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Real Estate Huddle in Birmingham

Commercial real estate specialists gather to brainstorm next month.

Re-equipping the Underemployed

A new Innovate Birmingham initiative helps disciplined workers move from menial to meaningful.

Hitting the Accelerator

Planet Fundraiser founders Kasey Birdsong (left) and Drew Honeycutt attribute their early success to mentors and...

Boosting High Tech Critical Mass

Key players behind Innovate Birmingham, from left: Brian Hilson of BBA, Dr. Ray Watts...

Taking Care of the Tide

Hotel Capstone is the longtime, game-weekend home for the Alabama football team.

Landmark Downtown High-Rise

ABOVE Local artist Claire Godbee painted the mural in the Roots & Revelry restaurant dining room, on the second floor.   ...

Studios of the Creative Class

The design of work spaces has evolved rapidly in urban areas with changing technologies and business goals of the new century. A number of...

Retrofitting Suburbia

Three Alabama towns are robust examples of New Urbanism — traditional communities designed to be practical rather than nostalgic. One was named the National Association of Homebuilders’ 2014 Community of the Year.

Luring Outdoor Enthusiasts

A new recruiting tool, the University of Montevallo President’s Outdoor Scholars Program seeks out students who love fishing and hunting.

A New Vision for Samford

Samford University, a private, Christian institution based in the Birmingham area community of Homewood, is in growth mode as it celebrates...

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Business Catalyst Par Excellence: The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail

It was part of the RTJ mission from the beginning: 11 sites and 26 masterful courses that would tee off on business opportunities across the state.

Superlative Burbs: Fairhope

Fairhope is a watchword among Alabama’s cities — known for its history, charm and intense sense of community.

Expansions Continue to Roll

Alabama’s auto sector won the grand prize in 2018, a $1.6 billion greenfield plant that led a year of industry expansion announcements.

Hyundai Sees Opportunity in Collapse of U.S. Sedan Giants

Americans are enamored with the SUV these days. The sedan? Well, it seems U.S. drivers are just not into them the way they use...

New Model, New Record at Honda

Officials at the 4.6 million-square-foot Honda Manufacturing of Alabama plant are looking forward to a successful year after hitting production milestones in 2018.