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,