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By: William Williams
Posted: Friday, November 20, 2015 - 14:20
The co-developer entity looking to undertake an apartment building on Fifth Avenue South in SoBro has landed two permits related to the project, no more than 10 days after having . According to Metro documents, Atlanta-based Cocke Finkelstein Inc. and Charlotte-based Llewellyn Development have secured permits related to tree removal and building demolition at the site.
By: William Williams
Posted: Friday, November 20, 2015 - 11:35
Southern Land Company has announced the looming sale of its Junction 15, a five-story mixed-use building located in downtown Plano, Texas. In a release, the Nashville-based company said it is selling the property to a commingled fund managed by New York-based real estate investment firm Clarion Partners for an undisclosed sum. Junction 15, which opened in 2014, represents a public-private partnership between SLC and the City of Plano. The building is located close to Plano’s Old Town Square and Haggard Park, as well as several restaurants.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Friday, November 20, 2015 - 11:23
Hospital company LifePoint Health will soon have more cash in the bank than expected. The company's offering of eight-year senior notes grew Thursday to $500 million from $300 million and has been priced at 5.875 percent. Executives plan to use the moeny for general corporate purposes, including acquisitions and share buybacks. LifePoint stock (Ticker: LPNT) was up more than 1 percent to nearly $70 early Friday.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Friday, November 20, 2015 - 09:59
Large German labor union IG Metall has partnered with the United Auto Workers to launch the Transnational Partnership Initiative, a program that calls for better pay and working conditions at the U.S. plants of German car makers, which employ some 100,000 people. The unions say the industry's shift toward the South has come with a deterioration in the quality of life for many of its workers.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Friday, November 20, 2015 - 08:59
Avondale Partners analyst Paula Torch says investors should look at the beaten-up shares of AAC Holdings — they've recovered only slightly from their summer slump — as a chance to buy a company with a clear growth pipeline and the financing to pull it off.
By: William Williams
Posted: Friday, November 20, 2015 - 07:15
Lipscomb and Vanderbilt universities have simultaneously announced work fueled by federal monies. HIV diagnoses are disproportionately high among young African American males, especially those who engage in sexual activity with men, according to a recently completed $1.5 million VU study supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services.
By: William Williams
Posted: Friday, November 20, 2015 - 06:49
The Metro Council has reappointed local developer Jimmy Granbery to the Metro Development and Housing Agency Board of Commissioners. Granbery, chief executive officer of H.G. Hill Realty Co., serves as the board’s vice chair for development. He was appointed to the board in July 2011. In addition, Granbery is chair of the Urban Land Institute and a member of both the National Association of Office and Industrial Properties and the International Council of Shopping Centers.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 14:54
Hospital stocks already had fallen a long way from their spring peaks. On Thursday, they took another tumble after executives with insurance giant UnitedHealth Group said they may not return to the insurance exchange market in 2017. That's a sharp turnabout from last month, when the company said it would add 11 states to its exchange lineup.
By: William Williams
Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 14:21
Tennessee’s preliminary unemployment rate for October was 5.6 percent, down from the September revised rate of 5.7, Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today. October 2014 to October 2015, Tennessee's unemployment rate dropped to 5.6 percent from 6.6 percent, according to a release. The national preliminary unemployment rate for October was 5 percent, down from the 5.1 percent September mark. The U.S. rate was 5.7 percent in October 2014.
By: William Williams
Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 12:32
Austin-based Forestar Group Inc. has landed multiple permits for its mixed-use Music Square Flats now under construction in Music Row. According to Metro Codes Departments documents, the four permits are valued at a collective approximately $28.2 million. Franklin-based Construction Enterprises Inc. is handling the work. Read more here.