New Church of the Highlands campus in Florence among North Alabama building permits

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A new Church of the Highlands campus in Florence is among the new building permits in North Alabama this week. (Church of the Highlands – Shoals Campus via Facebook)

If the 13 new building permits issued in Alabama this past week for construction projects exceeding $1 million, five of them are for projects in North Alabama.

The priciest of these new building permits is for the construction of a new Church of the Highlands campus in Florence — a project that will cost nearly $10 million.

Church of the Highlands in Florence

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One of the most expensive building permits issued this past week is for Church of the Highlands new Florence campus. (Church of the Highlands)

Ground was broken in the fall on a new Florence campus for the Alabama mega-church Church of the Highlands. The church, which started in Birmingham has more than two dozen campuses throughout the state.

The new Florence campus will be at 751 County Road 46 in Florence. Here are some more details on this project:

  • The building permit is for $9.1 million
  • The facility includes a 1,100-seat sanctuary.
  • Johnsonkreis Construction, which has build multiple Church of the Highlands facilities, is the lead contractor.
  • Church of the Highlands has opened 28 campuses in Alabama since the church was started in 2001.
  • Construction for the new Florence campus is projected to be complete by the end of 2024.

More on these new building permits

Thanks to our friends at Southern Exposure Information, we have the list of all of the 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 high-dollar building permits in North Alabama this week:

DateCityBuilderOwner of ProjectProject AddressAmount
02/15/2024CullmanYearwood ConsructionHobs Enterprises LLC1637 Main Avenue SW$1,686,000
02/15/2024FlorenceJohnsonkreis Construction Co IncChurch of the Highlands: Department – Capital Projects751 County Road 46$9,117,152
02/15/2024HuntsvilleThe Robins & Morton Group IncKerry Wilkerson8100 Rideout Road SW$3,744,395
02/15/2024HuntsvilleHarrison Building Company LLCFG Parkway Properties9016 Memorial Parkway SW$1,849,263
02/15/2024MadisonFite ConstructionOwner Information Not Provided217 Palmer Road$5,219,000

Past Permits in Alabama

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A big chunk of the new building permits issued in the state are in North Alabama. (Michael Seale/Hville Blast)

If you missed any of our previous reports on new high-dollar building permits in Alabama, you can review them here:

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