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The Retail Industry: How Bob Dylan Had It Right

I know most of you don’t follow retail business and retail real estate as close as I do, but I am sure you have seen the headlines in recent years: “Why the Physical Store Model is Dead,” “The Retail Apocalypse,” and “Sick Stores: These are the Chains That are Dying off Fastest”. The truth of […]

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Ironvest Partners is Looking for More Talent! New Sales Agents Welcome!

Ironvest Partners is a young and entrepreneurial commercial real estate firm headquartered in Birmingham, AL.  Our office is located downtown in one of our own historic, adaptive reuse developments. The company was founded on the principle of “as iron sharpen iron one man sharpens another.” We believe that business is a team effort and by […]

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Opportunity Zones

What are opportunity zones? The Opportunity Zones incentive is a new community investment initiative established by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 to encourage long-term investments in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide. Opportunity Zones provide a tax incentive for investors to re-invest their unrealized capital gains into dedicated Opportunity Funds. […]

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Linn Park Revival

Charles Linn Park was established to be a grand, central park.  Purchased in 1883 for $10, the park is one of three original city parks the Elyton Land Company planned for the city of Birmingham.  With its central location and elevated perch, the park became the perfect central square for development on every side.  Today, […]

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“How You Livin’?”

I wanted to share this 10 minute inspirational video below with you because it has had a positive impact on my life and I think it can resonate with all of us. The central question is simple but profound, “How you livin’?” If the question is honestly answered, reflected upon, and taken into action, the […]

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A Parking Solution for the City of Birmingham

Here, in the urban core of Birmingham, AL we are blessed with wide multi-lane streets and avenues. This is a byproduct of the steel industry. When our city’s founding fathers created our city, they made sure that our infrastructure was large enough to handle many large trucks maneuvering throughout the city. Today, our great city […]

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Second Quarter Newsletter

Check out the newsletter to see what Ironvest has been up to in the second quarter of 2018.

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Residential Condos- Birmingham’s Hottest Real Estate Sector

Ironvest Partners is a commercial real estate firm. So, why is the residential condo market an important topic for us to discuss? For one, more residents bring an additional demand for businesses like pharmacies, restaurants, venues, etc. to our city. This, of course, affects the commercial real estate market[…]

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What a Difference 10 Years Makes

The year 2008 has been described as the Great Recession and the Financial Crisis. This was a time when our neighbors lost their jobs, friends lost their businesses, and our community faltered. It certainly was a year to forget. Looking back through the press clippings, it’s apparent we went through a real horror show. These […]

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