WIRE News through 6/16   Volume 7, Issue 22
Alabama & the United States
Demographic shifts could lead to household, construction boom in the South (Alabama Newscenter)
Which type of lease did you sign? (REAL)
Where does Alabama stand on age of construction workers? (REAL)
Industry experts weigh in on effects of E-Commerce on industrial, retail markets (REAL)
Study ranks Alabama among the lowest for single-family hurricane risk among Coastal states (REAL)
Alabama foreign investment tops $1.5 billion in 2016, creating 3,250 jobs (Alabama Newscenter)
House votes to replace key aspects of Dodd-Frank
10 ideas for staying in touch
12M new households, 1M fewer homeowners
Mortgage rates are still dropping
Buyers look to you for mortgage info
Aldi adding 900 stores
North Alabama - Huntsville, Florence, Gadsden, Muscle Shoals, Cullman
REAL Charts: Shoals area home sales up, inventory down from last year (REAL)
X-Golf bringing virtual golf center this week to Campus 805 in Huntsville
Plush Horse Lounge, where Tina Turner, Ray Charles and Kenny Rogers sang, bought by a church
Large estate with private airstrip up for auction
306 BBQ closes Greenbrier restaurant after 1 year in business
Parkway Place Mall launches pop-up shop for local merchants, artists
North Central - Birmingham Metro, Anniston, Walker County
High-rise $40 million apartment project planned for Five Points South
Elite sporting goods store slated to open in Homewood (BBJ)
Hoover decision could clear the way for new homes, commercial project (BBJ)
National retailer rolling out new concept in Birmingham (BBJ)
Huddle House plans to open 35 stores in Alabama (AL.com)
Construction on third 20 Midtown building to start within 45 days
Unique Japanese cuisine to arrive downtown
New report explores solutions for Birmingham's fragmentation
Birmingham's Robins & Morton progressing on Charleston Children's Hospital
Old Bon Ton Hatters building renovation planned, new lofts to go in top floors
New residential development coming to Trussville (BBJ)
Homewood readies for traffic flow study (BBJ)
Birmingham development firm taps new C-level exec
Property management firm merger includes 3,000 Bham units
Bham homebuilder names new VP
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport shows off energy-efficient features (Alabama Newscenter)
Construction of Pell City entertainment complex in July (AL.com)
Birmingham mixed-use project gets another tenant (BBJ)
Birmingham bar singed out for impact on Magic City 
Birmingham firm lands $200M to support growth, acquisitions (BBJ)
South Central - Montgomery, Auburn, Lake Martin, Phenix City
Boutique brand HotelFUBU purchasing Selma's historic Hotel St. James
The Vintage Year plans coffee shop in Cloverdale
Montgomery Housing Authority receives funding for downtown housing community
Montgomery No. 1 in new job announcements
HealthSouth gives $325K toward scholarships, new building (AL.com)
Fifth Dollar General opens in Prattville
West Alabama - Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa breaks ground on new $11.6M business incubator (AL.com)
Tuscaloosa's first blow dry bar to open at Shoppes at Legacy Park
New traffic lights coming to Tuscaloosa
Rules regulating Tuscaloosa home sharing nearing approval
Wiregrass - Dothan, Troy, Andalusia
Couple renovating historic downtown Dothan building
Dothan's last Kmart is closing
Gulf Coast - Mobile, Baldwin County, Gulf Shores
Amazon center in Mobile could have regional impact; hiring may start in late summer (AL.com)
What's new at the beach: BBQ joint, oyster shack, steak house, burger place open
Marcus & Millichap announces portfolio sale of two Sonic restaurants
Texas brew coming to Mobile, other Alabama locations (AL.com) 
Education & Networking Opportunities
Alabama Real Estate Cram Course
June 20-21; TJC Mortgage,

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