Cool Springs Life Sciences Center rebranded as Innovation Park

March 29. 2016 The Tennessean by Getahn Ward Two months after buying the Cool Springs Life Sciences Center, OakPoint Real Estate has rebranded the property Innovation Park as it begins a marketing push to fill 64,682 square feet of vacant space. That vacancy at the campus, which was developed to be a hub for the Nashville area’s life sciences industry, represents roughly…

Tractor Supply Co. launches garden program with area schools

March 25, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Alison Nash Brentwood-based rural lifestyle retailer Tractor Supply Co. (NASDAQ: TSCO) has awarded $500 to more than 30 schools to help start or sustain a school garden program, according to a news release. “Dig It” is aimed to help students learn more about food sustainability and sourcing. “We…

Williamson County is adding jobs faster than anywhere in the U.S.

March 16, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Adam Sichko Source Most of us are familiar with the fact that Williamson County is the region’s premier corporate address, the fastest-growing county in the state and one of the 20 wealthiest in the nation, based on its median annual household income of $91,000. Now, for the first…

Williamson Chamber report highlights growth, transportation

March 15, 2016 The Tennessean by Collin Czarnecki Williamson County is feeling the ripple effects of Nashville’s tremendous growth. With more than 24,000 new jobs expected to be added by 2025, the county is expecting new employees and residents to continue to flock to the area. Matt Largen, Williamson Inc. president and CEO, said that growth will…

Download the 2016 Williamson County Trends Report

  The newly-published, award-winning Williamson County Trends Report is now out!  Williamson County continues to be the most dynamic and fastest-growing county in Tennessee. From the changing demographics, the business climate, top performing public school systems, transportation, health, housing, charitable giving, diversity and the workforce, see how Williamson County is growing. Click the image to…

Students honored at Youth Leadership Brentwood graduation

  Parents, mentors, educators and community leaders gathered at the Brentwood Library Feb. 23 to honor 20 stellar students graduate from the Youth Leadership Brentwood program. The graduates consisted of students at Battle Ground Academy, Brentwood High School, Brentwood Academy, Franklin Road Academy, and Ravenwood High School. Each were honored with a certificate of completion…

Columbia State to open Williamson campus May 31

February 11, 2016 The Daily Herald By James Bennett Columbia State Community College’s $46 million Williamson County campus will open to students May 31, with a grand opening celebration planned June 22. More than 20 years after visionary CSCC leaders started asking for funds to build a new Williamson County campus, the first three buildings…

At a glimpse: Williamson County growth means more diverse population and quick home sales

February 15, 2016 Brentwood Home Page by Emily West Data gathered from Williamson County shows residents are generous, more likely to purchase a premium car, mostly healthy, educated, will likely sell their homes quickly if placed on the market and, if they are not from the U.S., are statistically mostly likely to be from India.…