WIRE News thru 11/16
Vol. 2, Issue 45
Welcome to ACRE's weekly digital publication - the WIREWIRE is the acronym for "Week In Real Estate". Delivered weekly, on Saturday mornings, the WiRE is categorized geographically and is designed to help real estate professionals, affiliates and consumers follow all the major news stories that impact real estate in Alabama.  We hope this will be a convenient way to catch up on anything you may have missed during the week without interrupting your workday. The WiRE is brought to you compliments of theACRE Corporate Cabinet.

ACRE Corporate Cabinet News
Brasfield & Gorrie begins on $46M downtown Birmingham building
Top Birmingham Economic Developer, Tracey Morant Adams, to join Renasant
Airbus rising: 'It's coming out of the ground and coming to life' says vice president of business development for Hoar Program Management
Statewide & Nationwide
Latest American Community Survey Shows Alabama‚€™s Housing Value at $123,400 and Homeownership Rate at 69.6 Percent Post-Recession
North Alabama-
, Florence, Gadsden, Muscle Shoals, Cullman
Athens/Limestone County residential sales up 17% in October; YTD sales up 2%
Huntsville/Madison County area residential sales up 12% in October; YTD sales up 11%
Morgan County (Decatur) year-to-date residential sales up 3% through October
$2.5M auto research facility in Cullman to employ 140
L&N Drive in Huntsville, site of future Wal-Mart Supercenter, could become off-limits to overnight commercial traffic
Mound found lacking ground
Jones family unveils plan for 'high end' shopping center on 126 acres across from Valley Bend in south Huntsville
Which Alabama town is a 'best small city to move to'? Decatur
North Central Birmingham, Anniston, Bessemer, Pell City, Sylacauga
Metro Birmingham home sales rise 12 percent in October
Gardendale will fund its own school system; property tax increase passes
Birmingham retail market gets an early Christmas gift
City Center development in Gardendale still under contract
Will slow rent growth cool Birmingham's multifamily market?
Jeffrey Bayer pledges $1M for UAB facility
Birmingham home sales climb 12%
$9.4M building permit filed for Brookdale Place
Corporate Realty developing $2.4 million medical center in Homewood
Under construction: Birmingham City Council considering $2.69 million in downtown building projects
Shelby County Airport looking to expand hangar space with new aircraft storage building
Ponder Properties leases space to insurance companies, jeweler
Downtown's resurgence buoying metro area's commercial real estate
National retailing trends evident in shifts in Birmingham shopping
Study predicts Hoover school bus cuts to hurt home sales, prices, jobs, retail sales
South Central - MontgomeryAuburn, Lake Martin, Phenix City

Real estate: The Villas offers privacy, safety  

Multi-unit Franchisee Selects Uncle Maddio's for Southeast Alabama   

Dexter Avenue under construction   

Auburn University solicits $5 million from state to rebuild, expand facilities for aviation program   

Auburn architecture students build affordable homes  

West Alabama- Tuscaloosa, Demopolis, Black Belt

University of Alabama fraternities, sororities in $202 million building boom

Gulf Coast Mobile, Baldwin CountyGulf Shores, Orange Beach
Alabama's Truland Homes Is Ready For Battle
Development rumors fuel turf fight in Point Clear
Foley offering grants for downtown building improvements
RE/MAX Orange Beach featured in national publication
Panda Express opening first Mobile location on Airport Boulevard
Coastal Gateway Regional Economic Development Alliance taps executive director

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