Company Kudos, April 2018
A month of achievements in Alabama business
The Village at Lakeshore Crossings, in downtown Birmingham, has been recognized among the Elite 1% properties in the nation for online reputation for the year 2017 in the Elite 1% ORA Power Ranking. The properties were ranked by J Turner Research, which studies reviews of the more than 71,000 multifamily properties nationwide.
For the ninth consecutive year, Baker Donelson is listed on Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For.
The Birmingham Jewish Federation has received the U.S. Community Partner of the Year award from Conexx: America Israel Business Connector, a nonprofit agency committed to connecting Americans and Israelis through business.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP was named the 2018 Southeast Firm of the Year by Benchmark Litigation.
Butler Snow was named Product Liability Firm of the Year by Benchmark Litigation.
Caddell Construction Co.'s maintenance team at Logan Martin Dam has won Southern Co.'s Quest Safety Award for the fourth quarter of 2017.
Faulkner University was recently ranked second in the 2018 Best Christian Universities in America listing by The Edvocate. Faulkner was also ranked as the top university in Alabama for its online graduate criminal justice and criminology program according to U.S. News & World Report. Overall Faulkner placed 19th out of 70 schools listed.
Great Southern Land is celebrating its 35th anniversary with a rebranding initiative designed to provide a “dynamic, more relevant look” for the company, says owner and founder Fletcher Majors.
The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year.
Method Mortgage has been named the 2017 Top Central Alabama Mortgage Broker by the Alabama Mortgage Professionals Association.
Golf Advisor has honored two Alabama golf facilities. Rock Creek Golf Club, in Fairhope, was recognized as one of the Top 15 Golf Courses to Play in Alabama and Peninsula Golf and Raquet Club, in Gulf Shores, was recognized as one of the Top 10 Conditioned Courses in the U.S.
Progress Bank, based in Huntsville, is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
Regions Bank was recognized by Greenwich Associates with 22 Excellence Awards based on how the bank is serving small business and middle market banking clients.
Southern National, in Mobile, has been named a 2018 James Beard Award semifinalist for Best New Restaurant. Port City Hospitality Group LLC owns the restaurant, which opened in October 2017.
The UAB’s Special Operations Surgical Team has received Bronze Stars for their action during a Middle Eastern deployment. When not deployed by the military, the medical professionals are assigned to UAB to work and train.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham had $538 million in research expenditures in 2016, ranking it no. 15 nationally among public universities and no. 31 overall in federally funded research in 2016.
Researchers at U.S. News & World Report named The Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa in Point Clear no. 1 on both the Best Hotel and Best Resort listings in Alabama.
ProSales Magazine has selected Wilson Lumber, in Huntsville, as the Dealer of the Year for 2018.