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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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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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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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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Enjoy Birmingham’s best views & more when you live at Cortland Vesta

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Cortland Vesta construction is underway in Southside. Image courtesy of Cortland Vesta

Have you seen the new high rise on Highland Avenue just below Red Mountain? That’s Cortland Vesta, the one-of-a-kind apartment building opening soon in Southside. These apartments are like no other in Birmingham, and we have the scoop!

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UAB approves $97.9 million in three future projects, including a new Science and Engineering Complex

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A rendering of UAB’s upcoming $78.5 million Science and Engineering Complex. Rendering via UAB

2020 is an exciting year for the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Although we’re barely two months into the new year, they just announced three impressive new projects–backed by a whopping $97.9 million combined budget.

Let’s break down the spending and see what’s next for UAB!

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Parkside is buzzing—check out the latest updates, including a new Birmingham startup

Craft beer, delicious food trucks, cool startups, great outdoor space—a Birminghamian’s dream if I’ve ever seen it. Renderings via Orchestra Partners

Parkside has been on the up-and-up for a while now. Just take a drive through the area and you’ll see cranes, construction and growth on every corner. Catch up on the latest happenings. PLUS check out Birmingham’s latest tech startup, launching from Parkside.

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West Homewood’s 186 Building gets a huge makeover (Photos)

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Ignite Properties’ 186 Building, a new development in West Homewood. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

Since 1965, the 186 Building stood as one of the most recognizable buildings in West Homewood. However, this former self-service car wash building fell into disrepair over the years. Now, new owner Ignite Properties gave this iconic building a facelift. Check out all the perks of working at the 186 Building.

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“A destination for innovation.” The Switch is coming to downtown Birmingham

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The pink grid is the area now classified as “The Switch.” Map courtesy of REV Birmingham

Downtown Birmingham just. keeps. going. Big plans have been getting announced left and right, and we are loving in energy in our Magic City. A new brand for Birmingham’s innovation district was just unveiled, and we’ve got all the details.

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Monday Night Brewing set to open in Birmingham’s Parkside by April

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The Monday Night Brewing founder–Jeff, Joel and Jonathan–enjoying the fruits of their labors. Photo via Monday Night Brewing on Facebook

The wait is almost over–Birmingham’s newest brewpub is set to open in April. Here’s what you need to know about the new Monday Night Brewing brewpub in Parkside.

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Micro-unit housing is coming to Birmingham’s Southside

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A rendering of The Railyard, an upcoming micro-unit development on Rotary Trail. Rendering via Creature

Would you sacrifice living space in exchange for lower rent and a prime location? If so, micro-unit housing might be for you. One upcoming development–The Railyard–will offer 350 square foot units to renters. Learn more.

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