Franklin coworking space inspires creativity, collaboration

August 20, 2016 The Tennessean by Angela Folds Coworking spaces — membership-based workspaces where diverse groups of freelancers, remote workers and other independent professionals work together in a shared, communal setting — are on the rise in Middle Tennessee. In the past, when local professionals with home-based careers sought public or social settings in which…

Jeni’s Ice Creams among confirmed tenants for upcoming Brentwood mixed-use project

August 18, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Will Racke Jeni’s Ice Creams will join a bevy of local and national retailers and restaurants in a $211 million Brentwood mixed-use development slated to open this fall. H.G. Hill Realty Co. announced Thursday a list of confirmed retail tenants for its Hill Center Brentwood project, a long-awaited…

Hill Center Brentwood lands multiple tenants

August 18, 2016 Nashville Post H.G. Hill Realty Co. announced Thursday multiple retail and restaurant tenants — including Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, Core Power Yoga and SunTrust Bank — for its soon-to-open Hill Center Brentwood. Additional newly announced retailers and restaurants for the multi-building approximately $211 million mixed-use development include Hemline, Paper Source, Francesca’s, Fab’rik,…

New regional transit plan pitches bus-rapid transit for Williamson

August 17, 2016 Franklin Home Page by Emily West   Williamson County and Franklin have scarce references in a newly released transit study for the Nashville region, but Franklin’s mayor has a positive outlook on the plan. The Nashville Metro Transit Authority and Regional Transit Authority worked closely with local municipalities and the Tennessee Department of…

The Downtown Franklin Association Receives National Main Street Accreditation

The Downtown Franklin Association, a subsidiary of the Heritage Foundation of Franklin & Williamson County, has been designated as an accredited Main Street America™ program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. Each year, the National Main Street Center and its Coordinating Program partners announce the list of accredited Main Street…

Local towns at top of safest in Tennessee list

August 15, 2016 Franklin Home Page by Corey Little Brentwood, Spring Hill, Nolensville, Fairview and Franklin all were at the top of a new list of Tennesee’s safest cities. A financial services web site called CreditDonkey used the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report data for 2014 to help formulate the rankings. The study is based violent and…

Almost 50 from Williamson complete summer robotics camps

August 14, 2016 Franklin Home Page by Corey Little Nearly 50 Williamson County students were among a group of budding engineers working with today’s robot technology at Lipscomb University’s BisonBot Robotic Camps, sponsored by Nissan North America. This summer, Lipscomb and Nissan offered six weeks of the popular summer BisonBot Robotics Camps including its WeeBots Robotics camp…