WIRE News through 4/14   Volume 7, Issue 14
Alabama & the United States
ACRE Report: Alabama March home sales soar, near historical peak (Alabama Newscenter)
ACRE adds new team member (REAL)
ACREres panelist says young Realtors can win by adapting to proven methods (REAL)
What does a landlord mean when he says 'operating expenses?' (REAL)
REAL Charts: Alabama new home sales up in February (REAL)
Builder confidence remains solid in April (REAL)
Existing home sales jumped 4.4 percent in March
Alabama's best small city for small business (AL.com)
Historic tax credit bill passes Alabama House (BBJ)
Honda expands $2.2B Alabama plant
What drove Alabama's economic growth in 2016? (BBJ)
AT&T declares three Alabama industrial sites fiber ready (BBJ)
How owning a home pays off at tax time
Trump taps Alabama leader for Ex-Im Bank post (BBJ)
JCPenny postpones Alabama closures after 'better than expected' sales (AL.com)
Builders bet on tiny apartments
North Alabama - Huntsville, Florence, Gadsden, Muscle Shoals, Cullman
ACRE Report: Cullman home sales steady in March, inventory continues to fall (Alabama Newscenter)
Entertainment concept breaks ground on first Alabama location (BBJ)
$28M in anti-terrorism facilities completed at Redstone Arsenal (AL.com)
Trustees want to see housing plans
Little movement on Tuscumbia Landing
Albertville takes out loan to buy property
Poarch Creek Indians launch company in Huntsville to serve US military (AL.com)
Real Estate firm breaks ground on $6M storage project in Huntsville (AL.com)
A Cup of Everything owners turn to crowdfunding after Huntsville closure (AL.com)
North Central - Birmingham Metro, Anniston, Walker County
In Pictures: The most expensive homes for sale in Liberty Park (BBJ)
More details emerge surrounding downtown food truck park (BBJ)
Demolition begins ahead of Homewood hotel, retail project (BBJ)
Hoover hires new city planner (BBJ)
Local architecture firm continues residential, commercial success (AL.com)
REIT buys Bham properties in $5M deal (BBJ)
These are Birmingham's wealthiest ZIP codes for 2017 (BBJ)
Birmingham suburb named Alabama's top city to build a home (BBJ)
Birmingham OKs pedal tour companies (BBJ)
Birmingham's Innovation Depot sets new highs in 2016 (Alabama Newscenter)
Urban Standard to re-open next week (BBJ)
Downtown Birmingham dual-branded Hilton set to open in September (AL.com)
Dollar General opens new Birmingham store (AL.com)
Birmingham Civil Rights monument debuts (BBJ)
South Central - Montgomery, Auburn, Lake Martin, Phenix City
Fair Housing Month recognized by Phenix City Council
Opelika's Hanwha announces $20M upgrade, to hire 100 (AL.com)
Auburn-based investment group completes $6.4M investment in Atlanta cable engineering firm (BBJ)
A fresh brew: 111 year-old Ross Street house to become coffee shop
Three Sixty agent named one of dotloop's Top 10 Most Tech-Savvy Real Estate Agents 
West Alabama - Tuscaloosa
ACRE Report: Tuscaloosa housing market remains strong in March, inventory continues to dip (Alabama Newscenter)
Tuscaloosa Market reflects optimism
Alabama city considers new fees for apartment projects (BBJ)
One developer calls Tuscaloosa impact fees unfair
Wiregrass - Dothan, Troy, Andalusia
Huge project in the works for Dothan (BBJ)
New Dollar General now open in Ozark
 Dothan commission moving forward with $1.2M Eastgate park building
Anytime Fitness looking to expand to Daleville
Dothan Tuesday Rotary donates $9K to James Oates Park batting cages
Gulf Coast - Mobile, Baldwin County, Gulf Shores
ACRE Report: Baldwin County condo sales soar in March (Alabama Newscenter)
The Gulf Coast CMLS expands to include Coastal Alabama and North West Florida
Alabama's first public charter school takes former ITT space
Ziplining coming to the Wharf (AL.com)
Alabama company to be acquired in $700M deal (BBJ)
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