Construction and Real Estate

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...

School Building: Rabren General Contractors

For many of us high school was bittersweet and not necessarily an experience we long to repeat. Yet we might consider reliving those days...

Health Care Specialists: Robins & Morton

In the city of Charleston, a construction team from the Birmingham-based company Robins & Morton and subcontractors are hard at work assembling what will...

Aviation Agility: B. L. Harbert International

Birmingham-based B. L. Harbert International is one of the country’s top builders, providing design-build, construction management and general contracting services. The construction...

Prison Work: Caddell Construction

As a construction executive at Montgomery-based Caddell Construction, Jay Jones is more than familiar with the company’s work, including its construction of...

Big Bet on Birmingham Rolls In

Renovating the Pizitz building in downtown Birmingham required courage, timing and historic renovation tax credits,...

Port City Legend Builds Countrywide

John White-Spunner, the president and CEO of White-Spunner Construction, has overseen the construction and...

Labor Demand Drives Prices Higher

Although 32 states added new construction jobs in 2016, Alabama reported a decrease of more than 6, 000 construction positions last...

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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.