Southern Care Inc. owner Richard Chavez has submitted plans to Franklin officials to build an assisted-living center behind the Williamson Square shopping center on Highway 96 in Franklin. The complex is planned to comprise 68 rooms as well as a row of townhomes. Michael Ackley has more at Franklin Homepage.
The new owners of the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs have brought on board Memphis-based Davidson Hotels & Resorts to manage the high-profile property and its adjacent publicly owned conference center. Crow Holdings Capital snapped up the 300-room hotel earlier this summer and plans to pump a lot of money into a comprehensive renovation of guests rooms and public spaces. The two companies have worked with each across the country for more than a decade.
Developers of the $80 million Harpeth Square mixed-use project slated for downtown Franklin are set to begin demolition work on the site within the next 30 days, according to The Tennessean.
Three empty buildings are expected to soon be razed to make way on the five-acre site for a planned 120-room hotel, shops and luxury apartments, the morning daily reports.
The Harpeth Square property is bordered by Main and Bridge streets and by First and Second avenues on the north end of downtown Franklin.
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The Tennessee Housing Development Agency has selected the Franklin Housing Authority to receive $10.5 million in tax credits that will be the financial cornerstone of a 65-unit housing development near the Williamson County Library.
Construction is expected to start late this year and be completed about a year later. The single-family houses and townhomes will complement a senior housing building completed last year and are part of a large-scale plan to rejuvenate and grow the hundreds of housing units under the Franklin Housing Authority's umbrella.
Charlotte-based Crescent Communities has begun preleasing at Crescent Cool Springs, a 252-unit luxury apartment community located at the intersection of Carothers and Resource parkways in Franklin.
The 13-acre community includes a selection of attached garages, sidewalks and walking and biking trails.
Fifth Third Bank provided construction financing, with Summit Contractors serving as the general contractor. Historical Concepts provided concept design; Cline Design, architecture; Littlejohn Engineering, civil engineering; and Vignette Interior Design, interior design.
“When Crescent Cool Springs opens this summer, it will give residents the balance they crave — short commutes to work, ways to connect with friends and easy access to everything they like to do,” said Ben Collins, vice president of the Carolinas and Tennessee for Crescent Communities’ multifamily group.
Crescent Communities is also planning a 280-unit luxury apartment and retail building to be located on Division Street between The Gulch and the Music Row Roundabout. It would be Crescent’s first project located within Nashville’s urban core.
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