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Harbert Realty Services Represents Tenant’s Expansion at the Pizitz

January 2018

Charlie Norton, Leasing and Brokerage Associate at Harbert Realty Services, acted as tenant representative for Forge, a co-working space located on the mezzanine level above the Pizitz Food Hall. It’s a collaborative workspace concept that offers members space to conduct business. Kim Lee, CEO and founder of Forge, said they plan to expand by approximately…more >

New Skylight is Installed at Historic Building in the Central Business District

December 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017– Birmingham, AL – A skylight was installed over the weekend at The Post, located at 317 20th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203. “The skylight floods the building with natural light, illuminating each level of the building through the new atrium,” stated Charlie Norton, Leasing and Brokerage Associate at Harbert Realty Services….more >

Tanner Sumners Receives Recognition for Service as 2017 NAIOP Alabama Chapter President

December 2017

Congratulations to Tanner Sumners for a successful year as the 2017 NAIOP Alabama Chapter President. NAIOP Alabama is a Commercial Real Estate Development Association for developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial and mixed-use real estate. With over 100 members locally, the Chapter provides networking opportunities, educational programs, research on trends and innovations and strong legislative representation. Tanner is…more >

Holiday Open House Held at the Historic Federal Reserve

December 2017

Friday, December 7, 2017 – Birmingham, AL – A Holiday Open House was held at the 100% leased Historic Federal Reserve Thursday evening.  The Studio Specialized Personal Training, Urban Cookhouse, Robertson Banking Company, Markstein, Graham & Co / GCP, and Hand Arendall each provided food and beverages on their respective floors for guests. A holiday toy…more >

St. Vincent’s Trussville Holds Ribbon Cutting Event Ahead of Grand Opening

December 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017– Trussville, AL – A ribbon cutting was held Thursday, November 30th, 2017 for the grand opening of St. Vincent’s Trussville Medical Clinic. The facility will be a multi-purpose medical clinic including outpatient services, primary care, after hours/urgent care, wellness services and physical therapy. Several physician practices are set to locate their…more >

Harbert Represents Seller in Prominent Parkside Property

November 2017

A prime property only blocks from Railroad Park sold in a recent deal ahead of a yet-to-be named redevelopment. The Forbes Distributing Co. building at 1416 4th Ave. S. sold for $1.8 million. Casey Howard of Harbert Realty Services represented Forbes in the transaction, while James Proctor of Realty Link represented the company in the purchase. “Realty Link has purchased the…more >

Third Avenue North Building Lands New Tenant

November 2017

Birmingham, AL – November 20, 2017 – A redeveloped building in downtown Birmingham is continuing to see more activity. The historic former Massey Business College building at 2024 Third Ave. N. has landed a new tenant. Casey Howard of Harbert Realty Services represented the landlord, JLR LLC, in a deal to bring Finley Enterprises to the building. The…more >

Robertson Banking Co. to Relocate to Historic Federal Reserve

November 2017

Demopolis-based Robertson Banking Co. is further expanding into downtown Birmingham. The bank opened a loan production office earlier this year on Central Avenue in Homewood. In October, the Alabama State Banking Department approved the bank’s request to relocate that office to the Federal Reserve Building downtown. The new location at 1801 Fifth Ave. N. Suite…more >

IRS to Take Large Space in the Plaza

November 2017

Another major office tenant is moving from the suburbs to downtown Birmingham. The U.S. General Services Administration recently signed a 10-year lease to house the Birmingham offices of the Internal Revenue Service at The Plaza building at 417 20th St. North. The deal was completed by landlord West Second Street Associates. Tenant buildout for the…more >

Harbert Realty Services Hosts Inverness Center North Unveiling Event

October 2017

October 13, 2017 – Birmingham, AL – Harbert Realty Services and the RMR group held an event Thursday night to unveil the redevelopment plans for Inverness Center North. Inverness Center North is a Class A master planned development located conveniently along Highway 280 in the heart of the U.S. 280/I-459 submarket in Hoover, Alabama.  Consisting…more >