Ivey: $16.5 million for UA transportation building, Company with Alabama ties wins Colorado award

Ivey: $16.5 million for UA transportation building
Gov. Kay Ivey announced a $16.5 million investment in the University of Alabama Research and Development Building. The project will be a joint venture among the university, Alabama Power Co. and Mercedes. – AL.com

Company with Alabama ties wins Colorado award
Special Aerospace Services, a Colorado-based tactical engineering company that has a location in Huntsville, was named Colorado’s 2021 Aerospace Manufacturer of the Year by Manufacturer’s Edge. The company, started in 2007, is a certified woman-owned business. – Aerospace Manufacturing and Design

June online ads show huge jump over 2020
Online job ads for June 2021 are up 110% from June 2020. The five occupations with the most online job ads are registered nurses, retail salespeople, customer service representatives, sales representatives and truck drivers. – Alabama Political Reporter

Huntsville named a top city to live in
Huntsville is No. 3 on U.S. News & World Report 2021 list of top cities to live in, jumping from No. 15 in 2020. The magazine cited the city’s job market as an enticing factor. No. 1 and 2 on the list are Boulder, Colorado, and Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina.  – U.S. News & World Report

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