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Landmark Bridge and Highway Venture

Anxious to free the flow of Interstate 10 traffic now bottlenecked at the Wallace Tunnel, officials turn to a public-private partnership to fund a $2 billion bridge.

Flashback: Gulf Drilling Vigorous after Disaster

Drilling activity hardly blinked at the environmental disaster of the BP spill. After a modest 18-month decline in Gulf production, there began a steady rise that has continued through 2018.

United Flea Markets Purchases Flea Market Mobile

The Alabama sale marks United Flea Markets’ third acquisition in as many months.

Mixed-Use Project Clears Fairhope Development Hurdles

Haley Development LLC broke ground in June on Phase 1 of the Portico Development, a mixed-use space taking shape on 3.5 acres in downtown Fairhope.

Keeping it All Together

This Mobile company mastered fasteners, across industries, across 50 states. They make and deliver what locks it all in place — from bridges and towers to ships and Ferris wheels.

Port Angles for Auto Traffic

After downturns in coal, Alabama’s port bids for autos — landing a $60 million facility planned by two Latin American partners.

Spotlight on Baldwin County

Baldwin County is home to Alabama’s Gulf Coast beaches, and those beaches and region surrounding them, combine to create the state’s top natural resource destination and a formidable economic impact.

Reef Master

David Walter is the country’s premier builder of man-made reefs. He helped make Alabama the most productive red snapper state. Tourist destinations compete for him to attract snorkelers.

Partners Ratify $300M Air Assembly Line

Top brass from two international aircraft companies flew in to Mobile in February to affirm a big deal for Alabama.

New Plane, New Jobs Planned for Mobile

Top brass from Airbus Americas and Bombardier Inc. flew into Mobile today to introduce the Bombardier C-Series aircraft and talk about the...

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Not Making the Grade

Big chunks of Alabama’s infrastructure rate the kind of report card you didn’t want to take home to your parents.

Movers & Shapers, September 2018

Spotlight on Pike, Barbour & Bullock Counties

Surviving and Thriving in Dog-Eat-Dog E-Commerce

Veterinary Internet ships vet supplies to 38 states and four continents, makes swift adaptations in IT, inventory and marketplaces, and stays a nip ahead of Amazon.

Decatur Students Get Hands on Lunar Rover

Students from areas including design drafting, machine tool and welding will work on the project through the end of the fall semester.

Roads and Politics

A permanent solution for dried up road funding includes a gasoline tax increase. But the spark of public support is essential.