Major Cool Springs development site up for grabs

November 21, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Adam Sichko The owners of a huge development site in Cool Springs are looking to sell that land, perched above Interstate 65 in the epicenter of the commercial hub’s building boom. The 30-acre property dubbed “Franklin Summit” is on the market — and seems primed to attract the…

Project near downtown Franklin aims for ‘attainable’ prices in sizzling market

November 21, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Adam Sichko A developer in Franklin is aiming to capitalize on the spike in home values across Williamson County by creating residences priced a notch or two below those top-of-the-market prices. It’s a tactic akin to what some urban apartment developers are doing in Nashville, as rents there…

Downtown Franklin shops celebrate Small Business Saturday

  AMERICA’S FAVORITE MAIN STREET CELEBRATES SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY Downtown Franklin Merchants Offer Specials, Hop & Shop Trolley Kicks Off Holiday Route   FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Historic Downtown Franklin is coming together on Saturday, Nov. 26 to support Small Business Saturday — a national effort to help independently owned merchants gain more exposure during one…

Airport sets record for most passengers in one month

November 18, 2016 Nashville Post The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority Friday announced Nashville International Airport served 1,217,173 passengers in October, setting a record as the busiest month in BNA history. The figure broke the previous record set in June (1,206,083 passengers). October also marked the eighth consecutive month the airport accommodated more than 1 million…

Hyatt targets hotel in budding Franklin development

November 15, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Adam Sichko Hyatt is aiming to open a business-class hotel as part of a mixed-use development in Franklin that would also feature something rare in that part of the market today: top-grade office space available to rent. A 122-room Hyatt House would join a 175,000-square-foot office building as…

Williamson commission OKs development impact fee

November 15, 2016 Nashville Post Williamson County’s growth and subsequent need to provide public schools for more and more students has resulted in a one-time impact fee on new housing construction to be enacted next year. The Williamson County Commission voted 22-2 Monday night in favor of two resolutions related to the fee, despite the…

Williamson, Inc. announces 2017 Board of Directors

    WILLIAMSON, INC. ANNOUNCES 2017 BOARD OF DIRECTORS Ten Williamson County business leaders selected to serve three-year terms starting Jan. 1 FRANKLIN, Tenn.—Williamson, Inc. has tapped 10 accomplished business leaders to join the 2017 Board of Directors to help lead the strategic direction of the organization, comprised of the county’s office of economic development…

The $6B question: How paying for Nashville’s mass transit is up to you

November 11, 2016 Nashville Business Journal From day one, the biggest question surrounding the region’s $6 billion mass-transit expansion has been, “How will we pay for it?” This week, we got the first real look at the potential answers. On Wednesday, members of the business-led coalition Moving Forward detailed seven potential local funding options that…

Brentwood health tech company sold to Ohio group

November 11, 2016 Nashville Post Cincinnati-based PatientPoint announced Friday the acquisition of Brentwood patient engagement company MedCenterDisplay. Terms of the deal — which yields an approximately 1,000-hospital portfolio — were not disclosed in a release. MedCenterDisplay provides digital signage, mobile apps and digital marketing solutions for hospitals. In mid-2015, the company raised $2.3 million, which…