Southern Land and Tradition Homes are teaming up on a custom-build, luxury mini-neighborhood inside the former's Westhaven development west of Franklin.
“Southern Land Company is dedicated to progressive building,” said Green. “This is evident in all their communities, from LaurelBrooke to Windstone to Westhaven. We’re excited to start contributing to the ongoing success in Westhaven. What sets us apart is our meticulous attention to the details and the service our customers receive. We are truly passionate about what we do!”
Tradition Homes has built high-end homes in Nashville and Williamson County, under the direction of President Daniel Green and Vice President/Head of Construction Brian Layton. They have over 20 years of combined experience in the real estate/construction industry. Green is a licensed realtor with strong background in real estate sales, investment and development. Layton provides a vast knowledge of design and technical building.
Tradition Homes will be closing on Westhaven lots in December. They plan to break ground on the first home in mid-January 2012, then begin work on the second house a couple of months later.
County-owned Cheyenne Regional Hospital in Wyoming has rejected RegionalCare Hospital Partners' unsolicited takeover offer. In March, Brentwood-based RegionalCare offered $80 million to lease and operate the facility and $100 million in new construction.
Last week officials at the hospital said they are not considering any offers to buy the facility and, instead, they are entering a new "alignment process" to focus on solidifying the hospital's future.
Centennial Medical Center has struck a partnership with Brentwood-based Lifesigns to collaborate on patient care and health promotion to employers in Middle Tennessee.
From Centennial's presser:
“We are excited about this new opportunity to collaborate with Lifesigns and expand preventative care options for our employees and our surrounding communities,” said Tom Herron, President and CEO of Centennial Medical Center. “Centennial Medical Center physicians, along with Lifesigns physicians, will now have a unique opportunity to regularly collaborate on patient care— aiding in the detection of possible illnesses at the earliest stages and delivering vital preventative health information to patients.”
Cogent Healthcare yesterday announced a merger with like-sized Ohio-based Hospitalists Management Group, a transaction that creates the largest privately held hospitalist company in the country.
The deal, company executives say, fuses former competitors in order to create a usiness that can better capture the ballooning demand for their services.
“Each of us had to kind of lay our spears down and really talk about how we could bring these two highly compatible cultures together,” said Stephen Houff, CEO of the new Cogent-HMG, of the deal-making process.
Previously, Cogent and HMG were competing in the mid-sized hospital market, though each had a focus that stretched in another direction — Cogent targeting larger and HMG going after smaller providers. As a combined company, the two can pursue the entire market at a time when health care providers of all sizes are thinking about how they can become part of integrated care networks (accountable care organizations) to meet the demands of a post-health care reform industry. That’s important, according to chairman Gene Fleming, because many hospitals are considering outsourced hospitalist partners as part of their ACO strategies.
“We’re still on the very front end of meeting the demand in the marketplace,” Fleming said. “This gives us a much bigger platform from which to address that market.”
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