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Music City Center nears halfway point
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Crews on the site of the $600 million Music City Center are closing in on the halfway mark. Construction is now 45 percent complete. Senior Project Manager Larry Atema said it has been no easy undertaking. On any given day, he said there are 800 workers on the ground, working 10-15 hour days just to stay on schedule. More

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Opry Mills mall issued $4 million in permits
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Large building permits continue to stream from Opry Mills mall, where a number of repair projects are under way. Metro Nashville recently issued rehabilitation permits for landlord alteration work and for renovations to Rainforest Cafe. A grand opening celebration is planned for May. More

Medical trade mart inks first local firm
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SpecialtyCare, a health services provider, has become the first local company to agree to lease space in the proposed Nashville Medical Trade Center project. SpecialtyCare plans an 8,500-square-foot showroom that would anchor the fifth floor of the proposed downtown medical mart to be built on the site of the current convention center. More

Sheryl Crow buys $5.2 million Nashville estate
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Grammy Award-winning singer Sheryl Crow recently purchased a $5.2 million, 50-acre estate in the Forrest Hills area of Nashville. The purchase of the property off of Hillsboro Pike and an adjacent tract of land was recorded under the Joel William Vuylsteke Trust, according to Davidson County property records. More



Vanderbilt named one of Forbes' top 100 colleges
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Vanderbilt University has been named by Forbes as one of America's top 100 colleges. Forbes ranked Vanderbilt No. 53 in the nation, though its tuition — $56,634 — puts it in the same league as the country's top colleges. More

Opry Backstage Grill opens its doors
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The show that made country music famous is now making its mark on okra fries, Tennessee cornbread salad, skillet fried chicken, pit-smoked Southern barbecue and signature desserts in a new restaurant, the Opry Backstage Grill. Recently during a grand opening event at the restaurant, 62-year Opry member Little Jimmy Dickens was presented with a chef's hat and named the restaurant's honorary executive chef. Dickens then toasted the crowd with a raised glass of the restaurant's specialty frozen dessert, the home-baked shake. More

4 outside influences impacting the industry
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There was plenty of introspective research presented at the Hotel Data Conference, but day two opened with heavy hitters discussing four outside influences and how they affect the industry: airlines, customer satisfaction, business and online booking trends. The focus of "External forces: Watching for potholes" was on demand recovery and where the hotel industry falls on the recovery curve. More
   
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