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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

SoBro apartment project in works by N.C. developer

tennessean.com — A Charlotte, N.C.-based apartment developer is working to assemble roughly 2 acres in the area south of Broadway for a multifamily project. Terrence Llewellyn of Llewellyn Development LLC has tracts between 501-519 Fifth Ave. S. on the west side of that street under contract. Those properties include 509 Fifth Ave.

Texas trust to buy Embassy Suites Nashville for $66M

tennessean.com — A Houston-based real estate investment trust has the Embassy Suites Nashville at Vanderbilt hotel in Midtown under contract for $66.3 million, a pending purchase that reflects strong investor interest in one of the nation's hottest lodging markets.

QC leaving Clarksville for Pleasant View

tennessean.com — The owner of a packaging distribution company has bought two warehouse buildings with 97,502 square feet of space overall in Cheatham County with plans to relocate closer to Nashville. Caleb Cherry paid $1.5 million for the 13.9-acre property at 6341 Highway 41A in Pleasant View.

Investor buys Charlotte Avenue car lot site for $1.26M

tennessean.com — A partnership led by real estate investor Nick Spiva has paid $1.26 million for just over half an acre on Charlotte Avenue that includes the home of auto dealership Perry Auto Sales. The property is within a Charlotte Pike corridor experiencing development.

New search planned for old library site buyer/developer

tennessean.com — The Metro Development and Housing Agency plans next month to issue a new request for proposals from developers interested in buying and developing for adaptive reuse downtown's old Ben West Library building after the previous solicitation yielded only one offer.

Fresh Hospitality completes buying Sunset Grill building

tennessean.com — An affiliate of Nashville-based restaurant group Fresh Hospitality completed its $2.7 million purchase of the former home of Sunset Grill restaurant in Hillsboro Village. Fresh Capital Acquisitions LLC bought the building that sits on 0.21 acres at 2001 Belcourt Ave. from Sunset Partners, whose managing parnter is J. Randall Rayburn.

Bongo Java, Smoothie King set for 1821 Jefferson St.

tennessean.com — A Bongo Java coffee shop and Smoothie King will occupy retail space at the 1821 Jefferson mixed-use building planned by a group that includes two well-known Nashville businessmen. John Ingram and Bob Bernstein are partners with developer D.J. Wootson in the project, which will include 18 apartment units and 3,000 square feet of ground-level retail space.

InsBank buys Brentwood-area building for $1.6M

tennessean.com — A Nashville-based commercial bank known for using technology to deliver services has bought property near Brentwood for its second office location. InsBank paid $1.6 million for the 0.56-acre former longtime home of retailer Hobby Express on Franklin Pike Circle. "The new office will allow us to continue our growth, with our headquarters in Green Hills nearing capacity," James H.

Panafest promotes African unity, culture

tennessean.com — Francis Bobby Crayner was watching performers from Dance by Alaba at Panafest 2015 Saturday when the drummers summoned him to join in. The dance instructor who hails from Ghana obliged, moving freestyle to the rhythm of the drum beats while audience members gathered in a room at the Global Mall at the Crossings in Antioch cheered him on.

Music Row office plans OK'd, not 12South apartment

tennessean.com — Developers' plans for a two-story, 10,500-square-foot office building on Music Row won a favorable recommendation from Metro's planning commissioners on Thursday, a case considered a test for the hold placed on rezonings in that area. Commissioners cited existing zoning of the .22-acre vacant site at 1518 16th Ave. S.
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May 01, 2015

Building's planned height worries Green Hills neighbors tnne.ws/1zAG38c via @tennessean

May 01, 2015

SoBro apartment project in works by N.C. developer tnne.ws/1zzNWe3 via @tennessean

Apr 30, 2015

Investor buys Charlotte Avenue properties for $2.2M tnne.ws/1GJ9jJl via @tennessean

Apr 30, 2015

Texas trust to buy Embassy Suites Nashville for $66M tnne.ws/1zvlABJ via @tennessean

Apr 30, 2015

Mixed-used building planned for Green Hills site tnne.ws/1zuS7I9 via @tennessean

Apr 30, 2015

QC leaving Clarksville for Pleasant View tnne.ws/1GHjiPi via @tennessean

Apr 30, 2015

Investor buys Charlotte Avenue car lot site for $1.26M tnne.ws/1GJ9jJl via @tennessean

Apr 29, 2015

New search planned for old library site buyer/developer tnne.ws/1zro3NA via @tennessean

Apr 29, 2015

C.B. Ragland has 2nd Ave. building under contract tnne.ws/1GDQdEA via @tennessean

Apr 29, 2015

Fresh Hospitality completes buying Sunset Grill building tnne.ws/1GDP5AO via @tennessean

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