Entries by Bud McLaughlin

Westside Centre in Huntsville is Purchased

Westside Centre, the retail power center on University Drive, has been sold to Big V Property Group of Charlotte, N.C. Holliday Fenoglio Fowler marketed the 477,408-square-foot center for Nuveen Real Estate and SITE Centers. Westside Centre, anchored by a Super Target, is home to Ross Dress for Less, Shoe Carnival, Five Below, Big Lots, PetSmart, […]

Ivey Announces I-565 Widening Project

MONTGOMERY – Following through on a campaign promise, Gov. Kay Ivey announced Wednesday a widening project for heavily traveled I-565. She also said a second project will expand the I-65 interchange at Tanner. The two major transportation projects were selected by the Alabama Department of Transportation for the Rebuild Alabama Act First Year Plan 2020. The […]

4 Big Retirement Risks—and How to Prepare for Them

By Brad Cardwell Some common retirement mistakes – such as overspending, investing too conservatively or veering away from your plan — are easy to avoid with a little discipline and forethought. Other risks, such as a health crisis or a market downturn, cannot be avoided, but they can be managed. Here are four of the […]

Auburn Receives $5.2M NASA Contract to Improve Liquid Rocket Engine Performance

AUBURN — NASA has awarded a $5.2 million contract to Auburn’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence, it was announced Monday. The three-year contract is to develop additive manufacturing processes and techniques for improving the performance of liquid rocket engines. The contract is the latest expansion of a longstanding public-private […]

Botanical Garden CEO Paula Steigerwald to Retire

Paula Steigerwald, CEO of the Huntsville Botanical Garden, is retiring after 17 “marvelous” years. Her retirement is effective Aug. 30, according to a statement from the Garden’s Board of Directors. She joined the Garden in 2002 and oversaw a strong period of transformation and growth at the facility. “The past 17 years have been marvelous, […]