What are the top five biggest Chattanooga building projects started in March?

What are the top five biggest Chattanooga building projects started in March?

April 10th, 2012 by Dave Flessner in Business Around the Region

Workers continue construction at the top of the Liberty Tower on Thursday. The Jim Berry Company continues construction at the top of the 17-story Liberty Tower at the corner of Chestnut and 6th streets.

Photo by Jake Daniels/Times Free Press.

The city of Chattanooga granted 216 building permits in March for projects collectively valued at nearly $18 million. The biggest projects started last month included:

1 Office build-out of the Liberty Tower at 605 Chestnut St., by Helton Construction Co., $2.6 million

2 The renovation of the former Burchay Building at 800 Market St., owned by Chuck Gavin by The Counts Co., $1.2 million

3 CARTA headquarters addition and renovation at 1617 Wilcox Blvd. by Dillard Construction Inc., $832,700

4 New single-family residence by Ray Marler at 6135 Old Dayton Pike, $500,000

5 Solar car canopy at Southern Champion Tray factory at 220 Compress St., by Inman Solar, $485,000

Source: Building Inspection Department, Chattanooga Department of Public Works