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By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Friday, October 2, 2015 - 14:05
Hollywood-based graphic novel publisher Humanoids has contracted with Ingram Content Group to break into the book trade for the first time. The company, which was launched four decades ago, is aiming to get some of its worldwide properties to a wider U.S. audience.
By: Emily Kubis
Posted: Friday, October 2, 2015 - 13:43
The Nashville investor behind the Virgin Hotel planned for Music Row is exploring alternative options for the property, according to the Nashville Business Journal.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Friday, October 2, 2015 - 11:54
Citi analysts have launched coverage of various segments of the health care sector, including hospitals. They're not all that upbeat about the hospital space, giving most players a 'hold' rating. Only LifePoint Health merits a 'buy' in their opinion; they see its shares (Ticker: LPNT) climbing to $82 from about $71 today.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Friday, October 2, 2015 - 07:38
Middle Tennessee leaders need to get to work on expanding transit options for the region's suburbanites, according to a new report from the Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee. Says RTA CEO Steve Bland: "If you believe we’re going to grow by a million people, tweaks — small improvements, short-term improvements — aren’t going to be anywhere near enough to maintain the quality of life that we’re used to here."
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Friday, October 2, 2015 - 06:55
Officials with Wexford Science & Technology have chosen Nashville-based Southern Land Co. to build the first apartments at their massive uCity Square project in Philadelphia.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 14:05
Veteran music writer Craig Shelburne has been hired by MusicRow to be the publication's first-ever general manager. Shelburne spent more than a dozen years at CMT, which he left early this year before taking a contract job at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 12:32
From Metro Codes comes word that Henson Construction has been granted a permit to build an Outback Steakhouse at 6840 Charlotte Pike, just west of the Nashville West shopping center. There is no dollar value yet attached to the project, which is set to also become home to other restaurants.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 10:51
Led by jumps of more than 40 percent for two its top three models, Nissan North America posted September sales growth of 17 percent. The Franklin-based division of the Japanese auto maker sold more than 111,000 Nissans — a record number — and more than 10,000 Infiniti cars last month. The bestseller was the Rogue crossover, which more than 25,000 customers snapped up. The small Versa also posted very strong growth while the core Altima sedan posted an increase of 11 percent. Year to date, the Nissan Group's sales are up 5.6 percent.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 10:03
Local development firm Forbes|Plunkett Group will break ground Nov. 1 on its 4th Avenue Townhomes project, a four-unit project at 1610 Fourth Ave. N. in Germantown. Two of the four units will be 1,711 square feet, the others 1,391 square feet each. All will have rooftop terraces and are expected to be on the market by next April.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 06:58
The Environmental Protection Agency has slapped a $775,000 fine and various other penalties on Brentwood-based Tractor Supply after the company last decade imported more than 28,000 all-terrain vehicles and engines fro China that did not meet U.S. emissions standards or were labeled incorrectly. In some cases, the government says, vehicles had incorrect model names or came with engines more powerful than they were labeled as being.