FirstBank has signed a lease for some high-profile new office space in Huntsville, following up on its announcement in March that it planned to expand its operations in North Alabama. FirstBank's lease adds to the mixed-use Twickenham Square project, which features apartments and retail spaces developed by Franklin-based Bristol Development Group. Triad Properties of Huntsville is building the area's office component.
Law firm Burr & Forman says a member of its financial services litigation group has relocated to Nashville from Birmingham to work with area clients. Zachary Miller has been with the firm since September 2008 and has been listed as a rising star by Alabama Super Lawyers each year since 2011. His move to Music City brings up to eight Burr's local team, which has seen several other attorneys come and go so far this year.
Local construction and repair services stalwart Lee Co. is growing its presence in the Huntsville market. In addition to its commercial facilities work, the 70-year-old company, which is based in Metro Center, is adding various residential services such as plumbing, electrical and appliance repairs.
Law firm Butler Snow continues to make a recruiting splash in this region and beyond. Last month, it said it had brought on board attorneys in Denver, Georgia and New York. Today, it announced that 18 attorneys from Birmingham firm Johnston Barton Proctor & Rose — which has lost other lawyers in recent weeks — and one other lawyer have migrated to its office in the Magic City. The firm now has about 280 attorneys under its wing.
Skilled nursing center owner Diversicare has taken over the management of a 135-bed facility in Huntsville, Ala., which has grown the company's bed count by 2.5 percent. The center generates more than $10 million in revenues per year and is Brentwood-based Diversicare's seventh in Alabama.
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