Homewood, you are in need of a hero, but not just any hero, a sweet, warm, and fluffy one with all the delicious toppings.
Okay, a bit much, but how else could we express our excitement about
Hero Doughnuts establishing its first Brick & Mortar in your growing downtown!
via Hero Doughnuts Facebook Page
Continue reading “Hero Doughnuts will soon settle in an iconic Homewood establishment”
“Keep-it-Local” – a principle help up by many Birmingham based establishments,
Slice Pizza and Brewhouse especially.
According to a release, after undergoing a re-zoning proposition, the local restaurant is approved for its 2nd location!
via Slice Pizza and Brewhouse
Continue reading “Slice Pizza and Brewhouse approved and coming to Vestavia”
As Downtown Birmingham grows, the demand for premier living space will continue to rise.
Accordingly, a former downtown hangout, The Bomb Shelter music venue, has been slated for redevelopment.
via CCR Architecture and Interiors
Continue reading “Check out the plans for the new North 24th Street Lofts”
The self proclaimed, “uber for babysitting”,
Wyndy, has reached yet another milestone in its quest to innovate a society old industry, of raising $80,550!
via Village Living
Continue reading “Birmingham based Wyndy continues to impress parents, sitters, and investors”
Lighting may be one of the most taken for granted products in America. Whether manual switches, or automatic sensors, this product continues to innovate and become less noticeable, but quite expensive.
Cool House Systems, founded by Sonny Pickett, has created an innovative product to combat the major expense of reinstallation.
via Wade Cline
Continue reading “Founder of Cool House Systems, Sonny Pickett, aims to solve the stress of incremental innovation in the lighting industry”
In December of 2015, Birmingham based Coca-Cola United signed letters of intent to re-franchise the Atlanta distribution territory.
Accordingly, the transaction recently closed and the Birmingham Coca-Cola United headquarters will now operate facilities in the neighboring state.
via Coca-Cola United
Continue reading “Coca-Cola UNITED closes on major Atlanta acquisition”
Last Tuesday, 9 startup companies presented their business models to investors, business professionals, media, and those excited about Birmingham’s startup eco-system.
GLOW app, founded by Yazmin and Jim Cavale, has incurred $250,000 of funding to expand into Nashville!
via Wade Cline
Continue reading “Local startup, GLOW, has secured funding to expand outside of Birmingham!”
Buc-ee’s started in Texas in 1982, is looking to expand further into the Southeast. Florida’s Daytona Beach will break ground on its newest location, by 2018, and Baldwin County, Alabama is the next prospect.
Have you been to a Bus-ee’s? Tell us.
Continue reading “Texas convenience store giant, Buc-ee’s, eyeing Florida and Alabama”
The Instrument Management Service,
STERIS/IMS, is expanding operations and creating 22 more jobs within the City of Birmingham.
Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, STERIS/IMS poured a capital investment of about $1.6 million in the expansion.
Continue reading “National healthcare company pours capital investment into Birmingham expansion”
Birmingham continues to attract small and big businesses alike. Advancements within the Magic City have piqued the interest of
Carvana, a national innovative car shopping concept, to settle near 20 Midtown.
Continue reading “Birmingham’s Southside could nab National tech-driven car vendor, Carvana”
Technology is making its impact on more than startups within Birmingham.
According to the BBJ, a new technology centered home development is set to begin construction in Ross Bridge this summer – Reynold’s Landing.
via Alabama Power
Continue reading “Alabama Power anticipates construction of “Smart Neighborhood” for Ross Bridge”
Avondale continues to prove its truly revitalizing by providing Birmingham with a unique atmosphere and impeccable eating.
The tight knit community will soon receive a Bham food truck favorite turned Brick and Mortar –
Big Spoon Creamery.
via Big Spoon Creamery
Continue reading “Big Spoon Creamery settles in Avondale, Birmingham reaffirmed as small business hub”
April 18 was a special day for Birmingham’s startup “eco-system” which celebrated the presentations of nine companies which graduated from the
The so called, “Demo Day”, not only proved successful for these startup companies, but spoke volumes of our community support.
via Wade Cline
Continue reading “Velocity Accelerator Demo Day – Birmingham’s entrepreneurial fire is fueled”
Birmingham’s growth is attributed to many things. In particular, though, the food industry seems to stand out the most for our southern city/metro.
Within the foodie scene, our food truck culture is revving up, and the possible addition of the “Birmingham Food Park” could expand it even further.
Rendering of the park via Birmingham Food Park
Continue reading “Birmingham’s first “Food Park” could get approval soon”
This past fall, the former locations of Hatfield Auto and
Little Professor, in Homewood, were bought by Michael Mouron of Capstone Properties for a new development.
According to the Homewood Star, plans have changed from simple retail parcels and parking spots, to a hotel and mixed-use development.
via Wade Cline
Continue reading “Plans have changed for redevelopment of former Little Professor and Hatfield Auto location”