WIRE News through 7/21   Volume 7, Issue 27
Alabama & the United States
CRE market strong in first half, expected to remain steady in final two quarters (REAL)
Worldwide demand growing for Alabama-made aerospace products (Alabama Newscenter)
How do Alabama lakes stack up? (BBJ)
The most recognized real estate brand is...
In Pictures: Alabama's wealthiest places (BBJ)
Student debt major factor in delayed home ownership (BBJ)
2017's storms seek a spike in homes, auto damage claims (AL.com)
Are Builders Warming Up to Smaller Homes?
4 Questions You'll Get at Open Houses
NAR to FCC: Real Estate Needs Open Internet
5 Bad Habits Your Buyers Have
Mortgage Rates Push Above 4% Average
Most Expensive Items New Homeowners Buy
Is Amazon Getting Into Real Estate?
Consumers Uneasy About Going Paperless
North Alabama - Huntsville, Florence, Gadsden, Muscle Shoals, Cullman
Topgolf Huntsville: An Interview with Topgolf's Director of Real Estate Devin Charhon (REAL)
ACRE Report: Huntsville home sales reach 2Q high (Alabama Newscenter)
Amanda Howard Real Estate named one of the nation's top 1,000 real estate teams
Funding for $42M Von Braun Center expansion approved (BBJ)
Industrial real estate developer constructing projects in Huntsville (BBJ)
Terry's Pizza on track to open restaurant by late August (AL.com)
First look: See the Camp at MidCity Huntsville before it debuts in August (AL.com)
Trader Joe's in Huntsville? Bridge Street, Providence push for expansion (AL.com)
Metals company chooses Alabama for new plant (BBJ)
Real Trends announces America's Best Real Estate Agents list
Amanda Howard Real Estate announces winners of its first 400th home sale charity program
Mexican company to acquire Alabama food processor to grow US operation (AL.com)
North Central - Birmingham Metro, Anniston, Walker County
American Family Care's $1 billion deal to fund 300-location expansion (AL.com)
Birmingham to host major automotive industry event (BBJ)
St. Vincent's debuts new during education center at Samford University (BBJ)
Cook Out now open in Jacksonville (AL.com)
Mixed-use apartment, condo and retail project coming to Lakeview (AL.com)
Comfort Inn & Suites to create 130 jobs at planned Birmingham CrossPlex site (AL.com)
Birmingham Business Hall of Fame unveils 2017 class (BBJ)
Japanese steakhouse reopens in new location off U.S. 280 (AL.com)
Hilton-brand hotel proposed for downtown Homewood to be redesigned (AL.com)
Popular bakery chain to open first Alabama location in Bham suburb (BBJ)
Birmingham CEO shares secret to telling your company's story (Video) (BBJ)
UAB Callahan Eye Hospital to open new full-service clinic in Pell City (AL.com)
St. Vincent's expanding parking deck at Lakeview hospital (AL.com)
Birmingham suburb postpones rezoning for new subdivision (BBJ)
Eric Guster to redevelop Roebuck building for law firm branch, office space (AL.com)
Hoover looks to buy 41-acre school campus from Pelham (BBJ)
Birmingham's first Metro Diner announces opening date (AL.com)
Report shows improved Birmingham economy, but city still lagging behind (BBJ)
Birmingham approves $4.3 million in financial incentives for Inland Seafood expansion (AL.com)
Homestyle cafe comes to Birmingham's new downtown transit hub (AL.com)
Doster chosen for Triad rehab hospital
Birmingham mayor launches task force to combat negative effects of gentrification (AL.com)
Suburb hires first city manager (BBJ)
South Central - Montgomery, Auburn, Lake Martin, Phenix City
Tuskegee aerospace engineering program ascends with industry (Alabama Newscenter)
Job fairs scheduled for Opelika, Enterprise this month (AL.com)
Look inside the new $72 million Auburn High School (AL.com)
What you get for around $375,000 in Montgomery, Tuscaloosa and Mobile (AL.com)
West Alabama - Tuscaloosa
Developer's plan for historic Pinehurst worries residents
Short term rentals legalized just in time for Alabama Football
Tuscaloosa school board considering building new MLK Elementary
Wiregrass - Dothan, Troy, Andalusia
Troy Bank & Trust breaks ground on new Dothan branch
Gateway Tire breaks ground on $11 million Dothan distribution center (AL.com)
Downtown Dothan store owner brewed up new coffee shop business
Plans for full-service kitchen at New Brockton Elementary move forward
Gulf Coast - Mobile, Baldwin County, Gulf Shores
ACRE Report: Baldwin County condo market remains strong through June (Alabama Newscenter)
Ho hum, more million-dollar buyers (ALcom)
In expansion mode, Captain D's sets sights on the coast (AL.com)
Gulf Coast leaders push to bring Amtrak back to Mobile, New Orleans, Orlando (AL.com)
Here comes OWA: Amusement park opens Friday, while Foley ties loose ends (AL.com)
Education & Networking Opportunities
 Land 101:The Fundamentals of Land Brokerage
August 3-4
Montgomery (AAR)

Alabama Real Estate Management Summit
August 25 @ Burr & Forman (Birmingham) 
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Central Alabama CRE Symposium 
November 17 @ The Harbert Center (Birmingham) 
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News from Alabama's Real Estate Organizations
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