Birmingham is making a name for itself in the tech world. In the past five years, we’ve witnessed success stories being written – like Shipt’s acquisition by Target and Fleetio’s rapid growth. Forbes even posed the question a couple of years ago: Could Birmingham be the next Silicon Valley, Seattle or Austin?

But it’s important that we don’t let ourselves be satisfied with the promise of “up and coming.” We can do more. We’ve got more to do.

This opinion piece from REV Birmingham‘s President and CEO David Fleming puts the future of The Switch in context with the Northwest Downtown Master Planning process under way now. Read the full piece on