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,

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

State of the City Address: Leaders focus on making outsiders choose Huntsville

Article Title: State of the City Address: Leaders focus on making outsiders choose Huntsville


Article Snip: "...We’ve heard about the job growth, 28,000 more jobs in the last 10 years, but officials also want to work on making you want to pick this city to live in forever. There was more music this year than at your regular State of the City Address and that was on purpose..."


Article Source: www.rocketcitynow.com
State of the City Address (Nov. 2019),

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Huntsville firm wins $178 million Navy contract to support SEALs

Article Title: Huntsville firm wins $178 million Navy contract to support SEALs


Article Snip: "...Teledyne Technologies Inc. announced earlier this week that its subsidiary, Teledyne Brown Engineering in Huntsville, had received the contract for the follow-on production of MK11 Shallow Water Combat Submersible (SWCS) Systems..."


Article Source: www.al.com
Teledyne, Navy Seals, MK11 Shallow Water Combat Submersible (SWCS) Systems,

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Intuitive Research and Technology Corporation named #1 on national list

Article Title: Intuitive Research and Technology Corporation named #1 on national list


Article Snip: "...This is the fourth year for INTUITIVE to be named #1 and the tenth consecutive year for INTUITIVE to be a national top ten Great Place to Work..."


Article Source: whnt.com
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Monday, October 21, 2019

Alabama companies help Raytheon win military contract potentially worth $5B

Article Title: Alabama companies help Raytheon win military contract potentially worth $5B


Article Snip: "...Huntsville contribution underscored the city’s growing reach in the defense industry and the women-led companies that have helped create that reach. An article about Huntsville in a recent Raytheon publication was headlined, “You can call it Radar City.” “Known for rockets, Huntsville..."


Article Source: www.al.com
Raytheon, Radar City, Aerojet Rocketdyne, The Rocket City,

Monday, October 7, 2019

MidCity cited as one of the 12 largest commercial real estate projects in the nation

Article Title: MidCity cited as one of the 12 largest commercial real estate projects in the nation


Article Snip: "...the transition from Madison Square Mall to the MidCity District is transforming Huntsville's economic future..."


Article Source: whnt.com
Construction Boom (Huntsville), Employment, Jobs,

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Science and Engineering Services LLC, Huntsville, Alabama, awarded contract for Afghan UH-60 helicopters maintenance

Article Title: Science and Engineering Services LLC awarded contract for Afghan UH-60 helicopters maintenance


Article Snip: "...Science and Engineering Services LLC, Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a $54,931,995 modification to Foreign Military Sales (Afghanistan) for maintenance on UH-60 helicopters..."


Article Source: www.airrecognition.com


Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Now is the best time to find a better job!

Article Title: Lower-Income Americans Are Increasingly Job Hopping


Article Snip: "...New York Fed survey released Monday showed the share of lower-income heads of household, defined as earning a household income of $60,000 a year or less, who moved to new jobs in April, May, June or July was 12%, up from 8% in the same period a year earlier and the highest rate for records dating back to 2014. Meanwhile, job changes among higher-income workers have been declining since early 2018..."


Article Source: www.wsj.com
Low Income defined as earning a household income of $60,000 a year or less

U.S. News and World Report: The Rocket City (Huntsville, Alabama) is the 11th Best Place to Live in the U.S.

Article Title: U.S. News and World Report: The Rocket City (Huntsville, Alabama) is the 11th Best Place to Live in the U.S.


Article Snip: "...Huntsville is the smallest metro area in the top 25 Best Places to Live. This northern Alabama metro area is the most affordable place to live out of the 125 most populous metro areas in the U.S. and offers a flourishing job market, with many local companies focused on science, technology, engineering and math..."


Article Source: usnews.com
Best Places to Live

Friday, September 13, 2019

Boeing, Northrop pitch partnership on 1,000 job Huntsville defense contract

Article Title: Boeing, Northrop pitch partnership on 1,000 job Huntsville defense contract


Article Snip: "...After withdrawing in July from competition for a massive U.S. Department of Defense contract to supply the nation's next generation of ground missiles, Boeing is now pitching the idea that..."


Article Source: www.decaturdaily.com
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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Huntsville housing market is sizzling

Article Title: Huntsville housing market is sizzling


Article Snip: "...Homes are getting snapped up as soon as they go on the market as people relocate to growing Huntsville..."


Article Source: www.al.com
Madison County, Housing Market, Huntsville Real Estate,

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Y-tec Keylex Toyotetsu Alabama to Build $220M Plant in Huntsville

Article Title: Y-tec Keylex Toyotetsu Alabama to Build $220M Plant in Huntsville


Article Snip: "...will create 650 jobs. The plant, a joint venture between a trio of Mazda and Toyota suppliers, will produce structural body stampings and assemblies..."


Article Source: www.bizjournals.com
Y-tec Keylex Toyotetsu Alabama (Auto supplier), Employment,

Huntsville adds more people than any Alabama city in 2018

Article Title: Huntsville adds more people than any Alabama city in 2018


Article Snip: "...The Rocket City added more than 2,200 from 2017 to 2018, according to U.S. Census estimates released Thursday. That’s more than any other city in the state..."


Article Source: www.al.com
Population Growth, Tax Base Growth,

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Toyota taps David Finch as new president for Alabama plant

Article Title: Toyota taps David Finch as new president for Alabama plant


Article Snip: "...Toyota Motor North America has named a new president of its Huntsville engine plant. David Finch, who joined Toyota in 1991, has been tapped to lead the plant..."


Article Source: www.bizjournals.com
David Finch, Toyota’s engine plant in Huntsville,

Tourism growing in north Alabama

Article Title: Tourism growing in north Alabama


Article Snip: "... Visitors spent an estimated $1.4 billion in Madison County last year. At a news conference in Huntsville, tourism officials said Madison has become the third most-visited county in the state. They said the county had 3.3 million visitors last year, a 6 percent increase over 2017. And the money spent by tourists saved every household in the county $850 in taxes..."


Article Source: www.waff.com
Tourism, Taxes,

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Auto supplier DaikyoNishikawa selects Alabama for first US facility

Article Title: Auto supplier DaikyoNishikawa selects Alabama for first US facility


Article Snip: "...The DNUS auto parts plant will be built on the site of the Mazda Toyota Manufacturing USA auto assembly facility. The DNUS project will create 380 jobs in Huntsville..."


Article Source: www.alabamanewscenter.com
DaikyoNishikawa (DNUS), Employment, Auto Parts supplier, Japan,

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Major Huntsville highway to get $47 million facelift

Article Title: Major Huntsville highway to get $47 million facelift


Article Snip: "...The project is a part of Restore Our Roads – a $250 million investment by the city of Huntsville to get matching state funds for an array of road improvements across the Rocket City..."


Article Source: www.al.com
Road Improvements, Restore Our Roads,

Monday, May 6, 2019

Giant mixed-use development coming to south Huntsville

Article Title: Giant mixed-use development coming to south Huntsville


Article Snip: "...Vacant land just north of Grissom High School in Huntsville will be developed into an entertainment district and a city park as part of an 850-acre development by the Hays family..."


Article Source: www.al.com


Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Yulista company plans new Alabama Redstone Gateway campus

Article Title: Aerospace company plans new Alabama campus


Article Snip: "...expanding its Alabama footprint. Yulista Holding LLC is building a new campus in Redstone Gateway, a development by Redstone Arsenal, reports AL.com..."


Article Source: www.bizjournals.com
Yulista, Redstone Arsenal, Aerospace, Redstone Gateway,

Friday, April 26, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Alabama Sets New Record With 2018 Economic Development Projects

Article Title: Governor Ivey Announces Alabama Sets New Record With 2018 Economic Development Projects


Article Snip: "...Limestone County was the leader in new investment and job creation through projects in 2018, with $1.7 billion in announced investment and 4,172 new jobs. The auto assembly plant being built by Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A. in Huntsville accounts for most of those totals..."


Article Source: www.pressreleasepoint.com
Economic Development Projects, Toyota and Mazda Auto Plant in Huntsville, Gov. Kay Ivey,

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Bobo Development Group plans $38.2M multifamily luxury apartment complex in Huntsville

Article Title: Alabama developer plans $38.2M multifamily complex in Huntsville


Article Snip: "...Bobo Development Group plans to build a $38.2 million multi-family luxury apartment development on 21.92 acres west of Madison Medical Park on Balch Road in Huntsville..."


Article Source: www.bizjournals.com
Bobo Development Group, luxury apartments, Upscale Living, Balch Road, Madison Medical Park, development, electric vehicle charging stations,

Monday, April 8, 2019

Women’s Economic Development Council spotlights author and new book

Article Title: Women’s Economic Development Council spotlights author and new book


Article Snip: "...business and in the community, and they are spotlighting Mary Laura Philpott and her new book "I Miss You When I Blink...There is also a meet and greet with the author Thursday, April 11th from 5-7 p.m. at the AC Hotel in Huntsville. The event is free and open to the public. They ask that you register..."


Article Source: whnt.com
"I Miss You When I Blink", Mary Laura Philpott,

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

State of Alabama reviewing incentives deal offered to firearms maker Remington

Article Title: State of Alabama reviewing incentives deal offered to firearms maker Remington


Article Snip: "...The State of Alabama had pledged more than $38 million to retrofit and equip the former Chrysler plant near Huntsville International Airport for Remington. The deal also included a 10-year commitment to help recruit and train workers, an incentive valued at $16 million. But, Remington has failed..."


Article Source: whnt.com
borrowing for incentives, incentives, Failed Financial Deals, Industry Tax Breaks, Remington, Corporate Welfare,

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Remington Arms laying off workers in Huntsville and...

Article Title: Remington Arms laying off workers in Huntsville and...


Article Snip: "...Monday to give him a head’s up about the layoffs, which will be spread across Remington plants in Ilion; Huntsville, Alabama..."


Article Source: www.uticaod.com
Remington, incentives, Industry Tax Breaks, Layoffs,

Toyota to expand and add 450 jobs at the engine plant in Huntsville

Article Title: Toyota to expand and add 450 jobs at the engine plant in Huntsville


Article Snip: "...The automaker plans to increase engine capacity in Alabama, add production of...Toyota said it would spend $288 million to expand and add 450 jobs at the engine plant in Huntsville, Ala..."


Article Source: www.autonews.com
Toyota’s engine plant in Huntsville, Jobs, Auto Industry Jobs, Employment opportunities in Huntsville,

Monday, February 11, 2019

Alabama space industry could take off; jobs due

Article Title: Alabama space industry could take off; jobs due


Article Snip: "...Blue Origin and Aerojet Rocketdyne are tapping into Huntsville’s main technology market: national defense. It includes an array of initiatives such as communications satellites, possibly armed..."


Article Source: www.avpress.com
Aerojet Rocketdyne, Blue Origin, space industry,