The arterial gets its name by way of analogy to the artery in human anatomy, which carries blood from the heart through the body. Historically, arterials have functioned as the main channels in a branching system of roads and streets, carrying traffic to and from the heart of the city.

This study has examined the current state of walkable urbanism, trends pointing to future walkable urbanism, social equity correlations with walkable urbanism, and correlations between walkable urbanism and education as well as GDP per capita.

Over the past decade, tax increment financing has played a substantial role in the transformation of Nashville’s urban core, helping the city parlay the growth to garner a national spotlight.

D.J. Wootson looks at his 1821 Jefferson mixed-use project, scheduled to open later this year, as his calling card. The four-story, $4 million building is being backed by prominent names including John Ingram and Bob Bernstein and will be home to 18 market-rate apartments and several retail …

Booming Belmont University has grown its footprint by more than 40 percent since 2003. But energy-efficient and sustainable design and smart process improvements over that time have held energy cost increases to just 10 percent. Mark Grones, assistant director of facilities management servic…

Nashville is booming, as the city’s multiple cranes suggest. In fact — and if the rate of construction of major projects continues unabated — the city could soon rank among the top 20 in the U.S. in terms of number of buildings approximately 100 feet tall or taller.

McClain Towery’s first project was a small residential deal in Hillsboro Village and involved his long-time friend and business partner Elliott Kyle.

At 18 and planning to be a missionary in Africa, Britnie Turner attended what she calls a leadership and survival school. Little did she know at that time a real estate career awaited.

Tony Giarratana oversees Giarratana Nashville, a boutique development company known most commonly for its mixeduse high-rise buildings, including The Cumberland, Encore and Viridian. His downtown-based company has two major skyscraper projects — The SoBro and 505 — underway.

Ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft have thoroughly disrupted the short-distance travel market but aren’t suited to the everyday travels of suburban commuters. Enter local entrepreneur Mark Cleveland, who has been pitching his free Hytch carpool networking app to local municipalities…

As the Metro Council considers how to address the growing shortfall of workforce housing, a successful project in Philadelphia might show the way forward. And that is good news to Nashville’s teachers, firefighters, police officers, nurses and restaurant and hotel employees.

There has never been a better time to develop industrial property in Nashville.

It’s a common narrative for a growing business. Start your company’s operations in an affordable area, even if it’s a bit sketchy. When you’ve grown beyond the startup phase and are stable, relocate to classier digs that suggest you’re moving up in the world.

About 200 people joined the Post team last week at Corsair Distillery in Wedgewood-Houston to mark the unveiling of our annual Boom magazine, which focuses on Nashville's growth and development. The evening also honored cover story subject Mark Deutschmann of Village Real Estate Services and…

The Moving Forward report that came out of a yearlong study commissioned by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce was a bold statement on Middle Tennessee’s future transit options.

In the age of wireless communication and instant data sharing, the financing of most construction projects still moves painfully slowly. Builders request loan draws that are processed on spreadsheets while inspectors document job progress on printouts and notepads. If a builder is lucky and …

The eye test is evidence enough that Nashville is in the midst of a construction boom. The iron skeletons of rising buildings dot the cityscape, and cranes poised to construct more are erected seemingly every day.

Since he started working in real estate nearly three decades ago, Mark Deutschmann has broken new neighborhood ground, built Village Real Estate into an organization with more than 300 agents, launched Core Development and played a key role in initiatives that are changing the look, feel and…

A decade ago, few projects opened Nashvillians’ eyes to the concept of urban loft living the way Werthan Lofts did. Here, Mark Deutschmann runs through the process that led him from marketing Row 8.9n across from the Farmers Market to redeveloping the massive former factory.