Officials with the city of Laredo, Texas, have contracted with Nashville-based Transcore to upgrade the toll collection systems on the four bridge crossings to Mexico, which handle 6.7 million and 3 million pedestrians annually. Officials at Transcore, who have worked with Laredo's leaders since the late 1990s, say the three-year project will, among other things, include weighing technologies, payment stations and back-end upgrades.
The Maui Wowi Exotic Flavors coffee shop and juice/smoothie bar in the Berry Farms development on the southern edge of Franklin closed its doors last week. The location, the brand's second in the region, had opened its doors in the spring of last year, sharing a building near the intersection of Lewisburg Pike and Goose Creek Bypass with a dental studio.
The Harpeth Square development group planning to overhaul an entire block on the northern edge of downtown Franklin recently bought a property that will let them smooth out some design wrinkles. COO Steven Bacon tells the Williamson Herald that buying 111 Bridge St. will enable his team to grow the overall size of their project, upsize the average apartment unit there to more than 1,000 square feet and add a courtyard.
A large SoBro parcel is under contract to be sold to the son of local preservationist Aubrey Preston.
The Tennessean reports real estate investor Taylor Preston is weighing various options for the site, which has an address of 825 Sixth Ave. S. and is home to a massive warehouse structure (pictured). The morning daily notes Preston is considering a project that could feature creative offices, conventional offices, retail spaces and/or residential spaces.
An entity affiliated with developer L.A. Green (whose Gallatin-based Green & Little LP is seeking major developments in Green Hills and near Five Points in East Nashville) owns the property.
Chad Grout, founder of Nashville-based Urban Grout Commercial Real Estate, is the listing agency.
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Surveying seen on Charlotte site
On the day before Thanksgiving, the Post noticed surveying work being done on Charlotte Avenue property home to Ewing Bass Garage.
The property has an address of 3211 Charlotte Ave. (see here courtesy of Google Maps) and is located on the west side of the Interstate 440 bridge adjacent to oneC1TY.
Often, surveying signals a project might be looming. The Post will keep you posted.
Gulch building owner eyes suburban property
Citing multiple real estate sources, Nashville Business Journal reports Nashville-based Nicol Investment Co. is under contract to buy The Summit at Nashville West in the city’s west side suburbs.
Nicol owns mixed-use Velocity in The Gulch.
Aspire offices set for AT&T Tower
Aspire Health, the palliative care company Aspire Health is eyeing office space in the AT&T tower downtown, according to Nashville Business Journal.
Co-founded by ex-Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, the company already undertook a recent move to MetroCenter.