The Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama Honors James W. Wilson III

The Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama Honors James W. Wilson III

TUSCALOOSA, AL  |  November 3, 2023 – Today, the Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama honored James “Jim” Winfrey Wilson III for his extraordinary service to the Board of Trustees, the University of Alabama System, and the State of Alabama. The Board of Trustees presented Jim’s daughter, Wesley Clingman, and brother, Will Wilson, with a copy of the below resolution as well as announcing that a plaque honoring Jim will be installed at the southern entrance of Bryant-Denny Stadium.

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Redstone Gateway Announces Completion of Much Anticipated DevelopmentPicture of Fairfield by Marriott

Redstone Gateway Announces Completion of Much Anticipated Development

HUNTSVILLE, AL  |  November 1, 2023 – Much to the excitement of North Alabama workers and traveling employees alike, the completion of a new addition to the ever expanding Redstone Gateway, a joint venture between COPT Defense Properties and Jim Wilson & Associates LLC, was just announced yesterday.

The 150-room Fairfield by Marriott plans to open tomorrow, November 2, 2023, with an elevated design that provides guests with a feeling of warmth and calm while traveling. Located at 1700 Rideout Road, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Redstone Gateway will operate as a Marriott franchise, managed by Yedla Management Company.  

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Physician Clinic Coming to Redstone Gateway

Physician Clinic Coming to Redstone Gateway

HUNTSVILLE, AL  |  October 18, 2023 – A primary care clinic is expected to be part of Redstone Gateway, the mixed-use development outside Gate 9, by next summer.

Huntsville Hospital Health System and COPT Defense Properties have announced that they will begin work later this year on a comprehensive primary care clinic at Redstone Gateway. According to a release, Huntsville Hospital’s Physician Care-Redstone is expected to open in the summer of 2024.

“Providing a comprehensive and convenient clinic at Redstone Gateway is one of the key elements in helping address the primary care shortage in our community,” Josh Hewiett, senior vice president of physician services for the health system, said in the release. “No area of north Alabama is growing faster than Redstone Arsenal and Huntsville Hospital is proud to support the Army, NASA, FBI, and everyone at Team Redstone.”

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KBR Cuts Ribbon on Office Space at Redstone Gateway

KBR Cuts Ribbon on Office Space at Redstone Gateway

HUNTSVILLE, AL  |  September 22, 2023 – KBR, a company supporting NASA, military, CIA, NSA, FBI, and DIA operations hosted a ribbon cutting for its new office space at 6200 Redstone Gateway on September 20.

The new office space is comprised of 150,000 square feet with laboratory space, a conference facility, and classified capabilities. Approximately 1,000 employees are to work in the new office. According to Scott Butkis, President of Missile Aviation and Ground Systems, KBR has supported the military from Huntsville for 40 years.

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COPT Defense Properties Rings the Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange

COPT Defense Properties Rings the Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange

NEW YORK, NY  |  September 15, 2023 – COPT Defense Properties, our partners in Redstone Gateway, received the opportunity to ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange today in celebration of their 25th listing anniversary.  We want to congratulate them on their new name and 25th listing anniversary.

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Redstone Gateway Fulfills Field of Dreams VisionAerial of Redstone Gateway

Redstone Gateway Fulfills Field of Dreams Vision

HUNTSVILLE, AL  |  August 30, 2023 -The city of Huntsville, an office park developer and the Department of the Army entered an agreement more than 10 years ago through an enhanced use lease on land at Redstone Arsenal to create a mixed-use office park.

The 468-acre Redstone Gateway – just outside Gate 9 — now has about 2.3 million square feet of space either built or under construction, according to James Lomax, the director of asset management and leasing for Corporate Office Properties Trust. A joint venture between Columbia, Maryland-based COPT and Montgomery-based Jim Wilson & Associates, LW Redstone LLC, is developing and managing the project.

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Remembering trustee Jim Wilson, an integral builder of the Alabama football dynasty

Remembering trustee Jim Wilson, an integral builder of the Alabama football dynasty

TUSCALOOSA, AL  |  August 10, 2023 – Nick Saban leaned forward slightly in the chair in his office to see the photo on the iPhone. Soon, he was grinning.

The smile wasn’t quite as big as the one in the photo, but he had a noticeable grin nonetheless. Saban couldn’t help it, thinking about the moment Jim Wilson III once lifted him in the air.

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Robins & Morton Completes Redstone Gateway BuildingBuilding at Redstone Gateway

Robins & Morton Completes Redstone Gateway Building

HUNTSVILLE, AL  |  August 8, 2023 – Robins & Morton has finished construction of Redstone Gateway 8100 in Huntsville.

The five-story, 125,000-square-foot office building, developed by Corporate Office Properties Trust, is located just outside Gate 9 at Redstone Arsenal.

“The addition of Building 8100 to the Redstone Gateway development brings another 125,000 square feet of Class A leasable square footage immediately adjacent to Redstone Arsenal and the Huntsville community,” said Stephen Flournoy, project director for Robins & Morton.

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How Huntsville’s $76 Million Office Park Investment is Paying OffThe main entrance sign to Redstone Gateway

How Huntsville’s $76 Million Office Park Investment is Paying Off

HUNTSVILLE, AL  |  July 30, 2023 – Thirteen years ago, the city of Huntsville agreed to invest $76 million in an idea.

Thirteen years later, that investment built the infrastructure for a mixed-use office park that is Redstone Gateway with more than 2 million square feet of occupied space and room for that square footage to more than double.

With the ratification by the city council Thursday, the city of Huntsville has completed its obligated work at Redstone Gateway. The work at the development, however, is far from over.

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FBI Considers Redstone Arsenal for New Headquarters LocationRedstone Arsenal Gate

FBI Considers Redstone Arsenal for New Headquarters Location

HUNTSVILLE, AL  |  July 11, 2023 -A new headquarters battle is playing out in Washington politics that puts Huntsville, Alabama squarely in the middle.

This is not in relation to the fight to relocate Space Command’s temporary headquarters. This is the fight of naming Redstone Arsenal as the FBI Headquarters.

Currently, the FBI considers Huntsville as its second headquarters or HQ2. The agency is searching for a new permanent home and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan is mandating that the FBI look at Huntsville to move up to the number one spot.

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