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Carvana to Invest $45M Distribution Center in Bessemer, Create 300+ Jobs

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times   Jefferson County officials say they want to build on the news that Carvana, a leading e-commerce platform for buying and...

Birmingham Alumnae Chapter Deltas to host community economic seminar

Times Staff Report The Birmingham Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., will host a community economic seminar titled, “Financial Fortitude” on Saturday, April...

The economic growth of Bessemer builds momentum

bessemeral.org Bessemer Mayor Kenneth Gulley highlighted economic growth, infrastructure improvements and crime reduction during the 2019 State of the City address delivered Monday, January 28,...

Randall Woodfin announces co-chairs of Education and Economic Development Committees

By Nick Patterson The Birmingham Times Birmingham Mayor-elect Randall Woodfin today announced the co-chairs of his Education and Workforce Development and Economic Development and Entrepreneurship committees. The...

Mayor-elect Randall Woodfin announces co-chairs of citizen-led committees

By Nick Patterson The Birmingham Times Birmingham’s Mayor-elect Randall Woodfin on Tuesday announced six co-chairs of citizen-led committees which he said would be instrumental in moving...

Jefferson County’s business prospects could surge with more big announcements, officials...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times It’s been a September to remember in Jefferson County for economic development and county leaders say more is to come. Kamtek...

Mayor Bell, Area Officials Announce Push to Lure Amazon to Birmingham

Times Staff Report Giant Amazon boxes appeared around Birmingham on Monday as part of the city’s official intent to pursue the tech giant’s second headquarters...

 Autocar chooses Birmingham for truck assembly plant

Times Staff Report Hagerstown, Ind.-based Autocar will invest $120 million to expand and open a manufacturing plant in Jefferson County to build its heavy-duty cab-over-engine...

Jefferson County economic development projects could top $400M in 2016

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Jefferson County is poised to close out a banner year for economic development with more than $400 million in announced...

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