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U.S. News: Huntsville #1 As One Of The Most Affordable Places To Live!

U.S. News: Huntsville #1 As One Of The Most Affordable Places To Live!

U.S. News: Huntsville #1 As One Of The Most Affordable Places To Live!

1. Huntsville, Alabama

Best Places 2019 Rank: 11
Metro Population: 444,908
Median Annual Salary: $53,600
Income Spent on Living Expenses: 19.3%

Huntsville is the most affordable place to live out of the 125 most populous metro areas in the U.S. for the second year in a row. An above-average median annual salary and low cost of living mean Huntsville residents are keeping more money in their pockets to devote to other things. Just 19.3% of the median household income in Huntsville goes toward housing costs.https://realestate.usnews.com/real-estate/slideshows/best-affordable-places-to-live-in-the-us?slide=26

U.S. News: Huntsville #11 As One Of The Best Places To Live!

U.S. News: Huntsville #11 As One Of The Best Places To Live!

U.S. News: Huntsville #11 As One Of The Best Places To Live!

11. Huntsville, Alabama

Metro Population: 444,908
Median Home Price: $167,300
Median Annual Salary: $53,600

Huntsville is the smallest metro area in the top 25 Best Places to Live. This northern Alabama metro area is the most affordable place to live out of the 125 most populous metro areas in the U.S. and offers a flourishing job market, with many local companies focused on science, technology, engineering and math.https://realestate.usnews.com/real-estate/slideshows/25-best-places-to-live-in-the-us?int=undefined-rec&slide=16

National Association Of Realtors: 2019 Commercial Real Estate Outlook

National Association Of Realtors: 2019 Commercial Real Estate Outlook

National Association Of Realtors: 2019 Commercial Real Estate Outlook/Quarter 1
With 2018 finishing strong in the commercial real estate sector, by 20% over 2017, 2019 is off to a good start with investors high interest in growing local economies and markets. https://www.nar.realtor/commercial-real-estate-outlook/q1-2019-commercial-real-estate-outlook

Huntsville has ranked 3rd for most high-tech jobs in the nation!

Huntsville has ranked 3rd for most high-tech jobs in the nation!

Huntsville has ranked 3rd for most high-tech jobs in the nation! The analysis was made by 24/7 Wall Street, saying the Rocket City has almost 4,000 aerospace engineers. That’s more than any other major metro area in the United States. The most common STEM job in the city was aerospace engineer with an average salary of $80,483 for all tech jobs. https://whnt.com/2019/03/08/huntsville-ranks-3rd-in-most-high-tech-jobs/

New Planetarium Opens At U.S. Space & Rocket Center!

New Planetarium Opens At U.S. Space & Rocket Center!

After three years of planning, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center unveiled its new, state-of-the-art planetarium on Thursday. They describe it as a world-class investment on the galactic scale. The old IMAX theater has been completely redone into a massive 8K screen and will seat 250 people. This is not only going to be an average planetarium, this is going to be a venue for performances, for theater, for music, for plays, for speakers, for all kinds of reasons to come together and education one another. It will also feature showings from around the world as well as live broadcasts of missions.http://www.waff.com/2019/02/28/new-planetarium-opens-us-space-rocket-center/

Huntsville Shows Investment Forecasting Tool’s Ability!

Huntsville Shows Investment Forecasting Tool’s Ability!

For the last year, Huntsville has been at the heart of providing data for an Investment/Economic/Business Forecasting Tool developed by Deloitte Consulting. The consulting, auditing and advising firm Deloitte has developed a Social Impact Measurement Model (SIMM) which forecasts the results of a large corporate investment on a community, across more than 75 social measures. The projections include education, housing, family and migration, income and employment, transportation and industry factors. It has been instrumental in predicting the community’s future needs to optimize it’s resources. https://www.al.com/business/2019/02/huntsville-shows-investment-forecasting-tools-ability.html

Major Expansion For Huntsville Hospital!

Major Expansion For Huntsville Hospital!

Huntsville Hospital revealed plans for a brand new, seven-story Orthopedic and Spine facility. The new tower will be built on Gallatin Street just off Governors Drive and will feature 375,000 square feet of surgical, patient care and rehabilitation space. This new Orthopedic and Spine Tower will be the hospital’s largest project in Huntsville in nearly 40 years. The facility will include 72 new private patient rooms and 24 orthopedic and spine operating rooms. https://www.waaytv.com/content/news/Huntsville-Hospital-reveals-plans-for-seven-st-505783491.html