WIRE News through 9/2     Volume 5, Issue 34
Alabama & the United States
Building BLOX: Alabama architecture firm makes mark on health care (Alabama Newscenter)
Cheapest place to buy land in Alabama (AL.com)
Alabama chain eyes major expansion (BBJ)
Pending home sales tick up in July
FAA Forecast: 600,000 commercial drones within the year
NAR announces Good Neighbor Finalists
Million-dollar sales soften: Blip or Trend?
Agents: What's hampering sales the most
Buyers will pay more for smart tech features
Commercial real estate expansion foreseen
North Alabama - Huntsville, Florence, Gadsden, Muscle Shoals, Cullman
ACRE Report: Rocket City home sales through July up 10.5 percent over last year (Alabama Newscenter)
ACRE Report: Athens/Limestone Co. home sales through July up significantly over last year (Alabama Newscenter)
ACRE Report: Marshall Co. July home sales rose 5 percent over last July (Alabama Newscenter)
ACRE Report: Gadsden year-to-date home sales through July up 16 percent over last year (Alabama Newscenter)
Snelling moves to Cummings Research Park, plans workforce expansion (AL.com)
New hangers being built at regional airport near Shoals
Decatur developers await environmental study results
 Renovation planned for Cullman retail center
Frios Gourmet Pops launching first brick-and-mortar shop in downtown Huntsville (AL.com)
Huntsville leaders OK commercial rezoning for Cummings Research Park (AL.com)
SouthPoint Business Park awarded AdvantageSite designation
Rezoning property in Cummings Research Park could spur commercial growth (AL.com)
Who were Huntsville/Madison County's 2016 Small Business Awards winners? (AL.com)
North Central - Birmingham Metro, Anniston, Walker County
July Birmingham real estate sales off slightly from last year
How homeownership is changing in Birmingham (BBJ)
Demolition begins at Box Row Avondale site (BBJ)
Lakeview eatery to close, but plans to reopen downtown (BBJ)
Outside investor buys Birmingham office building (BBJ) 
New manufacturing company will invest $1.3 million in Irondale (AL.com)
Dreamland BBQ to open new location off US 280 (BBJ)
Preferred Apartment Communities acquires 9-story office building in Birmingham
Plastipak Packaging adding manufacturing lines in $10.4M expansion in Jefferson County (AL.com)
How Avondale's success flipped Image Hive's business plan (AL.com)
Celebrating 75 years of innovation in Birmingham (AL.com)
Alabaster tables rezoning decision on new development (BBJ)
HGTV spotlights locals architecture firm (BBJ)
Vestavia explores pedestrian bridge over U.S. 31 (BBJ)
Area cities among the best places to live
Get a sneak peek at $1.1 million makeover at Leeds' Homer Stiles Field (AL.com)
Site ranks Birmingham's safest suburbs (BBJ)
Popular Crestline shop to reopen in September (BBJ)
Another tech firm takes space at The Tower (BBJ)
Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. announces investment in Birmingham, Ala. multifamily development
Traffic increase helps boost BHM's financial rating outlook (BBJ)
UAB breaks ground on new football facility (BBJ)
Court-appointed receiver tasked with reopening Five Points tower (BBJ)
South Central - Montgomery, Auburn, Lake Martin, Phenix City
ACRE Report: Montgomery home sales through July up 2 percent from last year (Alabama Newscenter)
ACRE Report: Lake Martin July residential sales up from June sales (Alabama Newscenter)
ACRE Report: Phenix City home sales up 11 percent in July compared to last year (Alabama Newscenter)
Acre restaurant in Auburn creates its culinary identity from its surroundings (Alabama Newscenter)
Realtor Angela Chisholm joins Auburn's Three Sixty office
New fire station could be in Opelika's 2017 budget
Auburn Hyatt House leveled to make way for storage building, fast food and retail
West Alabama - Tuscaloosa
Pie Lab is an Alabama Maker turning a slice of the Black Belt into an international destination (Alabama Newscenter)
Legendary Tuscaloosa eatery still seeking 'perfect buyer' (BBJ)
Popular burger joint to open in Tuscaloosa (BBJ)
Board OKs land sublease for new school
Two startups graduate from Tuscaloosa incubator (BBJ)
Kirk Herbstreit picked this Tuscaloosa restaurant as his favorite among college football stops (AL.com)
Wiregrass - Dothan, Troy, Andalusia
ACRE Report: Wiregrass year-to-date home sales through July up 7 percent over last year (Alabama Newscenter)
East Dothan growth dependent on $39 million Omussee treatment plant project
Job creation at Wayne Farms expected to continue as east Dothan facility expands
Troy's UAS courses prepare students to manage drone operations
Gulf Coast - Mobile, Baldwin County, Gulf Shores
ACRE Report: Gulf Coast condo sales rose 3 percent in July over same period last year (Alabama Newscenter)
ACRE Report: Mobile home sales through July up 4.4 percent over last year (Alabama Newscenter)
ACRE Report: Baldwin Co. residential sales through July up slightly compared to last year (Alabama Newscenter)
Alabama Coastal real estate sales strong in July
Canadian-based Canfor establishing U.S. HQ in Mobile (Alabama Newscenter)
Mega company to relocate HQ to Mobile and other Gulf Coast transactions (AL.com)
NAI Mobile represents Canfor in US headquarters relocation
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