Brentwood High School entrepreneurs headed for national competition

May 15, 2017 Brentwood Home Page A team of young Brentwood entrepreneurs will be heading to Washington, D.C. next month to participate in the Junior Achievement National Student Leadership Summit. The students, all members of an entrepreneurship class at Brentwood High School, were chosen to advance to the national competition after winning the statewide Junior Achievement…

Crescent Communities approved for 24-acre Cool Springs project

May 11, 2017 The Tennessean by Getahn Ward With its Two Greenway Centre office building in Cool Springs about 40 percent leased, Charlotte, N.C.-based Crescent Communities has a new mixed-use project on the drawing board for 23.6 nearby acres. The developer is planning apartment, office and retail uses for that property at the northwest corner…

Franklin Releases Proposed 2017-2018 Operating Budget

City budget reflects period of rapid growth and investment in our community   City Administrator Eric Stuckey announced Tuesday, May 9 the City’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018. The proposed FY18 budget for all funds is $145,221,130 which represents an increase of 1.5% compared to FY17. The proposed 2017-18 (FY18) general fund budget is…

Schneider Electric headquarters could be done by late summer

April 20, 2017 Brentwood Home Page Schneider Electric’s new 150,000-square-foot space in Two Franklin Park in Cool Springs is scheduled to be completed late this summer and will become the workplace for more than 800 Nashville-area employees including engineers and research and development staff. Schneider has chosen Turner Construction Company’s Special Projects Division in Nashville as the…

Williamson’s latest trend report shows job growth highest in the mid-state

April 11, 2017 Spring Hill Home Page by Emily West It’s no surprise that Williamson County has remained the top economic driver in the state. But how did it reach that top spot? According to Williamson, Inc.’s fourth annual trends report job growth, commuters and new out-of-state residents account for much of the growth in…

Outlook Williamson: What to know about county’s growth

April 5, 2017 The Tennessean by Elaina Sauber Williamson County’s reputation as an economic powerhouse is nothing new, but if you’re one of over 300 people registered for Outlook Williamson on Tuesday, you should know a few things to put the county’s continued growth into perspective. Hosted by Williamson, Inc., the county’s chamber of commerce,…

Williamson County Unemployment Rate Falls in February, Still State’s Lowest

March 30, 2017 The Patch by J.R. Lind NASHVILLE, TN — The unemployment rate in Williamson County was 3.5 percent in February, down 0.4 percent from the January figure, according to the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development. The unemployment rate dropped in all of Tennessee’s 95 counties after two months of 95-county increases.…