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Feb

Where’s the Development Review?

The BIG Picture website will be making some changes this year to get ready for the comprehensive plan’s release. In preparation for this transition, the monthly Development Review posts have moved to the City of Huntsville’s website. In the future, you can find the monthly reports on this page. If you’re looking for the annual Development …

20
Feb

What We’re Reading: February 2017

In this edition: Connecting hospitals to their neighborhoods; Making the bus more attractive (and reliable); two more master plans are getting underway in Huntsville. 

24
Jan

What We’re Reading: January 2017

In this edition: Disney’s “city of tomorrow”, two decades later; Calculating the density of breweries; Uber releases its ridership data. 

17
Jan

Development Review: December 2016

Renovations to a movie theater and a new private school are among the list of non-commercial building permits last month. Residential permits and CO’s decreased year-over-year.

13
Dec

What We’re Reading: December 2016

In this edition: Uber is helping reduce parking demand in large cities; More houses are coming to a historic Huntsville neighborhood; the City has a new partner for greenways. 

2
Dec

Development Review: November 2016

Office and industrial projects topped the list of non-commercial building permits last month. Residential permits were down year-over-year, while CO’s increased.

14
Nov

What We’re Reading: November 2016

In this edition: A Complete Streets update; walkable retirement communities; Bikeshare is coming. 

7
Nov

Development Review: October 2016

The opening of the first phase of The Avenue in Downtown Huntsville boosted housing unit additions in the month of October.

18
Oct

What We’re Reading: October 2016

In this edition: An in-depth history of office parks; Bike playgrounds; the best neighborhoods to “trick or treat.”

3
Oct

Development Review: September 2016

Expansions at Boeing and Woody Anderson Ford top the list of non-residential permits for the month of September. Residential units permitted more than triple year-over-year, thanks to a large apartment development in Providence.

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