Tony Lee, compliance supervisor and business development specialist with the Alabama Housing Finance Authority, joins the podcast to discuss changes to AHFA's Step Up program and how Mortgage Assistance Alabama helps those affected by the pandemic.
Bill Barnhill & Stuart LaGroue of Omega Properties join the podcast to discuss all things self storage. Topics include the growth of self storage in markets across the Southeast, current and upcoming developments, and how the business cycle impacts the industry.
David Fowler, owner and managing partner of Development Solutions in Birmingham, joins the podcast to discuss the medical office market. Topics include recent projects, the trend towards mixed-use, and the impact of Covid to the medical office sector.
Nadia Niakossary, Business Development Manager at RCP Companies in Huntsville, joins the podcast to discuss MidCity District, a mixed-use development by RCP Companies. Nadia describes the evolution of Huntsville and the important role that a city's culture plays in attracting businesses and residents. Additional topics include the Huntsville Amphitheater, the city's growing culinary scene, Trader Joe's, and Topgolf.
Mark Ritter, CEO of MBFS and Nu Direction Lending joins the podcast to share his insights on how credit unions can be a source of funding for real estate investors and small business owners. Mark discusses the advantages of using a credit union, commercial real estate lending through a credit union, and negotiating small business and commercial loans with your lender.
Orchestra Partners Principal Hunter Renfroe and Development Manager Caroline Jenkins join the podcast to share how Orchestra Partners' mission and approach sets them apart from other Alabama developers, how Orchestra Partners has evolved over the last six years, the projects they currently have going on in Birmingham, and what's next for the company.