Huntsville and Madison Alabama Community



 


Alex and I are honored to provide real estate expertise in our hometown of Huntsville and Madison Alabama.


I worked as an engineer on National Missile Defense domestically and abroad.


Alex is a former teacher and coach. We provide 30 years of experience and top 1% nationwide credentials to serve you.


Please enjoy this community page and Contact Us to serve you.


Huntsville, Alabama - The Rocket City


Huntsville, Alabama, also known as the Rocket City is top-rated for work-life balance and affordability. 


That is why livability.com rated it number one (1).


The space technology development in Huntsville that began in the 1950's continues today. 


Huntsville was built on missile technology and is home to high-tech research parks, second only to the Silicon Valley.


Currently, over 40 Fortune 500 companies have offices in Huntsville. We are honored to welcome Google, the FBI, Facebook, Toyota, and many other major industries to our progressive community.


Huntsville has the strongest economy in Alabama and is projected to become the largest city. Huntsville is represented by every major defense contractor and provides employment opportunities in aerospace, engineering, research, bio-technology, defense, computer science, telecommunications, medicine, and education.


In fact, Huntsville is on the list of the top 10 best American cities to work in technology (2).


In addition to the technological success, you will enjoy its civic excellence: art, science, economic strength, community engagement, resourcefulness, progress, and quality of life.


Huntsville’s large land mass extends from Madison to Limestone counties. It also provides close proximity to major cities including Atlanta, Nashville, and Birmingham.  However, you will enjoy the small-town charm, sense of community, strong economy, and local culture. Plus, it offers a variety of life-style choices including patio homes, condos, golf, and equestrian communities.


Madison, Alabama is a hidden, high-tech jewel that is minutes from Huntsville, and where 1 out of 11 residents work in engineering and technology.  This is why in 2013 Madison was named a Google 'eCity.’ This prestigious award is granted to cutting edge cities that are considered to be one of America's 'digital capitals.’ The schools and communities of Madison are top rated.  The addition of 120 miles of fiber cable will make Madison, Alabama, the Gig City of the South. 


Universities & Colleges


The highly intelligent and well-trained work force are key components for corporate decisions to locate to Huntsville. There are world-class Universities and Colleges that provide training, education, and degrees in all areas.


As a Huntsville native and engineer, I have had the opportunity to attend several of our fine Universities and Colleges.



  • Alabama A&M University

  • Faulkner University

  • Huntsville Bible College

  • J.F. Drake State Technical College

  • John C. Calhoun State Community College

  • Oakwood University

  • Strayer University

  • University of Alabama in Huntsville

    These schools are in close proximity and provide additional educational opportunities.



  • George C. Wallace State Community College, Hanceville, Alabama

  • IT Technical Institute,  Madison, Alabama

  • Martin Methodist College

  • Northeast Alabama Community College

  • Snead State Community College


Schools


Huntsville and Madison schools provide excellence in academics, college preparatory courses, special programs, athletics, and leadership. There are also many private and parochial options to ensure a well-rounded education.



Things to do in Huntsville and Madison




  • Huntsville and Madison offer many opportunities to enjoy the arts, music, lounging, and sporting events.




  • The Arts Council provides top-notch outdoor entertainment including street performance, block parties, and art exhibits.The Von Braun Civic Center is exploding with renown entertainment from all over the world. Plus, the new athletic arenas provide semi-pro entertainment in baseball, basketball, hockey, and football.  Alabama Constitution Village will take you back in time to 1819 so you can get a historic feel of Madison County and experience the simplicity of life over 200 years ago.  You can also zoom to the future in the Science Future or Robot Zoo exhibit at the Rocket Center that takes you straight to the future.




  • These are just a few of the world-class experiences that you will enjoy.  Our buzzing downtown area and low mill district with art, music, restaurants, and family activities are a small part of the work-life balance that waits for you.




Parks & Recreation




  • Golfing at Robert C.Trent, cave exploration at Cathedral caverns, hiking, and boating are all part of Huntsville and Madison adventures. Plus, the Tennessee River, Wheeler Lake, Lake Guntersville, and the William B. Bankhead National Forest are hot spots that are minutes away. This forest occupies over 181,200 acres of untouched woodland and is the site of National Wild and Scenic River, Sipsey Fork. Plus, our own Green Mountain is home of the Madison County Nature Trail.




  • Monte Sano State Park is a gorgeous 2,140-acre park that provides breathtaking lookout points. Camp, hike or enjoy a get-away in one of the rustic cabins and cozy mountain lodges.


    Huntsville and Madison offer endless opportunities to explore and enjoy the natural beauty of the Tennessee Valley.




Hospitals & Medical:



  • Huntsville Hospital

  • Crestwood Medical Center

  • Athens Limestone Hospital

  • Huntsville Pediatric

  • Madison Hospital


Chambers of Commerce



  • Huntsville Chamber of Commerce

  • Madison Chamber of Commerce


Awards and Designations



  • Google eCity 2013 — Google Inc.

  • A Top 50 Best Place to Live — CNN Money Magazine

  • #2 Best Place In The United States To Grow Up — U.S. News & World Report

  • Best Cities For Young Families In Alabama — NerdWallet


Area Resources and References


https://www.huntsville.org


www.asmartplace.com


https://livability.com/top-10/families/best-affordable-places-to-live/2016/al/huntsville


https://smartasset.com/mortgage/the-top-10-best-american-cities-to-work-in-tech-in-2016