WIRE News through 3/4   Volume 7, Issue 9
Alabama & the United States
Single women outpacing male counterparts in home buying (REAL)
Historic tax credit could help meet demand in changing urban centers (REAL)
New tool available to measure housing affordability (REAL)
The most recent Alabama CCIM transactions
Embassy move to Jerusalem could benefit Alabama-based contractors 
GD Copper USA adding up to 40 jobs at Alabama plant (Alabama Newscenter)
New historic renovation tax credit legislation introduced (BBJ)
See who was honored by the Birmingham Commercial Realtors Council (BBJ)
Buyers are being drawn to new homes
Gallop: Alabama has most engaged workforce (Alabama Newscenter)
Hancock Timber Resource Group acquires 25,000 acres of timberlands in Alabama
Pending home sales weaken in January
Here's what to look for when getting a CRE appraisal (REAL)
FBI looking at significant expansion in Alabama (BBJ)
Homeowners living farther from their work
North Alabama - Huntsville, Florence, Gadsden, Muscle Shoals, Cullman
ACRE Report: Huntsville January home sales grow 15 percent over 2016 (Alabama Newscenter)
ACRE Report: Marshall County January home sales outpace sales from a year ago (Alabama Newscenter)
ACRE Report: Cullman home sales slip slightly to start 2017 compared to last January (Alabama Newscenter)
Large new retail development planned for Alabama (BBJ)
Gadsden's King Olive Oil serves up flavor, health (AL.com)
Florence culinary incubator stirs entrepreneurship dreams (Alabama Newscenter)
Cullman Chamber reveals roadmap to the future
UNA offers to purchase property
Huntsville Marriott set for renovation (BBJ)
North Central - Birmingham Metro, Anniston, Walker County
ACRE Report: Birmingham home sales off to faster start than in 2016 (Alabama Newscenter)
ACRE Report: Calhoun County January home sales keep pace with end of 2016 (Alabama Newscenter)
Drivers can now charge electric vehicles on UAB campus (Alabama Newscenter)
Cascades Sonoco announces $16M expansion (BBJ)
Robins & Morton, South Lake Hospital celebrate hospital expansion groundbreaking
Prominent Birmingham hotel to become a Hotel Indigo (BBJ)
Building materials firm will open Birmingham location (BBJ)
Auto Supplier plans major project in Jefferson County (BBJ)
REV Birmingham program at Pizitz sparks change in city's business license code (BBJ)
New motorcycle shop opens in suburb (BBJ)
Alabama contractor wins $165M project (BBJ)
Taco Bell plans location in downtown Shelby Co. suburb (BBJ)
JSU Center for Economic Development & Business Research February Economic Update
Regions Field to add new attraction (BBJ)
Birmingham City Council approves zoning and conceptual plan for new Publix (BBJ)
Real estate franchise sets its sights on Birmingham (BBJ)
Nemak Alabama to add up to 100 jobs over next 3 years (AL.com)
Pizza Food Hall could lead to new business license aimed at increasing entrepreneurship (AL.com)
New pizza bar open in Lakeview (BBJ)
National chicken chain expanding in Birmingham (BBJ)
280 suburb annexes 67 acres (BBJ)
Row5 Morris Avenue project begins construction (AL.com)
South Central - Montgomery, Auburn, Lake Martin, Phenix City
ACRE Report: Montgomery home sales slip slightly in 2016 (Alabama Newscenter)
ACRE Report: Phenix City home sales dip slightly in January compared to 2016 (Alabama Newscenter)
Group led by boxing promoter looks to buy Montgomery Biscuits (BBJ)
New business incubator opens in Alexander City (BBJ)
Three-Sixty receives Auburn Chamber award
West Alabama - Tuscaloosa
ACRE Report: Tuscaloosa continues home sales growth with strong start to 2017 (Alabama Newscenter)
ACRE Report: Tuscaloosa home sales rose sharply in 2016 compared to 2015 ( Alabama Newscenter)
How much revenue did Alabama football report in 2016? (BBJ)
Comcast to offer gigabit internet in Tuscaloosa (BBJ)
Tuscaloosa's Inventure is changing the way we look at waste (AL.com)
Wiregrass - Dothan, Troy, Andalusia
Dothan making plans for $22M public safety training center
Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe opening location in west Dothan
Azalea Dogwood Trail winds through Dothan
Gulf Coast - Mobile, Baldwin County, Gulf Shores
ACRE Report: Mobile home sales in January rose slightly over 2016 (Alabama Newscenter)
ACRE Report: Baldwin County condo sales off to fast start in 2017 (Alabama Newscenter)
Bryant Bank to open new Orange Beach branch (BBJ)
Education & Networking Opportunities
Cram Course
March 21-22
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Alabama Residential Real Estate Conference & Expo  (ACREres)
May 4, 2017
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News from Alabama's Real Estate Organizations
AAR News: 2016 Winter President's Report
Cabinet Member Highlight
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