Louisville-based health insurer Humana Inc. said Tuesday it is adding 270 new positions to its St. Petersburg, Fla.-based Humana Cares unit. Louisville Courier-Journal.
One of two high-profile downtown Austin buildings mired in Chapter 11 has sold at a foreclosure auction for $4.35 million, while the other was slated to be sold to a New York City buyer for $8.4 million before the deal was canceled. Austin Business Journal.
The Wells Fargo name now sits atop Birmingham’s skyline. Over the weekend, helicopter crews removed the Wachovia signs and began installing the Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) nameplates to the building, which at 454 feet is the tallest in Birmingham. Read more: Birmingham Business Journal.
Casting the health of the Hickory Hollow Mall and surrounding neighborhood as a major priority, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean this afternoon announced an $18 million project to fill key space in the struggling facility. Read more: Nashville Business Journal.
Orlando hotel occupancy for the week ending Sept. 4 was 51 percent, up 21.2 percent from 42 percent occupancy reported for the same period last year, said Smith Travel Research. Read more: Orlando Business Journal.
Shares of B/E Aerospace shot up 75 cents in morning trading after the Florida company said it plans to offer for sale $500 million of its senior notes to pay for future acquisitions. Read more: South Florida Business Journal.
MONTGOMERY — Alabama voters in the Nov. 2 general election will decide whether to tap a state investment account to spend as much as $1 billion — $100 million a year for 10 years — on highways, bridges and other transportation projects. Read more at The Birmingham News.
ATLANTA, September 13, 2010 – The launch today of a new website to help freight shippers and carriers in Georgia save costs and increase efficiency kicks off a week of related events in Georgia’s booming logistics industry. The new website, GeorgiaFreight.com, is the result of collaboration between Efreightsolutions and the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics.