European Row Houses, The Lure of Homeownership, & French Chateau West!

This Week in Tennessee’s News:

Germantown Slated for European-Influenced Residential Project
The Nashville Post :: February 13, 2014

row houses

Nashville-based developer Jim Creason announced today the development of Gramercy, an approximately $5 million neo-traditional row home project for which ground is slated to be broken this summer in Germantown.
The building, the units in which will be for-purchase, will be located at the northeast corner of the Seventh Avenue and Monroe Street intersection and within the Germantown…


Reasonable Cost of Homeownership Lures Residents out of Apartments

The Tennessean :: February 16, 2014

rent vs buy

Mikaela and Joe Cribbs are enjoying their new 3,000-square-foot house. They also enjoy knowing their monthly mortgage payment is about the same amount they paid to rent an apartment with less than one-third the space.
“We wanted more space and privacy. Honestly, it was so close to the cost of renting,” said Mikaela Cribbs.
Growing numbers of renters are doing the same math and deciding to purchase homes…


New French Restaurant Chateau West Brings More Fine Dining to West End
The Tennessean :: February 14, 2014

chateau west

French dining has made its way to West End with the new restaurant Chateau West.
Huseyin Ustunkaya, who also owns the Turkish restaurant Anatolia, opened the restaurant earlier this month.  “This location is so close to Anatolia,” he said. “That’s why I decided to do another cuisine.”
The menu, led by Parisian chef Alain Treville, features classic French dishes such as Boeuf Bourguignon (stewed beef shoulder, champignon, pearl onions) and Loup de Mer (grilled whole Mediterranean sea bass and ratatouille), as well as charcuterie, cheeses, fondue and even gluten-free and…



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