Stats & Facts – Week of March 27, 2017

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Cali to Hsv

Arete, a CA-based tech company, is establishing a Huntsville presence.

More beer

Yellowhammer Brewing is planning a $1.2 million expansion to include added production space, a distillery, event, and a Biergarten.

We’ve got space

The global space industry is estimated to be approximately $324 billion, with the U.S. space industry approximately $125 billion.  Investment in space ventures has attracted over $13.3 billion since 2000.

And Bikes

Downtown BlueBikes, a bike-share program operated by Zagster, is now live. BlueBikes will be available at six stations with two more to come around Huntsville.

And cool hotels

The Element, a new hotel co-located with the Westin, is now taking reservations. The 68-room hotel is intended for extended-stay guests.


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.