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Executive Appointments

Fleet One announces new hires Able named medical director More

Walking the Fine Line

The CEO of a $200 million business that’s tops in its state spots the chance to grow beyond his traditional turf. He secures the backing of his local board as well as his holding company, which has the means to back up his ambition. The plan is set in motion. More

The Chatter Class: An alternate approach to property tax

The vote two years ago to require a public referendum on property tax increases put a serious crimp in the ability of Nashville’s elected officials to raise revenue when needed. More

New partner in charge of Adams and Reese office

Adams and Reese have named two Nashville lawyers to management positions. More

Real Estate Matters: Where there's a will, there's a low-cost way to transfer homes

Q: I am the co-executor of an estate of a relative and was left the house in the will. We have been unable to sell the house. I've been paying the mortgage and costs for a couple of years. I recently decided to move into the house. More

Real estate transactions

Aegis inks Texas deal

Brentwood-based health care marketing firm Aegis has been tapped by a Dallas hospital to help with a new community-health initiative. More

Accounting firm moving part of local office

Accounting firm Horne is moving some of its operations from Palmer Plaza into 13,000 square feet of space in Grassmere Business Park. More

Stocks rise on durable goods report

U.S. stocks rose for a second day after orders for durable goods unexpectedly advanced in July and analysts said new investments by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will boost their earnings. More

Civic Bank & Trust names new president

Civic Bank & Trust announced this afternoon that it has tapped Robert Perry to serve as its new president. More

Plea deal in the works for Stokes

Barry Stokes’ creditors last night received an e-mail from the U.S. Attorney’s office inviting them to a meeting this Friday at the downtown library. More

Healthways shares plummet on new guidance

It was early 2008 all over again yesterday for Healthways investors, who saw their holdings drop more than 20 percent after the company lowered its quarterly guidance. More

Watkins alum, trustee commissioner of school

Gov. Phil Bredesen has named Susan Basham commissioner of Watkins College of Art, Design and Film. More

HUD chief: Housing rebound unlikely before 2009

A recovery in the U.S. housing market from the worst slump since the Depression is unlikely until “well into 2009,” Housing and Urban Development Secretary Steve Preston said yesterday. More

Bricks & Mortar

Office condos near Centennial Park First steps on Midtown apartments Green Hills Y addition American Center renovation Mall moves at Opry Mills, 100 Oaks Athletic growth at Harding East Nashville Otter’s location Scrap yard staying put More Dunkin Donuts New hat for college library Docs on the move Industrial space near CBD Lawyer group growing downtown More

The rehabilitation of a former fraudster

Last Tuesday, Bankruptcy Judge George Payne’s downtown courtroom was the backdrop for an intriguing and almost feel-good side story to the sordid saga of 1Point Solutions, whose founder stands accused of stealing more than $15 million from employee pension and benefits plans. More

Church goes mental with Bordeaux buy

Greater Christ Temple Church paid $3.55 million for the former Riverside Hospital, a one-time mental health facility. More

Real estate transactions

Executive Appointments

Perdue to lead new Kraft unit More MNAA official named to board of business quality group Bulow adds prosthetist Construction association names local officers EMI CMG exec to head up Christian music trade group

State Roundup: Area district now part of regional science/tech initiative

The footprint of The Tennessee Valley Corridor, a regional economic and technology development organization stretching from southwest Virginia to northern Alabama, was officially expanded to include Tennessee’s Sixth Congressional District. A ceremony including Congressmen Bart Gordon and potential gubernatorial candidate Zach Wamp took place last week in Murfreesboro. More