4 reasons you’ll want to say yes to these FREE in-home + virtual design services

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Enjoy in-home and virtual design services from the expert design team at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries. Photo via Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

Spring is in bloom, which leads to cleaning out closets and looking for fresh ways to decorate your home. Here are four reasons to kickstart your design project with La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries’ in-home and virtual design services. Psst! One reason—it’s FREE.

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Bessemer Train Depot to get major redevelopment. Here’s how

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The Bessemer Train Depot in downtown Bessemer. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

The Bessemer area has exploded with new jobs and opportunities in the past couple years. One part that is now catching up with the times is the Bessemer Train Depot, now that it has been purchased by Brian Giattina, Blox CFO and founder of Bessemer Redevelopment Corps. Keep reading to see the past, present and future of this Bessemer icon.

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Get the latest on Birmingham’s upcoming Urban Supply development

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The future of Parkside in downtown Birmingham. Rendering via Urban Supply

Urban Supply is changing the face of Parkside in Birmingham, bringing 100,000 square feet of retail, office and fitness spaces as well as restaurants and bars to the area. See what’s there, what’s happening and what’s coming to the coming-soon development that just broke ground.

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Local developer to renovate Magnolia Point in Five Points South

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The Magnolia Point building at the corner of 23rd Street South and Magnolia Avenue South. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

A historic, 1930s-era commercial building in Five Points South is getting a facelift. Capstone Real Estate Investments plans to renovate the Magnolia Point building for a series of retail and entertainment businesses after purchasing the property earlier this year.

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From in the ground to in your kitchen—an inside look at Alabama Marble

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Want to see it for yourself? Make plans to attend the Sylacauga Marble Festival in the spring. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Some of the finest marble in the world is found right here in Alabama—in fact, it’s just an hour from Birmingham. We got an inside look at the process from start to finish, and now we’re taking you with us. Tag along on a behind-the-scenes look with the experts at AM3 Stone.

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Birmingham architects receive top marks from national judges

Read on to get the deets on this award-winning home. Photo via Krumdieck A+I

The American Institute of Architects recently hosted their 2020 design awards, and members of our local Birmingham chapter brought home quite a few top marks. Check out the award-winning projects here—you might just recognize a few.

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Birmingham’s historic Greyhound Station is being redeveloped for the future today [PHOTOS]

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Developers, architects and a designer in the Greyhound Building. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

For years, Birmingham’s historic Greyhound station has been what architects call a “dormant opportunity.” That’s about to change—thanks to developer Mike Mouron and Williams Blackstock Architects. Keep reading for the inside scoop on this incredible renovation project featuring historic preservation and adaptive reuse, plus original photos.

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The latest on Campus No. 124, Pelham’s new entertainment district

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Pre-leasing has begun with the first tenants planning to open later this year. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Campus No. 124 is a brand-new entertainment district being developed in Pelham. We wrote about it when plans were first released in February, and now we’ve got the latest updates. Check it out!

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Former Red Cross building to be transformed into $28M, 192-room apartment project

The former American Red Cross building in downtown Birmingham will be renovated as affordable housing. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

A vacant five-story, 125,000 square-foot office building on 3rd Avenue North in downtown Birmingham is getting a facelift. New York developer Ed Ticheli is planning to redevelop the former American Red Cross building to fit 192 market rate workforce housing units.

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Dansby Foods, AMD + more join impressive list of tenants in the completed Iron Age Building

Exterior of the Iron Age Building. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

The Iron Age Building’s list of creative and innovative tenants just keeps growing. The latest additions include a 14-year NFL veteran, a creative marketing agency, and a healthcare firm. Find out more about the full list of tenants, plus get an inside look and the complete renovation of the historic Downtown Birmingham building.

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$75 million development could make UAB a global leader in biotech field

Rendering courtesy of UA System, via Birmingham Business Journal (BBJ)

A $75 million project at UAB that could have a major impact on Birmingham is moving forward. This genomic medicine + research center is well on its way to fruition, and we’ve got all the details here. Check it out!

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