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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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Our Bold Gaze into 2019

What will we see in 2019? Business Alabama takes a comprehensive look at what will make headlines in the coming year.

Mining Hardship for Prosperity

The Appalachian Regional Commission, Southern Research and a team of college interns assist small businesses in four counties hit by a coal mining slump.

Building Innovator Ready to Power Up

Global building materials innovator James Hardie scouted the South before choosing Prattville for its 10th U.S. plant — a $220 million, 200-job investment that’s the largest new industry in Prattville in 50 years.

Alabama’s Crown Jewel Opens at the Gulf

Designed with respect to Mother Nature, the Lodge at Gulf State Park is built to be environmentally friendly, energy positive and strong in the face of wind and waves.

Sky’s the Limit Now for Aerojet Rocketdyne

Turner Construction Co. recently topped out Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Advanced Manufacturing Facility in Huntsville, a project that broke ground in October 2017 and is set...