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Real estate group acquires assets of Gulf Coast vacation rental company

In big Gulf Coast real estate news, Crye Leike Gulf Coast Real Estate & Vacation Rentals has announced that it has acquired vacation rental...

Port of Mobile delivers $98.3 billion economic impact, Ivey dubs ‘The Port of Alabama’

The Port of Mobile's growing economic impact on Alabama continues to multiply -- with no sign of slowing down anytime soon. According to a...

Water service improvements coming to Alexander City

Major improvements are coming to downtown Alexander City's water lines thanks to a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant, Gov. Kay Ivey announced Wednesday. The...

Ivey announces over $40 million in funding for road, bridge projects

More than $40 million in state transportation funding has been set aside for 26 projects focused on improving Alabama's roads and bridges, Governor Kay...

A massive Muscle Shoals industrial facility is set to receive new life as aerospace hub

AE Industrial Partners -- an aerospace, defense and industrial services private equity firm based out of Boca Raton, Florida and its affiliate Rocket Shoals...

Birmingham app-based fuel delivery startup FuelFox charting rapid growth

A mobile, on-site fuel delivery startup headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama has shown tremendous growth in several key areas over the past few years. Fuel Fox,...

BCA’s Helena Duncan: The United Auto Workers must not do to Alabama what it did to Detroit

In the early 1990s and prior, Alabama’s top industry was textiles, which was evidenced by the low-wage sock mills that peppered the state along...

Alabama Cyber School athletics, extracurriculars expands into ‘Sentinel Center’

What was once a condemned, otherwise vacant eyesore of a building at the corner of Wynn Drive and Bradford is now a unique and...

LiTHOS applies for $30M DOE grant to upgrade Bessemer lithium facility

LiTHOS has applied for a $30 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to upgrade its 55,000 square-foot plant in Bessemer to produce...

Sen. Reed highlights exceptional growth during Port of Mobile visit

In a recent visit to the Port of Mobile, State Senate President Pro Tem Greg Reed celebrated the strategic importance of the port as...

Alabama, national leaders strategize childcare access at annual Women’s Foundation research event

The Women’s Foundation of Alabama this week hosted their annual research showcase that brought together Alabama leaders to address the business case for child...

First fully electric assist tug boat built at Alabama shipyard

Alabama's Coden Shipyard, a small, family-owned property, was the construction site of the first fully electric ship assist harbor tug boat ever produced within...

Eva Robertson: Leadership, compassion, Alabama personified – 2024 ‘Momma B’ Award

The “Momma B” award is named after beloved Alabama philanthropist and true woman of impact, Joann Bashinsky. Each year, this esteemed award is given...

Station 41: Southern Research’s latest venture to boost biotech in Alabama

Southern Research officially opened its much anticipated Station 41 biotech incubator earlier this week in Birmingham. The incubator, which provides office space, lab space, shared...

WEBB Building Essentials opens new Homewood showroom

Building materials company, WEBB Building Essentials, announced the grand opening of its new showroom in Homewood. The new addition, the company says, will offer...

Alabama Realtors announce highly sought-after endorsements in 2024 GOP primary

The political arm of the Alabama Association of Realtors announced its endorsement of candidates for Alabama’s upcoming March 5, 2024 primary elections. The list of...

New partnership will transform stored ash into ‘Made in America’ construction materials

Eco Material Technologies, a leading producer of sustainable cementitious materials and near-zero carbon cement replacement products in North America, announced a new partnership with...

Karen Brooks: Sustaining a legacy of leading with heart, championing Alabama – 2024 Women of Impact

For Karen Brooks, family and career have always been synonymous. Raised in the Phifer Incorporated family business, Karen’s mother inspired her long before she...

Mary Pat Lawrence: Making change, bridging the gap between Alabama and D.C. – 2024 Woman of Impact

Mary Pat Lawrence’s incredible career is the result of combining her unique skill set with a passion for making change. From the time she was...

Alabama grad makes waves with company’s pro-life ad campaign, earning endorsement from Elon Musk

Sarah Gabel Seifert, a University of Alabama graduate, hit Times Square to promote her pro-life diaper company, EveryLife.  EveryLife, a diaper and wipe company aimed...

Infirmary Health and UAB partner to offer comprehensive cancer care for Gulf Coast patients

Infirmary Health of Mobile is partnering with UAB Health Systems to expand cancer care options for patients in the Gulf Coast area. Now an affiliate...

Mary Andrews Carlisle: A champion of others, from Vulcan and beyond – 2024 Woman of Impact

Each chapter of Mary Andrews Carlisle’s 18-year tenure at Vulcan Materials Company has helped her to step into the position of Senior Vice President...

Alabama’s strategy for workforce competitiveness proposed in ‘transformative’ new plan

A commission tasked with crafting a path to modernize Alabama's workforce competitiveness has released what it calls a "landmark plan" -- featuring a range...

UA, Techstars team up on groundbreaking hydrologic accelerator for Tuscaloosa

Through a partnership between the Tuscaloosa County Economic Development Authority, the University of Alabama, and the most active pre-seed investor in the world, Techstars...