Construction is picking up in the Cleveland area, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, face masks and social distancing.The Cleveland Planning Office reports 26 building permits were obtained in May, with …
Construction is picking up in the Cleveland area, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, face masks and social distancing.
The Cleveland Planning Office reports 26 building permits were obtained in May, with an estimated construction value of almost $12.3 million, and building permit fees collected of $36,562.
Included in the commercial category were several major projects, including two additional liquor stores, a $6.5 million construction (and relocation) of one of the city's main auto dealerships, $1.9 million for a new insurance building, a new warehouse facility to cost $1.2 million, and $1.35 million for renovations to a commercial suite on Paul Huff Parkway to accommodate a grocery store.
There were a few additions and/or renovations, but most of the remainder of the building permits issued were for residential construction.
According to the Cleveland Planning office, the Crown Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep dealership is moving to 3571 Village North Boulevard S.W.
Dillard Construction Company obtained a $6.5 million construction permit, paying a permit fee of $13.825 on the project.
In other building projects;
• Tri-Con Inc. received a $1.9 million permit for cvonstruction of a Senior Insurance Solutions Building at 3815 Georgetown Road N.W.
• T&G Construction is contracted for a warehouse project at 928 Minnis Road in East Cleveland, the project valued at $1,233,333.
• A $1.35 million permit was issued to McWhorter and Company for renovations to a commercial suite at 305 Pual Huff Parkway N.W. These renovations are to accommodate a grocery store.
• Two additional Cleveland liquor stores are destined for construction.
Pyramid Construction obtained a $620,000 permit for one of the new liquor stores at 2248 Dalton Pike S.E.
Bob Murray received a $546,000 permit for a second liquor store at 1708 Wildwood Avenue S.E.
• Wright Brothers was issued a $286,000 building permit for an office buildout at 2415 20th Street N.E.
• David May Building obtained a $100,000 permit for a buildout at 1424 25th Street N.W.
• Sta-Dry Roofing has a $510,100 permit for a major roof replacement at 153 Refreshment Lane S.W.
There are also plans for some renovations, replacement and repair.
• James Fisher of 729 1st St. needed a $40,000 building permit for a new HVAC unit, a front-step handrail, bathtub tile, new windows, new front door, repair of a side door, storm doors, center support underneath the house and new interior doors.
• A homeowner at 2110 Parker St. N.E. obtained a $54,000 renovation permit for enlargement of a master bedroom, addition of a master bath and screened porch, and an additional bath will be built in the attic space that connects to the existing attic room.
• Anthony Spencer is replacing an existing deck at 225 Ramsey St. N.E., a $28,000 project.
• The homeowner at 4505 Michigan Avenue Road N.E. is planning heat and plumbing for a bathroon in a 40-by-60 metal building.
• The remainder of the building permits issued were for residential construction, and a majority of the projects are by Rob Renner Construction.
• Renner is building four-unit apartments with townhome construction on Fairfield Farm Road N.W. (multiple units), as well as a single unit on Cobblestone Drive S.W.
Several permits were issued for several single-family homes.
• Blake Morris is constructing a home at 2538 Carroll Ave. S.E., valued at $115,600.
• Drew Morrow is planning a single-family home at 2929 Mountain Pointe Dr., valued at $760,00.
• A single-family home being constructed by Allison Epperson, at 1305 Blake Stone Drive N.W., and is valued at $170,850.
• Pratt and Associates is constructing a single-family home at 5005 Shelterwood Drive N.E., a $151,045 project
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