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Over the last 10 years Williamson County has become a magnet for corporate headquarters

Cool Springs in 1985. / Photo courtesy of Williamson Inc. By MATT BLOIS This story is part of a series Home Page Media Group is running to celebrate our 10th anniversary. Williamson County’s economy has expanded rapidly over the last 10 years, and has also become a magnet for corporate headquarters. In September 2009, when

By | 2019-09-12T13:30:51-05:00 September 12th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|0 Comments

Middle Tennessee construction companies are giving prisoners a second chance — and a job

By MATT BLOIS The day starts early for Shane Presley, a construction worker from Antioch who works for Jone Bros. He wakes up before 4 a.m. to eat breakfast. By sunrise he’s already at his job site, where he lays pipe all day long. During the workday he looks the same as his peers, but

By | 2019-09-10T20:02:05-05:00 September 10th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Nissan CEO stepping down

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 | 2019-09-09T15:10:55-05:00 September 9th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Prison health care company hires a corrections executive to lead the company

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 | 2019-09-09T15:02:36-05:00 September 9th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: |0 Comments

Mitsubishi hires AutoNation executive to manage parts and services business

Scott Smith. / Photo courtesy of Mitsubishi North America By MATT BLOIS Mitsubishi has hired an AutoNation executive to run its parts and services business. This is the first outside hire that Mitsubishi has announced since it decided to move its headquarters from California to Tennessee in June. In July, the company promoted two longtime

By | 2019-09-09T14:20:32-05:00 September 9th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Money|Tags: |0 Comments

Lender schedules a foreclosure auction for another chunk of Ovation

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 | 2019-09-04T14:15:50-05:00 September 4th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, BW-Real-Estate|Tags: |0 Comments

A big Quorum investor is going active

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

By | 2019-09-04T14:11:22-05:00 September 4th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: |0 Comments

CHS CEO goes bottom fishing again

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. Wayne Smith. / Photo courtesy of Nashville Post As CHS shares hit an all-time low early this week,

By | 2019-09-03T12:55:47-05:00 September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Brookdale looks to add two board members to fend offan activist investor’s push to increase sway

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. Vicki Freed / Photo

By | 2019-09-03T12:55:12-05:00 September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Community Health Systems and Quorum Health move forward with hospital sales

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 | 2019-09-03T12:32:50-05:00 September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: , |0 Comments