22 where 36 housing units were added, all multi-family. This is a 36.2% decrease over October 2012, when 174 housing units (99 single- and 75 multi-family) were granted CO’s.