Rocket City’s Planning Propulsion

  Huntsville’s planning and infrastructure investment laid the foundation for one of the largest commercial developments in the country — transforming a vacant regional mall into a “walkable, connected community.” By Lucy Berry DeButy  October 12, 2018 It was only two years ago that Councilman Will Culver invited young professionals to a private event to introduce […]


REI Co-op’s first Alabama store will open at MidCity Huntsville

REI at MidCity Rendering

REI Co-op’s first Alabama store will open at MidCity Huntsville New store will offer top quality outdoor gear, expertise and experiences HUNTSVILLE, ALA.— REI Co-op is opening its first location in the state of Alabama at MidCity Huntsville, bringing a wide assortment of quality gear and expertise for the region’s most popular outdoor activities in […]


Pies & Pints joining restaurant lineup at MidCity Huntsville

Pies & Pints at MidCity Rendering

Pies & Pints joining restaurant lineup at MidCity Huntsville Specialty pizza and craft beer restaurant opening at nation’s 4th largest commercial development HUNTSVILLE, ALA. — RCP Companies, an Alabama-based real estate firm, announces another first-to-market restaurant. Pies & Pints, a specialty pizza and craft beer restaurant, will open at MidCity Huntsville, the $500 million redevelopment […]


More details about Huntsville ‘music audit’ revealed

By Matt Wake mwake@al.com The microphone kept feeding back. A video intro malfunctioned. It took more than 25 minutes to get to the information many of the people in this packed, volleyball-court-sized room had come to hear. OK, so the open forum Wednesday night, regarding the $165,000 “music audit” the City of Huntsville has contracted […]


Marriott Aloft Hotel coming to Huntsville’s MidCity

By William Thornton wthornton@al.com Marriott’s Aloft Hotel is coming to MidCity. Construction on a six-story, 130-room hotel is set to begin this fall, with an opening in late 2019. Located on the south end of MidCity Drive at the Pointe, the area’s epicenter, the hotel will be the tallest building along the main street of what is the […]


The fate of Huntsville’s musical future starts here

By Matt Wake mwake@al.com Want more or different music offerings in Huntsville? Are you a local musician who wants a better chance to flourish here? An open forum to begin the city’s previously announced music audit will be held 5:30 – 8 p.m. June 6 at Yellowhammer Brewing’s Lost Highway Bierhall, address 2600 Clinton Ave. […]


RCP Signs Three Restaurant Concepts to Join $350M MidCity Project in Huntsville

Posted by Camren Skelton in REBuisness Online HUNTSVILLE, ALA. — RCP Cos. has signed three restaurant concepts to join the tenant lineup at MidCity, a $350 million mixed-use development under construction in Huntsville. Two celebrity-driven dining concepts — Wahlburgers and Rascal Flatts — will open first-to-market locations at the project. Wahlburgers, owned by reality TV and movie star brothers […]


Huntsville hires UK firm to power city’s music scene

By Hanno van der Bijl  – Digital Producer, Birmingham Business Journal Alabama’s music scene is looking to get a big boost from a global firm. Huntsville hired Sound Diplomacy to help it bridge the gap between the city’s music scene and urban planning policy. The London-based firm will conduct a regional music audit as part of a strategy […]


Is Huntsville’s music landscape set for radical change?

Full article By Matt Wake on AL.com You can’t engineer Athens, Ga., Minneapolis or Muscle Shoals in a lab. A viable, vibrant local music scene has to happen naturally. But if the right opportunities are created, good things have a better chance of happening. And right now, multiple projects are in development that could radically change […]