“Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature’s inexorable imperative,” H.G. Wells wrote some seven decades ago. Keep up with the wider world, change your approach when needed and reap the rewards.
Located a mere 30 miles west of Murfreesboro, the town of Spring Hill can tell you that the kind of project the Rutherford County city is seeking doesn’t always go as planned.
The findings in this report point to the value of older buildings, blocks, and neighborhoods within the urban landscape. These are places where development has occurred incrementally, over many decades, resulting in a texture, richness, and distinctiveness that we call character. Blocks in h…
For a quick snapshot of just how much Nashville’s core has changed in a decade, look no further than the ground floor of a number of its newest office towers.
Rivers are a significant part of geography. So, perhaps, it is apropos that a Chicago-based entity should look to West Coast river towns Portland and Sacramento as it attempts to reinvent a large swath of the Cumberland River’s east bank.
Take a walk along Broadway on any given weekend and it’s easy to see what a tourist destination Nashville has become.
There’s no denying the key role Cool Springs’ office market has played in Greater Nashville’s growth over the past two decades. Year over year, it seemed, workers would break ground on another 250,000-square-foot building to give health care companies, financial services firms and other nota…
Housing is a hot commodity in Nashville.
The shortest distance between two points is a straight line.
Jimmy Granbery is chief executive officer of Nashville-based Hill Realty Co. — and only the fourth person to hold that position during the 120-year history of the company.
It is not particularly easy to conceptualize public art as an investment.
On the surface, it’s been a stellar 2017 for the Nashville real estate market. In fact, the city’s real estate sector could easily be placed in the national “supernova” category.
Not until a few years ago had both drone and camera technology advanced to the point where it became feasible for the team at Aerial Innovations of Tennessee to use drones for its commercial real estate photography business.
East Nashville retailers know that veteran real estate man March Egerton — whether they lease spaces in one of his buildings or not — is a hands-off landlord. Years of experience (he is now 52) have yielded a practical and low-key approach for the affable Egerton. Comments such as “March doe…
Injuries and deaths are part of the construction industry, and it only makes sense that accidents would increase as construction activity booms the way it has the last several years in Nashville.
Murfreesboro city planners are working to prepare for an anticipated doubling of the city’s population over the next 15 to 20 years.
In South Nashville, nonprofit community center Conexión Américas is leading efforts to thoughtfully manage development of the Nolensville Pike corridor — a major artery of the city — in ways that enhance rather than eliminate the neighborhood character.
East Nashville’s boom shows few signs of slowing. The revitalization that has been most visible in the area around Five Points and Eastland Avenue is steadily working its way up Gallatin Pike as eager residents looking for housing options they can afford also migrate further north.
With a planned referendum on a funding mechanism for a massive transit plan likely coming next year and a re-election bid the following year, the stakes are high for Mayor Megan Barry. Her ambitious light-rail proposal has grabbed a lot of attention, but the mayor also continues to juggle th…
Spurred by a seemingly never-ending stream of new arrivals, apartment developers are still active all over Nashville as we begin to think about 2018. And yes, most of those projects are still at a price point that is beyond a large number of residents. At the end of May, we assembled a baske…
Brick-and-mortar retail is dead, long live brick-and-mortar retail.
It has long been Frank Trefs’ job to make fake look real.
As a youth, Jeff Estepp often rode his bicycle on the streets of The Nations.
In May, Metro officials chose Cloud Hill Partnership — a group comprising developer Bert Mathews, investment banker Tom Middleton and legendary musician and producer T Bone Burnett — to redevelop the former Greer Stadium site near Fort Negley. The Cloud Hill team has proposed a mix of creati…
Mark Deutschmann is the longtime leader of Village Real Estate and Core Development and the subject of our 2016 Boom cover story. A longtime advocate for smarter urban development, he recently published One Mile Radius, a book that outlines how he thinks engagement and relationships can stre…
With a limited budget and limited man-hours, Metro’s infrastructure builders are turning to new solutions for old problems.