The Magic City was abuzz with business news this week, from historic downtown developments to new eateries popping up all around the metro.
Here are some of the top business headlines from around Birmingham this week:
Construction underway on historic Thomas Jefferson Tower: The $22 million downtown project will convert the historic building into 96 apartments, with 7,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space. The Thomas Jefferson hotel was built in 1929 and has been the subject of redevelopment for a number of years.
Music-theme burger joint to open in Lakeview: BYOB will be serving up custom-made burgers within the next few weeks at 720 29th Street S., according to owner Jason Marchant. The restaurant's acronym means Birmingham's Years of Bands as well as Build Your Own Burger, Marchant said.
How Alabama Psychiatric Services became latest casualty of evolving health care: The BBJ's Alan Alexander examines what prompted the statewide layoff of 300 employees at Alabama Psychiatric Service, a move that will affect some 28,000 patients across Alabama.
Birmingham CEO named one of nation's top 100 entrepreneurs: ConcertCare CEO Tanveer Patel was recognized by The Upstart Business Journal for her successes in creating and selling startups as well as her leadership roles in the Birmingham Venture Club and participation with TechBirmingham.