Entries by Lori Connors

It’s a Seller’s Market in Area Real Estate

Everywhere you look, there’s well-plowed red clay, the evidence of cleared land. Huntsville-Madison County is bursting at the seams with growth. With the new Mazda Toyota plant, along with a host of other companies setting up shop in the area, coupled with the projected growth on Redstone Arsenal, it’s no surprise that that developers and […]

Large Turnout for Airport Planning Presentation

There was a solid, enthusiastic turnout Tuesday when the Huntsville-Madison County Airport Authority presented its long-range master plan. Business leaders and the public reviewed the colorful architectural renderings and learned more about the components of facility’s plans for future expansion.  The audience was encouraged to provide feedback and suggestions. As an incentive, everyone who submitted […]

Local small businesses go global for defense sales

The theater at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s Davidson Center was filled with small, locally owned defense contracting firms eager to learn more about foreign military sales. They were not disappointed as The North Alabama International Trade Association (NAITA) presented its industry networking event, “FMS Across the Globe.” The keynote speaker, Maj. Gen. Jeffrey […]

Rebranded Organization Provides a ‘Catalyst’ to Start a Business

The Catalyst Center for Business & Entrepreneurship serves as a driver for economic growth and job creation in north Alabama by lending its expertise to small business owners at every stage of business development. By providing quality programming, business coaching, and networking opportunities, The Catalyst offers entrepreneurs and startups the tools they need successfully manage […]