Central Highlands

How to Reap a Cycling Windfall

In 2005, Jennifer South fulfilled a longtime dream by opening a small coffee and sandwich shop. Located in downtown Piedmont in the foothills...

Lynchpin I-22 Nears Completion

More than a year ago, the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) announced the final few miles of future Interstate 22’s connection to Birmingham...

Value Investing U

C.T. Fitzpatrick has created a successful career in value investing. And he definitely sees value in investing $3 million in the University of Alabama’s...

BBVA’s Digital Banking Think Tank

BBVA Compass has recently made several large investments in its banking hub of Birmingham. In 2012, the city was host to a $360...

Birmingham Building Boom

The magic is back. Birmingham is booming — uptown, midtown, downtown. New buildings are going up. Old buildings are being restored. A...

Birmingham’s Woodlawn Regenerates Itself

Tony Bayles, owner and chef of Bayles Catering in Birmingham’s Woodlawn community, gets to work early each morning — real early —...

Prestige Digs in Tuscaloosa

Real estate developer William Yandell was having lunch with his son in downtown Tuscaloosa in 2009 when he spotted one of the city’s iconic...

Bank Quakes: Smaller Continue to Fall Harder

Two Alabama banks were among the six banks that failed in the third week of April, pushing the total number of banks failures...

Coming Soon to an Economy Near You

GE led the list of companies that took a public relations hit in recent months for shipping income to offshore tax shelters and...

Luring Conventions to the Magic City

“If you build it, they will come…” It was a refrain that echoed in star Kevin Costner’s thoughts during his role as a...

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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.