Development Review: December 2015

Development Review: December 2015
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A new senior living facility in Jones Valley and renovations at Huntsville Hospital top the list of non-residential building permits in December. On the residential side, permits and CO’s were way up thanks to new apartments.

Construction begins on the Thrive at Jones Farm senior living facility. 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

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Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits:

In December, 131 housing units were permitted, including 71 single- and 60 multi-family units. The top tract for building permits last month was 212 (Greenbrier), where 38 units were permitted, 2 single- and 36 multi-family. This is a 87.1% increase over December 2014, when 70 housing units (69 single-family and 1 multi-family) were permitted.

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

257 housing units were granted certificates of occupancy (CO’s), including 77 single- and 180 multi-family units. The top tract for CO’s in the month of December was 106.22 (Providence) where 83 housing units were added, 3 single- and 80 multi-family. This is a 160% increase over December 2014, when 99 housing units (35 single-family and 64 multi-family) were granted CO’s.