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Nashville CRE Week in Review: Week of Nov. 18

Nashville CRE Links

  1. $58M Eleven North apartment sale sets new record — Tennessean (link)
  2. Baptist Healing Trust buys new Nashville home off Sidco Drive — Tennessean (link)
  3. HCA deal is among Nashville’s biggest — Tennessean (link)
  4. Nashville gambles on lure of new convention center — New York Times (link)
  5. Oberto plans Nashville production facility, 300 jobs — Nashville Business Journal (link)
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Nashville CRE Week in Review: Week of August 12

Nashville CRE Links

  1. $12M permit issued for work on HCA’s Antioch property — Nashville Business Journal (link)
  2. Atlanta developer eyes mixed-use Germantown project — Nashville Business Journal (link)
  3. Developers break ground for office building, apartments at Franklin Park in Cool Springs — Tennessean (link)
  4. NHI pays $25.2M for Washington senior living campus — Nashville Businesss Journal (link)
  5. Pittsburgh firm to lead SoBro plan — Tennessean (link)

Nashville CRE Week in Review: Week of Oct. 23

Nashville CRE Links

  1. Cigna to buy HealthSpring for $3.8 billion — Nashville Business Journal (link)
  2. HCA buys land for $10.2 million — Tennessean (link)
  3. Nashville apartment market regains momentum in 3Q 2011 — Property Management Insider (link)
  4. Williamson Co. growing faster than office space is added — WSMV Ch. 4 (link)
  5. Viacom, parent of MTV, to open accounting office in Franklin — Nashville Business Journal (link)

Nashville Comes Together

Railroad tracks

photo courtesy of oheatherrx, stock.xchng

Over a century ago, the eastern and western United States came together when a golden spike joined two railroads in Utah to commemorate the joining of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroads – creating the first transcontinental railroad across our nation.

A similar thing happened yesterday morning in Nashville, and the results may be just as significant for Nashville as completing the transcontinental railroad was for America: This morning Mayor Karl Dean and other city officials officially broke ground for the 28th/31st Avenue Connector. When completed, this bridge over the railroad tracks behind HCA will close a rift between North and West Nashville that has needed closing for more than 40 years.

For years, Senior Southeast Venture Broker Gilbert Smith suggested the idea of a 28th/31st connector to every government official, elected or staff, every policy making board, every university, every Hospital owner and operator, every developer, every land owner, every architect and engineer, every civic organization, every business organization, every associate and family member that would listen.

It was Mayor Karl Dean and his team who finally made this all possible, with Gilbert assisting in negotiating the land sale. Mayor Dean personally thanked Gilbert for this contribution during his remarks this morning to the 200+ people who gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking. Southeast Venture is honored to have been a part of this historic development.

“It’s unusual to get such a large crowd for a groundbreaking, and the fact that such as large crowd – from both North and West Nashville – was there this morning is a great testament to how important this project is, and how far Nashville has come as toward becoming a truly inclusive community,” Gilbert said.