BUILDING GOING STRONG

City construction value hits $7.7M

By LARRY C. BOWERS
Posted 6/18/18

Building permits issued by the city of Cleveland in May involved proposed construction projects valued at $7,723,008, with a majority of those being for residential construction.Forty-four permits …

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BUILDING GOING STRONG

City construction value hits $7.7M

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Building permits issued by the city of Cleveland in May involved proposed construction projects valued at $7,723,008, with a majority of those being for residential construction.

Forty-four permits for planned new homes, townhomes and apartments total $4,603,020, as contractors entered into one of the major building seasons of the year.

The three commercial building permits for the month were $2,400,000, with another $719,988 for additions and alterations.

Permits fees going to the city were $29,649, with $19,823 generated from the residential projects.

The $2,400,000 for commercial ventures are included in a trio of projects. The largest is an estimated $1,550,00 for a new Ed's Supply House at 1313 South Lee Highway.

Taking out the building permit was  Ray Stephens for Pro Builders Unlimited Inc., and the permit fee was $3,800.

A lesser commercial project of $850,000, with a $2,500 permit fee, was issued to Chrisopoulos and Kennedy Construction for new professional offices at Tennessee Oral & Maxillofacial in Stuart Crossing N.E.

The third and final commercial permit was issued to UHC Construction Services, which includes some $50,000 in remodeling at Walmart, 4495 Keith St. N.W.

Addition/alteration permits for May total less than $1 million ($719,988).

The 11 permits include two projects at the Old Woolen Mill in South Cleveland, adjacent to the old Whirlpool plant property vacated for the new complex at the corner of Michigan Avenue Road and Benton Pike.

• The largest alterations permit is for $307,969, which will provide a roof replacement for a warehouse at 2960 Barney's Lane N.E. The contractor for this work will be Stellar Restoration Service.

• Another large project is $174,519 for renovations to the pharmacy at Hiwassee Mental Health Center/Genoa Pharmacy. This work has been contracted to Scott Dennis Contracting.

• One of the Old Woolen Mill permits is for a $60,000 roof replacement at the property located at 445 Church Street S.E. The contractor is KL Construction LLC.

The second Old Woolen Mill permit, for $20,000,  is also by KL Construction for renovation of office space within the larger building.

Other restorations and alterations:

• Arcus Restoration has an $81,000 fire restoration project at 2101 Century Avenue S.E.

• Homeowner Welton Wriston is framing a back porch and sunroom at Northwood Drive N.W., a $25,000 project.

• Homeowner Andrew Pusch is constructing an addition to his bedroom, bath, and laundry room at 3526 Ozark Street N.W. This is an $8,000 project.

• Connie and Steve Houser were issued a permit to cover a $3,500 construction of a 16-by-18 storage building on lot 55 of 884 Georgia Circle N.W.

• A $40,000 permit was issued to Loye Hamilton for a roof replacement on Peerless Road. The contractor is Close Up Storm Service.

• Beaty Hardware on Wildwood Avenue is getting a covered entrance to an existing door, a $9.000 construction project. C.C. Blankenship and Sons is the contractor.

• The Mini Storage on South Ocoee Street has scheduled a roof replacement which will cost $20,000.

The remainder of May's permits were issued for residential construction, much needed in the Cleveland/Bradley County community.

These homes are expected to range in price from $100,000 to $280,000.

The contractors include D&S Customs Homes, Brett White, Pratt & Associates, Casey Mitchell Construction, River Stone Construction, Ronald Barker, L. Hugh Carver, Jonathan Hooper, Century Traditions, Jason Tawfik, Anthony Spencer, Dee Burris Construction and Chris Evans.

Locations of the new residential structures are spread throughout the city. Homes are planned for Westhaven Place, Brown Avenue, Little Pond Road, Weston Hills Drive, Grove Park Court, Inverness Drive, Westside Drive, Bell Crest Drive, Morrison Lane, Fleeman Place Drive, Emmylie Court and Commons Lane.

There were also a number of land disturbance permits issued, with fees being $3,474. 

These permits were for Westhaven Place, Brown Avenue, Little Pond Road, Orchard Place, 11th Street, Highland Drive, Timbercreek Road, Grove Park Drive, McCann Drive, Chilhowee Circle, Inverness Drive and Oak Circle.


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