Good News: Nashville Building Record, Home Sales Bounce Back, & Zoo Expansion!

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Nashville’s Newest Record: $1.9B in Building Permits Approved
The Nashville Business Journal :: July 8, 2014

Building Blueprints

I can write ad naseum about Nashville’s white-hot building boom. But here’s a number that puts a new perspective on it: $1.87 Billion.
That is the total value of all the building permits Nashville Metro government issued during its most recent fiscal year, which ended June 30.
That whopping sum surpasses the previous record…


Nashville Home Sales Bounce Back in June
The Nashville Business Journal :: July 8, 2014

Home Sold

After 3 months in which home sales were essentially flat compared to a year ago, the market bounced back in June, with sales increasing by 9.4%.
According to the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, there were 3,324 homes sold last month in the Nashville area. A year ago, there were 3,038 closings reported in the…


Nashville Zoo Announces New Exhibits as Part of Expansion
Nashville Business Journal :: July 9, 2014

Zoo Andean Bear

Nashville Zoo and city officials announced major expansion plans today for the zoo, which is the city’s most visited-tourist attraction.
The expansion includes a new entry plaza, new interactive animal exhibits, a state-of-the-art veterinary hospital, and infrastructure improvement including expanded parking, roads, walkways, and a visitor tram.
The highlight will be a new 44-acre African exhibit, which will more than double the…



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