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Alabama & the United States
Rent-to-Revenue Ratio and why it's important to your business (REAL)
Alabama Week in Real Estate 3/25/17 (REAL)
Realtor Mag welcomes 30 Under 30 class of 2017 (Tuscaloosa Realtor among winners)
Local hero: Stanfield is Alabama's small business person of the year (AL.com)
Renters now dominate in half of cities
The internet didn't take down real estate
Which amenity is worth most to renters?
North Alabama - Huntsville, Florence, Gadsden, Muscle Shoals, Cullman
ACRE Report: Cullman February home sales up over 2016 (Alabama Newscenter)
ACRE Report: Morgan County February home sales rise over previous month, year (Alabama Newscenter)
ACRE Report: Athens/Limestone County February home sales rose 17 percent over last year (Alabama Newscenter)
InnerSpace Brewing coming to Campus 805 district this summer (AL.com)
High end antique gallery expanding to larger space in downtown Huntsville (AL.com)
Publix coming next year to new Shoppes at Redstone Square in Huntsville (AL.com)
High-tech engineering company expanding into Huntsville (AL.com)
Company moves HQ to downtown Huntsville (BBJ)
Donatos changes ownership in Hutnsville, eyes expansion in North Alabama (AL.com)
Student housing gets preliminary approval
North Central - Birmingham Metro, Anniston, Walker County
ACRE Report: Birmingham February home sales up 5 percent over same period a year ago (Alabama Newscenter)
Birmingham zip among top for potential single-family rental return (REAL)
Avondale restaurant expanding to Hoover (BBJ)
Modern Healthcare names Robins & Morton No.2 contractor
Jefferson County gets $25M for infrastructure, economic development (Alabama Newscenter)
Honda to expand presence in Lincoln with $85M investment (BBJ)
Utah restaurant group to open new corporate office in Birmingham (BBJ)
How rising interest rates could impact Bham housing market (BBJ)
In Pictures: Greystone's most expensive homes for sale (BBJ)
All American Outdoors opens in Hoover (AL.com)
Eugene's opens first brick and mortar location (BBJ)
Suburb puts moratorium on new hotels (BBJ)
Milo's expanding to Jasper (BBJ)
BJCTA rolls out new downtown transit fleet (BBJ)
New Vietnamese restaurant opens on 280 (BBJ)
Construction exec, former Auburn football player running for Bham mayor's post (BBJ)
BJCTA rolls out new downtown transit fleet (BBJ)
280 apartment complex bought by Maryland firm (BBJ)
South Central - Montgomery, Auburn, Lake Martin, Phenix City
ACRE Report: Lake Martin waterfront February home sales up over prior month, year (Alabama Newscenter)
Realtor and Accredited Land Consultant Bob Harris brings land and commercial expertise to Auburn firm
Attorney buys BASS founder's massive fishing retreat (BBJ)
West Alabama - Tuscaloosa
ACRE releases Tuscaloosa Housing Guide (REAL)
Tuscaloosa to buy property from developer (BBJ)
Longtime staple on The Strip in Tuscaloosa closes (BBJ)
Rezoning concerns up for debate in Tuscaloosa's West End
Wiregrass - Dothan, Troy, Andalusia
Enterprise seeing an uptick in millennial activity (REAL)
Bark beetle problematic for some Wiregrass timber owners
Sears' future won't impact Sears Hometown Stores
Dothan, Enterprise JCPenny locations not among 138 stores being closed
Gulf Coast - Mobile, Baldwin County, Gulf Shores
ACRE Report: Mobile February home sales prices up, inventory down from 2016 (Alabama Newscenter)
Walmart to invest $135M in Alabama import distribution center (Alabama Newscenter)
Mobile's Dumbwaiter Restaurant expanding into Baldwin County (AL.com)
Miami firm buys four Coastal hotels for $36M
Old hotel, dollar store sell for along Gulf Coast (AL.com)
Alabama company makes $60M expansion (BBJ)
Mega subdivision in Alabama's fastest growing county draws school system's ire (AL.com)
Navy to use Dauphin Island airport for unmanned research flights (AL.com)
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