10 new million-dollar construction permits approved in Alabama, April 5th


Construction on the Mercantile on Morris development in Birmingham. Photo via Nathan Watson for The Bama Buzz

We’ve got the inside scoop on 10 new million-dollar-plus construction permits awarded to contractors in Alabama last week. Keep reading for information like contractor names, contracts, permits values, project addresses and much more.

Third Phase of 20 Midtown Underway in Birmingham

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Construction on 20 Midtown Development in downtown Birmingham. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for The Bama Buzz
  • Project Cost: $36,880,776
  • Project Address: 209 Twentieth Street South, Birmingham
  • Project: New Building, Apartments
  • Owner of Project: Block 136 LLC
  • Contractor/Builder: Arlington Construction Services

Work is underway for the third building at 20 Midtown, the popular mixed-use development in-between Birmingham’s Parkside and Southside areas. This five-story building will eventually take up an entire city block on 20th Street South and 3rd Avenue South. The project also includes 312 residential apartment units, upwards of 40,000 square-feet of retail & commercial space and a ton of ammenities for residents and guests alike.

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A rendering of upcoming third building at 20 Midtown. Rendering via CCR Architecture & Interiors

Involved in the project are a number of firms, including:

The 20 Midtown development also includes two other buildings, which offer 111 multifamily apartment units as well as 45,000 square-feet of commercial space, with tenants like Publix, Chipotle and Starbucks.

Learn More About These Developments (And More)

Thanks to our friends at Southern Exposure Information, we’ve got the list of all new million-dollar-plus construction permits approved in Alabama last week. Each week, they pull together information from building permits to get all the details on these projects. You can get access to all of their construction permits right here.

3/31/21AlabasterArgo Building Company Inc / Terry C Argo, 4501 7th Ave Wylam, Birmingham, Alabama, 35224, 205-780-0336City of Alabaster, 201 1st St N, Alabaster, Alabama, 35007, 205-664-6800New Building, New Commerical New CommercialCOMM10 Eleventh Avenue Southwest, Alabaster, 3500711772000
3/31/21AlabasterRJ Mechanical Inc, 3153 Bellwood Drive, Birmingham, Alabama, 35243, 205-968-0991Avanti Polar Lipids, 700 Industrial Park Drive, Alabaster, Alabama, 35007, 205-663-2494Remodel, HVAC New commercialRemodel CommercialCOMM700 Industrial Park Drive #1200 1300, Alabaster, 350074422398
3/31/21AlabasterKBB Electrical Contractors LLC, 620 Goldwire Way South West, Birmingham, Alabama, 35211, City of Alabaster, , , Alabama, , New Building, Electrical new commercial Alabaster Police StationRemodel CommercialCOMM100 Eleventh Avenue Southwest , Alabaster, 350071100000
4/1/21AuburnBailey Harris Construction, 1552 Bailey Harris Drive, Auburn, Alabama, 36830, 334-821-0807Owner Not Listed, , , Alabama, , New Building, New CommercialCOMM2490 Innovation Drive, , Auburn Technology Park West3683062468958
4/1/21AuburnBailey Harris Construction, 1552 Bailey Harris Drive, Auburn, Alabama, 36830, 334-821-0807Owner Not Listed, , , Alabama, , New Building, New CommercialCOMM2270 Riley Street, , 368305-B1819646
3/31/21BirminghamARD Contracting Inc, 120 Office Park Drive ste 200, Birmingham, Alabama, 35223, 205-870-0035Owner Not Listed, , , Alabama, , New Building, New mixed use retail and apt bldg ApartmentsCOMM209 Twentith Street South, Birmingham, 20 Midtown3523316851633
3/31/21BirminghamArlington Construction Services, 2117 Second Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama, 35203, 205-397-6882Block 136 LLC / Firestone Flowers, 209 Twentith Street South, Birmingham, Alabama, 35233, New Building, Apartments ApartmentsCOMM209 Twentith Street South, Birmingham, Block 136 Full City Block3523336880776
4/1/21BoazRobins & Morton Group, 2204 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama, 35209, 205-769-1000Owner Not Listed, , , Alabama, , Repairs, Remodel CommercialCOMM2505 U S Highway 431, , 359572387500
3/30/21MontgomeryJulie Sabounn, 500 Speedway Drive, Enon, Ohio, 45323, Speedway LLC, 539 South Main Street, Findlay, Ohio, 45480, Addition, Accessory StructureCOMM5559 Troy Highway, , 361173340000
3/31/21Shelby CountyCotton Construction Inc, 1527 Roseland Drive, Homewood, Alabama, 35209, 334-799-6156Dominion South Oak LLC, 1200 Corporate Drive Suite 225, Birmingham, Alabama, 35242, Single Family Dwelling, Spec HomeRES236 South Oak Drive, , 350071593000

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Nathan Watson
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Tennessee native who fell in love with Birmingham during college. Graduated from Birmingham-Southern College in 2019. Passionate about Birmingham and its continued growth.

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