Historic​ ​Martin​ ​Stove​ ​building​ ​to​ ​be​ ​revived​ ​as​ ​large-scale​ ​food,​ ​office,​ ​events​ ​and entertainment​ ​complex.

HUNTSVILLE,​ ​Ala.​ ​​–​ ​Stovehouse​ ​Properties and Crunkleton Commercial Real Estate Group are​ ​proud​ ​to​ ​announce​ ​the​ ​redevelopment​ ​of​ ​the​ ​historic​ ​Martin​ ​Stove​ ​building​ ​located​ ​at​ ​3414 Governors​ ​Drive.​ ​The​ ​10-acre​ ​“STOVEHOUSE”​ ​complex​ ​will​ ​soon​ ​fill​ ​the​ ​vacancy​ ​for​ ​a​ ​large-scale food,​ ​office,​ ​events​ ​and​ ​entertainment​ ​hub​ ​in​ ​Westside​ ​Huntsville’s​ ​burgeoning​ ​arts,​ ​brewery and​ ​cottage-living​ ​district.

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Centrally​ ​located​ ​to​ ​many​ ​of​ ​Huntsville’s​ ​major​ ​highlights,​ ​STOVEHOUSE​ ​will​ ​include​ ​the​ ​city’s​ ​first permanent​ ​urban​ ​food​ ​garden,​ ​along​ ​with​ ​gourmet​ ​wine​ ​and​ ​coffee​ ​bars​ ​and​ ​several​ ​chef-driven restaurant​ ​concepts.​ ​In​ ​addition​ ​to​ ​flexible​ ​event​ ​spaces,​ ​STOVEHOUSE​ ​will​ ​have​ ​multiple​ ​stages, which​ ​adjust​ ​to​ ​host​ ​audiences​ ​of​ ​100​ ​for​ ​intimate​ ​shows​ ​and​ ​up​ ​to​ ​2,500 attendees​ for large events​ ​in​ ​its​ ​multi-purpose​ ​hall. (see property highlights and historic photos at STOVEHOUSE.com)

“I’m thrilled to be part of the rich culture of Westside,”​ ​says​ ​property​ ​owner Danny​ ​Yancey. “We’re intentionally building STOVEHOUSE to be a destination that nourishes community. At any given time we’ll have folks relaxing at the rooftop wine bar, eating together in the garden and restaurants, gathering around live music, celebrating life’s big events and playing games on the lawn. They can even choose to work in what we think will be the coolest office space in Huntsville,” he says.

Dating​ ​back​ ​to​ ​1929,​ ​the​ ​factory​ ​was​ ​home​ ​to​ ​both​ ​Rome​ ​and​ ​Martin​ ​stove companies​ ​and​ ​employed​ ​thousands​ ​in​ ​the​ ​surrounding​ ​neighborhoods.​ For the new STOVEHOUSE development, ​owners Danny and​ ​Patti​ ​Yancey chose an adaptive reuse approach—opting to preserve much of the building’s original character while also eliminating the need for total demolition. The result will revive​ a​ ​vibrant community centerpiece​ and add to the revitalization already underway in Westside.

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“We’re​ ​excited​ ​to​ ​help bring​ ​this​ ​development​ ​to​ ​life,”​ ​said​ ​Wesley​ ​Crunkleton,​ ​principal​ ​at​ ​Crunkleton and​ ​co-developer​ ​of​ STOVEHOUSE.​ ​“Its​ ​close​ ​proximity​ ​to​ ​downtown,​ ​I-565,​ ​and​ ​Redstone​ ​Arsenal will​ ​make​ ​it​ ​the​ ​ideal​ ​hub​ ​for​ ​businesses,​ ​first-to-Alabama​ ​restaurant​ ​concepts,​ ​new entertainment​ ​and​ ​events.​ ​This​ ​unique​ ​project​ ​is​ ​already​ ​underway,​ ​and​ ​we​ ​plan​ ​to​ ​announce the​ ​first​ ​confirmed​ ​tenant​ ​very soon.”  

Like​ ​the​ ​companies​ ​that​ ​prospered​ ​in​ ​the​ ​location​ ​nearly​ ​a​ ​century​ ​ago,​ ​STOVEHOUSE leverages​ ​local​ ​experts​ ​and​ ​regional​ ​collaborators​ ​to​ ​execute​ ​its​ ​vision.​ ​Huntsville’s​ ​Crunkleton Commercial​ ​Real​ ​Estate​ ​Group,​ ​Nashville-based​ ​Centric​ ​Architecture,​ ​Chattanooga’s​ ​Strauss Company​ ​General​ ​Contractors​, Bank Independent of Huntsville and​ ​Stovehouse​ Marketing​ ​make​ ​up​ ​the​ ​team​ ​of​ ​adaptive​ ​reuse and​ ​authentic​ ​experience​ ​partners​ ​that​ ​will​ ​bring​ ​STOVEHOUSE​ ​to​ ​life​ ​and​ ​solidify​ ​Westside​ ​as​ ​a destination​ ​for​ ​locals​ ​and​ ​tourists​ ​alike.

For​ ​more​ ​information​ ​on​ ​the​ ​news​ ​of​ ​this​ ​release,​ ​contact​ ​Steven Jackson​ ​at​ steven@stovehousesept2020.mystagingwebsite.com.​

About​ ​Stovehouse ​Properties​:

Stovehouse Properties is headed by Danny Yancey, a Huntsville history buff and 30-year veteran of construction and finance. His vision for STOVEHOUSE was shaped by experiencing adaptive reuse projects in Nashville, Chattanooga and beyond. Presented with the option to purchase and redevelop the Martin Stove building in 2016, he jumped at the chance because of its industrial charm, central location, ease of access and the exciting growth taking place in Westside Huntsville. Along with his wife Patti, who is also president of Huntsville’s Liberty Learning Foundation and CFO of Davis Lee Companies, the team approaches its developments with equal parts unbridled enthusiasm and pragmatic financial leadership. Stovehouse.com

About​ ​Crunkleton​ ​Commercial​ ​Real​ ​Estate​ ​Group:

Crunkleton​ ​Commercial​ ​Real​ ​Estate​ ​Group​ ​was​ ​founded​ ​in​ ​2003​ ​by​ ​Richard​ ​and​ ​Wesley Crunkleton​ ​and​ ​provides​ ​premier​ ​property​ ​brokerage,​ ​leasing,​ ​investment​ ​and​ ​management services​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Huntsville/Madison​ ​area.​ ​With​ ​a​ ​combined​ ​75​ ​years​ ​of​ ​commercial​ ​real​ ​estate experience,​ ​the​ ​team​ ​at​ ​Crunkleton​ ​has​ ​had​ ​the​ ​privilege​ ​of​ ​working​ ​with​ ​major​ ​companies​ ​and brands​ ​within​ ​the​ ​restaurant,​ ​retail,​ ​medical​ ​and​ ​office​ ​industries.​ ​Crunkletonassociates.com

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Stovehouse owner and developer Danny Yancey conducts a pre-construction survey of one of Stovehouse’s huge second-floor office spaces.

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