9 new million-dollar-plus construction permits approved in Alabama, September 6

Dc Blox
DC Blox’s Birmingham location. (DC Blox)

We’ve got the inside scoop on nine new million-dollar-plus construction permits awarded to contractors in Alabama, including DC Blox’s Birmingham data center expansion. Keep reading for information like contractor names, contracts, permit values, project addresses and much more!

DC Blox Expands Data Center in Birmingham

Dc Blox
One of DC Blox’s data center cabinet rooms in Birmingham. (DC Blox)

Project Cost: $11,588,496
Project Address: 433 6th Street S, Birmingham AL 35233
Project: DC BLOX expands data center in Birmingham
Owner of Project: Jefferson County Economic and Industrial Development
Contractor/Builder: Brasfield & Gorrie LLC

DC Blox, a provider of secure, reliable data centers in the Southeast, recently began the expansion of their Birmingham data center. Located in downtown Birmingham near the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and Innovation Depot, the data center is one of five operational DC Blox facilities in the Southeast. In addition to Birmingham, DC Blox operates data centers in:

  • Huntsville, AL
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Chatanooga, TN
  • Greenville/Spartanburg, SC.

The expansion of DC Blox’s Birmingham data center includes an additional data hall, accommodating 36 High Performance Compute (HPC)-capable cabinets and 240 standard cabinets.

“DC BLOX’s new ‘flex space’ design enables the efficient allocation of floor space and power between HPC and standard cabinets to accommodate variations in local demand. This new data hall design will help not only Birmingham but can also be added to any of our data centers across our markets to respond to local customers’ needs.”

John Dumler, VP of Design and Engineering, DC BLOX

Learn More About These Construction Permits

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.

DateCityBuilderOwnerof ProjectProjectAddressProjectSubdivisionProjectStateProjectZip CodeSubtype of ProjectSquare FootageAmount
09/01/2022AnnistonMoore and Thompson IncBAE Systems1805 Coleman Road36830$1,104,092
09/01/2022AuburnJ A Lett Construction CompanyOwner Not Listed1601 Academy DriveAL36830$2,600,000
08/30/2022BirminghamBrasfield & Gorrie LLCJefferson County Economic and Industrial Development433 6th Street SAL35233$11,588,496
09/01/2022HuntsvilleBailey-Harris ConstructionKerry Wilkerson Copt4000 Market St SW unit 107AL$1,626,462
09/01/2022HuntsvilleLee Builders IncHarold Cannon206 Stokes St NWAL$3,342,662
09/01/2022HuntsvilleMark Johnson Construction LLCHuntsville WPC759 Landess Cir SW unit AAL$36,924,040
09/01/2022Madison CountyBreland Homes LLCBreland Homes LLC8254 US Highway 72 WAL357586,049$1,000,820
08/30/2022PelhamMaxus Construction Company601 Amphitheater RoadAL35124$1,611,414
08/30/2022Vestavia HillsDuncan & Thompson ConstructionLP Development LLC3186 Rush StreetAL35242Other$1,163,563

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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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