Development Review: June 2016

Development Review: June 2016

Expansion at Boeing’s Jetplex facility and new retail space at Redstone Gateway top the list of non-residential permits for the month of June. Residential permits and CO’s declined compared to June 2015.

Construction begins on a Bryant Bank branch on Pelham Ave. in Downtown Huntsville. Photo credit: James Vandiver

Non-Residential Permits Over $100,000 in Huntsville city limits

Orange: Contract amount greater than $1 Million
Green: Contract amount between $500,000-$999,999
Blue: Contract amount between $100,000-$499,999
Contract amounts are approximated. Data source: City of Huntsville Inspections Department

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Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits:

In June, 133 housing units were permitted, including 92 single- and 41 multi-family units. The top tract for building permits last month was 212 (Greenbrier), where 36 units were permitted, all multi-family. This is a 70.1% decrease over June 2015, when 445 housing units (319 multi- and 126 single-family) were permitted.

Residential Certificates of Occupancy (new construction) in Huntsville city limits:

105 housing units were granted certificates of occupancy (CO’s), including 57 single- and 48 multi-family units. The top tracts for CO’s in the month of June were 14.02 (Research Park) and 106.22 (Providence) where 24 housing units were added each, all multi-family. This is a 56.4% decrease over June 2015, when 241 housing units (88 single-family and 153 multi-family) were granted CO’s.