Alabama


ALDI Invests Big in Baldwin County — Crews Help Prep for New Region HQ

Despite record rainfall, the start of the pandemic and supply chain shortages, construction crews in Baldwin County, Ala., are close to completing a new regional headquarters and distribution center for grocery retailer ALDI....


Buyers Show Despite Heat for JM Wood's Three-Day Sale

Blazing hot June temperatures didn't keep the crowds away from the JM Wood Auction three-day sale at the company's Montgomery, Ala., headquarters facility on June 14, 15 and 16. Gross sales were more than $87,000,000, making it the largest second quarter June auction in the company's 49 years....


Case, Tidewater Equipment Company Roll Into Southern Alabama

Case Construction Equipment dealer Tidewater Equipment Company has expanded its construction equipment footprint in the southeastern United States with an all-new full-service location in Enterprise, Ala....


Alabama's Samford University to Begin Building $65M Recreation Complex in 2023

Samford University, a private college in the Birmingham, Ala., suburb of Homewood, announced that it will embark on the largest capital project in the school's history by building a new, $65 million recreation and athletic complex....


Federal Grants Help Auburn University, Contractors to Preserve Historic Schools

A multidisciplinary research team at Auburn University will use money from a recent National Park Service (NPS) grant to work with a preservation contractor to stabilize the crumbling Tankersley Rosenwald School in Hope Hull, Ala., one of many schools built for African American children in the first half of the 20th century....


New $4M Expandable Spec Building Going Up in Dothan to Attract More Industry

Officials in Dothan have formally kicked off a project to build a $4 million, 100,000-sq.-ft. speculative building in the Sam Houston Industrial Park to better attract industrial prospects to the southeast Alabama city....


Cullman Regional Hospital Undergoing $30M Expansion

In north central Alabama, construction continues on a four-story tower and expanded emergency department at Cullman Regional Hospital. The $30 million project will increase the hospital's bed capacity from 145 to 175 and double the size of the hospital's critical care unit....


Alabama Official Says State on 'Sound Footing' With Prison Construction Plan

An Alabama finance official said recently that the state is on "sound footing" moving forward with an ambitious prison construction plan that will see some $1.3 billion spent building modern corrections facilities....


Atlanta Company to Invest $2.5B to Build Aluminum Mill in Southwest Alabama

The first fully integrated aluminum mill in the United States in the past 40 years will be constructed on the 3,000-acre South Alabama Mega Site north of Bay Minette in Alabama's Baldwin County. The factory will produce metal for drink cans and aluminum for vehicle production....


Alabama to Get Inpatient Mental Health Facility in Morgan County in 2023

A 16-bed mental illness residential crisis unit could become a reality in Decatur, Ala., by late 2023 if funding continues to flow in, and it would likely ease the strain on the Morgan County Jail, the Decatur Daily reported May 13....