Get Style Tips from New York Designer Amanda Nisbet at Antiques at The Gardens Red Diamond Lecture Series Oct.6

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Money Raised through ‘Antiques at The Gardens’ Provides Educational Opportunities for Children

It’s that time again, time for one of the most exciting events held in the Birmingham area every year, ‘Antiques at The Gardens’ at Birmingham Botanical Gardens.   This annual event Oct. 5-7 is the largest annual fundraiser for Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Continue reading “Get Style Tips from New York Designer Amanda Nisbet at Antiques at The Gardens Red Diamond Lecture Series Oct.6”

What Great Partners Birmingham and Amazon Would Be

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By now you’ve probably heard that Amazon is looking for city to place a second Headquarters office and we can think of no better partner than the city of Birmingham. In fact, we are urging Amazon to take a hard look at the Magic City. Amazon made the announcement last week that the search is on for a second home base, which would bring approximately 50,000 high-paying executive jobs to its new location. Continue reading “What Great Partners Birmingham and Amazon Would Be”

Birmingham Just Got a Huge Boost to its Economy by Landing Autocar

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$120 Million Economic Investment into the Birmingham Area

More jobs are on their way to Birmingham with Governor Ivey and the Birmingham Business Alliance’s announcement that the Indiana based manufacturing plant Autocar will expand manufacturing of its heavy-duty-cab-over engine trucks to the Birmingham metro area. This expansion means that the company will invest a $120 million dollars into its new operations. Continue reading “Birmingham Just Got a Huge Boost to its Economy by Landing Autocar”

The Electrifying Return of UAB Football

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THE HOUSE PARTY

UAB football is back after a two- year hiatus. The excitement in Birmingham can be felt all around town. It’s electric! Friday night UAB kicked off the return of football with a ‘UAB House Party’ with vendors and a concert by former UAB quarterback and country music star Sam Hunt, in Uptown Birmingham. Over 20,000 happy and excited UAB fans, supporters and employees attended the free House Party concert to kick off the return of football. Continue reading “The Electrifying Return of UAB Football”

Helping Us Breathe Clean Air is Mission of Alabama Partners for Clean Air

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There’s an organization in Jefferson and Shelby counties whose mission it is to help us breathe clean air. Alabama Partners for Clean Air (APCA), an initiative of the Birmingham Regional Planning Commission, is a group of partners that monitor the air we breathe and that implement, on a voluntary basis, strategies to improve our air quality.

These partners include the Waste Reduction and Technology Foundation, the Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, the Jefferson County Department of Health, Commute Smart Birmingham and the United Way of Central Alabama,.

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The Faces Behind Commercial Real Estate Growth and the Revitalization of Downtown Birmingham

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Birmingham’s Renaissance

Over the last few years, Birmingham has experienced a renaissance and redevelopment of downtown in large part due to commercial real estate growth. Commercial real estate, according the Birmingham Association of REALTORS®, contributes $465 billion a year to the U.S. GDP (Gross Domestic Products Index).

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