Cool Springs development lands international headquarters

November 30, 2016 The Tennessean by Ray Howze One of Cool Springs’ latest developments has secured a new company headquarters. Crescent Communities, the developer behind the Two Greenway Centre in Cool Springs, announced Volkert Global will relocate its headquarters to the new office building. Volkert Global is the international affiliate of the engineering services firm…

New building in Cool Springs lands international headquarters as first tenant

November 29, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Adam Sichko One of the few new office buildings in Cool Springs has landed its first tenants, including the international headquarters for a fast-growing company. The two companies announced Tuesday that they’re locating in the commercial hub within the seat of affluent Williamson County, which is the fastest-growing…

Williamson County Unemployment Rate Unchanged, Still State’s Lowest

November 23, 2016 The Franklin Patch by J.R. Lind NASHVILLE, TN — The unemployment rate in Williamson County was 3.5 percent in October, down 0.2 percent from the September figure, according to the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development. Once again, Williamson County has the state’s lowest unemployment rate, slightly better than Davidson County’s…

Nashville biz leaders pushing for $6B transit plan encounter unexpected challenge

November 22, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Meg Garner Some of Nashville’s biggest and most influential business names are backing plans for a $6 billion transit overhaul, but it turns out there’s a limit to their connections. Bill Nigh, regional CEO of Bank of Nashville, serves on the public engagement committee of Moving Forward, a…

This Brentwood firm has global plans for its latest investment

November 21, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Eleanor Kennedy Brian Fox‘s company hadn’t raised outside capital since 2006. But with demand growing for its products and services, Fox and his team at Capital Confirmation (which does business as Confirmation.com) decided to seize the moment and secure a $60 million investment from Boston-based private equity firm…

Major Cool Springs development site up for grabs

November 21, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Adam Sichko The owners of a huge development site in Cool Springs are looking to sell that land, perched above Interstate 65 in the epicenter of the commercial hub’s building boom. The 30-acre property dubbed “Franklin Summit” is on the market — and seems primed to attract the…

Project near downtown Franklin aims for ‘attainable’ prices in sizzling market

November 21, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Adam Sichko A developer in Franklin is aiming to capitalize on the spike in home values across Williamson County by creating residences priced a notch or two below those top-of-the-market prices. It’s a tactic akin to what some urban apartment developers are doing in Nashville, as rents there…

Downtown Franklin shops celebrate Small Business Saturday

  AMERICA’S FAVORITE MAIN STREET CELEBRATES SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY Downtown Franklin Merchants Offer Specials, Hop & Shop Trolley Kicks Off Holiday Route   FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Historic Downtown Franklin is coming together on Saturday, Nov. 26 to support Small Business Saturday — a national effort to help independently owned merchants gain more exposure during one…