Is that still downtown? Carden Co. has pulled a permit to build a new dealership for Downtown Nashville Nissan on Vantage Way in MetroCenter. Work on the almost-52,000-square-foot building is worth more than $5.4 million. Nissan is following other car dealers – most recently Lexus – to MetroCenter.
Also in MetroCenter, government contractor Policy Studies Inc. will move into more than 16,000 square feet at the Plaza I building. DWC Construction has pulled a $169,000 permit to rehab the space.
New Concept Homes will build an 8,000-square-foot office building with some attached warehouse space on Hickory Hollow Parkway just west of the mall. The project is valued at $794,000.
Cressey & Co., the national private-equity firm whose Nashville operations are led by Senator Bill Frist and former Waller Lansden Chairman Ralph Davis, will soon move into 2,200 square feet at 2525 West End. DWC Construction is rehabbing the suite, a job worth $70,000.
Bomar Construction will build an addition to the gym at Cora Howe Elementary School. The work on the 7,254-square-foot job is worth more than $740,000.
Solomon Builders is finishing out space in Affordable Housing Resources’ 5th & Main development in East Nashville for Allium, a restaurant that will be run by Jay Luther and Chris Lowry of the Germantown Café. The job is valued at almost $204,000. Earlier this week, Otter’s Chicken Tenders also said it will set up shop at 5th & Main.
More construction dust at the airport: Independence Construction Co. will finish out terminal space for Tennessee Tavern and Neely’s Bar-B-Que as part of the airport’s eatery expansion program. The job is worth $276,000.