Capital Heartland

Spotlight on Lee and Russell Counties

Lee and Russell counties are in east-central Alabama along the Alabama-Georgia border — a very felicitous location for both vacation travelers and economic developers....

Capital City Benchmark

A luxury apartment complex on the Alabama River establishes a new gateway for Montgomery.

Auburn Alumni Seed the U.S. with Fast Growing Companies

For the first time in its storied history, Auburn University dedicated a day recently to honoring a new kind of tiger — the sort that slices through business challenges and swallows the competition.

Spotlight on Tallapoosa & Chambers Counties

Tallapoosa and Chambers counties in east-central Alabama have abundant natural resources and an economy that has shifted in the last decade from textiles and...

Spotlight on Lee and Russell Counties

The location of Lee and Russell counties in east-central Alabama along the Alabama-Georgia border has helped both counties develop their tourism and economic...

Spotlight on Tallapoosa and Chambers Counties

Tallapoosa and Chambers counties in east-central Alabama have abundant natural resources, a strong emphasis on quality of life and an economy revived...

Colorful Businesses, Colorful CEOs

Life's a Beach For John McInnis III, the best part of going to work is, well, going to work....

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Market Volatility: Weighing the Wide Swings

Why what happened in 2018 is not out of the ordinary. Why not to overreact.

Spotlight on Montgomery County

Montgomery County, in central Alabama, is part of the state’s River Region and is home to the state’s capital city, Montgomery.

Airbus Breaks Ground on New Assembly Line in Mobile

When the new Airbus A220 line gears up, Mobile will be the fourth largest producer of commercial aircraft in the world.

Birmingham Scrutinizes its Workforce

Birmingham put the numbers to its job market and found a lot of work to be done. For one, its IT segment grew 77 percent in five years, creating a job gap that will grow over the next decade.

Winning the Plant, Finding the Workforce

Alabama auto industry ramps up workforce development efforts in advance of the new Mazda Toyota plant.