8 new million-dollar construction permits approved in Alabama, April 19th

A rendering for the new Science and Engineering Complex at UAB. Photo via the University of Alabama at Birmingham

We’ve got the inside scoop on 8 new million-dollar-plus construction permits awarded to contractors in Alabama last week, including several exciting projects in Birmingham. Keep reading for information like contractor names, contracts, permits values, project addresses and much more.

1. $53M Science and Engineering Complex for UAB

New Science and Engineering Complex for UAB. Photo via the University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Project Cost: $53,229,000
  • Project Address: 900 14th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35294
  • Project: New Science and Engineering Complex for the University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Owner of Project: State of Alabama
  • Contractor/Builder: Hoar Construction LLC

Last week, the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) received approval for the new UAB Science and Engineering Complex, a state-of-the-art center for the university’s basic science programs. The upcoming, four-story complex will replace the aging 50-year-old Education Building, located on 14th Street South between University Boulevard and 10th Avenue South.

Once complete, the building will include 145,784 square feet of space for classrooms, research labs, faculty & office space and more. UAB is collaborating with lab and research spaces consultant Lord Aeck Sargent (LAS), architects Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood and contractor Hoar Construction LLC on the project, which they expect to be open for students in Fall 2023.

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.

4/15/21BirminghamHoar Construction LLC, Post Office Box 660400, Birmingham, Alabama, 35266, 205-423-3651State of Alabama, 900 Fourteenth Street South, Birmingham, Alabama, 35294, New Building, 4 Story Structure New CommercialCOMM900 Fourteenth Street South, Birmingham, UAB Project 3529453229000
4/14/21DecaturFite Construction Company, 3116 Sexton Road Southeast suite A, Decatur, Alabama, 35603, 256-353-5759Decatur Port Authority, 1802 Red Hat Road, Decatur, Alabama, 35603, New Building, new warehouse for WATCONew CommercialCOMM1802 Red Hat Road, Decatur, 356011668541
4/15/21DecaturMorrow Construction / Bob Morrow, 2212 15th Street suite A, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35401, 205-759-9600New Harbor Square Apartments LTD, 1909 Central Parkway Southwest, Decatur, Alabama, 35601, 256-260-3121Repairs, Remodel CommercialCOMM3201 Sumac Road Southwest, Decatur, 356033018917
4/10/21DecaturNearen Construction, , Cullman, Alabama, 35056, 256-566-4545Joseph D Terry Dectur Ventures LTD, 4228 Harpers Ferry Road, Birmingham, Alabama, 35213, 205-871-0235Alterations, unit C fit out for PetcoRemodel CommercialCOMM1101 Beltline Road Southeast unit C, Decatur, 356011705225
4/15/21HomewoodBrasfield & Gorrie LLC / Brasfield & Gorrie General Contractors, 3021 7th Avenue S, Birmingham, Alabama, 35233, 205-714-1499 / 205-328-4000C V C Co, , , Alabama, , Addition, Renovation of bldg adding storm shelterRemodel CommercialCOMM75 Bagby Drive, Homewood, 35209764000052000
4/13/21HuntsvilleFite Construction Company, 3116 Sexton Road Southeast suite A, Decatur, Alabama, 35603, 256-353-5759Bishop Steven, , Huntsville, Alabama, , New Building, New CommercialCOMM625 Airport Road Southwest unit B, Huntsville, 1639230
4/13/21HuntsvilleThe Whiting Turner Contracting Company, 201 McCullough Drive Suite 340, Charlotte, North Carolina, 28262, 704-595-9588Quinn Reed, , Huntsville, Alabama, , Alterations, phase 1Remodel CommercialCOMM110 Wynn Drive Northwest unit G, Huntsville, 5000000
4/9/21Muscle ShoalsH&N Construction, 711 N Broadway Street, Florence, Alabama, 35631, Shoals Hospital, 203 Avalon Avenue, Muscle Shoals, Alabama, 35661, Renovations, Remodel CommercialCOMM203 Avalon Avenue, , 356611496000

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Nathan Watson
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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