In the 1920s, Birmingham employed the skills of a true urban planning visionary, Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. We see his mark today in places like Ward and Rushton Parks, but his full-fledged master plan? It fell through the cracks. Today, the Red Rock Trail System is bringing it back, one trail at a time.
Last week, the Urban Land Institute of Alabama (ULI) held its Trends in Real Estate 2019 Luncheon at Sloss Furnaces, featuring Anita Kramer, ULI Senior Vice President and a panel of local economic experts.
What are the key trends that will shape the urban real estate market in 2019? What does the future hold for real estate investment in the U.S. and in Birmingham? Did you know Birmingham is an 18 hour city?
The design of the City of Birmingham is constantly transforming. There are groups and organizations working with city leaders to ensure that the land within the city is shaped for its best possible use. It’s a process, and you can become a part of it by getting involved with the Urban Land Institute.
Last week, at the conclusion of a two day tour of Birmingham, Christopher Coes, Vice President at Smart Growth America and a leading expert on transportation and walkable communities declared that Birmingham can be one of the most walkable cites in the South.