Arbor Terrace, $200 million multi-use development, set to begin construction this fall at former Trinity Medical Center site

Rendering of the Arbor Terrace development. Photo via willkadish.com

Arbor Terrace, a new multi-use project, is coming to the former Trinity Medical Center site. Keep reading for more details on the $200 million development.

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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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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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Mixed-use project, Lakeview Green, is coming to Birmingham’s Southside

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Lakeview Green blends an urban green space with living and retail. Photo via lakeviewgreen.com

Construction is officially underway for Lakeview Green, an all-new mixed-use apartment complex in Birmingham’s Lakeview District. Word on the street—it features a unique living and green space. Maybe it’s my love for urban planning talking but this project looks A-MAZ-ING!

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4 ways the BIG Partnership aims to improve your life and attract investors to Birmingham

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Big things are in store for our Magic City. Picture by Jon Eastwood for BhamNow.

The city of Birmingham has made major strides these past few years. There’s no denying that big things are coming to the Magic City!

Last year, Mayor Randall Woodfin introduced the city to the Birmingham Inclusive Growth (BIG) Partnership. This city-inspired, community-focused initiative aims to improve the quality of residents’ lives and produce tangible returns for investors.

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We got a sneak preview of the Denham Building mixed-use renovation, now you do too (PHOTOS)

The perfect mix of modern, historic, and industrial. Photo by Beth Cunningham for Bham Now.

It’s no secret that Birmingham is a dream location for developers. The city offers a host of historic buildings just brimming with residential and commercial potential. Bham Now got to go behind the scenes of the city’s newest mixed-use renovation, and we’re taking you with us.

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New mixed-use development a possibility at the Sherman Industries cement plant near Railroad Park

The Sherman Industries cement plant, near Railroad Park, could soon be redeveloped for mixed-use. (Photo by Jon Eastwood for Bham Now)

Birmingham could be about to get another exciting mixed-use development project in the pipeline at a high-profile site, two blocks away from Railroad Park.

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Avondale’s Cottages on Fifth to offer 10 single-family homes with access to 1GB fiber optic internet

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The homes range in size from 1,718 square feet to 1,803 square feet. Photo via Tyler Whitten

Construction recently started on a new residential development for Avondale called Cottages on Fifth. The white-brick courtyard homes are located on 3711 through 3729 Fifth Avenue South.

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Real estate roundup: Birmingham’s downtown, Southside, suburbs

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Bham Now is always interested in the real estate and business development going on in the city. We try to investigate the exciting news of revitalization and renovations downtown, the Southside and in our suburbs. Here are a few updates and some insight from a local real estate expert. Continue reading “Real estate roundup: Birmingham’s downtown, Southside, suburbs”

New downtown apartments will house Taco Mama, five other retail spaces

About 200 guests packed into the Taco Mama at The Waites’ mixed-use development on Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd last night for a preview party featuring menu items like hand-shaken margaritas and build-your-own tacos.

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Preview party for Taco Mama at The Waites, a new mixed-use development downtown. Photo by JH Daniel.

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