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POSTBUSINESS

By: William Williams
Posted: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 10:42
Nashville-based natural foods grocery company Turnip Truck Urban Fare LLC has added value-priced product line Field Day at both its East Nashville and Gulch locations. According to a release, the two stores are carrying more than 100 Field Day items, including pantry staples, gluten-free products and kid-friendly options.  In addition, each month Turnip Truck will promote a selection of in-season produce staples for sale at discounted prices. 
By: William Williams
Posted: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 08:48
The Metro Development and Housing Agency board has approved up to $11 million in public incentives for various planned projects, including $4.9 million for a LifeWay Christian Resources headquarters buildings set for Rolling Mill Hill and on Metro land. In addition to the LifeWay project, and as The Tennessean reports, the money will go toward the development of a boutique hotel planned for Printers Alley and a retail space on Jefferson Street. The board approved the incentives Tuesday.
By: William Williams
Posted: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 07:20
Independent film production company Ridgerock Entertainment Group has opened an office in Nashville, Nashville Business Journal reports. The company worked on Black Mass, which releases in September and stars Johnny Depp. Gary Granstaff and Brett Granstaff founded REG in 2005. The company has an office in Las Vegas. Read more here. 
By: Emily Kubis
Posted: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 07:05
Avondale Partners analyst Paula Torch said she expects AmSurg to report second quarter earnings in-line with expectations with potential for upside. Torch also said adjusted earnings per share could exceed analysts' expectation of 85 cents, which is above the ambulatory surgery center's guidance range of 81 cents to 84 cents.AmSurg has completed six acquisitions this year. "While we continue to believe the pipeline is robust, we look for more color on the pace and ability to meet or exceed $200 million in capital spend on M&A in 2015," Torch said in a report.
By: Emily Kubis
Posted: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 06:45
Vanderbilt University Medical Center has landed a $2.25 million two-year grant from the William K. Warren Foundation to research treatments for several mental illnesses.The grant is in addition to a three-year $5 million commitment made last year in a research collaboration agreement. The funding will be used to develop new treatments for major depressive disorder, general anxiety disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 14:10
The team at J. Alexander's plans to build a nearly 8,000-square-foot Stoney River Legendary Steaks outpost in Germantown near Memphis. The location will be Stoney River's 11th and is expected to open around year's end. Stoney River, where the average customer spends more than $45, has been part of the J. Alexander's family since early 2013.
By: William Williams
Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 12:30
National Seating & Mobility has signed a lease for space in a Birmingham industrial building, the Birmingham Business Journal reports. The Franklin-based company, which specializes in custom mobility, rehab and adaptive seating, will take 9,500 square feet in the building, the address for which is 115 45th Place N.
By: Emily Kubis
Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 11:22
Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been named the number one hospital in Nashville and Tennessee, according to U.S. News and World Report.VUMC was also nationally ranked in 18 specialties and considered high performing in three procedures, including heart bypass surgery, heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. For more on VUMC's rankings, click here.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 10:44
The Internal Revenue Service is looking to add 55 people to its tax return processing staff on International Drive in Cool Springs. The full-time seasonal positions are expected to be for six months starting in mid-December but could be extended. The salaries will range from about $32,000 to more than $41,000.
By: William Williams
Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 08:30
The Metro Department of Codes has ordered Nashville-based boutique developer Priam Ventures to stop working on a Sylvan Park project, The Tennessean reports. On July 14, the Sylvan Park Neighborhood Association filed a complaint contending the project, located near the intersection of 46th and Utah avenues, was not in compliance with the specific building plan, according to the morning daily.