Showing posts with label Economy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Economy. Show all posts

Friday, January 31, 2020

Rocket City-area home sales up 30% in December from prior year

Rocket City-area home sales up 30% in December from prior year

Article Excerpt: "... Sales: According to ValleyMLS.com, Huntsville-area home sales totaled 683 units during December, up 30.3% from 524 sales in the same month a year earlier. December sales were up..."

Reference: www.alabamanewscenter.com

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Economic case study: Huntsville capitalizes on 'Rocket City' roots

Teeming with engineers, Alabama’s Rocket City USA is luring hot new industries to town

Article Excerpt: "... From 2000 to 2017, the Huntsville metro area grew employment by 32%, or twice the rate of the broader U.S., according to the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber. Wage growth has also kept pace, increasing at nearly twice the rate of the country over that same period, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis ..."

Reference: www.cnbc.com

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Sen. Shelby said he thinks Huntsville eventually will be second only to Washington for the FBI

Alabama senator says FBI investment could reach $1 billion

Article Excerpt: "Shelby said more construction by the FBI is expected at the Redstone Arsenal in coming years. Shelby said "Huntsville is on fire" from an economic point of view..."

Reference: www.wsfa.com

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Sen. Shelby tours Huntsville Remington plant, touts gun rights and future growth of the Rocket City

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby tours Huntsville Remington plant, touts future growth

Article Excerpt: "... U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby visited Huntsville’s Remington firearms plant Monday, emphasizing his commitment to the right to bear arms. Shelby is seeking a sixth-term in the U.S. Senate and has four Republican opponents in the March 1 primary. The plant – located at the site of the former Chrysler facility ..."

Reference: whnt.com

Monday, August 20, 2012

Rocket City to prosper from 'Space Warriors' movie

Movie Shoot At Space Camp Could Bring Big Bucks To Rocket City

Article Excerpt: "... Officials at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center say the movie will be seen across the country and possibly the world. “It is going to be a 90 minute advertisement for us and for the entire community,” Dr. Deborah Barnhart said. ..."

Reference: whnt.com

#Space Warriors

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Rocket City is in search of an economic boost

Nasa city that reached for stars now reaches for resumes

Article Excerpt: "... In Huntsville, Alabama, scientists developed the spacecraft that took man to the Moon. It's also where Nasa hopes to build a "mega rocket" - the next giant leap for the US space programme. But hundreds of scientists and engineers have lost their jobs, and the place dubbed Rocket City ..."

Reference: www.bbc.co.uk