The Brentwood City Commission Monday night unanimously passed on first reading H.G. Hill Realty Co.'s request to rezone approximately 17 acres located on the southwest corner of the Franklin Road and Maryland Way intersection and on which the developer envisions a mixed-use project, brentwoodhomepage.com reports.
The Brentwood Planning Commission will meet on July 7 to vote on whether to recommend that the city approve the project's site plan.
If it materializes, Hill Center Brentwood would include 450,000 square feet of office space and 150,000 square feet of retail space.
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Preservationists and Franklin officials gathered Tuesday with Franklin residents Reid and Brenda Lovell to sign a $2.8 million contract that will have the Lovells' property located just south of The Carter House on Columbia Avenue become part of the protected battlefield lands. Franklin Homepage has a lot more info.
The contract allows Franklin’s Charge and the Battle of Franklin Trust one year to raise the necessary funds to complete the transaction. This acquisition brings a total of 20 acres in downtown Franklin that have been saved as Civil War battlefield sites. They collectively represent one of the largest urban public Civil War attractions in the nation.
Sonic Automotive Group has purchased 13.22 acres in Brentwood's Mallory Park with plans to build a new BMW dealership.
The dealership would join Sonic Automotive's other Mallory Park properties — a Porsche dealership and an Audi dealership, which opened in August and January, respectively. The new BMW dealership will be in addition to Sonic Automotive's current location on Armory Oaks Drive in Berry Hill. According to a press release, the 13 acres accounts for all remaining Highway 65 frontage in phase II of Mallory Park.
"Sonic Automotive Group's continued investment in this project represents the strength of the company's commitment to this area," said Wood Caldwell, principal for Southeast Venture, which is representing the landowner, Dickson-based Tennsco.
Charlotte, N.C.-based Sonic Automotive operates more than 100 dealerships in 15 states, including the Mercedes-Benz dealership in Cool Springs.
Fruitful Living LLC will open a Jamba Juice Co. store in the Drury Plaza Hotel shopping center in Cool Springs on Tuesday, May 20.
The store, the address for which is 1844 W. McEwen Drive, is the second for local Jamba Juice Tennessee franchise partner Fruitful Living. The original store, and first in Tennessee, is housed in Elliston 23, a mixed-use building located in Midtown.
“We are pleased to open our second Jamba Juice location and provide another convenient location for our guests,” Sam Whittier, co franchisee of Fruitful Living with Cynthia Townsend, said in a release. “Community involvement is extremely important to the Jamba brand and we look forward to continuing to have an impact in the Nashville community by promoting a healthy active lifestyle through better food and beverage options as well as programs that support schools, youth sports and local causes.”
Jamba Juice Co. offers specialty beverages and foods, including whole fruit smoothies, fresh squeezed juices and juice blends, hot oatmeal, breakfast wraps, sandwiches and flatbreads.
Emeryville, California-based Jamba Juice Co. has a portfolio that includes stores, smoothie stations and JambaGo units.