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New Homes Available Now in Birmingham
LGI Homes' new home communities in the Birmingham area offer easy, convenient access to big-city amenities. Our homes are built with high-quality materials and are backed by a 10-year structural warranty. Plus, your new Birmingham home will come fully upgraded at no additional cost!
Amenity Rich and Conveniently Located:
- #2 'Best Places to Live in Alabama in 2021-2022' (US News)
- #8 'Top 10 Most Affordable U.S. Cities to Live In 2021' (Money Crashers)
- #25 '2022 Top Housing Markets Ranked' (realtor.com)
- Rickwood Field in downtown was built in 1910 and is America’s oldest professional baseball park
- Major employers include the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Regions Financial Corporation, St. Vincent’s Health System, AT&T, Honda & Mercedes-Benz
- Birmingham Botanical Gardens ranked one of the top three free attractions in America by USA Today
- Surrounded by nature, Birmingham offers convenient access to many lakes, parks and forests including the Talladega National Forest
- 'Delish' named The Market at Pepper Place the Best Farmers’ Market in Alabama
Frequently Asked Questions
Continue reading for answers to frequently asked questions about our homes, community and the area.
Where is Birmingham located?
Birmingham is located in Alabama, approximately 92 miles northwest of Montgomery, the state capital.
Is Birmingham the biggest city in Alabama?
Birmingham is the most populous city in Alabama, with a population of approximately 200,733, as per 2020 census data; in July of 2022, the same source estimated a population of 196,910. Although the city of Birmingham's population decreased, the Birmingham Metropolitan area's population increased. There were an estimated 842,000 residents in 2020 and 856,000 in 2022.
What is the historical significance of Birmingham?
Birmingham holds a significant place in America's Civil Rights history. In the 1960s, the site of many nonviolent protests changed the course of history. Notable historic locations in the city include the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument, the Historic Birmingham Civil Rights District, the A.G. Gaston Motel, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Kelly Ingram Park and the 16th Street Baptist Church. In 1992, a large area of downtown Birmingham where many of these sites are located became a designated civil rights district.
How far is Birmingham from other major cities like Atlanta?
What are some of the best places for outdoor activities in and around Birmingham?
Birmingham offers many outdoor activities for nature lovers, including hiking, camping, fishing, hunting and biking. Explore the city's Red Mountain Park or the Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve. The Talladega and Bankhead National Forests and the largest state park in Alabama, Oak Mountain State Park, are just outside Birmingham.
Are there any active new home communities in the Birmingham area?
Several new home builders, including LGI Homes, are developing new homes for sale in neighborhoods throughout the Birmingham metropolitan area. LGI Homes has quick move-in homes with designer upgrades included at no extra cost.
Does the Birmingham area have any notable universities?
Birmingham is home to several notable public and private universities, including the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Samford University, University of Montevallo, Birmingham City University (BCU) and University College Birmingham.
What are the most vital industries in Birmingham?
Who are the largest employers in the Birmingham area?
Large employers in the Birmingham area include the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Regions Financial Corporation, BBVA Compass, AT&T, St. Vincent's Health System, Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, Brookwood Baptist Health, Mercedez-Benz U.S., Alabama Power Company, Wells Fargo and Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Alabama.
Major government employers include the City of Birmingham, Jefferson County Board of Education, Birmingham Board of Education, Jefferson County Commission, Shelby County Board of Education and Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. View a list of significant employers broken down by industry.
What are the advantages offered by a move-in-ready home?
Every LGI home includes integrated technology, upgraded flooring and countertops, Whirlpool® appliances, Moen® faucets, low-E dual pane windows, LED ENERGY STAR lights and many more modern amenities.