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Jefferson County in central Alabama is the state’s economic and cultural center. It is the largest county by population and home to the largest city — Birmingham — as well as the sixth-largest city, Hoover.

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Monday, March 30, 2015

How BMW embraced change and became rich

For decades, BMW was a small, purebred sports sedan brand from Bavaria, and was content to stay that way. Then came the transformation into a diverse maker of luxury vehicles with operations around the world -- a transition that began in America and can be pinned down to a specific point in time: It was the moment in 1999 when BMW became a merchant of SUVs. – Auto News

State unemployment falls to 5.8 percent

Alabama's unemployment rate fell to 5.8 percent in February, its lowest level in nearly seven years, according to preliminary numbers released Friday by the state. The number remains slightly higher than the national average of 5.5 percent in February. – Montgomery Advertiser

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In Homes Coast to Coast

In Homes Coast to Coast

Starting at age 21, Danny Lipford leveraged a handyman shop into a multimedia enterprise reaching 97 percent of the TV markets in the U.S. Today’s Homeowner with Danny Lipford saw a 25 percent increase in audience share in 2014.

Where Alabama Excels

Where Alabama Excels

Sometimes, when we think about what Alabama is good at, it’s hard to get beyond football. Here’s a look at a dozen other areas where Alabama excels.

Bentley Proposes New Game Plan on Incentives

Bentley Proposes New Game Plan on Incentives

Alabama economic developers huddle in January to get caution on auto competition, exuberance on aviation and new game plan from the governor.

What Builders Want from the Legislature

What Builders Want from the Legislature

Construction leaders balk at asking the Legislature for a special bond issue. A fix for frail highway funding has not emerged. But builders will ask the legislators for a workforce training bill and revision of bid laws to allow a construction-manager-at-risk option for large public works projects.

High Risk with Due Diligence

High Risk with Due Diligence

Following the recession, venture capital retreated up the ladder, making angel investing a necessity for startups. A new group has tightened Alabama’s band of loosely organized, localized angels into a disciplined, statewide opportunity.

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Main Street Plus Apps

Main Street Plus Apps

Alabama credit unions introduce the latest consumer technologies while preserving the person-to-person service that is a hallmark of their main street corner of the financial market.

Company Kudos, March 2015

Company Kudos, March 2015

A month of achievements in Alabama business

Downtown Digs, Coast to Coast

Downtown Digs, Coast to Coast

Inside the downtown, upscale multifamily housing boom, coast to coast

Partnership to Speed Ideas to Applications

Partnership to Speed Ideas to Applications

Harvard Business School ranks Alabama near the top among states with jobs in medical device development. UAB and Southern Research are determined there’s even more untapped potential. A new partnership aims to speed production.

Shipper's Carpenter

Shipper's Carpenter

Executive of one of Mobile’s oldest shipping agencies turns to an even more timeless enterprise – crafting handmade furniture. And his hobby has just become profit driven.

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