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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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...