Twickenham Square – $100M downtown development under way

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — A team of private developers and city officials held a ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday afternoon for the $100 million Twickenham Square project south of downtown. But work is already well under way to transform the former Councill Courts public housing site across from Huntsville Hospital into a live-work-shop development anchored by 246 loft

Deal for Publix, Homewood Suites in Huntsville

Plans to convert the former Councill Courts public housing site into 246 loft apartments, a Publix supermarket and Homewood Suites hotel became official last week when developers purchased the 11.7-acre medical district property from the Huntsville Housing Authority. According to, Bristol Development Group, PGM Properties and Triad Properties intend to spend about $85 million

Parking agreements now in place for $85M Twickenham Square

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — The Huntsville City Council approved a series of contracts Thursday night related to an $85 million-plus redevelopment of the former Councill Courts public housing site. Pearce Construction was hired to build a $9.8 million parking garage at the renamed Twickenham Square, which promises about 240 loft-style apartments, a Homewood Suites hotel, Publix

Huntsville leaders full of ideas after visit to Greenville, S.C.(video)

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — Mayor Tommy Battle returned from a weekend fact-finding trip to Greenville, S.C., feeling pretty good about Huntsville’s downtown. “We’ve got a good start,” Battle said during a Tuesday news conference. The Greenville trip, organized by the Big Spring Partners downtown redevelopment group, gave Battle and about 50 other local leaders a firsthand