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Wow.  This is going to be nice.  Just right across the square from the John Blue Realty offices. Roof top get togethers, definatly on the calendar.   Tamara                                           Rendering of Curio by Hilton hotel to be built in downtown Huntsville.   $30 million Hilton hotel coming to downtown Huntsville Updated 7:52 AM; Posted Jun 14, 8:53 PM…

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Huntsville’s Gallery Shopping Center sells for $13.8 million

A key piece of commercial real estate near the new MidCity redevelopment in Huntsville has been sold. A Florida-based private family office acquired the Gallery Shopping Center, a 101,498-square-foot retail center, for $13.8 million. Matthews Real Estate Investment Services arranged the sale. The property is within a half-mile of MidCity, the $350 million redevelopment of…

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Huntsville Oks deal ‘confident’ Blue Origin plant is coming

Updated on July 15, 2017 at 11:43 AM Posted on July 14, 2017 at 5:17 AM   This illustration shows the design planned for the Blue Origin rocket engine plant coming to Huntsville’s research park. (City of Huntsville) By Lee Roop lroop@al.com The Huntsville City Council unanimously approved a deal Thursday night to bring a…

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Long-awaited groundbreaking set for downtown Huntsville development

A rendering of AC Hotels by Marriott at CityCentre at Big Spring. (Courtesy photo) By Paul Gattis | pgattis@al.com on January 03, 2017 at 11:32 AM A formal groundbreaking for a long-awaited development project in downtown Huntsville has been set for next week, perhaps signaling a move forward in efforts to re-shape a high-profile spot…

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Small Business Owners’ Optimism Skyrockets Following Trump Victory

Small businesses seem to like a unified Republican government.   by Luke Kawa December 13, 2016, 7:02 AM CST President-elect Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. elections is a giant leap for small businesses, according to a survey of their owners. The November reading of the National Federation of Independent Businesses’ small business optimism index…

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Rocket City home sales up 9 percent in March over last year

  Sales: According to the North Alabama Multiple Listing Service, Huntsville/Madison County residential sales totaled 508 units during March, an increase in sales growth of 8.5 percent or 40 units from the same period last year. Two more resources to review: Quarterly Report and Annual Report. For all of Huntsville’s area housing data, click here.  Forecast: Closed transactions in March were 87 units or 20 percent above our monthly…

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Google comes to Huntsville – Gig City USA

Huntsville: Gig City USA Mayor Tommy Battle announced that in 2017, Google Fiber will be bringing its ultra-fast internet service to Huntsville. Huntsville will now be the 10th city in the country with such incredible speeds–roughly 1-gigabit per second–or nearly 85 times that of the average current speed in the U.S. Google Fiber will partner…

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Huntsville City Council approves Uber ordinance

By Lee Roop | lroop@al.com Email the author | Follow on Twitter on February 11, 2016 at 8:33 PM, updated February 12, 2016 at 6:53 AM The Huntsville City Council unanimously approved two ordinances Thursday night designed to allow new-style taxi companies such as Uber and Lyft to operate in the city. City officials say…

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