The Weekly Wrap – March 1, 2024

March 1, 2024

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Business & Economy

Development: Huntsville’s residential building boom appears to be catching its breath after years of construction at a furious pace. However, with continued growth in population and new jobs, forecasts indicate that 2024 will still be higher than the 10-year average for residential construction, a study from the City’s Long-Range Planning Division reveals.

Read More: City of HSV February 27, 2024 


Park Renovation:  James C. Crawford Park in Huntsville has a fresh new look and more functional spaces. The renovations include a new, regulation-size basketball court and an 80-foot pavilion with picnic tables and electrical outlets. Also upgraded were the playground and other hardscapes, which are now fully ADA accessible. 

Read More: HBJ (Potential Paywall)  February 28, 2024 

City Hall: The plan to finish the outdoor spaces of the exterior of Huntsville’s soon-to-open new City Hall includes trees, trenches, pipes, and a certain type of rock and soil mixture to facilitate the growth of those trees.

Read More: City of HSV February 27, 2024 

Culture & Entertainment

Groundbreaking: Girls Incorporated of Huntsville unveiled its new $1.1M Cal Ripken, Sr. STEM Center located at Alabama A&M University, bringing educational materials including six Chromebooks, a 3D printer, and a customized curriculum by Next Generation Science Standards to K-12 girls of diverse racial and economic backgrounds.

Read More: HBJ (potential paywall) February 29, 2024 


Investor’s Resource’s Shari Burnum ranked as a Forbes Top Women Advisor.

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