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Former Chase Bays Warehouse in Trussville Sells for $4M+ 

SPOC Automation purchased a 50,600 square-foot industrial warehouse space at 7574 Commerce Circle in Trussville, Alabama, from Trussville Worldwide on April 13. The warehouse sold for $4,727,000. This space will become another warehouse for SPOC Automation. 

Award-Winning Remodeling Firm and Home Builder Relocates to West Homewood 

ELM Construction purchased a 15,250 square-foot flex/industrial space at 219 Oxmoor Circle in Homewood, from Business Electronics Corp on February 16. The warehouse sold for $1,250,000.

Where to Buy Next?

Where there is growth, there is opportunity. There is certainly growth occurring in the state of Alabama, and excellent opportunities to make a solid real estate investment.  Right in our backyard, there are three distinctly attractive regions: Madison County, Lee County and Baldwin County. Let’s take a deeper dive into each of these regions. Madison County […]

The World Games Are Coming to Birmingham

The World Games are coming to Birmingham. That has a nice ring to it, but what does that mean? What are the details and why is it important for Birmingham?     Who is hosting the World Games in 2022? The World Games will touchdown in Birmingham on July 7th running for 10 days and closing out […]

Beyond Grateful

We are coming up on our 4th Anniversary of starting Ironvest Partners, and what a wonderful four years it has been. From our kitchen table to an empty office, and now an office overflowing with people, this capitalist adventure has been one of a true partnership.  I wanted to take the time to say thank you […]

Birmingham: Here to Stay

I grew up in Americus, Georgia, a small town in Southwest Georgia with a rich history and a Mayberry-like feel. My next stop was Statesboro, Georgia, a similarly great small town, where I graduated from Georgia Southern University. I moved to Birmingham one week after graduation to work for a student housing development firm but […]

Huntsville: A Boomtown

What is one word you would use to describe Huntsville, AL? For me it would be “Boomtown”. Wikipedia describes boomtown as follows: A boomtown is a community that undergoes sudden and rapid population and economic growth, or that is started from scratch. The growth is normally attributed to the nearby discovery of a precious resource such as gold, silver, or […]

Commercial Real Estate Update Q1 2021

Recently, I have been asked the following questions on a repetitive basis. I thought it might be helpful to share some insight on some hot real estate topics. Why is commercial real estate doing so well? How would I push our city forward economically via real estate related concepts? What are growth Areas for Birmingham […]

Fall Forward in 2021

I was recently wrapping up my goal setting for 2021 and surfing the web for some motivation. I came across this outstanding commencement speech by Denzel Washington: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENdVJTKy2Ds. His theme for the speech was “Fall Forward”. We can all agree that this past year was  difficult with many falls. However, what matters is how we respond. […]