From the Talladega Superspeedway to the Grand Hotel, these were your favorite business stories in 2018. (Alabama NewsCenter)
With the start of 2019, it’s a good time to look back on some of the good things that happened in 2018. Alabama NewsCenter has tallied the results in each grouping of stories to see which ones you responded to the most, and we’re sharing your five favorites along with a story (or stories) we wanted to make sure you didn’t miss.
Some of Alabama’s greatest destinations announced, began or completed major expansion projects in 2018. Talladega Superspeedway, the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex and the Grand Hotel all had multi-million-dollar projects that made headlines.
Other business stories that you found most intriguing involved air travel. Our profile of the Unclaimed Baggage Center in Scottsboro was one end of the spectrum while the Airbus deal with Bombardier to make airplanes in Mobile was another.
Our editor’s choice story shows the perseverance of a Mobile brewery that opened with great fanfare a few weeks ago.