5 ways Jefferson County Commission is investing in economic development

“Each of these projects is the result of regional cooperation across multiple agencies. It’s important that we not only bring in new industry to diversify our economy, but continue to support agencies that are established and an integral part of the community as we continue to grow.”

Steve Ammons, Jefferson County Commissioner, Chair of the Economic Development Committee

Here’s what the Jefferson County Commission recently approved:

1. Pack Health

Birds-eye rendering of The Bray. (Daniel Communication)
  • What it is: a Liberty Park Joint Venture with the City of Vestavia.
  • Plans: It will develop approximately 865 acres that will be the new headquarters for Medical Properties Trust and also have residential, hospitality, healthcare, parks + schools.
  • Fiscal impact: The project is expected to have a fiscal impact of $70 million in ad valorem taxes over the next 25 years for Jefferson County.

4. Southern Research Institute

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