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Tennessee’s median home price was 6.8% higher in April 2019 than a year before

TENNESSEE REALTORS There were 7,202 single-family home closings in Tennessee in April 2019, a slight rise (+1.4%) from 7,102 in April 2018; the median home price was $235,000, up +6.8% from $220,000 a year earlier; and the number of available homes on the market decreased -14.5%, from 21,823 to 18,654, according to data compiled by Tennessee REALTORS®. “The spring season is in

By | 2019-05-23T21:56:32+00:00 May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, BW-Real-Estate, Featured - BVHP|Comments Off on Tennessee’s median home price was 6.8% higher in April 2019 than a year before

Unemployment drops in 94 of 95 counties in Tennessee; several to record lows

TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT Unemployment in Williamson County dipped below 2 percent in April, and Davidson County unemployment hit a record low of 2 percent, according to data released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Unemployment rates for 94 of Tennessee’s 95 counties dropped in April 2019 according

By | 2019-05-23T18:51:48+00:00 May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Unemployment drops in 94 of 95 counties in Tennessee; several to record lows

Advance Financial offers paid time for volunteering on "Day of Giving,"

PHOTOS: Advance Financial employees are shown at Taproot Farm in Franklin where they volunteered. // SUBMITTED Advance Financial, the Nashville-based financial services company known for quick loans, money orders, and check cashing services, held its second annual "Day of Giving" to serve over 20 organizations across the state of Tennessee, including a group that provides

By | 2019-05-23T18:33:56+00:00 May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Comments Off on Advance Financial offers paid time for volunteering on "Day of Giving,"

Blackburn is cosponsor of bill to create small-claims copyright courts

Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Senator John Kennedy (R-La.) to cosponsor the Support the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act of 2019. The legislation works to protect independent musicians and artists from the unauthorized reproduction of their creative content through the creation of small claims copyright courts. Sen. Marsha Blackburn “Nashville is

By | 2019-05-22T21:37:31+00:00 May 22nd, 2019|Categories: BW-News|Comments Off on Blackburn is cosponsor of bill to create small-claims copyright courts

Franklin Car Wash brand offering licensing deals and start up help for new car washes

The car wash company MILES will open two licensed locations in Colorado next year. / Photo courtesy of MILES By MATT BLOIS The Franklin Car Wash company MILES will start licensing its brand to new car washes. The first two licensed car washes will open in Colorado next year. MILES, located in Franklin, currently operates

By | 2019-05-21T21:26:30+00:00 May 21st, 2019|Categories: BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on Franklin Car Wash brand offering licensing deals and start up help for new car washes

Transportation Summit will feature Colorado mayor’s transit success story

Williamson, Inc. is featuring a Transportation Summit at its Business Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. The program will feature information about the South Corridor Study. The study will result in a plan that will identify and recommend a locally preferred alternative for

By | 2019-05-19T23:31:34+00:00 May 20th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Comments Off on Transportation Summit will feature Colorado mayor’s transit success story

Renasant Bank recruits Franklin Synergy exec to mortgage production post

By Geert De Lombaerde NashvillePost.com Regional lender Renasant Bank has lured a longtime Franklin Synergy Bank executive to be its mortgage production manager. Stephen Lewis joins Renasant, which runs six area retail offices and has about 1 percent of the deposit market, with more than 27 years of mortgage experience. He had been at Franklin

By | 2019-05-19T18:12:20+00:00 May 19th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Money, BW-News|Comments Off on Renasant Bank recruits Franklin Synergy exec to mortgage production post

Low unemployment persists for third consecutive month; county numbers due next week

TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT For the third consecutive month, Tennessee’s preliminary statewide unemployment rate for April 2019 remains at the all-time low of 3.2 percent, according to data released today by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). Tennessee first set its all-time low unemployment rate in February and it

By | 2019-05-17T19:30:01+00:00 May 17th, 2019|Categories: BW-News|Comments Off on Low unemployment persists for third consecutive month; county numbers due next week

Clover Health to hire 50 as it sets up shop in Cool Springs

ABOVE: Clover Health will set up in the Cool Springs III building at 725 Cool Springs Blvd., just east of Carothers Parkway. // LoopNet   By GEERT DE LOMBAERDE NashvillePost.com A Medicare Advantage insurance company that leans heavily on data analytics has detailed its hiring plans for a new Cool Springs office. San Francisco-based Clover

By | 2019-05-16T17:42:17+00:00 May 16th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Comments Off on Clover Health to hire 50 as it sets up shop in Cool Springs

Tractor Supply coordinates $970,121 grant program to fund FFA projects

The Brentwood-based Tractor Supply Company and the National FFA Organization continue to partner to support the next generation of agricultural leaders through their Grants for Growing program. Grants for Growing provides funding to FFA chapters across the country for the development or improvement of a proposed agricultural project. This year, Tractor Supply stores nationwide raised

By | 2019-05-16T15:25:21+00:00 May 16th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Comments Off on Tractor Supply coordinates $970,121 grant program to fund FFA projects