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By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 10:35
A local startup that seeks to let people share or trade clothes and and other items is looking to raise $1 million from area investors. Milt Capps at Venture Nashville says the team at TuLook Exchange could build on that amount later next year as it looks to scale its platform.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 09:58
Brentwood-based GBT Realty is looking to redevelop more than three acres in suburban St. Louis with a project that will combine almost 300 apartments, a grocery store and more than 40,000 square feet of office space. The company submitted its plans to local officials this week and hopes to finish the job in 2018.
By: William Williams
Posted: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 07:00
Traffic, education and public transportation are the top three issues facing Nashville, according to a new survey. Entrepreneurs’ Organization of Nashville conducted the survey of its 155 members to identify the key issues entrepreneurs face in Music City and how Nashville can improve its entrepreneurial climate. The entity presented the findings Tuesday, with EO Nashville President Charles May and Mayor Megan Barry offering insights.
By: William Williams
Posted: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 06:45
The Grassmere Business Park building home to Asurion Insurance Services is slated for a major update, a mere five months after it changed ownership hands. MarketStreet Enterprises, through its MarketStreet Grassmere, owns the building, having paid $25.9 million for it in June (read more here). The Nashville office of Utah-based The Layton Companies Inc. is handling the work, with the permit valued at $1.2 million.
By: William Williams
Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 14:37
Live Nation will oversee booking and operations for Carl Black Chevy Woods Amphitheater, according to multiple local media reports. Previously, AEG Live handled the duties for the 4,500-seat facility, which is located on Whites Creek Pike in North Davidson County at the Fontanel site. Beverly Hills, California-based Live Nation, which has a Nashville presence, also operates downtown's Ascend Amphitheater.
By: William Williams
Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 14:15
Nashville-based Long Foundation Drilling Co. has been enlisted to supplement efforts related to the installation of downtown public art piece Stix, the completion date for which has been extended to year’s end. Originally, the installation was to have been finished by Oct. 31. However, the drilling process has been more complicated than originally anticipated, according to Jennifer Cole, Metro Arts Commission executive director.  Nashville-based Rains Electric Co. is serving as contractor and hired Long, Cole said.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 14:07
Scott Mushkin at Wolfe Research his trimmed his rating on shares of Dollar General to 'market perform' from 'outperform.' The move comes after a month in which the leaders of the Goodlettsville-based retailer announced big job cuts at headquarters and in which the stock was pulled down by a sales warning from Walmart. Shares of Dollar General (Ticker: DG) are changing hands this afternoon at $65.87, down almost 2 percent on the day.
By: William Williams
Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 12:17
Panattoni Development Co. has acquired for $1.93 million a  44-acre tract on Brick Church Pike and on which it plans Skyline Distribution Park. Relatedly, Panattoni has appointed JLL as exclusive leasing agent of the proposed Class A industrial park, which will consist of three buildings spanning a collective 600,000 square feet, according to a release. The buildings will be able to accommodate users ranging in size from 20,000 square feet to 375,000 square feet.
By: Emily Kubis
Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 07:15
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has challenged Nashville to lower its rate of uninsured citizens.Through the Healthy Communities Challenge, HHS will tally the numbers of new marketplace sign-ups at the end of the third enrollment period, which began this month.Tennessee has dropped its adult uninsured rate from 16.8 percent in 2013 to 12.9 percent in the first half of this year, but 104,000 people in Nashville and the surrounding region are still uninsured and eligible for marketplace plans, according to a release.
By: William Williams
Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 07:00
Franklin-based SouthStar LLC has sold for $15.1 million the last remaining 22 acres at Ovation in Cool Springs to Thomas Enterprises Inc. of Atlanta, Nashville Business Journal reports. Read more here.