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POSTBUSINESS

By: Emily Kubis
Posted: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 11:45
Nashville-based Merging Global Technologies has inked two new contracts, one with local liability insurance company Get Insured 24/7 and one with Swedish IT company TeamLink International AB.The web analytics and digital marketing company was launched by Daniel DeVall last November. The deals, terms of which were not disclosed, expand the company's digital marketing portfolio.
By: William Williams
Posted: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 11:04
LIV Development LLC is targeting an August starts on its 291-unit apartment building slated for East Nashville, The Tennessean reports. The Birmingham-based company last week acquired the 4.66-acre site — at 1034 W. Eastland Ave. and on which the building formerly home to Nashville Rehabilitation Hospital will be razed — for $5.9 million, according to the morning daily. Nashville-based Smith Gee Studio is handling design chores, with LIV having released an image. Hoar Construction will serve as general contractor.
By: William Williams
Posted: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 10:13
Norbert’s Home Decor, a favorite haunt of Nashville bargain hunters and interior designers, is gearing up for its final day of business on Aug. 15.  An online auction of hundreds of items started today and in-store prices have been slashed 40-60 percent.
By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 10:04
CoreLogic reports Tennessee's mortgage delinquency rate dropped 0.6 percent between May 2014 and May 2015. Between those two months, 13,371 completed foreclosures were recorded. There were 18,093 completed in the 12 months prior. That's a 26 percent decrease. Read the analysis and full national report here.
By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 08:30
Only the Silicon Valley cities of San Jose and San Francisco and the Triangle apex of Raleigh added a greater percentage of white-collar jobs than has Nashville since 2009, Forbes reports. Nashville was boosted — hope you're sitting down for this shocking information — by health care and entertainment. 
By: William Williams
Posted: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 07:05
The Tennessee Secretary of State has issued charters for what could be six Nashville-based fitness facilities and/or personal trainer services that a Birmingham businessman seemingly is targeting. Keith Duke, who serves as chief financial officer for  Global Medical Partners, is eying what is being called Strength and Fitness. The businessman, who could not be reached for comment, has Strength and Fitness operations slated for Belle Meade, Brentwood and Franklin, according to the charter documentation.
By: Emily Kubis
Posted: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 07:00
Three local health care veterans have launched a prescription app that connects prescribers, pharmacies and patients through a mobile communication platform.The company, getRx, was founded by Dr. John Daniel Rudd, an internal medicine physician with Cedar Grove Medical Associates. Kirk Finchem, a health care executive with Renal Advantage Inc., and Edward Hadley, an attorney with North, Pursell & Ramos, are also partners in getRx.
By: Emily Kubis
Posted: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 06:45
Financial analytics company Agilum Healthcare Intelligence has appointed Shawn Frazier to the role of vice president of sales.Frazier joins the Nashville company, formerly known as Anthem Healthcare Intelligence, from Compuware Covisint, where he served as executive director of healthcare.
By: William Williams
Posted: Monday, July 13, 2015 - 13:07
Exports are rising shapely in many major American cities, and Nashville is among them, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Commerce. Nashville’s Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes 14 Middle Tennessee counties (and Nashville, Murfreesboro and Franklin) ranked 33rd of the Top 50 metro areas. Total exports in  good and services in 2014 were $9.6 billion, which represents an increase of $918 million, up 10 percent compared to the 2013 number and a new record for the region.
By: William Williams
Posted: Monday, July 13, 2015 - 12:51
The first of two tower cranes has been erected on the downtown construction site for the Bridgestone Americas skyscraper. Workers were seen early Saturday morning installing the crane. Brasfield & Gorrie is serving as general contractor.