This past week, 11 new building permits were issued in Alabama for construction projects exceeding $1 million. Of those new building permits, five are for projects in North Alabama, while three are in the Birmingham metro area, including a $55 million project at Samford University.
Here’s what we know about these new building permits:
New athletic complex at Samford
The largest permit on the list for this week is for the new Campus Recreation, Wellness and Athletic Complex at Samford University. The project, headed by Hoar Construction, is the largest capital project on the Samford Campus in the history of the university.
Here are some details on the project:
- It encompasses four projects totaling 165,000 square feet.
- Seibert Hall will be renovated to include two basketball courts, multi-use court, studios for fitness classes, dance studios, multi-purpose workout area and common spaces.
- An additional 20,000-square-foot adjacent building will be constructed featuring recreation and event space.
- Bashinsky Field House will be renovated to house new training and practice spaces.
- The first floor of Dwight and Lucille Beeson Center has been renovated to serve as the new home for the university’s health center and counseling services.
- The Bashinsky and Seibert renovations and Seibert addition are expected to be completed in the fall of 2024.
More on these new building permits
Thanks to our friends at Southern Exposure Information, we have the list of all new million-dollar-plus construction projects approved in Alabama last week. Each week, they pull together information from building permits issued to get all the details on these projects. You can get access to all of their construction permits right here.
Here are the new building permits approved for million-dollar-plus projects this week statewide:
|Date||City||Builder||Ownerof Project||ProjectAddress||ProjectSubdivision||ProjectState||ProjectZip Code||Subtype of Project||Square Footage||Amount|
|08/17/2023||Albertville||Aviagen||Aviagen||1132 Arbor Acres Road||AL||35950||$1,500,000|
|08/15/2023||Birmingham||Johnson kreis Construction Co Inc||Lake Land Holdings LLC||3660 Grandview Parkway||AL||35243||$2,003,589|
|08/16/2023||Ft. Payne||Jimmy Traylor Construction||G2 Supply||3411 Gault Avenue S||AL||35967||$1,200,000|
|08/17/2023||Homewood||Hoar Construction LLC||Samford University||305 Dawson Drive||AL||35229||$54,453,943|
|08/17/2023||Homewood||Phoenix Builders Group LLC||Ronald S Bryant||1005 Oak Grove Road||AL||35209||3,888||$1,000,000|
|08/16/2023||Huntsville||Edward Rose Associates||Millennial Development LLC||400 Meadow Ridge Vw NE||AL||$3,696,695|
|08/16/2023||Huntsville||Vincent Construction||WMG||9048 Memorial Parkway SW||AL||$1,597,604|
|08/16/2023||Madison County||Breland Homes LLC||Breland Homes LLC||461 John Henry Way building 1000||AL||35757||17,055||$2,328,800|
|08/15/2023||Prattville||Goodwyn Building Company||Goodwyn Building Company||1209 Jamestown Drive||AL||36066||1,800||$3,319,199|
|08/16/2023||Tuscaloosa||J T Harrison Construction Co||CAA Holdings LLC||3181 Fosters Ferry Rd||AL||35401||15,217||$2,803,198|
|08/16/2023||Tuscaloosa||J T Harrison Construction Co||DCH Regional Medical Center||809 University Blvd E||AL||35401||0||$26,524,666|
Past building permits
In case you may have missed any of our previous reports on million-dollar-plus building permits issued in Alabama, here are some of our reports from the last several weeks:
- February 6, 2023
- February 13, 2023
- March 6, 2023
- March 20, 2023
- March 27, 2023
- April 6, 2023
- April 11, 2023
- April 18, 2023
- April 25, 2023
- May 1, 2023
- May 8, 2023
- May 15, 2023
- May 23, 2023
- May 30, 2023
- June 6, 2023
- June 21, 2023
- June 28, 2023
- July 3, 2023
- July 12, 2023
- July 18, 2023
- July 25, 2023
- July 31, 2023
- August 7, 2023
- August 14, 2023