Mobile-based Saad Development Corp. has closed on 7.5 acres in Gunnison, Colorado, paving the way for a $9.2 million FedEx distribution center. The 38,000-square-foot facility will have an attached FedEx retail store. – Gunnison Country Times
Aspire Software, based in Missouri, has entered into agreements to acquire two companies, including LandOne Software, a cloud-based digital landscape design tool that was founded in Opelika. The other company is Go iLawn. – WKYT
Tuscaloosa tops 24/7 Wall St.’s list of best small high-tech cities. The rest of the top 5 were Lawton, Oklahoma; Springfield, Illinois; Lebanon, Pennsylvania; and San Rafael, California. – 24/7 Wall St.
Alabama has established its first apprenticeship for early childhood educators at the Coleman Center for Early Learning on the Troy University Dothan campus. The apprenticeship should increase early childhood care and create opportunities to upskill workers. – Alabama Political Reporter