Birmingham shopping center sells; Black Chamber launches ‘Alabama Green Book’; Nashville retailer buys Southern Traders

Eastwood Village East sells

Birmingham shopping center sells for $6.75 million

Eastwood Village East recently sold for $6.75 million. The undisclosed buyer of the property, anchored by a Walmart Supercenter, was interested in the shopping center because of its proximity to the $60 million Amazon distribution center being built on the former Century Plaza site.  –


Black Chamber group launches ‘Alabama Green Book’

The Alabama State Black Chamber of Commerce is launching the “Alabama Green Book,” a statewide directory of black-owned businesses. It’s modeled after a Jim Crow-era travel guide that helped black travelers find businesses that would serve them. – Alabama Political Reporter

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Nashville retailer buys Southern Traders

Nashville-based Tri Star Energy LLC has purchased Abbeville-based Herndon Oil Co., including 13 Southern Traders convenience stores. The Herndon stores are in southern Alabama and the Florida panhandle. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. — CSP


BlueHalo wins Marine Corps contract

Huntsville’s BlueHalo has been awarded a contract to provide Stinger Training Systems for the Marine Corps. All work under the contract will be performed in Huntsville, with an expected completion date of June 28, 2024. – Washington Exec


Wetland planning project meeting rescheduled

A public meeting concerning the Upper Mobile Bay Beneficial Use Wetland Creation Site Project, which had been postponed, is now scheduled for Tuesday at 4 p.m. People may participate by visiting and by phone or Webex. The meeting is hosted by the Alabama State Port Authority. – Alabama State Port Authority


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