GOOD NEWS: More People Choose Nashville, 790 New Homes in Hermitage, & Virtual Reality Arcade Plans!

This Week in Tennessee News

Why Nashville? Transplants Fall for Hospitality, Culture, Cost of Living
The Tennessean :: July 28, 2017
 Mike and Karen were ready to move from Chicago to Florida; then friends invited them to spend a weekend in Nashville. After a weekend of Southern hospitality, their plans changed. “What we found was how nice everyone is here,” said Mike. “My wife was like, ‘Are we on another planet?’”
They are among the estimated 100 people a day moving to the Nashville region. The population, currently around 1.8 million, is expected to grow by 1 million over the next… Read More

Pair of Subdivisions with 790 New Homes Approved for Hermitage
The Tennessean :: July 25, 2017
With rezoning approvals from Metro Council in hand, developers are moving forward with plans for subdivisions that should bring nearly 790 new residences to Hermitage.
Hermitage community leaders hope the new subdivisions help to shift demographics in that area east of downtown more toward families and older adults from largely younger, single apartment and condo dwellers. “Young singles don’t have the disposable income like…” Read More

Coming Soon: Nashville’s First Virtual Reality Arcade
The Nashville Business Journal :: July 27, 2017

Starting in August, you’ll be able to fight zombies on your lunch break. The Rabbit Hole VR will open Aug. 12 as Nashville’s first virtual reality arcade, according to a news release.

The arcade has six 10-foot by 10-foot play areas and a library of games. It uses virtual reality headsets to simulate activities ranging from archery to defending a military base, to fighting off zombies. Each play area includes large displays that allow onlookers to see… Read More


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