Nissan named one of DiversityInc’s 25 Noteworthy Companies for diversity for third year

April 20, 2016 Automotive World Nissan North America, Inc., has earned a spot as one of DiversityInc Magazine’s 2016 Top 25 Noteworthy Companies list for the third year in a row, largely due to the continued growth of its employee resource groups. One of the most successful elements of Nissan’s diversity strategy, these affinity groups…

U.S. News rankings place Williamson high schools near the top in Tennessee

April 20, 2016 Franklin Home Page by Emily West This year’s U.S. News and World Report along with the Washington Post placed several of Williamson County’s high schools as some of the top in Tennessee. Brentwood ranked the highest, at No. 5, with Ravenwood and Franklin High School following in slots No. 7 and No.…

The Point Newsletter – April 2016 Issue

The April issue of “The Point” is now available! Get the latest Chamber news in today’s print edition of The Tennessean. In this issue: What we learned from #Outlook2016 + photo highlights How the tech industry is driving Williamson County’s growth Fashion and beauty tips from the 12 & Broad experts Leadership Brentwood and Leadership Franklin call for…

How will the tech industry drive Williamson County’s growth?

    By Charlane Oliver Hate it or love it, technology is advancing faster than we can keep up. New apps and software updates are popping up at every turn. Thumb scrolling can probably be considered the newest exercise, considering the amount of time we spend on our mobile devices. More and more, we’re subscribing…

12 things you didn’t know about Williamson County

  By Charlane Oliver  Outlook Williamson, presented this year by Skanska, took place Tuesday, March 15 at The Factory at Franklin. A crowd of more than 300 Williamson County business owners, realtors, developers and community leaders attended the half-day economic forum that featured presentations and panel discussions by industry-leading economic experts and developers, including: Ann…

CHS sets date for new company launch

April 1, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Eleanor Kennedy Nashville’s newest publicly traded hospital company, Quorum Health Corp., will officially launch at the end of this month. Community Health Systems’s planned spinout of 38 hospitals and Quorum Health Resources, its advisory and consulting subsidiary, will become effective April 29, the company announced late Friday. Quorum,…

Fast-growing Franklin firm makes another big buy

April 4, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Eleanor Kennedy Cumberland Consulting Group, consistently one of the area’s fastest-growing companies, is adding to its ranks yet again. The Franklin-based health care strategic advisory, technology implementation and project management firm has acquired Little Rock-based Oleen Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting, according to a news release. The deal adds 50…

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…