Commercial building permits over $100,000 within Huntsville city limits:
2810 Drake Ave. SW. A building for the City of Huntsville. This will be the new Fire Station 6, which is currently at John Hunt Park. Contractor: Pearce Construction. $1.8 Million.
2722 Carl T. Jones Dr. SE. A retail building for Cole Real Estate Investments. This 12,500 sq. ft. building is the final space to be constructed in the “original” Valley Bend at Jones Farm shopping center. Contractor: Joe Still Building. $950,000.
Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits:
In November, 93 housing units were permitted, including 48 single- and 45 multi-family units. The top census tract for building permits last month was 29.21 (the Challenger school area), where 44 units were permitted, all condominium units. This is a 9.7% decrease over November 2012, when 103 housing units (59 single-family and 44 multi-family) were permitted.
Residential Certificates of Occupancy (new construction) in Huntsville city limits:98 housing units were granted certificates of occupancy (CO’s), including 74 single- and 24 multi-family units. The top tract for CO’s in the month of November was 106.22(Providence), where 25 housing units were added, mostly multi-family. This is a 19.5% increase over November 2012, when 82 housing units (79 single- and 3 multi-family) were granted CO’s.