Once the booming place to shop – and disco dance – Century Plaza has been vacant since 2009 suffering from the opening of newer, shinier malls like Hover’s Galleria. But now, a prospective buyer, New Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church, might come to the rescue. The owner is seeking to sell for $7M and the deal is currently in review.
Like many industries in Birmingham, the luxury home market is in an evolving state.
With every thing happening down town… the luxury buyers kinda migrate back that way. You are seeing really hot markets in Forest Park Redmont area for instance, is one area that’s really hot…
-Ty West, Editor, Birmingham Business Journal
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Ty says that all the companies moving on and close to 280 are building some sort of mini city centers. On the same page, down town is growing rapidly with development plans geared toward the massive open stadium and other luxury options.
Hopefully this will promote major housing growth in the area.
Whether you’re studying, working, writing, reading, or just catching up with Friends, coffee houses are great for just about any occasion.
So, the next time you need a little get away with a cup of Joe, check out these Birmingham coffee houses.
New open air stadium, new Legacy arena, improved aesthetics and more were proposed to the board of the BJCC this week. Renovations would tally close to $300M with Birmingham and Jefferson County pitching in. The stadium would be used by UAB Blazers and the ESPN’s Birmingham Bowl. From the BBJ.
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With an age of Technology at the door steps of most industries, adaptation is key.
UAB has caught onto the trend, and has applied solar panels to the roof of their 3 story recreational center. Although the ROI is about a 20 year venture, they say it will be providing 10% of free energy to the building, after that time. Continue reading “UAB Solar Project Launches on Top of @UABcampusrec”
After disagreements with law enforcement in 2014, Uber is back and ready to tackle game days, Friday nights and your #ThirstThursdays outings in the good ol Ttown.
Not only is this popular in metropolitan cities, but the “ride share” service is a favorite among incoming students and parents of these darling freshmen.
“So any opportunity for a student to be able to get a ride and then move freely through campus I think is also gonna be safe.”
The conversation between Gov. Bentley and lawmakers on an Alabama lottery continues. There are several in favor of and against the proposed plans from the Governor.
The Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee is meeting Tuesday morning for public hearings on five different lottery bills. The committee could vote as soon as Tuesday afternoon.
What do you think should be done?
Fund Medicaid through a lottery, or stay true to our history?
With innovation taking hold in Birmingham and all across the country, the call for entrepreneurs hasn’t been greater. Colleges are adapting their business curriculum to hone in on skills that benefit this new age in technology and start-ups.
Support all Birmingham businesses.
This is the focus of #KeepitLocal.
— Southern Fried (@SFCDesign) August 13, 2016
— inbirmingham (@inbirmingham) August 13, 2016
— Magic City Bloggers (@MagicCityBlog) August 13, 2016
The Motto – “It’s all about family” – Says it All
— AL.com (@aldotcom) August 10, 2016
As a concerned Chelsea citizen, I am writing this to encourage and to request help from other Chelsea citizens to come together to preserve our history. For once history is gone, it is gone forever.
-Judy Isbell Galamore