Construction and Real Estate

Enterprise as Therapy

They make protective sleeves for plants using brown paper and glue. They cut, sharpen and paint wooden stakes that hold real estate yard...

City Center for the Suburbs

Birmingham-based Hoar Construction built the first phase of North Cincinnati’s impressive new $146 million, 1.1 million-square-foot, mixed-use development, Liberty Center (LC),...

Stunning Stunts of a Motorcycle Museum

Maybe it’s the Harley-riding freedom on the open road, or channeling Marlon Brando and his gang of biker misfits in “The Wild One.”...

Tribal Health Lodge

In ancient Cherokee lore, when the earth was new, the water spider cleverly brought fire and light to the people, illuminating...

More Magic in Birmingham

Even the best facelift can be diminished by an ugly scar. That is what the city of Birmingham was dealing with in recent years,...

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...

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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.