Good News: Construction Confidence, Ryman Expansion, & Celebrity Chef Lineup

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What’s Hot-and What’s Not-for the Construction Industry over the Next 5 Years
The Nashville Business Journal :: June 25, 2014


   After nearly four years of steep construction and then two years of flat revenues, the “embers of optimism” are returning for the construction industry in 2014 and beyond – and it goes beyond residential housing.
   That’s according to a new report out by Curt Young, an investment banker with FMI Capital Advisors, a North Carolina-based investment banking firm that deals…


Colin Reed Details Expansion Plans for Ryman Auditorium
The Nashville Business Journal :: June 26, 2014


   Ryman Hospitality Properties today announced a $14 Million expansion and renovation of the Ryman Auditorium, the so-called “mother church of country music.”
   The building’s historic auditorium, renovated in 1994, will remain unchanged. Instead, Nashville-based Ryman Hospitality (formerly known as Gaylord Entertainment) will focus on the building’s addition, which…


Music City Food + Wine Festival Reveals Celebrity Chefs
The Tennessean :: June 26, 2014


   “Bizarre Foods” host Andrew Zimmern, “Iron Chef” Masaharu Morimoto and country singer and Food Network star Trisha Yearwood are among the celebrity chefs who will host cooking demonstrations at the Music City Food + Wine Festival in September.
   “It wasn’t that hard to figure out who was going to be in this (festival), regionally and from a local point of view,” said chef Jonathan Waxman, who will demonstrate…



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