12 new million-dollar-plus construction permits approved in Alabama, June 7th

12 new million-dollar-plus construction permits approved in Alabama, June 7th
A rendering of the stayAPT Suites, a hotel chain coming soon to Huntsville. Photo via stayAPT Suites on Facebook

We’ve got the inside scoop on 12 new million-dollar-plus construction permits awarded to contractors in Alabama last week, including a new hotel concept coming soon to Huntsville. Keep reading for information like contractor names, contracts, permits values, project addresses and much more.

1. New stayAPT Suites in Huntsville

  • Project Cost: $6,760,229
  • Project Address: 210 West Park Loop Northwest, Huntsville, Alabama
  • Project: New stayAPT Suites
  • Owner of Project: Pete Draxten
  • Contractor/Builder: L Squared LLC

A new hotel chain is making its way to Huntsville. Launched in 2020, stayAPT Suites is a new hotel chain aiming to build a portfolio of extended-stay hotels throughout the country. Although the brand launched last year with 12 newly-constructed hotels, they’re kicking things up a notch in 2021 by opening an additional 30 locations—including one in Huntsville.

Inside, each room at a stayAPT Suites will include:

  • 500+ square-feet of living space, including a living room decked out with a sleeper sofa, lounge chair + a wall-mounted 55-inch TV.
  • A full kitchen, including a stove, oven, dishwasher, microwave & refrigerators. A large island separates the kitchen & living areas.
  • A separate bedroom, available with either a king- or double queen-sized beds, a walk-in closet and a second large TV.

As an extended-stay hotel, stayAPT Suites is catered towards business professionals seeking a long-term living arrangement in a foreign town. In Huntsville, stayAPT Suites will be a welcome addition for visitors to Redstone Arsenal and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. The hotel should be open by the end of 2021.

2. AMR REIT plans new location at Jefferson Country Metropolitan Industrial Park

Jefferson County Metropolitan Park At Mccalla
The Jefferson Metropolitan Park, located in McCalla. Photo via Jefferson County Metropolitan Park at McCalla
  • Project Cost: $13,812,605
  • Project Address: 6700 Jefferson Metropolitan Parkway, McCalla,
  • Project: New Building
  • Owner of Project: AMR Reit Prestige Industrial LLC
  • Contractor/Builder: Dano Smith / Fernando Andrade Architects

The Jefferson County Metropolitan Park at McCalla could soon be welcoming a new tenant. AMR REIT, a Dallas-based private real estate investment trust, is planning to construction a new property at the Jefferson Metropolitan Park, a 739-acre industrial park in McCalla.

On May 28th, AMR REIT awarded a $13.8M building contract to Fernando Andrade Architects, a firm based out of Fort Worth, Texas. The project, which includes up to three industrial buildings, may be planned as one of AMR REIT’s income-producing properties.

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.

DATECITYCONTRACTOR/BUILDEROWNER OF PROJECTTYPE OF PROJECTCODERES/ COMMPROJECT ADDRESSZIPLOTCOSTSQ FT 
6/3/21Ft PayneNucor Vulcraft, 7205 Gault Avenue North, Fort Payne, Alabama, 35967, 256-844-2418Nucor Vulcraft, 7205 Gault Avenue North, Fort Payne, Alabama, 35967, 256-844-2418Addition,Remodel CommercialCOMM7205 Gault Avenue North, ,35967170755627436
6/2/21GadsdenPat Kirk General Contractors Inc, , Gadsden, Alabama, 35901, 256-770-2098Owner Not Listed, , , Alabama, ,Addition, breakroom and plant additionRemodel CommercialCOMM1108 Airport Industrial, ,359041610139
6/2/21HelenaFlorida Coastal Colors, , , Alabama, ,Owner Not Listed, , , Alabama, ,New Building, New Commercial BldgNew CommercialCOMM558 Elm Street, Helena,35080160000054600
6/3/21HuntsvilleL Squared LLC, 3301 Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 37411, 423-641-0826Pete Draxten, , Huntsville, Alabama, ,Multi Family Dwelling,ApartmentsRES210 West Park Loop Northwest, Huntsville,6760229
6/3/21HuntsvilleCharles Campbell Construction, 114 East Hawthorne Street, Dalton, Georgia, 30721, 706-278-7368Tristar Energy LLC, , Huntsville, Alabama, ,New Building,New CommercialCOMM2000 Winchester Road Northeast, Huntsville,2600000
5/28/21Jefferson CountyDano Smith / Fernando Andrade Architects, 4121 Commerce Street #1, Dallas , Texas, 75226, 214-824-7040AMR Reit Prestige Industrial LLC, 200 Crescent Court #1820, Dallas, Texas, 75201, 469-941-4402New Building,New CommercialCOMM6700 Jefferson Metropolitan Parkway, McCalla,3511113812605303730
6/3/21MadisonJerry L Smith & Associates Inc / State Docks Eight, 1112 Knight Street Southeast / PO Box 2806, Decatur, Alabama, 35602, 256-351-0436Owner Not Listed, , , Alabama, ,New Building,New CommercialCOMM10878 County Line Road, ,357562140416
6/3/21MadisonJS Building Company Inc, P O Box 18456 , Huntsville, Alabama, 35804,JS Building Company Inc, P O Box 18456 , Huntsville, Alabama, 35804,New Building,New CommercialCOMM100 Moon Shot Drive, ,357583150500
5/28/21PelhamBuilder not listed, , , Alabama, ,Owner Not Listed, , , Alabama, ,New Building, Warehouse bldgNew CommercialCOMM2843 Pelham Parkway , Pelham,351242500000
5/28/21PelhamSmith Construction Group LLC, 731 Orchard Lane, Beavercreek, Ohio, 45434, 937-426-0500Owner Not Listed, , , Alabama, ,New Building, Service Street BldgNew CommercialCOMM3000 Pelham Parkway, Pelham,351243423710
6/3/21Tallapoosa CountyTCC General Contractors, 6371 Highway 63 South, Alexander City , Alabama, 35010, 205-623-8125Llorens, , Tallapoosa County, Alabama, 36853,Single Family Dwelling,Custom HomeRES234 Trout Lilly Lane, Dadeville,368531542281
6/3/21Tallapoosa CountyMathews Construction, P O Box 640594, Pike Road , Alabama, 36064, 334-272-0839Palmer, , Tallapoosa County, Alabama, 36853,Single Family Dwelling,Custom HomeRES78 Marbury Way, Alex City,368531693661

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