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POSTBUSINESS

By: William Williams
Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 14:27
Tennessee’s unemployment rate for July was 5.7 percent, unchanged from the June revised rate, Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today. Prior to July, the state enjoyed five consecutive months of unemployment rate declines. July 2014 to July 2015, Tennessee's unemployment rate decreased from 6.6 percent to 5.7 percent, while the national rate declined from 6.2 percent to 5.3 percent during the same period.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 14:17
Corrections Corop. of America board member and metals industry executive John Correnti was found dead at his home earlier this week. He was 68. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, CCA said Correnti — who had served on the prison management company's board since 2000 — will be greatly missed. There's no word yet on who will fill his board seat.
By: William Williams
Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 12:09
Nashville-based business-to-business marketing agency Golden Spiral announced today it has relocated to 12South and added three employees. The company, which was founded three years ago by John Farkas, previously operated from Marathon Village. Its portfolio of accounts includes Allure Security Technology, CULER, Digital Reasoning, Ntrepid Corp., OnSomble, and Quality Industries, according to a release.
By: William Williams
Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 11:25
Community Health Systems may once again have a chance to acquire New Castle, Pennsylvania-based Jameson Health System. Pittsburgh Business Times reports the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office has raised antitrust concerns about the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's looming acquisition of Jameson and has recommended Jameson solicit bids from other health care systems. Franklin-based CHS approached Jameson in April 2014 about an acquisition, with the effort eventually failing to materialize.
By: William Williams
Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 10:17
A 35-acre industrial property in Mt. Juliet has sold for $27.9 million, marking one of the larger such deals in Wilson County this year. Nashville Business Journal reports Denver-based Industrial Property Trust was the buyer and IDI Gazeley of Atlanta was the seller. The site, which includes a massive distribution center, is located at the northwest corner of the intersection of State Route 840 and Couchville Pike, NBJ reports. This is IPT's first acquisition in Tennessee, according to NBJ.
By: William Williams
Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 07:20
The owners of the Lower Broad building last home to Trail West have landed a permit related to their project that will involve a new structure rising from within the skin of the existing structure. Once reinvented, the site, located at the southeast corner of Third Avenue South and Broadway, will be home to a new four-story building to house a live music venue and a Harry O's Steakhouse (read more here).
By: Emily Kubis
Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 07:05
Medhost has announced Jitin Asnaani will present the keynote address at the Franklin IT company's The Nashville Experience conference to be held next month.Asnaani is the executive director of CommonWell Health Alliance and will cover data exchanges and interoperability in his address. He joins additional presenters Dr. Farzad Mostashari and Nicholas Webb, who will present "The State of Healthcare." Additionally, Steve Blumenthal of Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis will present a panel on patient record access.
By: William Williams
Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 06:45
The Nashville Symphony has promoted Vinay Parameswaran to associate conductor.
By: William Williams
Posted: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 14:34
The 12South Warby Parker location is making plans to move to Edgehill Village.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 14:00
The entertainment law group of superregional firm Dickinson Wright, which is led out of Nashville by Derek Crownover, has recruited five attorneys in Las Vegas to grow its ranks in media, sports and entertainment to 20. The new additions include members who count Trisha Yearwood, the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Shaquille O'Neal among their clients.