Cooper Smith, leasing and brokerage associate at J.H. Berry & Gilbert, recently was quoted in an article by the Birmingham Business Journal regarding the flurry of retail leasing activity in Homewood’s 18th Street Corridor, one of Birmingham’s most popular suburbs. In the article, Cooper discussed how the redevelopment process along the remainder of 18th Street heading toward Vulcan will enable the city and developers the opportunity to attract new businesses or relocate existing successful users that need to expand in size. In May, home décor retailer, Ambiance, relocated to a space at Homewood’s 18th Street. J.H. Berry & Gilbert’s William M. Gunn, SIOR, CCIM, and Cooper Smith represented the building’s owner in the transaction. Read article.