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By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 12:52
Veteran bank analyst Peyton Green has moved from Sterne Agee to Piper Jaffray, where he has now resumed coverage of Pinnacle Financial Partners, among other regional banks. Green rates shares of downtown-based Pinnacle at 'neutral' and sees them climbing to $53 in the coming quarters. The stock (Ticker: PNFP) closed Monday's volatile session down almost 6 percent at $45.91.
By: William Williams
Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 11:30
The Graduate School at Vandebilt University is bracing for some significant changes, including an early 2016 move to Alumni Hall and the hiring of a permanent dean. Susan Wente (pictured), VU provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, is overseeing the various efforts. Read more here.
By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 10:36
Gulch Crossing, Nashville's most expensive office space, announced three new tenants Tuesday, the day after Mayor Karl Dean helped officially cut the ribbon on the 205,000-square-foot project. Developer MarketStreet Enterprises has deals with: Nicol Investments, a privately owned firm specializing in real estate investments; Thompson Research Group, an equity research firm focused on the industrial and construction materials sectors; and Insight Global, a booming IT employment firm.
By: William Williams
Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 10:05
JJB Properties of Franklin and Nashville-based developer Split Rock Development have landed a permit for their West End Park residential development to be located on Avoca Street. According to a Metro Codes Department document, the developers have secured 11 permits to construct 10 townhomes. Nashville-based ZMX Inc. is the general contractor, with the permits collectively valued at about $2.45 million. Tarl LaRocco Designs, which is also locally based, is the architect.
By: Emily Kubis
Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 08:45
Nashville technology company NSG has acquired Axios, a Franklin-based IT company.Following the acquisition, terms of which were not disclosed, Axios CEO Wade Kirkham will join NSG as senior technical analyst.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 07:12
Updated Tuesday morning: Cardinal Health has announced its intent to buy a majority stake in naviHealth in a deal expected to close later this week. Ohio-based Cardinal is paying $290 million in cash for 71 percent of Brentwood-based naviHealth — which works with some 2 million health plan members — with the goal of buying the remainder of the company in stages over the next four years.
By: William Williams
Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 07:00
Nashville-based real estate investor and developer Jack May has acquired a SoBro surface parking lot for $6 million, Nashville Business Journal reports. The 0.44-acre site and lot (see here courtesy of Google Maps) services the tenants of MarketStreet Apartments and is located at 151 First Ave. S. Across First sits the recently opened West Riverfront Park and Ascend Amphitheater. 
By: William Williams
Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 06:45
The craft beer industry in Nashville is showing not signs of slowing, with the Trinity Lane/Dickerson Pike are slated to get its first microbrewery.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Monday, August 24, 2015 - 14:32
The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry will next month move into its new headquarters in the Bank of America Plaza. The organization, along with the affiliated Tennessee Manufacturers Association, will relocate from the Renaissance Tower to make its new home in suite 107 of the Union Street building. Along with the move comes a new logo (pictured here) designed by DVL Seigenthaler.
By: William Williams
Posted: Monday, August 24, 2015 - 13:45
Nashville-based Urban Housing Solutions is targeting an early September groundbreaking on its long-planned residential project slated for North Nashville. Brent Elrod, UHS project director, said Memphis-based Patton & Taylor Enterprises will construct the building, to be called 26th and Clarksville Apartments and located at the intersection from which its name derives. Elrod said the contract with Patton & Taylor Enterprises is $2.36 million.