Permit Patrol: 13 January 2012

Popular Mexican chain among Opry Mills additions, another sandwich shop for Green Hills, Peterbilt plant conversion continues, and more...

More work for MTA in Madison

Hardcastle has pulled a $4.8 million permit to continue work at the former Peterbilt plant in Madison for the Metropolitan Transit Authority, specifically for the bus maintenance area.

New state building at MetroCenter

The former Piedmont office at MetroCenter will be turned over to the State of Tennessee. Edwards Construction has the $1.77 million permit.

The country music lobby

The lobby of the Country Music Association's offices on Music Circle is getting a refresh. Shaub will do the $200,000 rehab.

The busiest mall in the world

The big winner in another busy week at Opry Mills as the mall preps for its March reopening: Chuy's Restaurant. The Texas-based chain (run by a former O'Charley's executive) got a $1.1 million permit from Parkway to build its fourth Middle Tennessee location.

In other Opry Mills filings this week: James Hunt pulled a $249,000 permit for Body Central. Warwick has the $558,000 contract for G by Guess. Otis Shaw will get the new Coach store ready for $207,000. Maki of Japan will join the food court after $377,000 in work from Construction Partnership. The Cookie Store will join the mall courtesy a $120,000 job from R.V. Pruitt. Cristian Zaharescu will bring Charley's Grilled Subs on board for $117,000. Rue21etc!, and its unusual punctuation, will join Opry Mills after $120,000 in rehab from P&C. Lakeview will do an undisclosed amount of work for Ann Taylor Loft. Horizon will do $121,000 in work for Gymboree and $44,000 for Nine West.

Which Which Wich? The one in Green Hills

Which Wich is coming to Richard Jones Road. Shaub will rehab 1,573 square feet at 2002 Richard Jones Road for $158,000.

New retail in Donelson — but not at Opry Mills

Harbor Freight will take over 14,000 square feet at 2300 Lebanon Pike. W.T. Dubois has the $280,000 contract.

On a Mission

Nashville Union Rescue Mission gets $300,000 in rehab from Harris.