Municipal Advisory

On November 30, 2015, Porter White & Company released a Q3 2015 economic update for Birmingham, Ala. The update highlights state and local statistics, and serves as a precursor to the upcoming full-length Birmingham Area Economic Report. The full report will be published after regional...

This economic update provides a snapshot of the local Birmingham economy, a prequel to our quarterly Birmingham Area Economic Report that will be published once regional and national data is made available. Each data series (number of people employed, retail sales, occupational tax collections, airport...

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...