Monthly Archives: March 2009

  • Downtown Residential Report – Part III

    The Nashville Downtown Partnership performed the 2008 Downtown Residential Survey in June, and the findings revealed that 48% of residents work downtown and that the #2 positive influence for continuing to live downtown is because it is Close to Work. These responses underscore the need for growth in the number of downtown residences to complement the growing office market.
    Written by Callie Hughes
  • Downtown Residential Report – Part II

    Historically, Nashville has taken a slow-growth approach, especially in the residential sphere. Developers got a late start in downtown due to lack of residential zoning until the mid 1990’s. The Downtown Living Initiative released in 2003 by the Mayor’s Office, the Nashville Downtown Partnership, and several partnering organizations, served as a catalyst for many developers, prompting them to follow in footsteps of developers in downtowns across the nation. While Nashville was just beginning its residential renaissance, its sister cities were building downtown neighborhoods.
    Written by Callie Hughes
  • Price Reduction at Bixler Farms

    There are some incredible deals available right now at Bixler Farms. A $10,000 price reduction was just made which means units start at $109,900! Bixler is FHA approved and qualifies for down payment assistance up to $19,000! When you factor in the $8000 first-time home buyer tax credit that brings the bottom line down even further.
    Written by Callie Hughes
  • Sticky Pricing in Good Neighborhoods

    National Public Radio had an interesting piece this morning about how pricing in good neighborhoods is holding, and not really being affected by the down economy. We are seeing this every day in Nashville. The fringe markets are being hit a lot harder than the tried and true "established" neighborhoods.
    Written by Callie Hughes
  • Downtown Residential Report – Part I

    Last summer the Nashville Downtown Partnership released a study of the state of the downtown residential real estate market. While this study was done back in July, many of the findings are still relevant. Over the new few days we will share with you exerpts from this report.
    Written by Callie Hughes
  • E-Waste Collection Days

    It's Spring Cleaning time. Need to get rid of an old TV, computer, cell phone, microwave, or other electronic item? Metor Public Works is organizing three days this Spring to assist you in properly recylcing these items.
    Written by Callie Hughes
  • Planning for the Future

    The Nashville Civic Design Center has teamed up with Nashville Hiking Meetup for this community planning meeting to discuss the Cumberland Riverfront Redevelopment.
    Written by Callie Hughes
  • Urban Outfitters Opens in Nashville Next Week

    Urban Outfitters is coming to the Gulch and opens Thursday, March 26th! The new store will be located at 405 12th Ave right by Icon in the Gulch & Velocity in the Gulch. During the grand opening, there will be a special performance by Will Hoge at 6:30pm. And, if you decide to check out the Gulch's latest retailer on opening weekend, bring any canned good to donate to Second Harvest Food Bank.
    Written by Callie Hughes
  • Africa at the Icon

    Africa at the Icon Thursday, March 19, 7-9pm 600 12th Ave S www.ElliesRun.org/Icon $15 Donation Per Person at the door includes drinks and hors d'oeuvres, live music, an African wine tasting tour and free parking. 100% of your donation benefits Ellie's Run for Africa.
    Written by Callie Hughes
  • Salama Urban Ministries

    The Village Fund, the non-profit arm of Village Real Estate, gives to Salama Urban Ministries. Salama provides life-changing programs to Greater Nashville that equip children with skills needed for success in life and to nurture lives of integrity and hope through the foundation of faith.
    Written by Callie Hughes

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