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Half Price Books making its Nashville debut with a store on White Bridge Road

Half Price Books is opening its first Tennessee store July 13 at 21 White Bridge Road and will be selling new and used books, plus music, movies, games, electronic devices and collectibles. The Dallas-based company... Read Article


Murfreesboro getting a Trek Bicycle shop and new primary/urgent care center

Parkside Murfreesboro is welcoming two new tenants. Trek Bicycle and Sanitas Medical Center are both slated to open by late fall. "Having two nationally recognized brands like Trek and Sanitas is a key component to Parkside's vision of being a wellness and lifestyle hub for Rutherford County," said Allen McDonald, managing partner for the ownership of Parkside... Read Article


NYC entity pays $30M for Gulch parcels

New York real estate company Somera Road Inc. has paid $30 million for three downtown properties on which it plans a major reinvention. The three properties span about 2.6 acres on Eighth Avenue South and are located within a node in which Pie Town and The Gulch overlap. Via an LLC, Somera paid... Read Article


Proposals released for two key Gulch buildings

A New York-based real estate company that will soon acquire the venerable Gulch structure once home to The Bill Voorhees Co. plans to adaptively reuse that building and the accompanying and distinctive building once housing Downtown Antique Mall... Read Article


Planners defer action on shopping center

The Murfreesboro Planning Commission on Wednesday deferred action on a South Church Street shopping center for two weeks after requesting more detailed renderings of the project. The Marketplace at Savannah Ridge will come before the commission again at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21. The applicant.... Read Article


Wedgewood-Houston lands vegan café

The founder and owner of a local health food and beverage business will open in Wedgewood-Houston what will be his fourth location of E+Rose Wellness Cafe. Robbie Nowinski told the Post he hopes to have his vegan-oriented café opened by year’s end.... Read Article


Dollar General to open in SoBro by summer’s end

Dollar General officials announced Wednesday plans to open by summer’s end a DGX in SoBro, representing what will be the Goodlettsville-based company's second area location... Read Article


Cocktail restaurant sets WeHo debut

Specialty cocktail-focused restaurant pH Craft Cocktails is slated to open Friday, July 19, in Wedgewood-Houston... Read Article


On the Move: 27 June 2019

Baker Storey McDonald Properties, Bass, Vanderbilt nanoscale institute announce updates... Read Article


505 apartments, retail offered for sale

The apartments and retail spaces in downtown-based skyscraper 505 are now for sale for an undisclosed asking price... Read Article


‘Things look good for Nashville in 2019’

Nashville’s commercial real estate health is robust, as those who follow the sector well know. However... Read Article


Veteran Chef to Open Restaurant in the Boro

Primrose Table, a new contemporary American restaurant will open in Murfreesboro in the spring of 2019... Read Article


Murfreesboro is getting another chef-driven restaurant

Nashville veteran chef Jason Matheson has decided to open his first full-service restaurant, Primrose Table, in Murfreesboro.... Read Article


Murfreesboro Is Getting a Desperately Needed Non-Chain Restaurant

Chain-crammed Murfreesboro is getting an intriguing contemporary American restaurant from a veteran of several Nashville hotspots... Read Article


Murfreesboro Lands Chef-Driven restaurant

Local restaurant industry veteran and chef Jason Matheson will open Primrose Table in Murfreesboro next spring. A release announcing... Read Article


Climb Murfreesboro Opens

Climb Murfreesboro welcomed hundreds of visitors this past weekend to its new 33,000 ft facility, located in the Parkside development on 1660 Memorial Blvd. The new indoor... Read Article


'Experiential' retail center nears completion

The Memorial Boulevard shopping center that once housed Hastings Entertainment is taking on a new life as a destination for those interested in healthy and fun experiences as an alternative to online shopping, a spokeswoman says... Read Article


PHOTOS: What's going on with Climb Murfreesboro

Slated to open in August 2018 the facility will be one of the largest in of its kind in Tennessee... Read Article


Climb Murfreesboro opening in late August; park trail being planned

Plans are finalizing for the August opening of Climb Murfreesboro, one of the largest indoor climbing facilities in Tennessee. The company also announced Andres “Dre” Irarrazabal will serve as the general manager... Read Article


Rutledge Hill property listed for sale

A Rutledge Hill two-parcel property located near the Nashville Fire Department headquarters buildings and the residential segment of Rolling Mill Hill has been listed for sale for an undisclosed price. The 0.40-acre triangle-shaped... Read Article


Rain Tree to open 5,000-square-foot facility at former Hastings location in Murfreesboro

Rain Tree, a luxury salon and spa, has joined the tenant list at Momentum at Parkside, formerly Northfield Crossing in Murfreesboro.... Read Article


Nashville Sears property sold

A large building owned for decades by Sears in the Berry Hill area has been sold. Nashville Post reports that the 110,000-square-foot building at 640 Thompson Lane has been sold to local developer C.B. Ragland Co. for $13 million.... Read Article


Aldi may open in south Murfreesboro later this year

A possible Aldi could emerge as an anchor for a proposed Marketplace at Savannah Ridge shopping center at the northeast corner of South Church Street and Joe B. Jackson Parkway.... Read Article


Northfield Crossing renovation, including plans for Climb Murfreesboro, to undergo review

Renovation plans for a Northfield Crossing shopping center that seeks to replace the closed Hastings book store with a Climb Murfreesboro will come before local planning officials... Read Article


Dickson’s Corner Marketplace finished, tenants opening soon

Dickson County residents have been anxiously waiting to see which businesses open in the new Corner Marketplace development at the intersection of Highway 46 South and Walnut Street in Dickson... Read Article


Further development planned at Cherokee Crossing

Following the recent, wildly successful business openings in the Cherokee Crossing development in West Morristown, a second phase of construction will begin soon, and plans exist to build out the remaining two 2-acre lots... Read Article


Baker Storey McDonald Signs Climbing Gym to Retail Center in Metro Nashville

Baker Storey McDonald Properties Inc. has signed a long-term lease with Climb Nashville LLC, an indoor rock climbing concept, at Northfield Crossing Shopping Center in Murfreesboro, roughly 35 miles southeast of Nashville. Climb Nashville’s newest location... Read Article


Climb Nashville expands to Tennessee's fastest-growing city

Climb Nashville is expanding to the fastest-growing large city in Tennessee, in a move that shows how real estate developers are finding new life for big-box stores doomed by the popularity of online shopping and entertainment... Read Article (subscription)


Slim & Husky's coming to former Applebee's space in Antioch

One of Nashville's hottest new pizza restaurants is expanding south with plans to open a location in the vacant former Applebee's building in Antioch late this fall. The new restaurant would be the first... Read Article


Ikea really changes everything for Antioch's development, image

Ikea's new Nashville area store is still three years from opening, but developers of the 300-acre Century Farms mixed-use site in Antioch where the Swedish furniture retailer plans... Read Article


A Tex-Mex BBQ joint is headed to a Nashville suburb

Halo Restaurants, the fast-growing owners of Local Taco, are bringing a Tex-Mex barbecue joint to Hendersonville. Smokin' Jalapeno should open this fall at 206 Indian Lake Blvd... Read Article


$120M first phase of Northside McEwen in Cool Springs

Site work is underway for construction of the $120 million first phase of Northside McEwen, which overall will bring offices, apartments, a hotel, restaurant/retail spaces and greenspace... Read Article


Wine Dive heading to Midtown Nashville

Louie’s Wine Dive, an upscale wine bar and restaurant, is on its way to Nashville. The Kansas City-based restaurant, which has eight locations nationwide, is bringing its ninth to SkyHouse Nashville,... Read Article


Dollar General to open first smaller-format DGX store on West End in Nashville

Dollar General Corp. has leased a portion of the former TGI Friday's restaurant space at the corner of West End and 21st avenues for the first location under its new, smaller-format store concept. The store, tentatively branded DGX, is expected to open this... Read Article


Gibson looks to shed Nashville properties

Guitar maker Gibson Brands has put its 1.62-acre real estate portfolio near downtown Nashville up for sale, a move that comes amid strong developer interest in projects in that area called the North Gulch.... Read Article


Tom Frye's new Nashville gig: Urban retail

Tom Frye knew retirement wouldn't be for him, but he thought he'd try it anyway. It didn't last. Now, Frye is looking to extend his 25-year Nashville real estate career — by dealing in something he admittedly knows nothing about: Retail. Frye, who's in his early 70s, previously ran the CBRE Inc. brokerage firm... Read Article


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