Good News: Home Sales High, Cool Springs Site, and Local James Beard Finalist!

This Week in Tennessee News

U.S. Home Sales Reach Highest Level in 7 Years
Forbes :: March 24, 2015
Home For Sale
Sales of newly-constructed single-family homes rose 7.8% in February compared to January, hitting a 7 year high, a volatile monthly report revealed Tuesday.
February sales of new single-family homes reached an annual, seasonally-adjusted rate of 539,000, according to data from the Commerce Department. That level is 24.8% above the February 2014 estimate of 432,000. Higher sales numbers have not been seen since…

45 Acre Cool Springs Site Under Contract
The Tennessean :: March 24, 2015
Cool Springs Site
Crescent Communities LLC has a contract to buy Denver-based real estate investment manager Amstar’s 45 acre tract in Cool Springs.
The deal marks the 2nd time in recent months that the site known as Northside at McEwen has been under contract. A previous contract to sell the land to Cincinnati-based North American Properties expired.
Crescent is said to be exploring its options for…

Tandy Wilson Named Beard Award Finalist for Best Chef-Southeast
Bites,  The Nashville Scene :: March 24, 2015
Tandy Wilson
For the 3rd straight year, Tandy Wilson is a finalist for Best Chef-Southeast in the James Beard Awards.
The City House chef made the cut along with John Fleer of Rhubarb in Asheville, Edward Lee of 610 Magnolia in Louisville, Andrew Ticer and Michael Hudman of Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen in Memphis, Steven Satterfield of Miller Union in Atlanta, and Jason Stanhope of FIG in Charleston. The Southeast region includes…


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