Magic invests in Nashville for current, and possibly future, projects

Call it a slam-dunk for The Gulch. The Canyon-Johnson Urban Fund, a Los Angeles-based joint venture of former NBA star Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Canyon Capital Realty Advisors, announced Thursday that the fund is investing as much as $20 million in The Gulch’s Terrazzo building. More

Magic Johnson invests in Terrazzo

A real estate investment fund co-owned by Earvin “Magic” Johnson is investing as much as $20 million in The Gulch’s Terrazzo office, retail and residential facility, officials said today. More

Chamber announces ‘re-branding,’ reorganization at raucous annual meeting

Continuing its fight against a five-year decline in membership numbers, leaders of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce announced at its annual meeting Tuesday the full extent of a $75,000 re-branding and reorganization effort. More

Dell lays off 250 in Nashville

Nashville’s Dell Inc. call center has laid off 250 technical support workers, a company spokesman confirmed Tuesday. More

Dean named Partnership 2010 co-chair

Mayor Karl Dean has been named co-chair of Partnership 2010, the regional economic development initiative of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, officials announced at the Partnership’s annual meeting this morning. More

Union Station Hotel completes $10 million renovations

The $10 million renovation of Nashville’s iconic Union Station Hotel is complete. And according to project heads, the timing is apt. More

Latest AMA leader addresses industry challenges

Before he became executive director of the Americana Music Association last March, Jed Hilly held many positions in the music industry including a stint working with Sony Records in New York City. But it was his last position working in a management and publicity position with Orbison Records that he often references when talking about challenges he now faces heading the AMA. More

Construction begins on Verizon headquarters in Cool Springs

The beginning phase of construction began Thursday on Verizon Wireless’s new regional headquarters. More

Southern Hills sued for religious discrimination

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a suit alleging that Southern Hills Medical Center of Nashville unlawfully discriminated against an Islamic employee. More

Brentwood’s Associated Healthcare files for bankruptcy

A Brentwood hospital operator has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, citing expenses incurred in acquisitions among its primary debts. More
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