We took a tour of Mercantile on Morris—here’s a sneak peek

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Meet some of the team behind Mercantile on Morris. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

It’s getting real at Mercantile on Morris, the newest mixed-use development coming to Birmingham. They just poured the remaining concrete for the commercial plaza, and we got a sneak peek of the process. Take a look at the spot that’ll be one of the most special places in Birmingham and throughout the Southeast.

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New bar, Pago Pago, planned for Urban Supply development this year

A rendering shows plans for the new Pago Pago bar in Parkside. Project representatives said the tall sign depicted in the renderings most likely will not be part of the final project.
A rendering of the upcoming Pago Pago bar at Urban Supply. Photo via Poole & Company Architects, LLC, originally published in the Birmingham Business Journal

Big news for Parkside. Pago Pago, a Polynesian-themed bar at the highly-anticipated Urban Supply mixed-use development, is set to open later this year. Here’s what we know about the project.

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Mercantile on Morris set to open early 2021

We can’t wait to see Mercantile on Morris open early this year! Photo via Mercantile on Morris

Mercantile on Morris, the highly-anticipated mixed-use development on historic Morris Avenue, is set to open early 2021—and we can’t wait! We rounded up a few of the perks of the development that we are most looking forward to checking out early this year.

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Urban Supply, new mixed-use development coming to Parkside in 2021

If the renderings look this good, we can’t wait to see the real thing. Rendering via Orchestra Partners

An exciting new mixed-use development is moving forward in Birmingham. Urban Supply, the latest project from Orchestra Partners, is on its way to Parkside. Here’s what we know.

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Several Birmingham property owners offering creative help to their tenants

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Ward Neely of Property Partners stands outside The Battery. Photo by Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

All around the country, small and local businesses are feeling pressure as their customers begin to self-isolate. In order to help out their tenants, several Birmingham property owners are offering waived or deferred rent (as well as other creative solutions) until this outbreak clears up.

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Building a better Birmingham: meet the team shaking things up at Orchestra Partners

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Friendly competition. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

If you live in Birmingham, you’ve seen the work of Orchestra Partners across town. This real estate development firm is a little different from the rest, focusing on historical buildings and breathing new life into Birmingham’s core neighborhoods. Learn more about their team and the work they’re doing to make Birmingham a better place to live!

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Looking for retail space right in the middle of the action? Check out the Studio Arts Building in Five Points

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Studio Arts Building in Five Points South. Photo via Orchestra Partners 

The Studio Arts Building in Five Points South is available for rent, y’all, and it’s definitely worth checking out. We all know Five Points continues to grow–in fact, since 2017 there’s been over $145 million in investments in the area, thanks to developers like Orchestra Partners. You can get in on the action now. Here’s more info about the space!

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Indian restaurant Bayleaf opens in Five Points Lane development featuring Bombay/Mumbai street food

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Bayleaf Authentic Indian Cuisine in Five Points. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Five Points Lane, the Orchestra Partners development on 20th Street, is heating up with the addition of popular Birmingham restaurant Bayleaf Authentic Indian Cuisine. The restaurant opened last week, and we’re excited. We toured the space and spoke with the owners for more information. Check it out! 

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The Uber of property maintenance: How Birmingham startup Maestro is disrupting the industry through technology

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Jason Clotfelter, Karen Osburn and Kyle McKinley of Maestro. Photo courtesy of Maestro Maintenance Management

You’ve probably seen the work of Birmingham real estate developer Orchestra Partners across town (The Essential, anyone?). But did you know they incubated a startup that’s changing the game for property management?  Read on to get the scoop.

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Cantina Tortilla Grill in Pepper Place will relocate to Avondale spot this fall

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Cantina Tortilla Grill will soon relocate to the former Wasabi Juan’s/Sour Room location in Avondale. (Photo via Cantina)

There’s ALWAYS something new to taco ’bout in Avondale! Today, it’s the upcoming addition of local favorite Cantina Tortilla Grill. The restaurant will move from its current Pepper Place location to Avondale early fall 2019. We’ve got all the details.

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Mercantile on Morris, a new mixed-use redevelopment in the heart of historic Birmingham

Site of the Mercantile on Morris re-development. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Orchestra Partners, the commercial real estate development company behind Founders Station, Woolworth and projects around Avondale is redeveloping a major portion of Birmingham’s iconic Morris Avenue and 1st Avenue North.

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4 tenants opening in Five Points Lane in mid-2019, including Nighthawk: AM

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Henry Costa of Nighthawk: AM and Unplugged. Photo via Orchestra Partners

Here’s what to know about Nighthawk: AM, Unplugged, Bayleaf Authentic Indian Cuisine and Domestique Panache—all set to open in spring/summer 2019 in Orchestra Partners’ highly anticipated redevelopment of Five Points Lane in Birmingham.

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