CoStar is a commercial real estate data provider, tracking the prices of industrial, commercial, retail and residential real estate. At the end of 2021, rent growth in Birmingham reached the double-digits.
A new audit of the billing problems plaguing the Birmingham Water Works Board finds the backlog of unread meters or unissued bills began much earlier than previously thought, affected more customers than previously publicly acknowledged,
After public pushback from ratepayers and public officials, the Birmingham Water Works Board (BWWB) appears to be considering a smaller rate increase for 2023 than the 8.3 percent rate increase initially recommended by the utility’s consultants and executive staff several weeks ago.
On Tuesday, the Court of the Judiciary, or COJ, issued its second sanction for Todd in less than a year. It found clear and convincing evidence that Todd failed to fully comply with a superior court’s order.
Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall’s office is asking the Birmingham Water Works Board to turn over a long list of detailed documents related to the utility’s potential rate increase in a move the signals increased scrutiny from the AG’s office of the largest water system in the state.