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Why Birmingham?

 

Birmingham is known for its LOCATION

Birmingham is known
for its LOCATION



Birmingham is known for its AFFORDABILITY

Birmingham is known
for its AFFORDABILITY



Birmingham is known for its TECHNOLOGY

Birmingham is known
for its TECHNOLOGY



Birmingham is known for its FOOD

Birmingham is known
for its FOOD



Birmingham is known for being all-around AWESOME

Birmingham is known
for being all-around AWESOME




Birmingham is known for its LOCATION


  • Two and half hours away from Atlanta, GA
  • Four to five hours from the beach
  • Three hours from Nashville, TN
  • A blend of city and suburban life
  • Great weather year round with a taste of all four seasons



Birmingham is known for its AFFORDABILITY.


  • Owners.com called us a top 10 market for homebuyers.
  • Trulia wrote that a paycheck goes a long way here
  • SmartAsset ranked us as one of the most affordable big cities in America.
  • City Lab chose Birmingham as one of the cities where you get the biggest bang for your buck
  • According to 55places.com, we’re among the top places to retire
  • We are the eighth most affordable city to live and work in 2019, Business Student said.



Birmingham is known for its TECHNOLOGY.


  • Ozy.com kicked off 2018 by calling us a “mecca for startups.”
  • Livability.com called us the no. 2 up and coming tech hotspot.
  • Innovation Depot, one of Birmingham’s greatest assets for innovation and technology, was profiled by venturebeat.com.
  • Forbes took a deep dive into Birmingham’s tech scene.
  • Barron’s called our city an addition to tech’s growing list of hubs.
  • Mixtroz, one of Birmingham’s most successful tech companies of 2018, was profiled in Essence magazine.
  • The Tech Tribune has its eye on Birmingham in 2019, predicting our city’s top tech startups of 2019.
  • Read more at the Birmingham Business Alliance website


Birmingham is known for its FOOD


  • Ozy.com touted Birmingham for more than just barbecue.
  • Wine Enthusiast liked our dining and our drinking.
  • Highlands Bar & Grill was named the most outstanding restaurant in America at the James Beard Awards.
  • Andrew Zimmerman called us his “favorite small city for food in the country right now” and, the Birmingham episode of his show aired on the Travel Channel.
  • Trip Advisor called us one of its 10 up and coming foodie cities.



Birmingham is known for being all-around AWESOME


  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham, one of the region’s greatest assets, was named the top young university in the country by Times Higher Education.
  • Rebirth happens all the time in our city, including in Avondale, which was profiled by livability.com.
  • We may not have gotten the HQ2 bid, but we still came out ahead, said CNN.
  • Global Traveler called us one of the seven most underrated cities in the Southeast.
  • Roy Wood Jr. penned a beautiful piece about Alabama for The New York Times.
  • Birmingham might surprise – and even delight you, – said the Star Tribune.
  • We love to volunteer, said Barna.
  • American Airlines’ in-flight magazine, American Way, did an extensive look at Birmingham and at Alabama in a multi-page spread.

 

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