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Knoxville-Area New Building Permits Ranked According to Value1
Value/est. cost
1Scripps Networks Tower
700 S. 21st St.
Knoxville, TN 37916
December 2015
City of Knoxville
East Tennessee Children's Hospital Association
Johnson & Galyon
Five-story, 245,000 sq. ft. building with parking, 44 private NICU rooms, rooftop garden
2Lenoir City Utility Board Operations Center/Lenoir City Events Center
7698 Creekwood Park Blvd.
Lenoir City, TN 37772
October 2015
City of Lenoir
Lenoir City Utilities Board
Merit Construction
150,000 sq. ft. operations center, vehicle maintenance shop; 20,000 sq. ft. events center
3Standard at Knoxville
705 S. 17th St.
Knoxville, TN 37916
City of Knoxville
The Standard at Knoxville
Landmark Urban Construction TN
Eight-story metal-framed apartment building of 234 units with 315 parking spaces
4Sacred Heart Cathedral
711 S. Northshore Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919
December 2015
City of Knoxville
Sacred Heart Church
Merit Construction
25,000 sq. ft. cathedral
5SL Tennessee
278 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
February 2015
City of Clinton
SL Tennessee
Blaine Construction Corp.
275,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility
6The Knox
1511 Clinch Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37916
February 2015
City of Knoxville
Pinecrest 1505 Clinch
The Favergray Co.
141-unit luxury student apartments
7The Black Fox Lodge
3171 Parkway
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
City of Pigeon Forge
Chartwell Hospitality (CHPP Hotel Partners)
McMurry Construction Co.
Six-story, 178-room hotel
8FedEx Ground (exterior)
2560 Bertelkamp Lane
Knoxville, TN 37931
February 2015
Knox County
FedEx Ground
D.F. Chase
208,000 sq. ft. sorting and distribution center
9River's Edge Apartments
1701 Island Home Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37920
February 2015
City of Knoxville
CMP Island Homes
Empire Corp.
134-unit apartment complex
10Holiday Inn Express & Suites
322 Historic Nature Trail
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
February 2015
City of Gatlinburg
OLCC Tennessee
Welbro Building Corp.
113-room hotel
11Cornerstone of Recovery
4746 Alcoa Highway
Louisville, TN 37777
October 2015
City of Alcoa
Cornerstone of Recovery
Merit Construction
200-bed residential treatment facility, 94,500 sq. ft.
12Courtyard Marriott Pigeon Forge
120 Community Center Drive
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
City of Pigeon Forge
Michael Shular
Shular Construction
137-room hotel
13River Landing
713 Winfield Dunn Parkway
Sevierville, TN 37876
August 2015
City of Sevierville
Vannoy Construction
175,000 sq. ft. shopping center
14City of Knoxville Public Works
3131 Morris Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37909
October 2015
City of Knoxville
Public Building Authority
Blaine Construction
Building and related site work for Knoxville Public Works
15Haslam Family Club University
407 Caswell Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37917
August 20152
City of Knoxville
Boys Club of Knoxville
Johnson & Galyon
54,000 sq. ft. building with pool, basketball courts, classrooms, administrative offices
16Wellsley Park at Deane Hill
7336 Antoinette Way
Knoxville, TN 37919
December 2015
City of Knoxville
Paradigm Knoxville Apts II
Sterling Construction Corp.
249-unit apartment building
17Hilton Garden Inn Pigeon Forge
2481 Teaster Lane
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
City of Pigeon Forge
Teaster Lane Hotel Partners
D & S Builders
Five-story hotel with 112 rooms
18Ingles Market
404 Highway 321 North
Lenoir City, TN 37771
August 2015
City of Lenoir
Ingles Market
James R. Vannoy & Son Construction
Grocery store
19FedEx Ground (interior)
2560 Bertelkamp Lane
Knoxville, TN 37931
September 2015
Knox County
Fed-Ex Ground
Wynright Corp.
Interior mezzanine and conveyor apparatus
20Parkview Retirement Community
1413 W. Broadway Ave.
Maryville, TN 37801
December 2015
City of Maryville
Mountainside Independent Living
McBride Co.
90-unit independent senior living community
1 Based on individual building permits from listed counties. Some projects involve multiple building permits issued over months or years, so full scope and cost of projects will not necessarily be reflected in these individual permits.; 2 Re-filed December 2015
Source: Alcoa, Blount County, Clinton, Farragut, Gatlinburg, Knox County, Knoxville, Lenoir City, Loudon, Loudon County, Maryville, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville governments. NA=not applicable or not available. This list has been revised since its original publication, July 31, 2016, Knoxville News Sentinel. This list and other Knoxville-area market data are available as Excel spreadsheets at If you notice an error or omission, please contact Angela Akers at 865-342-6424 or

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