8 new million-dollar-plus construction permits approved in Alabama, May 24th

8 new million-dollar-plus construction permits approved in Alabama, May 24th
The Encore MidCity development. Photo via Encore MidCity

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

1. The Foundry at Stovehouse

The Foundry Apartments At Stovehouse
The Foundry Apartments at Stovehouse. Photo via The Beach Company
  • Project Cost: $10,736,000 (Building B) + $12,749,000 (Building D)
  • Project Address: 3800 Governors Drive Northwest, Huntsville
  • Project: New Building, The Foundry B & D
  • Owner of Project: The Beach Company
  • Contractor/Builder: Weiland Corporation

Feeling déjà vu? You’re not alone. We previously wrote about The Foundry at Stovehouse when it was announced that Charleston-based The Beach Company had broken ground on two exciting developments in Huntsville—The Range and The Foundry. Now, two of the permits needed for The Foundry to move forward have been approved.

Located to the west of downtown Huntsville, The Foundry is a brand-new mixed-use development in Huntsville. Residents will have easy access to all the fun activities in the area, including The Stovehouse (an old factory transformed into a complex with live music, restaurants and event spaces) and Campus 805 (the home for some of Huntsville’s favorite breweries). Once complete, The Foundry will have 342 multifamily apartments (including 14 rentable townhouses), a restaurant, retail spaces and more.

Also involved in the project is:

2. Encore MidCity

8 new million-dollar-plus construction permits approved in Alabama, May 24th
A rendering of the massive Encore MidCity project. Photo via Encore MidCity
  • Project Cost: $52,908,160
  • Project Address: 5801 Sanderson Street Northwest, Huntsville, MidCity phase 11
  • Project: Encore MidCity
  • Owner of Project: Compass Living, LLC
  • Contractor/Builder: NSC Construction Company LLC

Compass Living is developing a massive mixed-use apartment community, designed for empty-nesters looking to create an active lifestyle. Located within the bustling MidCity District in Huntsville, Encore MidCity will include 244 luxury apartment homes, as well as 11,500+ square-feet of retail space. Inside, you’ll find several dining options, an art gallery + maker’s space, luxury resident services and much more. Compass Living expects to open Encore MidCity in 2022.

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 
5/20/21AuburnRabren General Contractors Inc, 306 Persimmon Drive, Auburn, Alabama, 36830, 334-826-6143Owner Not Listed, , , Alabama, ,Repairs,Remodel CommercialCOMM900 Camp Auburn Road, ,368301444485
5/20/21HuntsvilleThe Robins & Morton Group, 109 Governors Drive, Huntsville, Alabama, 35801, 256-536-3120Ross Ware, , Huntsville, Alabama, ,New Building,New CommercialCOMM8000 Rideout Road Southwest unit 250, Huntsville,1261048
5/20/21HuntsvilleWeiland Corporation, , Huntsville, Alabama, ,The Beach Company, , Huntsville, Alabama, ,New Building, The Foundry BNew CommercialCOMM3800 Governors Drive Northwest, Huntsville,10736000
5/20/21HuntsvilleWeiland Corporation, , Huntsville, Alabama, ,The Beach Company, , Huntsville, Alabama, ,New Building, The Foundry DNew CommercialCOMM3740 Governors Drive Northwest, Huntsville,12749000
5/20/21HuntsvilleConcept Development Inc, 2 Centre Plaza, Clinton, Tennessee, 37716, 865-457-3600Joe Hollingsworth, , Huntsville, Alabama, ,New Building, shellNew CommercialCOMM5405 Endeavor Way Northwest, Huntsville, Southpoint Industrial Park93700000
5/20/21HuntsvilleNSC Construction Company LLC, , Huntsville, Alabama, ,Compass Living, , Huntsville, Alabama, ,New Building,New CommercialCOMM5801 Sanderson Street Northwest, Huntsville, Midcity phase 11152908160
5/20/21HuntsvilleBrasfield & Gorrie LLC / Brasfield & Gorrie General Contractors, 3021 7th Avenue S, Birmingham, Alabama, 35233, 205-714-1499 / 205-328-4000Kyle Collins, , Huntsville, Alabama, ,Addition,Remodel CommercialCOMM110 Wynn Drive Northwest, Huntsville,10676080
5/19/21MontgomeryBear Brothers Inc, P.O. Box 2071, Montgomery, Alabama, 36117, 334-240-2021The First Baptist Church of Montgomery AL, 305 South Perry Street, Montgomery, Alabama, 36110,Repairs,ChurchCOMM380 Arba Street, ,361171127941

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

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