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Free construction course offered for adults at North Baldwin Center for Technology

The Alabama Home Builders Foundation is sponsoring a free 8-week course offered to adult learners needing basic knowledge and skills for construction work. Enrollment is limited to people who plan on obtaining employment in the residential construction field

Jury rules against Bank and Servicing Co.

Following a weeklong trial, a Mobile jury awarded $400,000 to a husband and wife, whose home was wrongfully foreclosed on by Deutsche Bank National Trust Company and its loan servicer, Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC.

Byrne Introduces Bill to Cut Down on Public Housing Abuse

Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) introduced legislation today that would ensure accountability in public housing by cracking down on the number of over-income families who live in taxpayer-subsidized public housing.

Bucket List of HOPE surpasses expectations

The Find HOPE Here Project, a 501(c)3 with an address of P.O. Box 1338, Northport , AL 35475 and EIN # 47-1549937, recently completed their collection, sorting and packing of "Buckets of HOPE" for the homeless in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Best Lawyers names Kelly May 2016 Birmingham Litigation – Real Estate ‘Lawyer of the...

Kelly joins an elite group of Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart partners previously recognized as "Lawyer of the Year" in Birmingham in their respective practice areas, making this the firm's fifth consecutive year to top the list.

Palmer Cautions States Against Implementing Clean Power Plan

Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL), a member of the Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Environment and the Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on the Interior, both of which have jurisdiction over the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), sent a letter along with Science, Space and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith concerning the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) to the Governors and Attorneys General of all 50 states.

Birmingham’s Twist Technology expands into New York

Birmingham's Twist Technology continues to be on the forefront of Multi-Family AV/IT Solutions. Twist has expanded its reach from the luxury real-estate hotspots of Miami and Boston to now include New York Twist works with a project's developer and marketing team to design and implement systems with the aim of wowing potential buyers.

Standard Furniture to feature Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines product line

Standard Furniture Corp. is pleased to announce the debut of the new Magnolia Home Furnishings by Joanna Gaines line of furniture and accessories. The new product launch will take place at the International Home Furnishings Market Oct. 17-21, in High Point, N.C. This home furnishings market is for wholesale dealers, with the products arriving in retail stores across the country beginning in January

Mayor Stimpson appoints Kim Pettway to Mobile Housing Authority Board

Mayor Sandy Stimpson today appointed Kim Pettway to the Board of Commissioners of the Mobile Housing Authority. "I have no doubt that Kim will excel as a leader on the Mobile Housing Authority," said Stimpson. "She brings a spirit of service to this important board and I’m sure she will fulfill her duties with diligence and integrity."

Leo Law Firm, LLC serves as counsel to ABC Supply Co., Inc. in acquisition...

ABC Supply Co., Inc. has signed a definitive agreement with Saint-Gobain Delaware Corporation, a subsidiary of Saint-Gobain S.A., to acquire Norandex Building Materials Distribution, Inc., a leading distributor of windows, siding and other exterior building products. The transaction is awaiting clearance under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvement Acts and is expected to close in late 2015

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings partner named State Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Section...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Birmingham partner Beau Byrd has been named chairperson of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Section of the Alabama State Bar (ASB) for 2015-2016. Mr. Byrd, who previously held the role of vice chairperson, will serve as chair for a one-year term.

Balloon Glow in the Gardens at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Dress up your little ghosts and goblins and come to Bellingrath Gardens for Balloon Glow in the Gardens, an evening of trick-or-treating on the Great Lawn on Saturday, Oct. 24.

Alabama Real Estate Investor Admits to Bid Rigging and Mail Fraud Conspiracies Involving Foreclosed...

A southern Alabama business man has pleaded guilty for his role in conspiracies to rig bids and commit mail fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions in southern Alabama. Michael P. Barbour admitted to conspiring to fraudulently acquire title to foreclosed properties at artificially low prices by agreeing with others not to bid against each other at public foreclosure auctions in southern Alabama.

Burton Property Group announces Phase II for Foley Square – Ross Dress for Less

Burton Property Group is pleased to announce the ground breaking of Phase II of Foley Square. Ross Dress for Less, the nation's largest off-price apparel and fashion chain, will be the newest addition to the development located at the corner of Pride Drive and Hwy 59 in Foley, AL. Ross is slated to open in Spring 2016. Foley Square is a 94,250 square foot shopping center, anchored by Academy Sports + Outdoors, which opened this past May

Huntsville/Madison County Builders Association hosts Fall Home & Garden Show

The Huntsville/Madison County Builders Association will be hosting the sixth annual Fall Home & Garden Show beginning on Saturday, August 29, through Sunday, August 30th, in the South Hall of the Von Braun Center.

Sirote joins Alabama Center for Real Estate’s corporate cabinet

Sirote & Permutt, P.C., joined the Alabama Center for Real Estate's Corporate Cabinet this month as a commitment to helping the organization disseminate the most up-to-date, relevant real estate industry information statewide. Sirote and other members of the Corporate Cabinet will provide thought leadership and foundational funding to the organization.

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces $4.9 Million in Investments for Rural Alabama Businesses and Community...

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is in Alabama today to announce $4.9 million in new funding for projects that will protect public safety and health, improve water and wastewater infrastructure and create expanded economic opportunities in rural Alabama.

Reverse home loans expands presence in Alabama Stephen Scott Underwood heads new Birmingham branch

iReverse Home Loans, a respected innovator in compassionate Reverse Mortgage origination is pleased to announce that, mortgage industry specialist, Stephen Scott Underwood, has joined the organization.

New law firm opens in Orange Beach

Attorney Tim Reynolds is pleased to announce the opening of REYNOLDS.LEGAL, a law firm specializing in small business, real estate development, and property co-ownership law. Located at 26619 Perdido Beach Boulevard, on the 2nd floor Marina Office building at Zeke's Landing Marina, REYNOLDS.LEGAL, while specializing in business, real estate, and co-ownership law, offers other services, including

Sirote & Permutt presents Alabama Society of CPA Seminar Series

Sirote & Permutt, P.C., in collaboration with the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA), is pleased to present a series of continuing professional education (CPE) seminars about key legal issues in accounting, beginning July 30 and continuing through September

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Governor Awards $37.2 Million to Assist Low-Income Families with Energy Costs

Governor Robert Bentley on Friday awarded grants totaling $37.2 million to assist low-income families in Alabama with home energy bills. Due to the recent storms in Alabama, the Governor has fast tracked these grants in order for funds to be distributed immediately.