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Byrne chosen to lead Mobile Chamber

Bradley Byrne, former U.S. Congressman for the First District and former chancellor of the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education, has been chosen as president and CEO of the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce

Birmingham development is largest led by an all-black team in city’s history

Green Meadow is the largest development led by an all-Black team in Birmingham's history

Lacey Reinoehl new executive director at Urban Engine

Urban Engine, a Huntsville nonprofit accelerator for STEAM-focused innovation and entrepreneurship, has named Lacey Reinoehl as its incoming executive director.In addition, Urban Engine has...

Battery Phase II construction in downtown Birmingham restarts after investment

The Battery Phase II project, a multi-use commercial space in Birmingham’s Automotive Historic District, is underway again thanks to an investment from Addicus Private Equity

Carraway demolition to proceed in Birmingham

Demolition will begin this month at the Carraway Hospital site in Birmingham, which will become a new mixed-use development that will be called the Star at Uptown

Marketing the Mega Site in Baldwin County

Editor's note: This story appears in the May 2022 edition of Business Alabama magazine. On Wednesday, May 11, officials announced a tenant for the...

Report: 2021 Alabama growth projects bring $7.7 billion in new investment

A new report shows that economic development projects launched in Alabama in 2021 will result in $7.7 billion in capital investment and almost 10,200 jobs

Macon County logistics park plans to begin construction

Construction of the first building in a three-phase Macon County logistics park is slated to begin this summer

CARA receives $474,000 grant from Sewell’s office

Rep. Terri Sewell is giving a nearly $500,000 grant to a nonprofit that helps small businesses grow.

Woodlawn Theatre is now under construction

Woodlawn Theatre, a live music venue planned for the Birmingham suburb since 2019, is under construction and accepting bookings for late summer.

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