Jim & Jim's Body Shop
Jim & Jim's Auto Body Shop is a 20,000 square-foot former automobile service center which specialized in collision repairs. located at 1722–1726 27th Court South, behind the Homewood Post Office, Ed's Pet World and Nadeau Furniture, and across from the Children's Dance Foundation in Homewood's Rosedale neighborhood.
The business was founded in 1960 by Jim Lunceford, who went on to found Express Oil Change in 1979. Robert Perryman took over the business in the mid 1980s. His wife, Dian Perryman managed the business beginning in 2005.
In February 2021 an LLC affiliated with Shannon Waltchack and Capital Program Management acquired the property for $1.715 million. In April they announced a $2 million multi-tenant redevelopment of the existing building. Cahaba Cycles was announced as a lead tenant in July.
- "Jim & Jim’s Auto Body Shop property in Homewood sells for $1.7M." (February 26, 2021) Birmingham Business Journal
- Van der Bijl, Hanno (April 21, 2021) "Homewood property slated for $2M retail redevelopment." Birmingham Business Journal
- Pernell, Avalon (July 9, 2021) "Homewood development lands bike shop as first tenant." Birmingham Business Journal