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Creating Places: Attractive SoBro building part of intersection puzzle

During the past 50 years, countless interesting and important Nashville buildings have been bulldozed, often to make way for surface parking lots or ugly new buildings. More

New Businesses

Marketplace: Local dealer may find its Bearings

CORRECTED: The former Allied Bearings building at 930 Eighth Ave. S. will become a dealership for America’s Motor Sports. More

Center Hill Lake townhomes in the works

A local development group is moving ahead with a $7 million townhome project on Center Hill Lake. More

Bricks & Mortar

Solomon snags Emdeon job Private school adding space Manufacturing add-on in Hermitage More

Piecing together the housing puzzle

Numbers don’t lie. And the Nashville-area home sales numbers due out this afternoon are expected to show another steep decline. More

The Chatter Class: Putting the Chamber’s Future 50 to the test

The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced the latest round of the top 50 companies around here. More

Executive Appointments

Nashville At Law: A weekly roundup of civil litigation in Nashville

Here are some recent civil legal cases of note: More

State Roundup

The University of Memphis men's basketball program self-reported that FedEx president Dave Bronczek called a FedEx employee, the mother of a high school player from Washington State being recruited by the program, which is a potential violation of NCAA rules prohibiting boosters from contacting recruits or their parents. More

Real estate transactions

Dave Says

Dear Dave, My wife has been working at the same company for the last 20 years. She makes $40,000 a year, and she can retire in nine years with full benefits. More

Executive Appointments

Porter Capital adds finance specialist More LBMC Planning brings on Lentz Renner named Vastland VP VUMC nursing officer appointed to state board Not-for-profit names Zeitlin to head capital campaign Tennessee Commerce taps Perez Community Foundation adds development staff Van Dierdonck joins Kraft Search Crosslin & Associates adds audit senior manager Symbion promotes six

Real Estate Matters: Wisdom of shorter broker agreements

Q: In a recent column about listing agreements, you wrote that you never advise sellers to sign a listing agreement longer than 90 days. This poses a problem for me. More

Headline Homes: Nashville’s top 10 sellers for July

Numbers don’t lie, but they sometimes make two statements at once. More

Taking stock: Earnings reports spark big moves in locals

Second-quarter earnings announced yesterday morning made for volatile days for several local stocks, most of them ending with big losses. More

Nashville West developer asks Metro for funds

It didn’t take long for a private developer to test the new policy of Mayor Karl Dean’s office giving public assistance to a private retail development. More

Weaver recuses himself from fairground development process

As an addendum to the Metro Fair Board’s actions Wednesday on ideas for redeveloping the fairgrounds, the board’s chairman, überlobbyist James Weaver, has recused himself from the process. More

Filing error costs state $544,000 in IRS penalties

Just when Tennessee’s state government is in the midst of major cost-cutting efforts to stave off a budget crisis, lawyers for the state have revealed that the Department of Finance and Administration incurred some $544,000 in penalties from the Internal Revenue Service in 2006. More

Investors sue brokerage firm tied to accused swindler

Whether a Florida investment firm took on Michael J. Park as an affiliate broker with full knowledge of his checkered past or not, it was “extraordinarily reckless,” say two investors who filed suit against 1st Discount Brokerage yesterday in Nashville’s federal court. More