Put BioGX on your radar. They’re a Birmingham-based molecular diagnostics company and they’re headed to their new space in Shelby County. Keep reading to learn more about this exciting move.Continue reading “Bham-based company, BioGX, is moving to Shelby County + adding more jobs”
On Tuesday, February 2nd, the Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA) reported on their findings for the seven-county region over the past year. Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 brought several promising developments to the Birmingham area. Here’s what we learned.Continue reading “BBA reports 35 projects, 1,240+ jobs and $518M invested in Birmingham in 2020”
According to a recent study by United Van Lines, more people moved to Alabama in 2020 than left the state. We wanted to know what that meant for Alabama, and for places like Birmingham—so we spoke to several local experts to learn more.Continue reading “Alabama ranked no. 8 most moved-to state in 2020—here’s what the local experts have to say.”
If you’re a business owner in the Magic City, the Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA) has been working on your behalf throughout the pandemic. If you’re someone who enjoys the many small businesses that help make this the place we know and love, they’ve been working hard to help those businesses stay afloat. To learn more, we reached out to Fred McCallum, Interim President and CEO of the BBA.Continue reading “Growing good jobs now + for the future: an interview with the Birmingham Business Alliance”
Bham Now first wrote about Wyndy, the Birmingham-based babysitting app startup back in 2017. At the time it was aptly described as “uber for babysitting.”Continue reading “Birmingham-based Wyndy, the uber of babysitting, is expanding to help families impacted by COVID-19”
During his time playing for the Birmingham Barons, Kenneth “Kenny” Coleman got to play with Michael Jordan. Yes, that Michael Jordan. Now Coleman is back in town and ready to lead the Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA) in exciting new directions. I had the pleasure of sitting down with him on his third day on the job to talk about the Magic City, his vision for the BBA and a few of his local favorites. Keep reading for all the details.Continue reading “This onetime Baron is the new president + CEO of the BBA”
Many small businesses in downtown Birmingham are still recovering from the damage done to their storefronts on Sunday night, May 31. In response, the community has set up the Birmingham Business Relief Fund to help these businesses back on their feet. Learn more.Continue reading “Birmingham Business Relief Fund helps small storefronts damaged on Sunday night”
Jobs, jobs, jobs!
Forbes, one of the nation’s most venerable business magazines (102 years old!) is reporting good news about the Birmingham jobs market for the first quarter of 2020.
The Birmingham region was ranked No. 3 for economic growth potential among mid-size U.S. cities in a recent report by Business Facilities, a national publication that focuses on economic development.
Victor Brown, Vice President of Business Development at the Birmingham Business Alliance, is proud of his family and it shows.
This week, the Bold Goals Coalition of Central Alabama’s Workforce Action Network released a major report and launched a public engagement campaign focused on aligning education, economic development and workforce development to increase job growth in the Greater Birmingham seven-county region.
Our outgoing mayor is for it, and our incoming mayor is ready for the possibilities. Who else is involved with Birmingham’s bid to attract Amazon’s new headquarters to the Magic City?
Sloss Tech and Sloss Fest just didn’t pack enough into a single weekend. The Birmingham Business Alliance joins the fray for three days, via their Sloss Experience! Continue reading “The Birmingham Business Alliance’s Talent Recruitment Program, Sloss, and you”
The Instrument Management Service, STERIS/IMS, is expanding operations and creating 22 more jobs within the City of Birmingham.
Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, STERIS/IMS poured a capital investment of about $1.6 million in the expansion.