Deal for Publix, Homewood Suites in Huntsville

Plans to convert the former Councill Courts public housing site into 246 loft apartments, a Publix supermarket and Homewood Suites hotel became official last week when developers purchased the 11.7-acre medical district property from the Huntsville Housing Authority. According to, Bristol Development Group, PGM Properties and Triad Properties intend to spend about $85 million

Huntsville leaders full of ideas after visit to Greenville, S.C.(video)

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — Mayor Tommy Battle returned from a weekend fact-finding trip to Greenville, S.C., feeling pretty good about Huntsville’s downtown. “We’ve got a good start,” Battle said during a Tuesday news conference. The Greenville trip, organized by the Big Spring Partners downtown redevelopment group, gave Battle and about 50 other local leaders a firsthand