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RealtySouth Takes Historic Downtown Digs

RealtySouth, which has been selling real estate in downtown Birmingham since 1955, recently doubled down on the area by locating a new office in the historic Denechaud House.

Meet the 2018 AGC Alabama 40 Under 40 in Construction

40 individuals who demonstrate an incredibly high level of leadership, professional excellence and commitment to the construction industry throughout the state of Alabama.

Mixed-Use Project Clears Fairhope Development Hurdles

Haley Development LLC broke ground in June on Phase 1 of the Portico Development, a mixed-use space taking shape on 3.5 acres in downtown Fairhope.

Flashback: Smoking Gun of National Wealth Liquidation

Who was to blame for the collapse of the housing market in 2007-2008?

Birmingham Construction Surge Gives Tenants Bargaining Power

Atlanta-based development company Third & Urban recently revealed plans to turn an abandoned warehouse in downtown Birmingham into a mixed-use site for commercial space...

Garage Sale

A repurposed parking garage creates a great retail deal for Huntsville.

Real Estate Huddle in Birmingham

Commercial real estate specialists gather to brainstorm next month.

Investment-Grade Distress

Two youths of the Great Recession dove into the frenzy of distressed real estate and made it an investment-grade discipline.

Multifamily Boom Undiminished

Multifamily development has been on a roll in Alabama for almost a decade.

Corporate Headquarters: Fite Building Co.

When Jack Fite and his brother started Fite Building Co. in their hometown of Decatur in 1976, they knew they wanted to sleep...

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Flashback: Crazy Rich Asians

In September 2009, the third richest man on the Forbes 2001 rich list, Yung Yeung, showed up at a press conference in Montgomery with...

Spotlight on Cullman County

Lying about halfway between Birmingham and Huntsville along Interstate 65, Cullman County has long been recognized for great schools and beautiful lakefront scenery, but...

Making a Living in Crenshaw County

A photographer’s account of business life in three rural Alabama counties: Part 1, Crenshaw County.

Opelika Ponders, Plumbs, Presents Itself

Residents of Opelika eagerly dove into a citywide charrette called DesignPlace. One result morphed from sticky notes, through local history, into a logo with locomotion.

Meet the New Inductees to the Alabama Business Hall of Fame

Since 1973, the Alabama Business Hall of Fame has honored business professionals who have brought lasting acclaim or recognition to the state. This year, seven Alabama business professionals will be recognized as the latest members of the Alabama Business Hall of Fame at a celebration Nov. 15 in Birmingham.