More City Business Articles

Creating Places: Visiting May Town Center in 2028

NOTE: This is the first of two fictional future trips to Bells Bend, where the May family and developer Tony Giarratana have proposed a mixed-use development they say will ultimately generate jobs and $100 million in annual tax revenues. More

Commercial development disparities show up in property tax contributions

In April, Metro Council approved a new redevelopment district for the Dickerson Road area. More

Bricks & Mortar

Marketplace: 12 South Taproom still flowing

The 12South development planned by Baker, Storey & McDonald seems to be taking longer than planned. More

State jobless rate jumps again

Tennessee's unemployment rate rose to 6.9 percent in July, up from 6.5 percent the month before and just 4.6 percent a year ago. July’s jobless number was the state’s highest since May 1987. More

Dave Says

My little brother is getting married soon. Together, he and his wife will make about $35,000 a year. More

Executive Appointments

Morgenstern joins Lovell Communications Allen promoted in commercial banking group Fleet One adds to staff Paramore | Redd announces four staff additions VUMC reorganization bolsters news efforts More

Real estate transactions

Real Estate Matters: Ease selling tension by understanding easements

Q: We have an easement on our property and our neighbor is putting in a pool that will encroach onto the easement. Can we get the easement canceled so that there will not be any problems with the easement for future homeowners? More

Retail sales fell in July, led by autos

Sales at U.S. retailers dropped in July for the first time in five months as record gasoline prices and tighter credit reduced automobile purchases. More

Bells Bend supporters step out of shadows

About 30 Bells Bends residents seem to have tired of being painted as opponents to the proposed May Town Center development and now are rising up to show there’s more support for the project on the Bend than thought. More

A new kid on Psych Solutions' block?

According to one analyst report published yesterday, Psychiatric Solutions may soon have some hefty competition in the behavioral M&A market it has dominated in recent years. More

McLean trustee wants instruments returned

Bob Waldschmidt, the trustee administering the bankruptcy of the late Robert McLean, has turned his sights on the Country Music Hall of Fame. More

Airport hires new CFO

The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority has appointed Stan Van Ostran as vice president and chief financial officer. More

nTelagent wraps up fund-raising round

Revenue cycle management firm nTelagent has raised $1.7 million by selling convertible preferred shares and will use the cash to market its retail payment system. More

Gaylord board passes poison pill

The board of directors of Gaylord Entertainment yesterday adopted a shareholder-rights plan that effectively limits individual investors to a 15-percent stake in the company. More

Investment bank shuts local office

BB&T Capital Markets has closed its West End office, leaving two senior analysts in limbo. More

No bounce yet: Home sale still off by a quarter, prices slipping

A shade under 2,500 home sales closed in the Nashville area last month, down 25.7 percent from a year ago. More

On Music Row: Behind Sony’s BMG buyout

Sony Corp. plans to buy Bertelsmann AG's half of its joint venture Sony BMG and rename the company Sony Music Entertainment Inc. The buyout, which is worth about $1.2 billion, is subject to regulatory approval. More

Creating Places: Attractive SoBro building part of intersection puzzle

During the past 50 years, countless interesting and important Nashville buildings have been bulldozed, often to make way for surface parking lots or ugly new buildings. More