Southern Light spending $10M on new fiber-based communications network for Huntsville

By Steve Doyle | sdoyle@al.com  | Follow on Twitter A Southern Light executive says the company plans to spend “north of $10 million” creating anew high-speed, fiber-optic communications network in Huntsville for commercial users. At Thursday night’s City Council meeting, Chief Operating Officer Eric Daniels said Southern Light is already hiring and training people who

Village of Providence cuts ribbon on Phase VIII, named 2014 Community of the Year

By Lucy Berry | lberry@al.com Follow on Twitter The Village of Providence continued its expansion efforts Thursday with an official kickoff of Phase VIII, which will create 52 custom homes at the Huntsville neighborhood development. Developer David Slyman said 15 of the homes are currently under construction at the west end of the Providence bridge,

Huntsville/Madison County March residential sales up 21% from last year

By Alabama Center for Real Estate (ACRE) Follow on Twitter Click here to view or print the entire March report compliments of the ACRE Corporate Cabinet. Sales: Huntsville/Madison County residential sales totaled 468 units in March, an increase in sales growth of 21.2 percent or 82 units from the same period last year. This represents the best sales results

North Alabama housing market ‘one of the most stable’ in Southeast

By Lucy Berry | lberry@al.com Follow on Twitter More residents in the Huntsville area are seeking apartment communities with higher-end amenities as the housing market recovers. That was one of the talking points Thursday during a 2015 north Alabama housing forecast presentation by MarketGraphics Southeast President Rob Hale at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. The annual