Mars landing: Where a new headquarters could go — and surprisingly, where it might not

October 20, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Adam Sichko A company the size of Mars Petcare U.S. Inc., which we reported Oct. 19 as being on the hunt for a new headquarters, holds the potential to kickstart one of a few high-profile developments in Williamson County. The pet brand’s decision-making also will be a revealing…

Biscuit Love plans location in downtown Franklin

October 19, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Jacob Steimer Biscuit Love, the former food-truck-turned-Gulch hotspot, plans to open soon in an historic mansion in downtown Franklin. Bud Carman, the co-owner of the mansion, said he is under contract to sell the building to Fresh Capital, the real estate arm of local restaurant giant Fresh Hospitality.…

Boyle lands health care giant for Brentwood project

October 18, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Eleanor Kennedy and Adam Sichko An industry-leading behavioral health care company is joining Boyle Investment Co.’s newest Brentwood Commons office building. According to a Metro building permit, Universal Health Services Inc. will occupy part or all of three floors in the upcoming 130,000-square-foot building. Boyle’s Thomas McDanielsaid Universal…

Huge downtown Franklin project lands high-end Hilton

October 14, 2016 Nashville Business Journal By Adam Sichko A luxury Hilton Curio hotel will headline a $90 million mixed-use development poised to transform a city block within historic downtown Franklin, home of the region’s longtime corporate headquarters hub. Construction could start in January on the Harpeth Square development, which would feature the 115-room hotel…

How Williamson County plans to up its tourism by 50% by 2020

October 11, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Jacob Steimer As Davidson County and the state as a whole continue to display strong tourism growth, Williamson County is hoping a new strategy will help it bolster its recent sluggish gains. While Davidson County’s tourism industry and Tennessee’s total tourism industry each grew by about 5 percent…

Made in Williamson, Made in Fairview

Fairview High’s Mechatronics program aims to fill the skills gap in local manufacturing industry   By Charlane Oliver, Williamson, Inc. Director of Communication Every year on the first Friday in October, manufacturers across North America come together for Manufacturing Day to shed light on a rapidly growing talent shortage in the industry. This year, Manufacturing…

DeAngelis Diamond expands to Nashville

DeAngelis Diamond, a Florida-based construction company, is expanding to Nashville with five high-wage positions and new offices to accommodate 20 total employees. The public is welcomed to attend the grand opening event on Thursday, October 20 from 5-8 p.m. at 2179 Edward Curd Lane. Take a selfie in front of the microphone on the Nashville-inspired…

Brentwood site sold for $3.5M

October 5, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Eric Snyder Southeast Venture has sold the last 6.41-acre site in Brentwood’s Mallory Park development. Nashville Post reports that Charlotte-based Sonic Automotive Group paid $3.5 million for the property, located at 1577 Mallory Lane. Sonic Automotive also owns the Audi, Porsche and Mini dealerships located in Mallory Park.…