Watts Happenings: News & Blog

New Development Breaks Ground In Bluff Park Nieighborhood of Hoover

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As Appeared in the Birmingham Business Journal by Illyshia ParkerLocal insurance brokerage Steel City Insurance is developing commercial space in the historic Bluff Park neighborhood in Hoover.The 5,400-square-foot office building also includes retail space and is currently under...

Scott's Koneys Closing After 46 Years In Birmingham

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Some of our office staff and our maintenance technicians joined Scott, Kat, Preston & their crew today for a special steak lunch at Scott’s Koneys. Scott Green is a perfect example of a local, successful, owner operated business. We have enjoyed patroning his restaurant...

After a 7 Year Hiatus, Rocky's Pizza is Coming Back Y'all!

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We managed the space & leased to Dennis back in 2002 before the new Waites development came around to end his stay at his last property.  And now looking forward to working with his son Joshua!  Yum - Rocky's Pizza!https://www.al.com/life/2023/05/rockys-pizza-se...

Watts Realty Shows Out For Volunteer Day at YMCA Camp Cosby

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Earlier this week the Watts Realty maintenance team enjoyed a volunteer day at YMCA Camp Cosby.  We helped finish the Everglades cabin at Camp Cosby’s Adventure Village. We were blessed with additional volunteers from some of our regularly used independent contractors,...

Legal Services Alabama Mural Project

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We manage buildings for LSA across the State of Alabama for decades. This particular building was a special project for David Watts many years’ ago. We professionally assisted our client to navigate abating environmental hazards, shoring up the foundation, new roofs/HVAC&rs...

Connecting the City to Nature

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If you like nature and walking/running/biking trails. Then check out the Celebrate Trials Day 2023. Emile will be on hand to talk about the efforts in place for Connecting the City to Nature.  https://www.railstotrails.org/experienc.../celebrate-trails/ 

Extreme Weather's Influence on Multifamily Insurance Costs

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“For those in hotbeds of catastrophic perils, it’s going to be a rough year.” That’s how Chip Stuart, the North American practice leader for Hub Real Estate Specialties, summed up what’s ahead for property risk management in 2023.Hub predicts that in...

How Rent Control Ballot Measure Are Mounting

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Despite staunch opposition from the multifamily industry, rent control is unquestionably gaining traction. In 2022, rent regulation emerged a clear winner in municipalities around the country. The apartment sector faces an intensified challenge of articulating the case against re...

Turkey Day For Tenants: 2022

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Turkey delivery from Piggy Wiggly this morning!  We all saw on the news that more and more turkey giveaways are happening around town.  That is awesome. Watts Realty continues to be the ‘real OGs’ of the turkey giveaway. It’s been an annual tradit...
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