WIRE News through 8/11   Volume 7, Issue 30
Alabama & the United States
5 Hidden Costs Making Tiny Homes Expensive
20 Alabama ZIP codes with the most expensive houses (AL.com)
Lenders Further Relax Standards as Prices Soar
Is the Demise of 1% Loans a Good Thing?
Luxury Home Prices Soar Even More
Loan Demand Gets a Lift From Rate Drop
North Alabama - Huntsville, Florence, Gadsden, Muscle Shoals, Cullman
ACRE Report: Gadsden area home sales in June up 3 percent from May (Alabama Newscenter)
Cavender's Western Outfitter opens first Alabama location (BBJ)
New Publix center in Huntsville moving ahead, signing tenants (AL.com)
Business park on Tennessee River now fiber ready (BBJ)
Delaware company buys Clearview Cancer Institute building in Huntsville (AL.com)
265 new jobs touted for north Alabama in company expansions (AL.com)
North Central - Birmingham Metro, Anniston, Walker County
ACRE Report: Calhoun County June home sales up 11 percent over 2016 (Alabama Newscenter)
Date set for opening of first dual-branded Hilton hotel BBJ)
Birmingham real estate firm names new broker (BBJ)
Children's of Alabama gets demolition clearance to build office, parking deck
Birmingham gains USL soccer team, downtown play eyed (BBJ)
Historic Long Lewis Hardware to be redeveloped as Hardware Park office complex (AL.com)
Pizza Hut to move into new Southside development in former Merienda, High Note buildings
Mobile near deal to sell Water Street building; would become residential development (AL.com)
Restaurant, 60 apartments coming to Southside in $15 million mixed-use project (AL.com)
Birmingham real estate firm expands into Dallas (BBJ)
Avondale Realtor acquires new headquarters (BBJ)
New Hilton hotel gets green light in Homewood
High rise apartment project in Five Points South to begin construction by end of January (AL.com)
CrossPlex Village lands $9M in funding (BBJ)
Hoover denies rezoning request for senior subdivision (BBJ)
Avondale restaurant expanding with second location (BBJ)
Po' boy food truck coming to Birmingham (BBJ) 
Pelham OKs sale of 41-acre property to Hoover (BBJ)
South Central - Montgomery, Auburn, Lake Martin, Phenix City
ACRE Report: Lee County June home sales up from May, down slightly from last year (Alabama Newscenter)
ACRE Report: Montgomery home sales through June up from last year (Alabama Newscenter)
Montgomery's Verandas at Mitylene sold to trust (AL.com)
Auburn to raise $61.7M for athletics facility improvements (BBJ)
Construction begins on capitol city hotel project (BBJ)
West Alabama - Tuscaloosa
Alabama gas supplier acquired by Tuscaloosa company (BBJ)
AJ McCarron's new restaurant opens in Tuscaloosa
Wiregrass - Dothan, Troy, Andalusia
Maddox Studios in Dothan is a picture perfect Alabama Maker (Alabama Newscenter)
Dothan restaurant named as one of the best 20 in the southeast
Cook's Pest Control opens new $3 million facility in Dothan
New businesses set to locate along U.S. 84 West
Gulf Coast - Mobile, Baldwin County, Gulf Shores
ACRE Report: Mobile June home sales up 10 percent over last year (Alabama Newscenter)
IT services firm Provalus to create 300 jobs at Alabama facility (Alabama Newscenter)
ACRE Report: Baldwin County home sales continue to increase through June (Alabama Newscenter)
New mobile Corner Market grocery store rolls into Nauvoo (Alabama Newscenter
Ivey announces $4 million grant for USA Medical Center (ALcom)
Major Mobile housing development to break ground (BBJ)
New apartment project planned near OWA in Foley (AL.com)
Grounds land deal could ease traffic jams at fair site (AL.com)
Education & Networking Opportunities
BCRC CE & Breakfast
August 17 @ The Club
  Alabama Real Estate Management Summit
August 25 @ Burr & Forman (Birmingham) 
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Central Alabama CRE Symposium 
November 17 @ The Harbert Center (Birmingham) 

News from Alabama's Real Estate Organizations
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