The Franklin-based fast food chain CKE Restaurants, which runs Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. restaurants, has hired a fast food marketing veteran and plans to work with an ad agency that previously made its sexually suggestive ads.
Executives at the Brentwood-based private prison operator CoreCivic say they’re prepared for a ban on private prisons, but the company also joined a new trade group they hope will prevent that from happening.
The Williamson County Commission on Tuesday approved a tax increment financing program for Mitsubishi Motors ahead of the company's headquarters move from Cypress, California to Franklin. The program will save Mitsubishi $31,074 in taxes annually over the next decade.
CORRECTION: This story was updated on Nov. 13 to show that Mill Creek was three months behind on rent. Context about the brewery’s closing was also added. The Home Page apologizes for the error.
State officials want to place a bigger emphasis on exposing young students to career opportunities, but schools in Williamson County have already made that a focus.
There are more than 9,000 veterans living in Williamson County, but many struggle to integrate into the private sector after service.
The downtown Franklin building home to Puckett’s Boat House will be reinvented with beer and burger eatery Americana Taphouse and open by year’s end.
Car crashes are the leading cause of death among teens in the United States, according to a 2016 study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Nashville-area Mitsubishi Motors dealers want to do something about it.
Last week, more than one hundred women gathered at Brentwood United Methodist Church to hear a panel of speakers talk about what it’s like to be a female business leader in Middle Tennessee.
Shares of Tractor Supply were up more than 2 percent midday Thursday after the farm and ranch products retailer reported third-quarter results and executives said they will this year buy back more of the company’s stock than previously expected.
Mitsubishi is asking Williamson County for just over half a million in economic incentives to help set up its new headquarters in Cool Springs.
After introducing a plant based burger earlier this year, the Franklin fast food company that owns Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. is adding more meatless products, including a new breakfast sausage.
A Franklin company that helps health care providers collect payments from insurance companies opened a new location in Tullahoma earlier this month.
During the search for a new headquarters, a group of Amazon executives had dinner with economic development professionals from the Nashville area, including representatives from Williamson County’s chamber of commerce.
Incorporated as a city on April 15, 1969, Brentwood has gone on to become one of the wealthiest cities in the country, touting a median household income of $151,722 — well beyond the national average of $31,786. Many attribute the city’s success to its friendly business climate, with the cit…
Generating over $4 billion in revenue last year and employing more than 8,000 workers across the United States and Mexico, Vulcan Materials Company is the single largest producer of construction materials in the country, as well as a major source of construction materials in Williamson Count…
By KARA HARNETT This post first appeared on our sister publication the Nashville Post. A Quorum Health hospital in Illinois suspended all services and laid off more than 800 employees on Tuesday after weeks of pressure from the local community to stay open and an alleged backroom deal with the city mayor. In the wake […]
Harrison’s Bird Foods has an 18,500 square food warehouse in Cool Springs filled with organic, high end bird food. / Photo Matt Blois By MATT BLOIS A Brentwood business has been making organic bird food without genetically modified ingredients for three decades. Bird veterinarian Greg Harrison and his wife Linda Harrison started Harrison’s Bird Foods […]
By KARA HARNETT This story first appeared in our sister publication the Nashville Post. Editor’s note: This story has been updated to remove Saint Thomas Hospital for Specialty Surgery as a plaintiff. The original complaint includes the facility but an official for parent organization Ascension Saint Thomas says the organization is not part of the […]
This story first appeared in our sister publication the Nashville Post. By Geert De Lombaerde Analysts at one of Wall Street’s biggest debt rating agencies say Quorum Health’s plan to generate millions from a new revenue cycle management contract are critical to avoiding a downgrade next year and have lowered their outlook for the hospital […]
By MATT BLOIS The New York private equity firm New Mountain Capital has invested in the Franklin health care tech company emids. New Mountain bought Baird Capital and Council Capital’s stake in the company. The companies didn’t disclose the terms of the transaction. Founded in 1999, emids provides health care IT services, application development and […]
File photo This story first appeared in our sister publication the Nashville Post. Honest Coffee Roasters will open a shop in L+L Marketplace on Charlotte Avenue in West Nashville, according to a Metro permit. This will be the third Honest Coffee Roasters, joining the original location at The Factory at Franklin (opened since 2014) and […]
Photo courtesy of Nashville Post This story first appeared in our sister publication the Nashville Post. NASHVILLE POST Nashville-based Celero Commerce will relocate in early 2020 to Williamson County from downtown Nashville. According to a release, the financial services technology company has leased about 14,700 square feet of space at Harpeth on the Green IV […]
Photo courtesy of Enexor BioEngery. By Matt Blois The Franklin energy company Enexor BioEnergy is hiring a Nashville area business leader to lead an expansion. Robert Grajewski will be Enexor BioEnergy’s new senior vice president of new markets. We are thrilled to announce that @EnexorBioEnergy has named Robert Grajewski @rgrajewski SVP of New Markets. He […]
By MATT BLOIS Nissan, the company’s former CEO and a former executive from Brentwood have settled civil fraud charges brought by the Securities Exchange Commission related to underreporting executive income. Nissan will pay a $15 million fine. Former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn will pay a $1 million fine, and Greg Kelly, a former Nissan executive […]
Image courtesy of Spero Health. This story first appeared on our sister publication Nashville Post STAFF REPORTS Substance use disorders treatment company Spero Health has announced an outpatient addiction treatment clinic in Dyersburg. Based in Brentwood and privately held by Heritage Group, Health Velocity Capital, South Central Inc. and Frist Cressey Ventures, Spero Health operates […]
Bill Grana. / Photo courtesy Nashville Post This story first appeared in our sister publication the Nashville Post. STAFF REPORTS Brentwood-based health care IT workforce service provider HCTec has announced a plan to expand operations in Hohenwald, a move that would invest more than $500,000 and create 100 jobs in Lewis County. With this expansion, […]
Hiroto Saikawa / Photo courtesy Nashville Post The story appeared first on our sister site the Nashville Post. By Geert De Lombaerde The CEO of Nissan Motor Co. said Monday he will resign his position in a week after reports surfaced that he had received improper payments under a Nissan stock payment plan. Hiroto Saikawa […]
By MATT BLOIS The prison health care company Corizon has hired a corrections executive to become the new CEO. The company announced on Thursday that James Hyman will be the new CEO starting Sept. 1. He replaces Steve Rector, who will serve as an advisor to the board of directors on an ongoing basis. From […]
By MATT BLOIS A lender has scheduled a foreclosure auction for a large chunk of the Ovation property in Cool Springs. The developer Stan Thomas borrowed $10.5 million from the New York real estate firm Gamma Real Estate to develop a 43 acre portion of Ovation. According to property records, his company purchased the land […]
By MATT BLOIS One of Quorum Health Corporation’s largest investors is going active. The New York investment firm York Capital Management Global Advisors — which manages about $20.5 billion — filed documents with the SEC indicating it would switch from a passive to an active investor. York Capital first invested in Quorum in the third […]
NASHVILLE POST By Geert De Lombaerde The directors of Brookdale Senior Living have chosen a veteran cruise line executive and a longtime health care consultant to stand for board election later this year as it seeks to fend off an activist investor’s push to increase his sway on the board. Brentwood-based Brookdale said late Thursday […]
NASHVILLE POST By Geert De Lombaerde Community Health Systems Chairman and CEO Wayne Smith has again waded into the open market to buy big blocks of stocks of the company he has run since 1997. As CHS shares hit an all-time low early this week, Smith cut checks of about $910,000 on Tuesday, $1 million […]
By MATT BLOIS The Williamson County hospital chains Community Health Systems and Quorum Health are both moving forward with their plan to sell off hospitals. CHS completed the previously announced sale of two hospitals in Florida in late August. Quorum will move forward with a previously announced plan to sell a California hospitals. Community Health […]
By MATT BLOIS One year after Google’s search algorithm made it harder to find information about American Addiction Centers online, the company’s finances are still rebounding. According to a press release, the company lost about $16.3 million in the second quarter of 2019. That’s an improvement over the company’s first quarter performance, but a much […]
UPDATE 08/29: Updated to include information about previous Williamson County real estate purchases by IMT Capital. By MATT BLOIS A California real estate investment firm has purchased a 361-unit apartment complex in Franklin for $88 million. The Emblem apartment complex is located near Burger King at the intersection of Mallory Lane and Nichol Mill Lane […]
By MATT BLOIS The Williamson County hospital chains Quorum Health and Community Health Systems are inching closer to resolving several shareholder lawsuits related to Quorum’s 2016 spin-off from CHS. In July, Quorum settled a lawsuit filed against CHS and Quorum in Williamson County Court by the firm R2 Investments. The lawsuit alleged the companies underestimated […]
By MATT BLOIS Over the last several months several of American Addiction Center’s largest investors have abandoned ship. The Brentwood addiction treatment company’s stock was selling for about $2 at the beginning of April. By mid August the price had fallen to about $0.60. That roughly 70 percent drop could be due to several major […]
By MATT BLOIS For the fourth time this year, the New York Stock exchange has warned the Brentwood-based addiction treatment company American Addiction Centers that it’s out of compliance with the exchange’s rules. The company got the warning because it’s going to file its second quarter financial results late. The company had already announced that […]
By MATT BLOIS A director for the Brentwood energy company Delek left the board earlier this week to become the CEO of a Texas oil company. According to a press release, the CITGO Petroleum Corporation, based in Houston, selected Carlos Jorda to be the company’s next CEO in August. According to SEC documents, Jorda’s decision […]
By MATT BLOIS A developer that built major office projects in Brentwood and Franklin will start construction on another office in Maryland Farms. The project is a four story building at the intersection of Virginia Springs and Granny White Pike. In a press release, the development company Highwoods Properties estimated the 111,000 square foot project […]