JWA Announces the Completion of a Lease Extension and a New Lease at The Offices at 3000 RiverchaseThe Offices at 3000 RiverChase logo

JWA Announces the Completion of a Lease Extension and a New Lease at The Offices at 3000 Riverchase

BIRMINGHAM, AL  | April 26, 2022 – Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC announces the expansion and lease term extension of Astrapé Consulting from over 2,600 square feet to over 4,100 square feet at The Offices at 3000 RiverChase.  The building is also pleased to announce the completion of another outstanding lease for over 9,000 square feet commencing in the third quarter of 2022.  J.H. Berry & Gilbert, Inc. is the leasing agent for The Offices at 3000 RiverChase.

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Redstone Gateway Announces Newest Addition to Huntsville’s Growing Business Scenerendering

Redstone Gateway Announces Newest Addition to Huntsville’s Growing Business Scene

HUNTSVILLE, AL  |  April 5, 2022 – Corporate Office Properties Trust announced yesterday that Guidehouse would be added to the list of tenants at Huntsville’s Redstone Gateway development.

Guidehouse, a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial clients, signed a 10,000 SF lease at the 8000 Rideout Road development. This office will primarily support clients from the Department of Defense, as well as other national security and federal law enforcement entities.

With over 12,000 employees and 50 locations globally, Guidehouse became the newest of impactful tenants at the Redstone Gateway. COPT, who manages the Redstone Gateway development tenants, announced that Guidehouse brought the development to right around 89% capacity.

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JWA Announces the Completion of a New Lease at Sterling Centreexterior of synovus building

JWA Announces the Completion of a New Lease at Sterling Centre

MONTGOMERY, AL | April 4, 2022 – Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC announces the completion of an 11,000 square feet long term lease with General Services Administration for Sterling Centre in Montgomery, Alabama.  J.H. Berry & Gilbert, Inc. is the leasing agent for Sterling Centre.  Sterling Centre is managed by Jim Wilson & Associates.

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JWA Announces the Promotions of Ronald C. Brown and Alan ReevesHeadshots for Ronald Brown and Alan Reeves

JWA Announces the Promotions of Ronald C. Brown and Alan Reeves

MONTGOMERY, AL | March 29, 2022 – Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC (JWA) is pleased to announce the promotions of Ronald C. Brown to Executive Vice President and Alan Reeves to Vice President of Finance.

Mr.  Brown will continue to serve as Chief Financial Officer for Jim Wilson & Associates and will be responsible for investment and asset management, accessing capital markets, investor relations and evaluating new business opportunities for JWA.  Mr. Brown has completed capital transactions in excess of $2 billion since joining JWA, including equity raises, debt originations, mergers, acquisitions and dispositions.

Prior to joining JWA, Mr. Brown was in corporate development for The Weather Channel Companies and VP-Finance/Corporate Operations for a publicly traded internet consulting firm.  Mr. Brown began his career in real estate taxation and consulting at PricewaterhouseCoopers.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Management and Accounting from Washington & Lee University, a Master’s in Business Administration from Emory University’s Goizueta School of Business and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Mr. Reeves will oversee the financial planning and analysis for Jim Wilson & Associates and participates in the management operations of a number of JWA investments, most notably A&W Enterprises.  Alan joined JWA from BSR Trust where he was an Acquisitions and Development Analyst after beginning his career at TSYS (now Global Payments) in Atlanta, Georgia.  Alan received both his Bachelor of Science in Management and Masters of Business Administration from Troy University.

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FBI Investment in Huntsville Tops $2.4 Billion

FBI Investment in Huntsville Tops $2.4 Billion

HUNTSVILLE, AL  |  March 11, 2022 – The FBI’s continuing growth in Huntsville has now topped more than $2.48 billion, U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby said Thursday. In an announcement from the retiring senator, Shelby lauded the growth at Redstone Arsenal after Congress approved spending bills for the 2022 fiscal year that included $570 million for FBI construction at Redstone Arsenal.

The package of spending bills has been sent to President Joe Biden for his signature. Shelby is vice chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, which guides spending plans.

With Shelby’s announcement of additional funding for the FBI and the totality of investment for the bureau at Redstone eclipsing $2.48 billion, it’s a project that now exceeds the $2.3 billion invested in Mazda Toyota Manufacturing in Huntsville.

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JWA Ventures, LLC Closes the Sale of Two Publix Anchored Shopping Centers

JWA Ventures, LLC Closes the Sale of Two Publix Anchored Shopping Centers

MONTGOMERY, AL | March 2, 2022 – JWA Ventures, LLC, an affiliate of Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC, recently closed on the sale of two neighborhood shopping centers anchored by Publix Super Markets (Publix).  These properties include The Shoppes at Ola Crossroads, at over 70,000 square feet located in McDonough, Georgia, and Tobesofkee Crossing located in Macon, Georgia, a 67,000 square foot shopping center.  These outstanding properties have over 19,000 square feet of shop space each in addition to the Publix Super Market stores, and both over ninety percent leased. The sale transactions took place in the first quarter of 2022.  Franklin Street Investment Services of Atlanta, Georgia brokered the transactions.

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Alabama Port Authority Purchases Land for Inland Intermodal PortTrain Container Cars

Alabama Port Authority Purchases Land for Inland Intermodal Port

MONTGOMERY, AL | February 1, 2022 – The Alabama Port Authority board of directors approved this week a $2.042 million purchase of 272 acres in Montgomery, Ala., to construct an inland container intermodal transfer (ICTF) facility. The project will extend intermodal rail service from the Port Authority’s container intermodal terminal at the Port of Mobile in support of Alabama regional growth in manufacturing, retail, distribution, and agribusiness sectors.

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JWA Announces the Completion of Four New Office Leases at The Offices at 3000 RiverChaseThe Offices at 3000 RiverChase logo

JWA Announces the Completion of Four New Office Leases at The Offices at 3000 RiverChase

BIRMINGHAM, AL  | January 18, 2022 – Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC announces the completion of four new office leases totaling over 15,000 square feet for The Offices at 3000 RiverChase.  Joining this prestigious address will be Illumination Health powered by Bendcare, Faster Medicine, SecurIT360, and Apex Systems.  J.H. Berry & Gilbert, Inc. is the leasing agent for The Offices at 3000 RiverChase.

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JWA Pleased to be Affiliated with Jack Darnall of Lemoine’s Birmingham, AL Office

JWA Pleased to be Affiliated with Jack Darnall of Lemoine’s Birmingham, AL Office

MONTGOMERY, AL | January 4, 2022 – Jim Wilson & Associates (JWA) is pleased to be affiliated with Jack Darnall with Lemoine’s Birmingham, Alabama office (see 1lemoine.com).  Darnall, a Bachelor of Science graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology’s civil engineering program, with over forty years of construction industry experience, provides consultation and direction for JWA construction projects ranging from office and retail commerical, public sector to industrial projects.

Jack Darnall can be reached at 600 Luckie Dr., Ste. 424, Birmingham, AL 35223, (205) 729-2511, jack.darnall@1lemoine.com

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COPT Strikes $103M Build-to-Suit Deal in Alabama

COPT Strikes $103M Build-to-Suit Deal in Alabama

HUNTSVILLE, AL  |  November 1, 2021 – An aerospace and defense technology company will occupy a pair of new office buildings.

Corporate Office Properties Trust’s offerings at Redstone Gateway, its 470-acre mixed-use office campus in Huntsville, Ala., will soon expand with the addition of two new buildings at an aggregate development cost of $103 million. The structures, totaling 263,000 square feet, will sprout up as a result of two build-to-suit leases the developer just signed with Northrop Grumman Corp.

Redstone Gateway, located adjacent to the primary access point of the U.S. Army’s approximately 38,000-acre Redstone Arsenal in the Cummings Research Park submarket, occupies land owned by the U.S. Government under a long-term master lease agreement with COPT and joint venture partner Jim Wilson & Associates. Redstone Gateway has been consistently growing since the establishment of the 2010 joint venture and today, the mixed-use campus consists of a series of Class A office buildings, flex/R&D facilities, a data center, a hotel and retail space.

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