Construction and Real Estate

Drilling for Liquid Gold. Water, That Is.

Tragedy struck suddenly from the sky in Tuscaloosa on April 27, 2011, when an EF-4 tornado ripped through the town with...

Standout Projects: Flagship Reconstruction

When Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans and the surrounding Gulf Coast communities in August 2005, she took with her portions of the...

Standout Projects: Top-in-Hemisphere Green Merits

The eight-story, 85, 000-square-foot Perkins + Will Office Building at 1315 Peachtree may be located in Atlanta, but it was Alabama...

Standout Projects: Polishing the Mobile Skyline

On October 17, 1965, the Mobile Press-Register ran a full page ad: “Towering to a skyline-splitting height of 424 feet above...

Martin Marietta's Mad Men Blitz Kiboshed

In the spring of 2010, Vulcan Materials Inc. CEO Don James was seriously studying the next big deal—a merger by the Birmingham-based...

Cross Section of an Alabama Mainstay

From church pews to utility poles to executive toys, Alabama’s wood and wood products industries are hanging on during a tough economy....

Shot in the Dark

Construction of the 14, 000-square-foot luxury lodge was completed in 2007, on the...

Aggressive Strategies in Hard Times

Few business sectors have been hit as hard as the construction industry by the economic downturn that began in 2008. The Associated General...

Shelter from the Storm

The tornadoes that tore through Tuscaloosa and Birmingham last April left devastation in their wake, killing 243 and destroying thousands of homes....

Gateway to Crimson Tide Football

When Bryant-Denny Stadium’s south end zone expansion debuted in August 2010, the University of Alabama athletics department delivered the final piece of...

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