14 new million-dollar construction permits approved in Alabama, April 12th

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Groundbreaking at Metronome at MidCity. Photo via MidCity District on Facebook

We’ve got the inside scoop on 14 new million-dollar-plus construction permits awarded to contractors in Alabama last week, including several exciting projects in Huntsville. Keep reading for information like contractor names, contracts, permits values, project addresses and much more.

1. Metronome at MidCity in Huntsville

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Metronome at MidCity. Photo via MidCity District
  • Project Cost: $56,801,860
  • Project Address: 925 Makers Way Northwest, Huntsville,
  • Project: Metronome at MidCity District
  • Owner of Project: RCP Companies
  • Contractor/Builder: Arco / Murray National Construction 

On March 23rd, city officials and contractors in Huntsville gathered to break ground on Metronome at MidCity, the first residential portion of the exciting new MidCity District mixed-use development. Located in the heart of the upcoming MidCity District, Metronome will be a five-story, 296-unit apartment complex with unparalleled access to several exciting attractions coming to the area in the next few years.

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MidCity in Huntsville. Photo via MidCity District

Metronome at MidCity is just one part of the massive, mixed-use development in Huntsville called the MidCity District. Once MidCity is complete, the district will include upwards of 1,400 residential units, 650 hotel rooms, 400,000 square feet of office space and 350,000 square feet of retail space. Residents and guests at MidCity will have access to:

  • A 40-acre park with a functional lake system.
  • An exciting lineup of shops & restaurants, including Huntsville’s first Trader Joe’s.
  • The upcoming Huntsville Amphitheater, with seating for 8,000+.
  • A new TopGolf.
  • A one-mile bike & running trail encircling the lake.
  • And much more!

MidCity District: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

2. The Collins Huntsville Phase II

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The Collins, a multi-family apartment community in Huntsville, will soon begin work on Phase II. Photo via The Collins

A luxury multi-family apartment complex in Huntsville has plans to expand their community in the coming year. The Collins, a brand-new apartment community near Huntsville’s MidCity District, will soon be adding five new buildings to their campus. Phase I of The Collins brought 284 one-, two- and three-bedroom apartment units to the area, while Phase II will add another 50 apartments to the community.

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Phase II of The Collins will be coming January 2022. Graphic via The Collins

Each apartment building in Phase II will be house-style, with private entrances and garages for each resident. The Collins plans to start pre-leasing Phase II soon, aiming to finish the project by March 2022 at the latest.

The Collins: Website | Facebook | Instagram

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 
4/8/21BoazRobins & Morton Group, 2204 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama, 35209, 205-769-1000Owner Not Listed, , , Alabama, ,New Building,New CommercialCOMM2505 U S Highway 431, ,359577500000
4/7/21HuntsvilleArco / Murray National Construction , 3110 Woodcreek Drive, Downers Grove , Illinois, 35234, 331-251-2726RCP Companies / Max Grelier, , Huntsville, Alabama, ,New Building, retail phase 1New CommercialCOMM925 Makers Way Northwest, Huntsville,56801860
4/7/21HuntsvilleTribridge Residential Construction LLC, , Huntsville, Alabama, ,NIC Huntsville MF LLC, , Huntsville, Alabama, ,New Building,New CommercialCOMM1100 Enterprise Way Northwest unit 17, Huntsville,2029483
4/7/21HuntsvilleTribridge Residential Construction LLC, , Huntsville, Alabama, ,NIC Huntsville MF LLC, , Huntsville, Alabama, ,New Building,New CommercialCOMM1100 Enterprise Way Northwest unit 16, Huntsville,2029483
4/7/21HuntsvilleTribridge Residential Construction LLC, , Huntsville, Alabama, ,NIC Huntsville MF LLC, , Huntsville, Alabama, ,New Building,New CommercialCOMM1100 Enterprise Way Northwest unit 18, Huntsville,2029483
4/7/21HuntsvilleTribridge Residential Construction LLC, , Huntsville, Alabama, ,NIC Huntsville MF LLC, , Huntsville, Alabama, ,New Building,New CommercialCOMM1100 Enterprise Way Northwest unit 19, Huntsville,2029483
4/7/21HuntsvilleTribridge Residential Construction LLC, , Huntsville, Alabama, ,NIC Huntsville MF LLC, , Huntsville, Alabama, ,New Building,New CommercialCOMM1100 Enterprise Way Northwest unit 15, Huntsville,2029513
4/6/21MadisonPierce & Allred Construction, 1828 Darby Drive, Florence, Alabama, 35630, 931-242-8634Owner Not Listed, , , Alabama, ,New Building, Bldg B & CNew CommercialCOMM135 Westchester Road , ,35758118300025000
4/7/21MontgomeryRussell Construction of Alabama, 1616 Mount Meigs Road, Montgomery, Alabama, 36107, 334-215-1617Employees Retirement System of Alabama & Teachers Retirement System of Alabama, 135 South Union Street, Montgomery, Alabama, 36043,Addition,Accessory StructureCOMM301 South Ripley Street, ,361179270916
4/7/21MontgomeryStallings & Sons, 1140 Newell Parkway, Montgomery, Alabama, 36110, 334-244-2093Health Care Authority for Baptist Health, P.O. Box 11010, Montgomery, Alabama, 36116,Repairs,Accessory StructureCOMM2105 East South Blvd, ,361171500000
4/7/21Tallapoosa CountyTCC Inc, 6378 Highway 63 South, Alexander City, Alabama, 35010, 256-392-4115Downes, , Tallapoosa County, Alabama, 36853,Single Family Dwelling,Custom HomeRES318 Kennebec Way, Dadeville,368531400000
4/5/21Tuscaloosa J T Harrison Construction, 5870 Charlie Shirley Road, Northport, Alabama, 35402, 205-333-1120University of Alabama, 1205 14th Street, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35401, 205-348-5950Remodel,Remodel CommercialCOMM1420 Warrior Drive, Tuscaloosa,354042232745
4/8/21Vestavia HillsRives Construction Company Inc, 5200 Grantswood Road, Birmingham, Alabama, 35210, 205-443-5000Harbert Realty Services LLC, 1000 Urban Center Drive Suite 130, Vestavia, Alabama, 35242, 205-533-8880Renovations, Renovation of public restrooms corridors and elevator lobbiesRemodel CommercialCOMM1400 Urban Center Drive , Vestavia Hills,352421122263
4/8/21Vestavia HillsRives Construction Company Inc, 5200 Grantswood Road, Birmingham, Alabama, 35210, 205-443-5000Harbert Realty Services LLC, 1000 Urban Center Drive Suite 130, Vestavia, Alabama, 35242, 205-533-8880Renovations, Renovation of public restrooms corridors and elevator lobbiesRemodel CommercialCOMM1500 Urban Center Drive , Vestavia Hills,352421004595

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