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Tuscaloosa’s Midtown Village Acquired

Tuscaloosa’s Midtown Village has a new owner. The shopping center, which opened in 2007, had been acquired by a joint venture of Lone Star Funds and Wicker Park Capital Management. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Lone Star Funds is a private equity firm advising funds investing in real estate, equity, credit and other…

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Midtown Village Acquired in Joint Investment

A shopping center in Tuscaloosa has sold to out-of-state investors, and a Birmingham firm has secured the contract to manage the facility. Wicker Park Capital Management, a Georgia-based boutique real estate investment management firm, has entered a joint venture with an affiliate of the Dallas-based private equity, real estate investment firm Lone Star Funds to…

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2021 CFO Awards: Brandon Bowling

Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors CFO, Brandon Bowling, has been recognized as one of the top CFO’s in the Birmingham Community. How do you view the role of the CFO? The role now extends beyond being a financial steward. The CFO is a strategic partner of the CEO and a catalyst for business transformation and…

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ChopNFresh Salads Opens in Lane Parke

A new restaurant has opened in Lane Parke. ChopNFresh Salads opened Dec. 14 in the Mountain Brook development adjacent to Post Office Pies. It had planned a summer opening but was delayed. ChopNFresh Salads, previously known as Chop Chop Salads, aims to offer fresh, high-quality ingredients like greens, grains and seasonal features. Made-from-scratch in-house dressings include balsamic…

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Sam Heide named Who’s Who in Birmingham Commercial Real Estate

Sam Heide, Chief Executive Officer, was named Who’s Who for Birmingham Commercial Real Estate by the Birmingham Business Journal. Who’s Who in CRE consists of the top executives from the largest firms, according to the BBJ’s Book of Lists, as well as professionals who have led transformative projects, developments, or industry groups to know. Like many industries,…

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BBJ names Brandon Bowling as finalist for CFO Awards

The Birmingham Business Journal has unveiled the finalists in its 2021 CFO Awards. These awards recognize excellence among chief financial officers in metro Birmingham – a group that is currently playing a pivotal role in guiding companies through the challenges created by the ongoing pandemic.

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‘Harvest Jam’ raises funds to aid abused youth in Montgomery area

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – Fall temperatures have arrived in the River Region, and The Shoppes at EastChase is celebrating the season by hosting its fourth annual Harvest Jam. While the festival was rained out last year, the weather cooperated this year. “It is one of our favorite events,” said Suzanna Wasserman Edwards, Vice President for…

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2021 Birmingham’s Best Places to Work: Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors

What concrete steps do your senior leaders take to create a great work environment for all employees? We believe it is critically important to constantly communicate with all employees on a personal level. Supporting a healthy work/life balance and giving employees the ability and support to enhance their professional skill set is something we promo

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Lane Parke Phase II to house Alabama’s first Little Buckhead Blue children’s clothing store

Little Buckhead Blue, an Atlanta children’s clothing store exclusively carrying The Beaufort Bonnet Co. brand, is opening its second shop in Mountain Brook’s Lane Parke next year. The store will be part of Phase II of Lane Parke, joining other names such as Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, Ignite Cycle and MELT.

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Davenport’s Pizza Palace opening location in Vestavia City Center

A family-owned pizza spot is expanding its Birmingham footprint with a location in Vestavia. Davenport’s Pizza Palace will be coming to Vestavia City Center in a 3,800-square-foot space next to Taco Mama. The move marks a return to the area after Davenport’s last Vestavia location closed in the 1980s when its building was sold.

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