Former Trinity Medical Center to become “Arbor Terrace” a $200 million development

Screenshot of the rendering of Arbor Terrace. The new $20o million multi-use development is located on the  former site of the Trinity/Baptist Montclair Medical Center off Montclair Road in Birmingham. Photo courtesy of Birmingham Metro LLC

Almost five years after it was vacated, the former Trinity/Baptist Montclair Medical Center site is slated to be transformed into a multi-use campus. The new $200 million project inside Birmingham’s city limits will include corporate headquarters, residential, medical and community-oriented retail and café spaces.

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The Birmingham housing market is still HOT—how hot? We found out.

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How hot is hot? We put it to the test. Photo via Beth Cunningham for Bham Now

If you’re looking to buy or sell real estate, now’s the time. With all the current uncertainty, you need a professional you can trust to help you make the best decision. Enter RealtySouth—they’ve been serving Alabama families for generations. Check out what they have to say about the Birmingham housing market!

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Greg & Lindsey bought their dream home in Birmingham—here’s how

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Kristin stands with Greg and Lindsey in front of their new home. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

Buying a house is one of the biggest and most important decisions in a young couple’s life. You want to find a place that will fit your needs now and for the foreseeable future. Most importantly, you want to find a home. A few months ago, Lindsey and Greg McKinney stumbled upon what seemed like their dream home. However, a couple of issues appeared to be dealbreakers. Luckily, Lindsey and Greg had their real estate agent there to fight for them.

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There’s no excuse not to konmari now in Birmingham

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A built-in home entertainment center gets things so nice and tidy. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Spring cleaning’s gonna take on a whole new meaning in 2020 here in Birmingham and around the world. We’re not gonna lie—if you’re like us, you’re probably gonna get tired of looking at all the clutter you’ve managed to accumulate at home. Here are some clearing out tips plus a few ways Closets by Design Central Alabama can help you impose order on the current chaos.

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Two for Spring – Mar. 20-22 Open Houses

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Got cabin fever? We’ve got 2 Vestavia Hills homes for you to take a virtual tour of. Enjoy!

845 SOUTHBEND LN VESTAVIA HILLS,AL 35216 (RealtySouth)

Open House: SOUTHBEND 03/21 13:00-15:00
845 SOUTHBEND LN
VESTAVIA HILLS,AL 35216
3597 sq. ft.
5 bedrooms 4 full/0 half baths
$719900
For more info, contact Gwen Brannum at 205-908-0200 or email gbrannum@realtysouth.com


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5 ways Keith Lindsey’s impact lives on at Vestavia’s newest coworking space

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Keith Linsdey’s legacy will live on at The Lindsey Building. Rendering via Hancock Construction

Later this Spring, Vestavia’s newest coworking space—named The Lindsey Building after the late Keith Lindsey—will open near Lifetime Fitness. We spoke to Mark Hancock of Hancock Construction to find out how Keith Lindsey’s life shaped the vision for this new workspace. Keep reading to learn more.

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Birmingham’s American Life Building reaches halfway point of $24M redevelopment

Built in 1925, the American Life Building is slated to become affordable housing. Photo by Pat Byington, for Bham Now

On March 5, developer Ed Ticheli announced that the $24 million redevelopment of the eye-catching American Life Building in downtown Birmingham officially reached its halfway point. That’s right—the upgraded building is slated to open later this year.

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New Birmingham parking deck will bring over 700 parking spaces to downtown

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Say hello to over 700 more parking spaces in downtown Birmingham. Photo via Birmingham Business Journal courtesy of Fifth Dimension Architecture & Interiors.

Parking—it’s a headache sometimes. Now that downtown Birmingham is bustling with new business, restaurants, apartments and hotels, where are we going to park? Well, we’re just in luck. The city’s Design Review Committee just gave the thumbs up for a new parking deck downtown and we’ve got the scoop.

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Hideaways and more – Mar. 13-15 Open Houses

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Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got 18 open houses for you to check out this weekend – you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. And if you prefer not to get out at this time, enjoy this virtual tour!

3789 MONTROSE RD MOUNTAIN BROOK,AL 35213 (RealtySouth)

Open House: CRESTLINE 03/15 14:00-16:00
3789 MONTROSE RD
MOUNTAIN BROOK,AL 35213
3722 sq. ft.
3 bedrooms 3 full/1 half baths
$849900
For more info, contact Fred Smith at 205-368-2280 or email fsmith@realtysouth.com


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Like The Battery? You’ll love Battery II—a new development in Birmingham’s Southside

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A rendering of Battery II, coming to Birmingham’s Southside soon. Rendering via Fifth Dimension Architecture & Interiors

In 2018, The Battery brought restaurants, breweries, event space and more to Birmingham’s Southside. Now, developer Ward Neely is out to do the same thing—right across the street. Say hello to Battery II, the newest project in Birmingham’s Automotive Historic District.

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New mixed-use project in the works at historic building in downtown Birmingham

The historic Armour & Co. building is the site of a new mixed-use development. Rendering via Christopher Architecture

In the downtown real estate boom, mixed-use is the name of the game. Birmingham-based firm Christopher Architecture & Interiors is turning a historic downtown building into the newest mixed-use development, complete with residential units, commercial space and even a rooftop lounge.

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Courting Porches and more – Mar. 6-8 Open Houses

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Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got 38 open houses for you to check out this weekend – you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!

3090 ALTALOMA COVE VESTAVIA HILLS,AL 35216 (RealtySouth)

Open House: ALTALOMA COVE 03/08 14:00-16:00
3090 ALTALOMA COVE
VESTAVIA HILLS,AL 35216
4097 sq. ft.
5 bedrooms 3 full/1 half baths
$514900
For more info, contact Anna Lu Hemphill at 205-540-6135 or email ahemphill@realtysouth.com


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4 reasons you need to be at 5 Points South’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Mar. 14

Please note this event has been postponed until further notice.

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The St. Patrick’s Day parade will be rolling through Five Points South on Saturday, March 14. Photo via 5 Points Bham’s website

It’s almost time to find something green to wear and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Birmingham. And there’s no better place to go than Five Points South—you don’t want to miss the St. Patrick’s Day parade on March 14 this year. Here’s why.

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Custom dream homes + outdoor perfection are waiting for you at Trussville’s Carrington Lakes

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Lexie and Wade are loving the lake lifestyle. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Work in Birmingham but long to live surrounded by the outdoors? You need to know about Trussville’s Carrington Lakes. Check out their website and keep reading to find out how you can build your custom lifestyle.

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