Municipal Advisory

Recently, Porter, White & Company (PW&Co) published the Birmingham Area Economic Report, Q2 2015. In the report, PW&Co’s Michael Stone summarizes findings related to several key economic indicators including job growth, retail sales and enplanements. Soon after the report was published, two writers at the Birmingham...

On September 1, AL.com published an opinion-editorial authored by Porter White & Company’s Chairman, Jim White. In the piece, Jim discusses the benefits of the service and shares insights gleaned from a conversation with a business executive who visited Birmingham recently. Although several articles have been...

The local media have reported that conversations have restarted between the Birmingham City Council and Uber, the ride sharing service that is the prime exemplar of the “sharing economy.” A deal with Uber involving a revised city transportation ordinance would be a good thing, evidence...