WIRE News through 5/5   Volume 7, Issue 16
Alabama & the United States
All that former U.S. retail spending didn't just go to Amazon (Alabama Newscenter)
Home sellers are pocketing more money
Alabama's 10 most expensive lakes to buy a house (AL.com)
First time buyers gaining ground, but number of homes not keeping up (BBJ)
What are the biggest opportunities for Alabama's timber industry (BBJ)
Alabama Communities of Excellence marks 15 years of boosting towns across the state (Alabama Newscenter)
Historic tax credit moves forward, but gains more changes (BBJ)
Following weeks of decline, rates tick up
Is the homeownership rate finally stabilizing?
North Alabama - Huntsville, Florence, Gadsden, Muscle Shoals, Cullman
ACRE Report: Marshall County home sales in March increase over 2016 (Alabama Newscenter)
ACRE Report: Shoals area sales up 3 percent in March over last year (Alabama Newscenter)
ACRE Report: Athens/Limestone County home sales continue growth during March (Alabama Newscenter)
Walgreens Alabama customer contact center adding 150 jobs (Alabama Newscenter)
Birmingham restauranteur to open concept in Huntsville (BBJ)
Southern Living opening retail store in Alabama (AL.com)
Study shows Inspiration Landing economic impact in the hundreds of millions
Realtor: Local housing market hot for sellers
Group looking to buy property for no-kill animal shelter (AL.com)
North Alabama fiber manufacturing facility acquired (BBJ)
North Central - Birmingham Metro, Anniston, Walker County
ACRE Report: Calhoun County home sales grow during March (Alabama Newscenter)
Health care giant sells Alabama hospital (BBJ)
STERIS Healthcare expanding Birmingham operation, creating 22 jobs (Alabama Newscenter)
Homewood hotel becomes senior living center (BBJ)
UAB to create green space, gateway into Five Points South (AL.com)
These properties could be Birmingham's next big thing (BBJ)
UAB football operations center nears completion (AL.com)
H&M to open Leeds store later this month (AL.com)
Vestavia Hills opens new park (BBJ)
Empire Hotel changes name to Elyton Hotel, plans to open this summer (AL.com)
The Pizitz roars back to life in new mixed-use role
Popular donut shop to open in Homewood (BBJ)
Sneak peak inside 2017 Decorators' ShowHouse (AL.com)
Shelby County OKs 52-home subdivision phase (BBJ)
American Family Care opens 100th location (AL.com)
New Birmingham real estate agency expanding
New event venue opens in Pelham (BBJ)
South Central - Montgomery, Auburn, Lake Martin, Phenix City
ACRE Report: Montgomery March home sales rise sharply from February (Alabama Newscenter)
ACRE Report: Lee County home sales up in March compared to last year (Alabama Newscenter)
ACRE Report: Lake Martin area home sales up over 2016 (Alabama Newscenter)
Summer-ize to show (REAL)
Full Moon Bar-B-Que expanding to Montgomery (AL.com)
Phenix City Realtors to city: Now's the time for growth
Frontier Spinning Mills investing $6M at Alabama plant (Alabama Newscenter)
West Alabama - Tuscaloosa
1Q home sales rise by 10 percent
Saban lands extension at UA (BBJ)
MollerTech hiring in Bibb County, training program begins (AL.com)
Tuscaloosa rebuild continues six years after April 27 tornado
Wiregrass - Dothan, Troy, Andalusia
ACRE Report: Wiregrass March home sales up from February, inventory down (Alabama Newscenter)
Old Mayer property becoming downtown Dothan showpiece
Angel investors group finding foothold in the Wiregrass
Wesley Place debuts $10M makeover
Gulf Coast - Mobile, Baldwin County, Gulf Shores
Mobile officials celebrate Midtown Publix with groundbreaking (AL.com)
$240M Poarch Creek amusement park taking shape on Gulf Coast (Alabama Newscenter)
State, Airbus to build Aviation Education Center they say will 'inspire young people' (AL.com)
Bojangles' franchise to open its first location in Mobile (AL.com)
Coldwell Banker Reehl Properties Inc. honored as No.1 company in Alabama
Kimberly-Clark plans $75M project in Alabama (BBJ)
Education & Networking Opportunities
Montgomery Real Estate Reception
May 11 | Wynlakes Country Club 

Real Estate License Exam Cram Course
May 23-24  | Birmingham
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Huntsville Real Estate Reception
May 18 | Terry-Hutchens Rooftop 
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News from Alabama's Real Estate Organizations
AAR News: 2016 Winter President's Report
CCIM  Spring Beach Meeting Scheduled for May 11-12 in Orange Beach
Cabinet Member Highlight
The Sanders Trust (TST), founded by President and CEO Rance Sanders, specializes exclusively in the development, acquisition, and management of strategic healthcare properties throughout the United States in partnership with leading health systems and physicians.  TST's portfolio includes inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, specialty hospitals, medical office buildings, physician clinics, surgery centers, and hospital parking garages.  Since 1989, TST has developed or acquired such key properties in 22 states.

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