New gym at Whitesburg Christian + more high-dollar building permits in North Alabama

Whitesburg Christian
Ground was broken in August for a new facility at Whitesburg Christian Academy. (WCA/Facebook)

Of the 18 new million-dollar-plus building permits issued this past week in Alabama, nine are for construction projects in North Alabama, including an addition at Whitesburg Christian Academy.

Here’s what we know about these new building projects:

Addition to Whitesburg Christian Academy

Whitesburg Christian Academy
The new facility at Whitesburg Christian Academy will hold 1,000 students. (WCA/Facebook)

A $14.5 million building permit was issued to Johnson Kreis Construction for an addition to Whitesburg Christian Academy — for a new competition gym on its campus — a project that is already underway.

Here’s what we know about this new facility at Whitesburg Christian Academy:

  • The school broke ground on the project in August.
  • The entire project is estimated to cost $16 million.
  • The new facility will seat 1,000 students.
  • The construction is expected to be completed within 18 months.

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 in North Alabama:

DateCityBuilderOwner of ProjectProject AddressAmount
08/29/2023AthensThe Stewart Perry Co. INC.The Stewart Perry Co. INC.1061 Kelli Dr A$2,268,000
08/29/2023AthensThe Stewart Perry Co. INC.The Stewart Perry Co. INC.1061 Kelli Dr B$1,944,000
08/29/2023AthensFite ConstructionFite Construction1612 Lindsay Lane S$2,754,965
08/29/2023CullmanJim Cooper ConstructionCity of Cullman/Woody Jacobs1634 Field of Miracles Drive SW$19,583,687
08/29/2023CullmanCBI General ContractorsMichael LeBreton409 2nd Avenue NW$2,261,938
08/29/2023HuntsvilleThomas Constructors LLCBlue Oak BBQ1000 Mid City Dr NW unit 100$2,402,919
08/29/2023HuntsvilleEdward Rose AssociatesMillennial Development LLC412 Meadow Ridge View NE$2,471,667
08/29/2023HuntsvilleEdward Rose AssociatesEdward Rose Associates432 Meadow Ridge Vw NE$2,471,667
08/29/2023HuntsvilleJohnson Kreis Construction Co IncJerry Reeder7290 Whitesburg Dr SW unit D$14,504,655

Get caught up on past permits

The Southwire campus in Florence is undergoing a $4.5 million expansion. (Southwire)

In case you might have missed any of the previous lists of new million-dollar-plus building permits issued in Alabama, here are the permits from the last several weeks:

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Michael Seale
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