Brookwood Medical Center’s freestanding emergency department opened in November at 7131 Cahaba Valley Road. It is the state’s second freestanding ED.
Mattress Firm is now open at 1642 Montgomery Highway in the former Devine’s Flooring America location.
Ace Beauty Supply is now open at 1676 Montgomery Highway.
Style Encore is now open at 640 Inverness Corners. The store carries women’s casual and business clothing, shoes, handbags and accessories, and buys items from customers on the spot to be sold in the store.
Revolve Kitchen and Brew will be opening in the Village at Lee Branch, 611 Doug Baker Blvd., Suite 103, in the space formerly occupied by Bella at Lee Branch. The restaurant, owned by Doug Hovanec, who also owns Bellini’s, will feature more than 120 beers with about 16 beers on tap, and the menu will change with the season. Plans are for the restaurant to be open six days per week for lunch and dinner.
Monte D’Oro apartment complex, 2870 Regal Circle, has been sold to Hawthorne Residential. The company plans to renovate and rebrand the complex as Hawthorne at Wisteria.
Riverchase Landing Apartments, 200 River Haven Circle, has been sold to TVO North America, a company based in El Paso, Texas.
News and Accomplishments
Bryan Sheffield, owner of the Sheffield Insurance Agency, 265 Riverchase Parkway, Suite 105, was recognized by Allstate as being part of Allstate’s “Inner Circle Elite” for outstanding business achievement and being a proven champion in growing his agency and serving customers.
The Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith accounting and business advisory firm, 1121 Riverchase Office Road, received the 2015 Small Business Champion of the Year award from the Birmingham Business Alliance.
Blaine Reams, a pharmacy technician with Beaumont Pharmacy, 264 Inverness Center Drive, passed his pharmacy technician certification exam (PTCE) in October. He has been employed at Beaumont for a year and a half.
Dr. Rob Pate has left EyeCare Associates of Hoover, 1809 Data Drive, to join Basden Eye Care in Auburn.
Alabama Outdoors, 108 Inverness Plaza, has launched a new website. The redesigned site features real-time inventory, a mobile optimized display allowing easier shopping on any device, and simplified navigation.
Cottage Needleworks, 4524 Southlake Parkway, Suite 34, has announced new winter hours: Sunday, 1-4 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; and closed on Saturdays.
Hirings and Promotions
ARC Realty, 5291 Valleydale Road, Suite 133, has hired Haley May, Laurance Washington, Ben Fikes and Donna Triantos as new Realtors.
Magic City Chiropractic and Wellness, 3049 John Hawkins Parkway, Suite 116, has hired Crystal Pikula, LMT, as an in-house massage therapist. She has more than five years of experience and received her associate of occupational studies in massage therapy from Fortis College.
Bella’s Bridal & Formal, 4441 Creekside Ave., Suite 125, is celebrating its 11th anniversary in December. It has been in its current location in Hoover for four years.
Southlake Orthopaedics. 4517 Southlake Parkway, is celebrating its 19th anniversary in business in December.
Danberry at Inverness, 235 Inverness Center Drive, celebrated its sixth anniversary Oct. 6.