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This week’s episode of the Business Alabama podcast is about construction. More specifically, it features Billy Norrell, CEO of Alabama Associated General Contractors, which, with a thousand or so members and offices in Irondale, Madison, Florence, Montgomery and Mobile, bills itself as Alabama’s leading construction association.

Norrell, who has been with AGC since 2013, talks about a surprising year for his industry. “It has been a remarkable successful year, under the circumstances, for our industry,” he says. “It has been a great time for Alabama construction.”

Still, challenges remain, particularly when it comes to building a qualified workforce and dealing with a slowdown in the supply chain.

Billy Norrell discusses all of that, as well as fly fishing, going to concerts and other ways he unwinds away from the office.

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Listen to the full interview by clicking on the player below or wherever you find your podcasts. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss a future episode.

Coming next week: Anna Buckalew, president of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce, on economic momentum in her city and how it has embraced its civil rights past.

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