The city granted building permits in February for 156 projects with a collective value of $67.3 million. The biggest building permits issued by the city of Chattanooga in February were:
1 Memorial Hospital south tower build-out at 2525 De Sales Ave., and expansion of building at 809 Chamberlain Ave., by Brasfield and Gorrie, $31.3 million
2 Memorial North Park additions at 2051 Hamill Road by Brasfield & Gorrie, $9.5 million
3 Chattanooga Housing Authority construction of Alton Park Apartment buildings at 3400 Chandler Ave. by Bacar Constructors Inc., $7.1 million
4 Jamestown Warehouse Row for finishing GSA offices and other tenants at 1132 Market St. by Strauss Co., $2.25 million
5 Jedco LLC building by Strauss Co. at 1301 Cowart St., $1.5 million
Source: City building inspections department, Chattanooga Department of Public Works
Dave Flessner is the business editor for the Times Free Press. A journalist for 35 years, Dave has been business editor and projects editor for the Chattanooga Times Free Press, city editor for The Chattanooga Times, business and county reporter for the Chattanooga Times, correspondent for the Lansing State Journal and Ingham County News in Michigan, staff writer for the Hastings Daily Tribune in Nebraska, and news director for WCBN-FM in Michigan. Dave, a native ...