WIRE News through 5/12   Volume 7, Issue 17
Alabama & the United States
ACRE Report: Alabama 1Q home sales edge closer to 2006 peak (Alabama Newscenter)
REAL Charts: March new home sales steady in Alabama (REAL)
How do credit scores affect home insurance premiums for Alabamians? (REAL)
Alabama's 25 safest suburbs: 2017 edition (AL.com)
Some Alabama Gander Mountain locations confirmed to stay open (AL.com)
NAR CEO among honorees of Visionary Award
Buyers become more confident about housing
In some cities, seriously underwater homes still a big issue
North Alabama - Huntsville, Florence, Gadsden, Muscle Shoals, Cullman
ACRE Report: Huntsville home sales continue growth in the first quarter (Alabama Newscenter)
Huntsville Team Alabama celebrates International Drone Day (AL.com)
Mohawk acquires fiber facility in Bridgeport, preserving jobs (Alabama Newscenter)
Homebuilding giant to launch new brand in Alabama (BBJ)
API Digital under new ownership, plans growth in Huntsville (AL.com)
Scout & Molly's to open in downtown Huntsville (AL.com)
Town Madison fielding 'tremendous' interest from local, national businesses (AL.com)
Jim 'N Nick's to replace TGI Fridays in Huntsville center (BBJ)
Books-A-Million division 2nd & Charles opening store soon in Madison (AL.com)
Aerojet Rocketdyne gifts $1M endowment to UAH (AL.com)
North Central - Birmingham Metro, Anniston, Walker County
ACRE Report: Birmingham 1Q home sales reach highest mark since 2007 (Alabama Newscenter)
Birmingham Association of Realtors welcomes Phillip D. Horton as Outreach Coordinator (AL.com)
On Golden Ponds: The story of the rise of Alabama's Lake Homes Realty
Women gain knowledge, empowerment, new relationships at Housing Authority summit (Alabama Newscenter)
In pictures: Topgolf takes shape in Uptown (BBJ)
HealthSouth begins work on new Shelby hospital (BBJ)
CRE firm adds local developer to team (BBJ)
GCP Momentum continues in 2017 as industrial company expands across Southeast
Is there an affordable housing crisis in Birmingham area? (BBJ)
Popular Homewood restaurant to open 280 location (BBJ)
Crane watch: Bham city center momentum continues (BBJ)
Woodlawn Foundation wraps up $7.2M campaign with center opening (BBJ)
Birmingham's next wave: Pizitz could pump new life for New Ideal (BBJ)
U.S. Steel gets key approval for large Hoover development (BBJ)
Avondale Common House opens (AL.com)
Bham developer to speak on challenges of urban projects (BBJ)
Nearly 100 homes eyed for Pelham development (BBJ)
Popular pizza joint nears opening in Parkside (BBJ)
Popular restaurant to open in Mt. Laurel (BBJ)
South Central - Montgomery, Auburn, Lake Martin, Phenix City
Phenix City leaders finally weigh in on real estate concerns during special session
New restaurant coming to Eastchase
GKN Aerospace breaks ground at new Tallasee depot (AL.com)
Auburn's Chicken Salad Chick headed to Louisiana, Mississippi (AL.com)
Organic Hippie returns to Prattville
New bakery coming to Prattville
Opelika Gander Mountain to remain open, for now
West Alabama - Tuscaloosa
ACRE Report: Tuscaloosa home sales wrap up best first quarter since 2007 (Alabama Newscenter)
City seeks buyer for former farmers' market site
Entrepreneur takes reins at Drish House
Tuscaloosa mayor wants to increase tourism
Wiregrass - Dothan, Troy, Andalusia
Tesla charging station coming to Dothan
Vacant properties sometimes hard to fill
Dothan sales, lodging tax revenue strong in April
Gulf Coast - Mobile, Baldwin County, Gulf Shores
ACRE Report: Baldwin County condo sales surge during first quarter (Alabama Newscenter)
Ono Island property sells for big bucks (AL.com)
Alabama beach condo developer Tillis Brett dies at 82 (AL.com)
Education & Networking Opportunities
Huntsville Real Estate Reception
May 18 | Terry-Hutchens Rooftop 
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Real Estate License Exam Cram Course
May 23-24  | Birmingham
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Birmingham Real Estate Forum
May 19 @ Metro Church
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News from Alabama's Real Estate Organizations
AAR News: 2016 Winter President's Report
Cabinet Member Highlight
David Canaday is Vice President of Asset Management and Business Development for Corporate 
Office Properties Trust (COPT). He is responsible for overseeing leasing, asset management, business development and the overall financial performance of COPT's 468-acre master planned, mixed-use EUL project known as Redstone Gateway, located at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, as well as the Class A office building located at 310 Bridge Street. 

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