Alabama Wage Growth vs. Home Price Appreciation
October 2, 2019
As total wages and salaries in Alabama have been on a steady climb since 1998, the cost to purchase a home has shown a similar pattern of growth.
NFIB Reporting Small Business Optimism High
August 15, 2019
The latest NFIB Small Business Optimism Index for the July 2019 period just registered it second highest reading for 2019.
June Jobs Perspectives
June 7, 2019
Just when things were going so well the first four months of 2019, the Vroom economy has had to pull off the race track for a refueling pit stop.
Logistics Infrastructure Unprepared for E-Commerce
February 19, 2019
“Logistics Infrastructure: Transformational Opportunities” highlights the importance and impact of logistics infrastructure on the “why” and “where” decisions for commercial real estate.
How Affordable is Housing in Alabama?
February 14, 2019
The Alabama Housing Affordability Index (AHAI) for the fourth quarter of 2018 increased 1.88 percent from the third quarter score of 183.8 to 187.3.
Opportunity Zone Update: New Guidelines Provide Clarity
November 20, 2018
Recently, the Trump administration released 74 pages of new proposed regulations for opportunity zones geared toward increasing tax-advantaged investments in low-income areas
Delinquency and Foreclosure Rates in Alabama’s Metro Areas
October 2, 2018
Through the first quarter of 2018, both the United States and Alabama experienced a decrease in their foreclosure and delinquency rates.
The 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act is a Great Opportunity to Rethink Our Fair Housing Practices
January 18, 2018
Much has changed since the passage of the Fair Housing Act in April of 1968.