Stats & Facts – Week of April 10, 2017
Published on April 12, 2017
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We’re focused on jobs.
Aerojet Rocketdyne is adding 700 jobs in Huntsville to develop, manufacture, and manage next-generation rocket engines.
Publix is continuing to expand in Huntsville. It will anchor the recently announced Shoppes at Redstone Square with plans to open in August 2018.
A space-themed brewery? YES PLEASE.
A new microbrewery is planning to open in the area near Campus No. 805. InnerSpace will be space-themed and open next to Salty Nut.
The National Retail Federation believes consumers will spend about $18.4 billion this year for Easter. That’s up from the previous record set last year of $17.3 billion. Nearly 26% of respondents to its survey said they will shop at a small business for gifts. Nearly 26% of respondents to its survey said they will shop at a small business for gifts.
Stats & Facts is a weekly series covering City of Huntsville economic development announcements, relevant national and regional statistics that could impact the Rocket City region and informational nuggets that span industries. It is compiled by Business Relations Officer Harrison Diamond.