Friday, June 12, 2020

Widening of I-565 in Huntsville to start Sunday

Article Title: Widening of I-565 in Huntsville to start Sunday


Article Snip: "...It’s been a much-anticipated project pushed by Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle in recent years leading up to the announcement by Gov. Kay Ivey in April 2019 that it would come to fruition..."


Article Source: www.al.com
Taxes, Restore Our Roads, I-565, Road Improvements,

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Huntsville jumps in latest Census count, on pace to be largest city in Alabama within two years

Article Title: Huntsville jumps in latest Census count, on pace to be largest city in Alabama within two years


Article Snip: "...Population estimates released last month by the U.S. Census Bureau show Huntsville has added thousands of people a year since 2010, leaping from a population of 180,000 in 2010 to over 200,000 in 2019. That 20,000 person increase is the largest of any city in the state over that time period..."


Article Source: www.al.com
Census 2020, Rocket City, Huntsville,

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Multifamily developers buy 22 acres for huge apartment complex in Huntsville

Article Title: Multifamily developers buy 22 acres for huge apartment complex in Huntsville


Article Snip: "...The development is immediately adjacent to the 550-acre mixed-use Clift Farm development. The project at 1150 Balch Road will be the company’s second multifamily community in the Huntsville area. Watermark at Bridge Street Town Centre, a 244-unit Class A multifamily community located at 6854 Governors West NW was completed in 2019 and is currently 86 percent occupied..."


Article Source: www.bizjournals.com
Watermark Residential, Class A garden-style multifamily community,

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Alabama at risk of losing congressional seat, funding; state asks for increase in census participation

Article Title: Alabama at risk of losing congressional seat, funding; state asks for increase in census participation

census.alabama.gov
census.alabama.gov

Article Snip: "...The census numbers will determine how much federal money the state will get for roads, Medicaid, Medicare and much more. But it also determines Alabama’s representation in Congress. Right now Alabama is at risk of losing a congressional seat, based on early estimates. And Alabama is the only state in the south in that position..."

Article Source: www.waff.com


Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Looking back, looking ahead with Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle

Article Title: Looking back, looking ahead with Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle


Article Snip: "...'If 2018 was the announcement year, 2019 was the year you really had to do the work. If you've been out to Greenbrier lately and seen 84 acres coming up under roof, seen the road work that's being done, everything to be ready for the Mazda Toyota production.... anybody who hasn't passed an orange cone lately, probably has not been looking, because there are orange cones everywhere, but, it just means we're growing.'..."


Article Source: whnt.com


Sunday, December 29, 2019

Court says workers can’t sue over blocked Birmingham, Alabama minimum wage boost

Article Title: Court says workers can’t sue over blocked minimum wage boost


Article Snip: "...The city of Birmingham in 2016 had planned to raise the minimum wage to $10 per hour. Alabama lawmakers responded by swiftly passing a state law that blocked cities from implementing their own minimum wage..."


Article Source: www.wrbl.com
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Huntsville council again OKs raise for themselves, mayor

Article Title: Huntsville council again OKs raise for themselves, mayor


Article Snip: "...The council voted 4-1 to increase the city council positions and the mayor's office a 15 percent raise with councilwoman Jennie Robinson casting the dissenting vote. If Battle doesn't veto it, it will be the first raise for Huntsville's elected leaders since 2008..."


Article Source: www.al.com


Monday, December 23, 2019

Birth of a Manufacturing Plant

Article Title: Birth of a Manufacturing Plant


Article Snip: "...Over in Huntsville, Mazda Toyota Manufacturing remains on schedule for a spring 2021 launch, assures Hostettler, an 18-year veteran of Toyota who joined the joint venture team in October 2018. The sprawling complex, which sits on about 2,500 acres of land, will have 3.1 million square feet under its roof when complete. Both Toyota and Mazda will build SUVs at the site..."


Article Source: www.industryweek.com
Toyota and Mazda Auto Plant in Huntsville,

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Aerojet Rocketdyne Huntsville Site Set for Large Solid Rocket Motor Production

Article Title: Aerojet Rocketdyne Huntsville Site Set for Large Solid Rocket Motor Production


Article Snip: "...Aerojet Rocketdyne is ready to begin producing large solid rocket motor carbon fiber cases in the Rocket City following installation and calibration of a key machine at its new Advanced Manufacturing Facility (AMF)..."


Article Source: www.globenewswire.com
Aerojet Rocketdyne, Solid Rocket Motor Production, Rocket Motors,

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Deloitte Digital Template: Investment in the Huntsville Region: Estimated Social Impacts

Article Title: Deloitte Digital Template: Investment in the Huntsville Region: Estimated Social Impacts


Article Snip: "...Investment in both Madison and Limestone County are projected to generally impact the community positively, especially around the variables that signal upward mobility of the population..."


Article Source: hsvchamber.org
Digital Template, Deloitte, Estimated Social Impacts of Economic Growth (Huntsville, Madison County...), Social Impact Modeling (SIM),

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Census: Huntsville now second largest city in Alabama

Article Title: Census: Huntsville now second largest city in Alabama


Article Snip: "...The Rocket City has grown rapidly over the last decade, while Montgomery has steadily lost population. Birmingham, the largest city in the state, has also lost population, and Huntsville is on track to overtake it within the next five years..."


Article Source: www.al.com
Second Largest City in Alabama, Huntsville Census Data, Census,

Mazda-Toyota ignites north Alabama

Article Title: Mazda-Toyota ignites north Alabama


Article Snip: "...Since the $1.6 billion auto plant was announced for Huntsville in 2018, several suppliers — many of them with Japanese roots — have announced their own projects in the vicinity. Five of them represent $440 million in capital investment around Huntsville..."


Article Source: www.autonews.com
Toyota and Mazda Auto Plant in Huntsville, Huntsville Economic Development,