Winter slows building in city

Posted 1/31/19

A wet winter season has continued to hamper construction in the city of Cleveland. The Cleveland Planning Office issued 28 building permits in December, the largest number (14) coming for …

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Winter slows building in city


A wet winter season has continued to hamper construction in the city of Cleveland. 

The Cleveland Planning Office issued 28 building permits in December, the largest number (14) coming for residential projects. 

There were eight commercial projects and six are planning for additions and/or alterations.

In cost, or estimated value, the commercial work is estimated at $4,662,370; with residential expectations at $1,917,1706; and additions/alterations another $789,550.

This is a total of $7,369,090 in anticipated new construction for the City of Cleveland.

A majority of the commercial permits are for retail construction projects  along Paul Huff Parkway, and Keith Street.

Rob Renner Construction  was issued a building permit for an office/retail development at 4460 Keith St. N.W. The job is valued at $85,000.

Also on Keith Street, in Ocoee Crossing, Greg Calfee Builders is planning an interior buildout for retail, a $225,000 project.

Paul Huff Parkway permits:

• Christian Brothers Inc. is working on footing and a foundation at 692 Paul Huff Parkway, Building 300. This work is valued at $889,800.

• Morgan Construction Company was issued a $148,750 permit for a commercial building at 200 Paul Huff Parkway, Building D. This is a project for Five Below.

• Morgan Construction is also working on a commercial building for TJ Max at 200 Paul Huff Parkway, an $810,815 construction.

• A third Morgan Construction work is also at 200 Paul Huff Parkway, a $985,805 commercial building for Pet Smart.

• There are two other projects on Paul Huff Parkway, both by Christian Brothers Inc. 

The company is working on a $758,800 project for footing and foundation at 674 Paul Huff, Building 400; and a $758,400 footing and foundation at 694 Paul Huff Parkway, Building 200.

In alterations and additions:

Rob Renner Construction received a $15,000 permit for the remodeling of the interior of a structure at 733 14th St. S.E.; homeowner Mike Loyn is adding a 24 by 24 storage building at 1120 Greenridge Drive, N.W., a $4,000 project; Dillard Construction is renovating Taziki's Restaurant at 4440 Frontage Road, a $200,000 project; Steve Williams Construction is building a retaining wall for Japanese Hibachi, at 2350 Spring Creek Blvd., on a $25,000 permit; and Royce Lippard received a $110,000 permit for an addition to a warehouse at 2014 King Edward Ave. 

Developers, contractors, organizations  and individuals working on residential development include:

F. Joe and Kathy S. Lee of Joe Lee Construction, Cornerstone Construction, David Williams, Habitat for Humanity, Ronald Barker, and Patricia Pennington.

These projects include multiple permits for Pennington for townhomes and quads on Fleeman Place Drive.

Other residential construction will be at Kings Cove Court N.W., Ashwood Place N.W., Rogers Drive S.E., Franitza Way S.W., Weston Hills Drive N.W., and Parkside Place N.E. These final six permits are for single-family homes.

Land Disturbance fees for the month's construction projects were $25,982.


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