16 new million-dollar-plus construction permits approved in Alabama, Jan 18th

Theater Lofts
Duke Brothers Building & future home of Theater Lofts in Birmingham. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

We’ve got the inside scoop on 16 new million-dollar-plus construction permits awarded to contractors in Alabama last week, including a new loft apartment building in downtown Birmingham. Keep reading for information like contractor names, contracts, permits values, project addresses and much more.

1. Theater Lofts (Birmingham)

Theater Lofts
Duke Brothers Building & future home of Theater Lofts in Birmingham. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)
  • Project Cost: $8,200,000
  • Project Address: 1810 3rd Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Project: Theater Lofts
  • Owner of Project: Theater Lofts
  • Contractor/Builder: Rader McCary Inc

Birmingham-based construction company Rader McCary, Inc. is working on a new project in downtown Birmingham. Known as the Theater Lofts, this new project aims to renovate the historic Duke Brothers building on 3rd Avenue North, across from the Alabama Theatre.

The Theater Lofts are aptly named, as they will be located on the same block as the historic Alabama and Lyric Theatres. In fact, the property was once home to the Majestic Theatre, a 1,200-seat theater and cinema. After the Majestic Theatre was demolished in 1922, Louis Pizitz constructed the three-story Duke Brothers building in its place.

The renovation of the building is estimated to cost $8,200,000. Rader McCary, Inc. has previously been involved in several renovation projects in Birmingham, including the Zinszer Building on 2nd Avenue North.

Learn More About These Construction Projects

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.

Want to look at past updates? We’ve listed them out here:

DateCityBuilderOwnerof ProjectProjectAddressProjectSubdivisionProjectStateProjectZip CodeCodeSquare FootageAmount
01/13/2022AlabasterBrasfield & Gorrie LLCB T C Properties LLC100 Airview LaneShelby West Corp Resurvey SitesAL35007Accessory Structure$2,988,174
01/07/2022AlabasterCarbine Construction CompanyMedical Associates of the Shoals2735 Cloverdale RoadAL35630Medical$1,575,000
01/06/2022AlabasterJohnsonkreis Construction Co IncLake HQ LLC3660 Grandview ParkwayAL35243Church$12,072,185
01/06/2022AlabasterJohnsonkreis Construction Co IncChurch of the Highlands8495 Highway 119AL35007Church$11,872,117
01/12/2022AthensBrasfield & Gorrie LLCBrasfield & Gorrie LLC286 Highway 31 SALNew Building$7,779,481
01/06/2022BirminghamRader McCary IncTheater Lofts1810 3rd Avenue NorthAL35203Apartments$8,200,000
01/06/2022BirminghamRader McCary IncAmerican Case Iron and Pipe Co531 Eagan Road Suite 100AL35207Accessory Structure$1,100,000
01/14/2022CullmanVenture Construction CompanyBroadstone JFR Portfolio, LLC3180 Highway 157AL35055New Building$1,357,500
01/06/2022DecaturHarco Services LLCRacetrac Petroleum2331 Highway 20 NWAL35601Remodel$2,214,000
01/12/2022HuntsvilleBrasfield & Gorrie LLCPinnacle Finance409 Madison Street SEALRemodel$2,868,943
01/05/2022MontgomeryJeffrey StallingsMONTGOMERY AREA MENTAL HEALTH AUTHORITY INC5915 Carmichael RoadAL36117Accessory Structure$6,234,000
01/05/2022MontgomeryBailey Harris ConstructionEqual Justice Initiative608 North Court StreetAL36104Accessory Structure$5,835,090
01/03/2022Shelby CountyCotton Construction IncPrice Robert Jason5200 Cahaba Valley CoveAL35243Spec Home$3,500,000
01/13/2022TrussvilleHallmark Builders IncHallmark Builders Inc5850 Valley Road 110AL35175Remodel$3,900,000
01/06/2022TrussvilleRoy Lewis Construction Corpowner not listed5980 Chalkville Mountain RoadAL35173Remodel$2,360,000
01/12/2022TuscaloosaTrick ConstructionTom Snow52 GuildswoodALRemodel323$1,100,000

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Nathan Watson

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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