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 […]


Beyond Silicon Valley: 5 Up-and-Coming Tech Hotspots

Silicon Prairie, anyone? These unexpected regions are emerging as America’s brightest — not to mention affordable and inclusive — tech hubs. Full article by Clara Hogan published on Livability.com iStock Photo/Sean Pavone San Francisco, Seattle and New York may be the most famous tech hubs in America, but they certainly aren’t the only players in the game. […]


RCP Companies First Quarter Updates

It has been a busy first quarter at the RCP office. Following 2017’s active year, our efforts to introduce new initiatives and programming has been even more proactive. Here’s a recap of a few highlights from the past three months: Design Charrette Recap Ideas From All Angles In January, RCP hosted the first Design Charrette of […]


Southern Fried Hospitality coming to MidCity, CityCentre

By William Thornton on AL.com Huntsville’s MidCity and CityCentre developments just got a lot tastier. Developer RCP Companies is partnering with Georgia-based Southern Fried Hospitality – and award-winning chef Marc Taft, an Alabama native – to provide hospitality management and restaurant development for the two mixed-used projects. Southern Fried Hospitality is behind metro Atlanta-based Chicken and the Egg, which was […]


Dave & Buster’s to Open at $350M MidCity Development in Huntsville

Posted on by Camren Skelton in Alabama, Mixed-Use, Retail, Southeast – REBusiness Online The 26,500-square-foot Dave & Buster’s is expected to open in July 2019. HUNTSVILLE, ALA. — RCP Cos. has signed Dave & Buster’s to its MidCity project, a $350 million mixed-use development under construction in Huntsville. The 140-acre project is a redevelopment of the former Madison Square Mall. Dave & Buster’s joins […]


New developments and new restaurants coming to Huntsville

Full interview and article published by WHNT News 19.  HUNTSVILLE Ala. — Dave and Buster’s will be coming to Huntsville. It will join the $350 million MidCity Huntsville development. Nadia Niakossary is a project coordinator for RCP Companies, the developer behind the 140-acre development at the site of the former Madison Square Mall in Huntsville. “MidCity is going to be a dynamic […]


ICSC – Huntsville, Ala.’s $350 million MidCity is the country’s fourth-largest real estate project

Rendering of MidCity Huntsville Property

Full article published on ICSC Shopping Center Today by Spencer Rumsey Huntsville (Ala.) MidCity is putting that city back on the map. This mixed-use project, which research firm CoStar ranked the fourth-largest U.S. commercial real estate development under way last year, will offer retail, entertainment, homes, hotels, offices and wide-open spaces when it is fully […]


Toyota, Mazda Choose [Huntsville,] Alabama for New $1.6 Billion Car Plant

Toyota and Mazda will build a new assembly plant in Alabama.  Auto makers plan to formally announce location on Wednesday ARTICLE PUBLISHED ON WALL STREET JOURNAL By Chester Dawson PHOTO: EUGENE HOSHIKO/ASSOCIATED PRESS Toyota Motor Corp. TM -0.47% and Mazda Motor Corp. 7261 0.31% will build a new $1.6 billion assembly plant in Huntsville, Alabama, according to people familiar with the companies’ decision, a move […]


Topgolf Opens at $350M Mixed-Use Redevelopment in Huntsville

Article published by REBusiness Online    Sports entertainment company Topgolf recently opened a 53,000-square-foot location at MidCity, a $350 million mixed-use project in Huntsville, Ala. HUNTSVILLE, ALA. — Topgolf has opened at MidCity, a $350 million mixed-use redevelopment under construction at the intersection of University Drive and Research Park Boulevard in Huntsville. The global sports entertainment company […]