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Business Reporter — Tennessean

Growth and development business news reporter at The (Nashville) Tennessean, adjunct professor of mass communications at Tennessee State University

Developers expand site for apartments near Stock-Yard — The developers planning apartments at the Stock-Yard Restaurant property, including its parking lot across the street, have another half-acre site under contract to create a larger project footprint. Upon closing those acquisitions, Charlotte, N.C.-based Spectrum Residential and co-developer Terrence Llewellyn would have just under four acres for the project that won concept plan approval on Thursday.

UBS to lease space at One Franklin Park — UBS is close to leasing a 30,000-square-foot of space at the new One Franklin Park office building in Cool Springs, a move that would diversify the Swiss banking giant's Nashville-area operations base. With UBS' signing, the first office building at the 71-acre One Franklin Park corporate and residential campus by developer Spectrum | Emery would be fully leased with design underway for the second.

Madison’s Rivergate Square sold for $6.3M — A Beaumont, Texas-based commercial real estate firm has paid $6.3 million for the Rivergate Square shopping center in Madison in its first Nashville-area acquisition. Albanese Cormier Holdings LLC bought the 82,088-square-foot center from 1558-1596 Gallatin Pike from Phillips Edison & Co. Elsewhere in Tennessee, Albanese Cormier owns a shopping center in Covington.

Healthy grocery store Sprouts heads to Bellevue Center — Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. is bringing its healthy grocery store concept to Nashville with a location planned as part of redevelopment of the Bellevue Center mall property. The Phoenix-based company's plans come after Sprouts last week opened its first Tennessee store in Lakeland outside Memphis with another location expected to open in that city's Germantown suburb on July 8.

Work to resume on Southern Land’s $100M Green Hills project after ruling — Construction could resume shortly on Southern Land Co.'s planned $100 million, 17-story, mixed-use building at Hillsboro Pike and Richard Jones Road in Green Hills after the developer received a favorable ruling from the Tennessee Court of Appeals.

Crescent Communities plans 335 units at Bellevue Center — Developer Crescent Communities LLC is seeking final site plan approval to permit a 335-unit apartment project as part of redevelopment of the Bellevue Center mall property. Crescent Bellevue is planned for a 16.62-acre portion of the largely empty mall property at 7620 Highway 70 S.

Community Health to create 1,600 jobs in Antioch — Gov. Bill Haslam is planning to announce what is being touted as a "significant" economic development deal in Nashville. The governor is scheduled to be joined by Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd and Nashville Mayor Karl Dean for the ceremony at the state Capitol on Thursday morning.

Lower Broadway parking site sold for record price — A Key West, Fla.-based tour company has bought one-tenth of an acre at Broadway and Second Avenue South for a record per-square-foot price for land sold in the Nashville area. Historic Tours of America paid $5.05 million for parcels at 201, 203 and 205 Broadway in the heart of downtown's tourist district.

Hospital chain CHS picks Antioch for office project — Hospital chain Community Health Systems Inc. is expected Thursday to announce plans to bring 1,400 jobs to a century-old farm site in Antioch. "It's going to be a significant project that will enhance the community, so we're excited," said State Rep.

Mixed-used project across from NES to include retail space — The mixed-use project an Atlanta-based developer plans on a prime site in the North Gulch will also include 9,000 square feet of retail space and a parking garage in addition to 376 upscale apartment units.
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May 22, 2015

Sears to close at Bellevue Center in early August via @tennessean

May 21, 2015

Developers expand site for apartments near Stock-Yard via @tennessean

May 21, 2015

Hermitage's Cherry Creek Apartments sold for $86.5M via @tennessean

May 21, 2015

UBS to lease space at One Franklin Park via @tennessean

May 21, 2015

Retail space at SoBro's Encore condo building for sale via @tennessean

May 20, 2015

Nashville-area projects honored for design excellence via @tennessean

May 20, 2015

New design incorporates Stock-Yard building into project via @tennessean

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