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In Kaiser hangar complex, Birmingham sees aerospace potential

Birmingham Business Alliance

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Economic developers think a sprawling hangar complex just off the main runway at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport can help Alabama’s largest city make a return flight to an aviation sector that’s taking off in the region. The 1.8 million-square-foot complex, last...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Birmingham area 2014 scorecard: 3,000 new jobs, $370 million in investment

Birmingham Business Alliance

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – The seven-county Birmingham region gained more than 3,000 jobs and $370 million in capital investment in 2014 thanks to companies locating new facilities or expanding existing operations in the area, according to the Birmingham Business Alliance. The BBA made the announcement...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Birmingham Business Alliance: 2,600 new metro region jobs in 2013

Birmingham Business Alliance

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Economic development activity in the seven-county Birmingham metropolitan region resulted in more than 2,600 jobs and nearly $320 million in capital investment in 2013, the Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA) announced today. The BBA released the 2013 tallies at this morning’s Blueprint...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Birmingham Business Alliance: Region gained 3,800 new jobs, $843 million in capital investment

Birmingham Business Alliance

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – The seven-county Birmingham region gained more than 3,800 new jobs through economic development projects and business expansions in 2012, the Birmingham Business Alliance announced today. Capital investment associated with the projects topped $843 million last year, the organization said at this...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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