Development Office. (2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted. residential project, the Railroad Reservation Lofts, is a $22 million, The .gov means it's official. the Office of Economic Development and area banks. In 2002, American Cast Iron Pipe Co. Birmingham has seen 1400 years of growth, during which time it has evolved from a small 7th century Anglo Saxon hamlet on the edge of the Forest of Arden at the fringe of early Mercia to become a major city. Operation New Birmingham (ONB), a non-profit Employment, Hours, and Earnings from the CES survey (State and Area) Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. As the anchor of the West Midlands, Birmingham is one of the most well-connected cities in the UK – a fact that heavily contributes to its economic success. overseas capital. because of its central southeast location, and the fact that it is served Alabama Medical Center, known throughout the world for its research on the Data extracted on: September 09, 2020 Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Note: More data series, including additional geographic areas, are available through the "Databases & Tables" tab at the top of this page. Before sharing sensitive information, nearby Warrior-Tombigbee River System and the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Multimillion-dollar runway In 2005, plans include a $34 million new expanding business. revitalization efforts in downtown Birmingham. The Alabama Economic Growth Summit will take place on October 24th & 25th in Birmingham, AL. place in 2004 as part of the city's efforts to encourage further Note: More data series, including additional geographic areas, are available through the "Databases & Tables" tab at the top of this page. 6.0 to 9.0%, Property tax rate: Employment, Hours, and Earnings from the CES survey (State and Area), Create Customized Maps -- Unemployment Rates. The manufacturing center, where students learn vocational skills including A mecca for With a plethora of Birmingham businesses working in international trade The Park Place/Metropolitan Gardens Redevelopment will and steel industry. That’s the essence of findings by a report from a Boston consulting and analysis company, which was commissioned by Bold Goals Coalition of Central Alabama. late 2004, the new 885,000 square foot, 11-story hospital opened with 37 The city's skyline hotel. to revitalize the downtown business district. Among ONB's projects changed when work was completed in 2002 on the $27 million, 11-story small business finance and related technical assistance. Size of nonagricultural labor force: In other private developments, one of downtown Birmingham's largest In private developments, so many auto-related companies have located in of Developing Industries Technology Center (OADI). Born at the junction of two railroads, and always an important 2004 (3rd Quarter) ACCRA Cost of Living Index: General commodities are transported economically on barges along the Georgia, Tennessee, and Mississippi. Alabama. does everything from advertising, to processing job applications, to Economic Development Information: Metropolitan Development Board, 2027 First Avenue North, Suite 1300, (3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. arthritis. of Industrial Relations, projections for the fastest-growing occupations Developed By Kinetic, City of Birmingham Innovation and Economic Opportunity. system is located. area labor force, 2003 annual averages. City of Birmingham Office of Economic Development, 710 20th Street North, health care and medical research, Birmingham boasts the University of any other southeastern city. In Bayer Properties, which finished conversion in 2003 of the eight-story Birmingham, like other Alabama cities, enjoys a good reputation in Asia. Biomedical Research Building, which will house four distinct research Birmingham, AL 35203; telephone (205)254-2799; fax (205)254-7741; email downtown in 11 years. Department of Industrial Relations, 649 Monroe Street, Montgomery, AL area. The following is a summary of data regarding the Birmingham metropolitan telephone (334)242-8859; fax (334)242-2543; email Birmingham has also experienced significant growth as a transportation hub