CEO of one of Nashville’s biggest public companies: Traffic has cost us employees

May 17, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Scott Harrison Nashville’s mounting traffic woes have cost Tractor Supply Co. employees, President and CEO Greg Sandfort said Tuesday. Speaking at the quarterly Nashville Business Breakfast at Lipscomb University, Sandfort offered a frank take on the state of the region’s traffic congestion. Sandfort told the story of prospective…

Whiskey distillery set to open in Leiper’s Fork this summer

May 4, 2016 WKRN ABC Nashville Franklin and Williamson counties just saw a record-breaking year for tourism, and now there are even more reasons for people to visit the area. The Williamson County Convention and Visitors Bureau held their State of Tourism event Wednesday at the Leiper’s Fork Distillery. The distillery is expected to open…

Exclusive: H.G. Hill lands financial giant for high-profile Brentwood development

April 7, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Adam Sichko Legacy Nashville company H.G. Hill Realty Co. has snagged a global wealth management firm as the latest tenant in its Hill Center Brentwood mixed-use development.  Merrill Lynch has signed a lease for just about 22,000 square feet within the project, according to multiple real estate sources.…

Nashville, Williamson high schools rank among state’s best

April 21, 2016 The Tennessean by Melanie Balakit Several Middle Tennessee high schools are ranked among the top 10 high schools in the state, according to U.S. News and World Report. Hume Fogg Magnet School and Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet School ranked first and second in the state. Both schools are Metro Nashville Public…

Nissan named one of DiversityInc’s 25 Noteworthy Companies for diversity for third year

April 20, 2016 Automotive World Nissan North America, Inc., has earned a spot as one of DiversityInc Magazine’s 2016 Top 25 Noteworthy Companies list for the third year in a row, largely due to the continued growth of its employee resource groups. One of the most successful elements of Nissan’s diversity strategy, these affinity groups…

U.S. News rankings place Williamson high schools near the top in Tennessee

April 20, 2016 Franklin Home Page by Emily West This year’s U.S. News and World Report along with the Washington Post placed several of Williamson County’s high schools as some of the top in Tennessee. Brentwood ranked the highest, at No. 5, with Ravenwood and Franklin High School following in slots No. 7 and No.…