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Zoning for Jefferson Street Growth Attracts Attention

Jefferson Street continues to attract more interest with investors and developers after the planning of the Capitol View project. This summer the Metro Development and Housing Agency plans to build an apartment (pictured) on Jefferson Street and plans are also underway for Mt. Zion Baptist Church to become The Dream Center, a recreational facility for the community. Plans for Jefferson… Read more
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Nashville AMP transit decision to be with next mayor

If you have been keeping up with local Nashville news then you are aware of the proposed AMP bus line.  It would be 7.1 miles and run from St. Thomas Hospital in West Nashville to Five Points in East Nashville, connecting opposite ends of the city.  They system is known as Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and the smart transit technology… Read more
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Looking for a place for your start-up business? What about Nashville?

Nashville is the fifth best city in the country for start-ups according to a survey from Nerd Wallet Finance.  The survey was an analysis of the 50 largest cities in the country rated by: access to funding, human capital, local economy, business friendliness, and affordability. Nashville received an “A” for small business friendliness.  The C&I loan under $250,000 lent per… Read more
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New Sounds Ballpark in the Works

After 35 years of playing baseball at Greer Stadium, the Nashville Sounds plan to build a new ballpark and move there at the start of the 2015 season. The new 10,000-seat ballpark will be built on the historic Sulphur Dell Site, which was the original home of the Minor and Negro Nashville Leagues, dating back to 1860. The stadium will… Read more
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November Home Sales Continue to Increase

Home sales have continued to increase in the Greater Nashville area last month. According to the Greater Nashville Association of REALTORS®, in the month of November, 2,287 home closings were reported to be up 4 percent from the same period last year. There was an 18.9 percent increase for year-to-date closings from 23,950 sales in November 2012 to 28,476 this… Read more
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Expanding Nashville’s Riverfront

Major changes are in the works for downtown Nashville. Mayor Karl Dean revealed the plans for 2 new riverfront parks with an amphitheater centrally located between. Construction on the 4.5-acre east bank park began this fall. People will be able to access the river from the park, and connect to another 6-acre Cumberland park area. On the west bank, plans… Read more
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To Amp or Not Amp?

Driving through the East and West neighborhoods of Nashville, green and red signs are displayed in yards, in hopes that the voices of locals will be heard. Some of the yard signs reading “Stop AMP,” while others read “AMP yes!” all of which indicate just how politically divided Nashvillians are on the topic of bringing Amp, the proposed $174 million… Read more