Construction and Real Estate

Alabama’s Biggest Construction Project

Jim Page, the president and CEO of the West Alabama Chamber of Commerce, is the spokesperson for the Alliance for Alabama’s Infrastructure...

Urban Hip on Tap

Matthew Finley (left) and Justin Brown blend Brown’s architecture skills with Finley’s fabrication skills to create...

Nature in Decatur, Neighbor to Arts

Getting rid of bugs has been a Cook family passion for three generations. Now the family has endowed a museum to put those little...

Gulf Coast Landmark Reborn

It’s hailed as the first skyscraper on the Gulf Coast and one of the first in the Southeast, an 11-story reinforced concrete, ...

Building Back Solid

Less than five years ago, Vulcan Materials Co. was struggling on three fronts. The nation’s construction industry was flat as a pancake in...

Bringing Home the Downtown Grocery

Downtown Birmingham’s expansive new 20 Mid Town development — which hosts a Publix supermarket, Starbucks, luxury apartments and other retail space —...

Growing Business in Tiny Houses

Channel surfers the world over are learning it’s difficult to scroll through television network offerings without landing on channels about flipping properties, renovation...

Builders Forecast a Welcome Calm

A tour of Alabama’s larger general contractors’ websites reveals construction activity at locations throughout the state, the Southeast and across the United States....

Big League Projects

Winning the contract for a headline project with major economic development impact is less a matter of the lowest bid than offering the  biggest...

Building for Millennials, Ready for Change

Geoff Golden is the president of Golden Construction LLC, a Birmingham general contractor that is swimming strong in the high tide of apartment...

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