Building on Second Avenue sells for $2.65 million

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A local media group just bought this building for $2M. Photo by Libby Foster for Bham Now
Hoffman Media just bought this building for over $2M. Photo by Libby Foster for Bham Now

Hoffman Media Group just bought a building on Second Avenue North for $2.65 million. The two-story office building is across from Yo Mama’s and EastWest. Keep reading for more on the Second Avenue District’s latest real estate deal.

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Scramble For Life: a benefit for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

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Genny Williams, Associate Broker, X-tra Living at eXp Realty, is hosting “Scramble For Life: a benefit for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society” at The Meadows Golf Course at Harpersville, AL on Friday, April 9, as part of her campaign for “Woman of the Year” for LLS.

 

The cost to register a two-person scramble team is $300, and the winner will receive $500 in prize money! All skill levels are welcome. There will also be additional prizes and awards throughout the day. Course fees, cart, refreshments and lunch are included in the registration fee.

 

The first round will start at 8 am and the second round begins at 1 pm. We will have lunch at noon.

 

Call Ericka Thurston at (601) 506-7905 to register your team today!

 

All proceeds will go to Genny Williams’ campaign for LLS “Woman of the Year.” Many LLS supported therapies not only help blood cancer patients, but are also now used to treat patients with rare forms of stomach and skin cancers and are in clinical trials for patients with lung, brain, breast, pancreatic and prostate cancers. And LLS funded drugs like targeted therapies and immunotherapies are now saving thousands of lives every day.

 

We really are getting close to our goal of a world without blood cancers!

 

All donations are greatly appreciated and tax deductible. They’ll not only support LLS research, but patient services, advocacy, public and professional education, and community services as well.

 

Visit https://pages.lls.org/mwoy/al/bhm21/gwilliams to learn more about Genny Williams’ campaign and the incredible work the LLS id doing!

 

Call Ericka Thurston at (601) 506-7905 to register your two-person scramble team for April 9 today!

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

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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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Mortgage forbearance—what you need to know + how it can help you now

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Mortgage forbearance in Birmingham is important to know about right now
Home sweet home doesn’t feel so sweet when it’s hard to make mortgage payments. Photo via Unsplash

If you own a home in Birmingham, you might have gotten a notice about forbearance from your mortgage company. We reached out to people at Caliber Home Loans for our own personal mortgage forbearance 101, and now we’re here to share what we learned. Bottom line, if your income has been affected by COVID-19, forbearance might help.

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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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Barbara Wheeler reveals her No.1 tip to selling your home and shares her experience joining ARC Realty’s Gallery Brokers office

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Barbara Wheeler at the ARC Realty Gallery Brokers Office. Photo by Jon Eastwood for Bham Now

We caught up with local real estate expert, Barbara Wheeler, to discuss working at ARC Realty’s Gallery Brokers Office. With nearly 40 years of experience helping families buy and sell homes in Birmingham, Barbara offers her advice on impressing potential homebuyers and how to know when a house is ‘the one’.

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Historic First Avenue building gets a new lease on life with $4M multi-use renovation

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Luxury living offered in historical downtown Birmingham. Photo by Beth Cunningham for Bham Now.

Residential Ventures, a boutique development firm based in Denver, CO purchased $2.39M of downtown Birmingham property late last year. This week, plans were released for their property at 2216/2218 First Ave. N. to undergo a renovation expected to reach close to $4M.

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3 reasons why home sales remain strong in Birmingham, especially for first-time home buyers

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While the housing market is primed for sellers right now, home buyers are showing confidence in Birmingham. Photo for Bham Now

Home prices are rising, construction is stalling and supply is low, leading to speculation about another housing bubble boiling up the U.S. real estate market. That’s not the whole story, though. Here’s why the home market looks hopeful in Birmingham:

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Shipt CEO Bill Smith invests $200K in real estate startup SimpleShowing

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Fred McGill, Co-Founder of SimpleShowing. (Via Bham Now)

There has been a lot of buzz about Shipt since Target bought it for $550 million last December.  Now Shipt’s CEO Bill Smith has invested in a startup that just finished the Velocity Accelerator program.  

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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”

Birmingham is on fire when it comes to commercial real estate development

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Lots of Development Going On Birmingham

More than 100 commercial realtors from around town got the opportunity to see some of the hot new Birmingham commercial real estate properties currently, or about to be, under construction.

Hosted by the Birmingham Commercial Realtor Council at Moonshine Birmingham, the top of the Elyton Hotel was a no brainer location! Continue reading “Birmingham is on fire when it comes to commercial real estate development”

The Faces Behind Commercial Real Estate Growth and the Revitalization of Downtown Birmingham

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Birmingham’s Renaissance

Over the last few years, Birmingham has experienced a renaissance and redevelopment of downtown in large part due to commercial real estate growth. Commercial real estate, according the Birmingham Association of REALTORS®, contributes $465 billion a year to the U.S. GDP (Gross Domestic Products Index).

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Two more office spaces slated for Southside, near Five Points

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Southside real estate continues to pique the interest of brokers, developers, and business owners looking to settle in Vulcan’s view of Birmingham.

Accordingly, two buildings near 23rd St. and 10th Ct. South have been purchased and currently being renovated for commercial office space!

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Is EBSCO right for you?

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EBSCO Industries, a Forbes’ top privately-held company, headquartered in Birmingham has 6,000 employees in 25 businesses worldwide.  Better yet, this innovative company has loyal employees who love their jobs.  And, they are hiring!  Is EBSCO right for you?

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