Nationally, most of the news around the latest round of base closings has been negative, as communities from New England to California cope with the potential economic dislocation of a base closing. Things may be different for Huntsville, Ala., which is hoping that its Redstone Arsenal may gain more than 1,655 jobs as the Defense Department reshuffles its personnel deck. If Redstone turns out to be a winner later this year, local builders may profit. Donna Henry, chairwoman of the government affairs committee of the Huntsville/Madison County HBA, says the trade group's members are prepared for the growth.
SOURCE: THE HUNTSVILLE TIMES
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