Schneider Electric headquarters could be done by late summer

April 20, 2017 Brentwood Home Page Schneider Electric’s new 150,000-square-foot space in Two Franklin Park in Cool Springs is scheduled to be completed late this summer and will become the workplace for more than 800 Nashville-area employees including engineers and research and development staff. Schneider has chosen Turner Construction Company’s Special Projects Division in Nashville as the…

Williamson’s latest trend report shows job growth highest in the mid-state

April 11, 2017 Spring Hill Home Page by Emily West It’s no surprise that Williamson County has remained the top economic driver in the state. But how did it reach that top spot? According to Williamson, Inc.’s fourth annual trends report job growth, commuters and new out-of-state residents account for much of the growth in…

Outlook Williamson: What to know about county’s growth

April 5, 2017 The Tennessean by Elaina Sauber Williamson County’s reputation as an economic powerhouse is nothing new, but if you’re one of over 300 people registered for Outlook Williamson on Tuesday, you should know a few things to put the county’s continued growth into perspective. Hosted by Williamson, Inc., the county’s chamber of commerce,…

Williamson County Unemployment Rate Falls in February, Still State’s Lowest

March 30, 2017 The Patch by J.R. Lind NASHVILLE, TN — The unemployment rate in Williamson County was 3.5 percent in February, down 0.4 percent from the January figure, according to the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development. The unemployment rate dropped in all of Tennessee’s 95 counties after two months of 95-county increases.…

The Melrose, Nashville West co-developer plans Cool Springs project

March 29, 2017 The Tennessean by Getahn Ward A developer known for The Melrose apartments and retail space in Berry Hill and the Nashville West shopping center on Charlotte Pike is in early stages of planning for a new project in Cool Springs. Franklin-based Parkes Development Group and its partners paid $7.3 million for the roughly four-acre targeted site at the northeast…

In Williamson County, rising home prices aren’t slowing demand

March 21, 2017 The Tennessean by Bill Lewis Home builders in Williamson County are doing what manufacturers of everything from vehicles to dresses do when demand for their products exceeds supply. They’re making more. Several of Middle Tennessee’s largest builders are introducing or expanding new home communities in Williamson County. Their timing is good. Buyers…

Williamson officials approve funding for new Brentwood elementary

March 14, 2017 The Tennessean by Melanie Balakit The Williamson County commission approved $15 million for a new Brentwood elementary school Monday night. With the approved intent-to-fund resolution, the school will be on track to open on Split Log Road in fall 2018. The new school will help alleviate neighboring overcrowded schools like Kenrose Elementary…