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Checkers Unveils New Design in Mobile

Checkers Unveils New Design in Mobile

Chain restaurant's original location receives a notable face lift.

December 2011
Rec Hall Taj Mahal

Rec Hall Taj Mahal

The University of South Alabama’s new recreation center is a pleasure dome of fitness, including a rock climbers’ wall that’s also a spectator sport.

October 2011
Health that Sings

Health that Sings

TAG/The Architects Group designed a physicians’ office park that is warm and homelike—including the welcome zapping of registration cubbies.

October 2011
Woodsy Book Nook

Woodsy Book Nook

The library’s in the forest and the forest is in the library.

October 2011
A Sensitive Build

A Sensitive Build

Water to the west, structures to the north and south and a tunnel below create a demanding construction environment for new Austal USA shipbuilding bay.

October 2011
Range Wars Target Healthcare's Richest Turf

Range Wars Target Healthcare's Richest Turf

Birmingham hospitals battle for prime locations in Alabama’s biggest healthcare market. Prized territories: the U.S. 280 corridor and western Hoover.

July 2011

A Little Silver in the Lining

Alabama’s economy is slowly digging its way out of the recession, with exports and tax receipts slightly rising in 2011.

June 2011
Leading by Example

Leading by Example

White-Spunner Construction's new headquarters was built to LEED specifications, becoming the first LEED certified project in Alabama south of Montgomery.

April 2011
Government Green

Government Green

Building for the government these days means being skilled in the most demanding standards of sustainability. Alabama-based construction companies that win publicly funded projects are bolstering revenues in a down economy, while cultivating an expertise that adds to their competitiveness.

April 2011
Huntsville’s Real Estate Marvel

Huntsville’s Real Estate Marvel

In the midst of a global real estate recession, Alabama is host to the largest new real estate development in the U.S., a $1 billion Department of Defense-funded commercial/retail development that accommodates Redstone Arsenal’s realignment consolidations.

March 2011