WCAR Study suggests ‘Growth Pays for Itself,’ as Revealed at Breakfast with the Mayors

The Williamson County Association of Realtors unveiled a county growth study Tuesday in partnership with Middle Tennessee State University, showing the exponential growth occurring in Williamson County over the past few decades actually “pays for itself”, according to the study. The six-month study, “Population Growth & Economic Dynamics: A Case Study for Williamson County,” presented…

South Corridor Transportation Study gets Input from Franklin Community at Tuesday Meeting

Brentwood resident Rick Borchert does a good bit of traveling, and he said that just about anywhere he goes he can find reliable and efficient public transportation to get around. When he returns home, however, it’s massive gridlock. “Transportation is difficult, and it’s getting more difficult in the Nashville area,” Borchert said. “When I travel,…

Residents say they want Solutions at South Corridor Study Kick-off Meeting in Franklin

Dozens of residents filed into the Williamson County Public Library Tuesday in Franklin to give their input about how to bring transportation solutions to the South Corridor, or a 35-mile portion of Interstate 65 and Franklin Pike, which runs through Williamson, Davidson and Maury counties. The first of two public meetings in Williamson County on…

WCAR Presents Results of Case Study on Williason County’s Population Growth and Economic Development

This morning at Franklin Tomorrow’s Breakfast with the Mayors, the Williamson County Association for REALTORS® (WCAR) presented the outcomes of the study titled, “Population Growth & Economic Dynamics: A Case Study for Williamson County.” This study examines the relationship between population and economic growth as it pertains to Williamson County and various counties in Tennessee.…

Williamson County Businesses are a Big Part of the Forces Driving the Nashville Airport Expansion

Williamson County businesses and residents are a big part of the reason the Nashville Airport plans to expand over the next decade. Nashville Airport Authority CEO Doug Kreulen gave an update on the airport’s future at Outlook Williamson on April 24. He explained why passengers from Williamson County are a part of that expansion. “We’ll…

Steakhouse Lands at Cool Springs Development as Boyle touts Momentum

A Houston-based steakhouse chain is expanding into Middle Tennessee, arriving first at a mixed-use development in Williamson County’s Cool Springs commercial hub. Plans filed with the city of Franklin reveal that Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille will occupy about 11,000 square feet of space at the McEwen Drive entrance of the McEwen Northside development, across from the Whole…

Why The Gulch’s Financier wants to be in Cool Springs

Dirk Melton, an executive at the development company that gave rise to Nashville’s highest-profile urban neighborhood, identified one overriding reason why he’s now pursuing the firm’s first Williamson County project. “It’s quality of life. Period. The end,” Melton said at the annual Outlook Williamson event in Franklin, hosted by Williamson Inc., the county’s combined chamber…

Williamson, Inc. to Relocate to McEwen Northside this Fall

Wiliamson Inc., the Williamson County area chamber of commerce, will relocate from its existing location at 5005 Meridian Boulevard, Ste. 150, Franklin to a new office in McEwen Northside, a 45-acre mixed use property located near Mallory Lane and McEwen Drive in Cool Springs. McEwen Northside will also feature retail, office space, a hotel and multi-family…

Outlook Williamson Event Highlights Real Estate Opportunities

Williamson County has cemented itself as a leading example in Tennessee of what relocating companies look for. The county has mastered that trifecta: a high quality of life, strong education system and thriving economic development. With more than a dozen corporate headquarters including Nissan North America, Schneider Electric, Mars Petcare and Tractor Supply, the top…

Williamson County Businesses Report Confidence about the Economy, but seek Solutions to Transportation and Housing

Williamson County businesses are feeling confident about the county’s economy, but are still looking for solutions to affordable housing and transportation. Williamson Inc. presented results from a survey of chamber members on Wednesday morning at its annual economic summit Outlook Williamson. The chamber of commerce collected more than 800 responses to the survey between February…