Birmingham’s first “Food Park” could get approval soon

Birmingham’s growth is attributed to many things. In particular, though, the food industry seems to stand out the most for our southern city/metro.

Within the foodie scene, our food truck culture is revving up, and the possible addition of the “Birmingham Food Park” could expand it even further.

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Rendering of the park via Birmingham Food Park

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Thanks to the 20 Midtown Publix more “game changing” development on the way

Ward Neely, with SRS Real Estate Partners, has proclaimed Southside to be “arguably the hottest area of town,” and he is backing that statement up with a new development.

Neely, along with Dick Schmalz and Scott Bryant, plan to tear down the old High Point Lounge and renovate The Merienda Lounge next door.

The move coincides with their recent work involving 20 Midtown.

Photo by Wade Cline

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Five Points South Continues to Grow – Hilton Finally Opens

Growth and sustainability is the name of the game for areas such as Five Points South.

Like the North side of town, the historic area continues to innovate through new developments and hot hangouts, the newest of which is the opening of Homewood Suites by Hilton.

Located in the heart of 5 Points South, the hotel stands tall against the sun. Photo by Wade Cline

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Poised for Demolition, the Fate of Southtown is yet to be Decided

There are a variety of housing projects in the Birmingham city limits and with the expanse of real estate development, some are becoming questionable assets.

Southtown, located between St. Vincent’s Hospital and UAB, is “set” to be demolished, but after Monday’s planned discussions, its future still is not clear.

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