Trussville catches attention of Business View Magazine for economic development

Birmingham, Trussville, Salon Blonde
Kate Pollard, Salon Blonde Hair Stylist in Trussville. Photo via Patience Itson for Bham Now

Trussville is going national.

This December, the town, which is one of the fastest growing communities in Alabama has been featured in the national online publication Business View Magazine. The digital publication caters to entrepreneurs, business owners, executives and startups.

Why is Trussville exceeding in economic development?

lake at Trussville's Carrington Lakes
Lexie and Wade are loving the lake lifestyle in Trussville. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

It’s not common for a town to thrive during a pandemic, but that’s just what the city of Trussville is doing. But why exactly is Trussville exceeding in economic development? According to the article, there are several reasons:

  • It’s had a 500% growth from 1980-2010.
  • Its downtown is currently in redevelopment stages.
  • It offers a lengthy list of community groups + recreational activities
  • Its has partnerships with several successful businesses
  • The school system is rated one of the top 10 school districts in Alabama

Trussville Mayor Buddy Choat who was interviewed for the article stated that business growth is one of the key components of the city’s four-year plan with its core focus being on attracting and encouraging more businesses to locate within the city.

Birmingham, Trussville, Cookie Dough Magic, dessert
Cookie Dough Magic opened in Trussville in November 2020. Photo via Cookie Dough Magic’s Facebook page

The plan appears to be working because many businesses have already made a home in Trussville with many more showing interest.

Here’s a look at what’s already opened and what’s coming soon:

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Patience Itson
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