Freeman Webb sells Franklin apartment complex for $9.6M

Deal the equivalent of $91.9K per unit
Apr 28, 2015 10:32 AM

Southeast Venture acquires Brentwood office building for $10.5M

Purchase follows recent $3.96M acquisition of Cool Springs site
Apr 22, 2015 5:43 PM

Franklin Synergy plans Nolensville office

Former Reliant branch manager makes move to newly public lender
Apr 21, 2015 10:20 AM

Hotel headed to Brentwood's Mallory Park

The Mallory Park district that links Cool Springs' retail district with southern Brentwood continues to add uses. The latest project involves local hotel entrepreneur Chandler Kanal paying $1.3 million for a three-acre tract that has frontage on Interstate 65. There, he plans to build an 83-room Comfort Suites hotel. Jonathan Romeo at Brentwood Homepage has the details, including the developer's planned timeline for the project's next steps.

Apr 17, 2015 2:54 PM

Owner looks to revamp downtown Franklin landmark

Franklin contractor and preservationist Bill Powell is bringing to market the old fire hall building near the city's Five Points intersection. The 11,000-square-foot structure opens both to Main Street and Fair Street, is two doors down from Sweet CeCe's and will soon get a Jamba Juice store as its neighbor. Learn more about the project at this link.


A rendering of how the facade of the building could be reimagined.

Apr 16, 2015 7:18 AM

Franklin Historic Zoning Commission votes down Harpeth Square plan

An ambitious $80 million plan to overhaul several blocks of downtown Franklin was dealt a major blow Monday night when the city's Historic Zoning Commission voted against the project's proposed height.

Commissioners voting against the plans for Harpeth Square said they were concerned about the mixed-use project's four-story heights in some areas. But developer Rod Heller said afterward that his team's goal of making Harpeth Square a high-end mix of hotel, residential and retail requires those dimensions to make financial sense.

Heller and his partners now need to sit down with city officials to figure out a compromise.

"We believe almost everyone in Franklin wants this project, and we will be very disappointed if it won't work," Heller said. "We are not talking about whether change will occur in our city but what type of change. Genie is out of the bottle here in Middle Tennessee."

Emily West at Franklin Homepage has much more here.

Apr 14, 2015 9:36 AM

Downtown Franklin getting electric bike store

Husband-and-wife couple Bob and Kemberly Harris are opening a downtown Franklin store selling or renting Pedego electric bicycles. The store is located at 104 E. Main St. — which is in the footprint of the planned $80 million mixed-use Harpeth Square project — and will host an grand opening celebration April 11.

Apr 2, 2015 12:47 PM

Brentwood bans Town Center residential

Brentwood commissioners voted Monday night to eliminate residential development options in the city's Town Center district, citing the need to assess the impact of about 400 units that have been completed or are now being built.

"Our infrastructure is scarce and we can't overrun it," Commissioner Mark Gorman said.
"[Brentwood] is a very special suburban city and it's a great place our residents call home ... I can't help what's gone on in Town Center. Now there are ... 403 residential units in the Town Center downtown area. It's unfortunate that it all happened with that Tapestry. Maybe some would have been okay but right now it's too late and we can't fix what's happened."
Mar 24, 2015 2:47 PM

Temple Hills bought by corporate club operator

New owner also has Hendersonville's Bluegrass in portfolio
Mar 23, 2015 3:04 PM

Spring 2016 completion targeted for Cool Springs Home2 Suites

Chattanooga developer handled Fairfield project in Gulch
Mar 23, 2015 12:40 PM