Spectrum | Emery officials announced today the completion of the exterior framing of the under-construction One Franklin Park in Cool Springs and that the office building will be finished by Sept. 1, 2014.
The Franklin-based development company said in a release it is targeting an Oct. 1, 2014, move-in date for tenants. In addition, Spectrum | Emery released updated renderings (see below).
“This is a great day for our project team, Franklin Park and Cool Springs,” David Wells, vice president of Spectrum | Emery, said in the release. “With One Franklin Park topped off, prospective tenants can now see why this will be the iconic building in our market with unparalleled access and visibility from I-65.”
One Franklin Park, ground for which was broken in August 2012, will represent Cool Springs’ first Class-A office building of 10 stories. The structure, to include 272,720 square feet, will be part of a 71-acre mixed-use corporate complex that will feature five Class A office towers, a 350-unit multi-family apartment community and more than 12 acres of green space.
Brentwood-based Bell and Associates is the general contractor of the project, with Duda Paine of Durham, N.C. serving as the architect.
Read more about the project here.
Franklin aldermen on Tuesday night voted unanimously not to take steps to annex more than 400 acres near Del Rio Pike on which PulteGroup wants to build an 800-home senior living community. The ambitious project was opposed by many area residents — including County Mayor Rogers Anderson — who said the company's offer to upgrade some of the roads there wouldn't do enough to stop congestion. Kevin Walters has more from Tuesday night's meeting, including a pledge by some city officials to re-examine the land-use plans for the area.
Miles Auto Spa's recently launched M Chemicals, which specializes in logistical and analytical services for carwash operators across Tennessee, announced today it made its first hires and deliveries.
The company, announced on Nov. 20, is partnering with Turtle Wax Pro as the preferred provider of the latter’s products in the state.
Miles (stylized as MILES) Auto Spa was founded in 2007 by telecommunications industry veteran Miles Johnson, who later partnered with fellow telecom sector executive Rocky Crossland. The two have since built a luxury carwash business that met the type success that allowed for the creation of M Chemicals, Johnson said in a release.
“With the launch of M Chemicals, we are taking our initial idea a step further by extending our consumer reach to include carwash operators,” he said.
Regions Insurance has acquired Franklin-based The Hanback Group, The Tennessean reports. Terms of the purchase were not disclosed. Regions Insurance is a subsidiary of Regions Bank.