Orchestra Partners

This is a list of the real estate transactions and developments in downtown Birmingham from January 2020. Read more

Neck of the Woods

Leah Tucker - Carver Theatre

Photo by Erin Nelson.

Some of the most important events of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s took place in the Civil Rights District, which includes such iconic facilities as Kelly Ingram Park, 16th Street Baptist Church and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Read more


Parkside master plan rendering_Parkside West

Renderings courtesy of Orchestra Partners.

A major new project promises to add to that investment while ramping up the significance of Parkside as a destination for cultural and entertainment activities and a gathering point for Birmingham. Read more


Updates on the real estate transactions and developments in the downtown Birmingham area. Read more



Photo by Erin Nelson.

The company, based in downtown, bills itself as the only on-demand building services provider catering to owner-occupied facilities in central Alabama. Read more



Photo by Erin Nelson.

It’s been just over 10 years since Ohio natives and childhood friends Brian Somershield and Geoff Lockert opened their fast-casual Italian eatery, ZaZa Trattoria, in the Frank Nelson Building downtown. Read more

Sips & Bites


Photo by Jesse Chambers.

John Boone, Hunter Renfroe are betting big on the future of downtown, Five Points South. Read more



Shay Allen

Hunter Renfroe of Orchestra Partners said Avondale is a 'prime example' of the kind of urban hotspot his company is interested in. Read more


  • Parkside master plan rendering_Parkside East

    Renderings courtesy of Orchestra Partners.

    Parkside master plan rendering_Parkside East

    The rendering shows the public space planned near the historic Powell Avenue Steam Plant, owned by Alabama Power. The Steam Plant is to become a mixed-used dining and entertainment facility.