Business

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Exploring the Chamber’s key role in economic development

Economic development is a team sport that ideally creates a win-win – good jobs and capital investment for the community...
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History in the making: Huntsville applies new funding method to Toyota-Mazda development

History was made last Thursday at the Huntsville City Council meeting. For the first time in Alabama, the Major 21st...
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HUBZone companies finding The Catalyst to write more success stories

She was a single mom who landed a job as a part-time receptionist. Now, she’s working full-time as the HR...
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Toyota-Mazda announcement greeted enthusiastically by community leaders

It was 190 miles away from the epicenter, but the celebration was no less enthusiastic. One hundred or so community...
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Lessons learned in loss pay dividends as Huntsville lands Toyota-Mazda

Out of loss came victory. Out of loss came lessons and patience and perseverance. Out of loss came the right...
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Inside Story: How Huntsville landed the nation’s top job-creation project

Mayor Tommy Battle won’t likely forget the past holiday season any time soon. From Thanksgiving to Christmas, for hours on...
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BIG Picture impact: Toyota-Mazda project meets master plan vision

As Dennis Madsen, Huntsville’s Manager of Long-Range Planning put it, “A decade ago we had already started doing master-planning for...
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Raising the bar: How Huntsville fosters an exceptional and growing workforce

Six years ago, Mayor Tommy Battle watched with amazement a robotics demonstration at a Huntsville middle school, with the students...
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BOCAR finds ‘first-class location’ in Huntsville for its first U.S. manufacturing facility

Ground was broken 20 miles away from the actual site, shovels ceremonially plunged into a pile of dirt under the...
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It’s academic: Educational partnerships boost Huntsville’s workforce development

Access to a skilled and available workforce is one of the most important aspects of economic development. It’s also one...