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Quorum closes Chicago facility, divests California hospital

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

By | 2019-10-04T13:15:19-05:00 October 4th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: |0 Comments

Williamson Inc. business expo offers job seekers a chance to connect with employers (and free beer)

Hundreds of people attended Williamson Inc.'s business expo despite the heat and a major crash on Interstate 65. / Photo MATT BLOIS By MATT BLOIS The Williamson Inc. business expo offered job seekers a chance to connect with employers looking for talent. If they failed to find a job, the expo also offered ice cream,

By | 2019-10-03T22:09:44-05:00 October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Franklin antiques appraiser says anyone can develop the superpower of recognizing quality

By MATT BLOIS Linda Dyer has a superpower that makes her very good at buying wedding gifts. The Franklin antiques appraiser, who specializes in tribal arts in the Unites States, can walk through a thrift store and spot quality. Recently, she found a $6 thrift store basket that turned out to be worth $400. She

By | 2019-10-02T16:07:01-05:00 October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: |0 Comments

A Brentwood business has been making organic, top-shelf bird food for three decades

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 | 2019-10-02T12:58:15-05:00 October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: |0 Comments

CHS hospitals part of sweeping civil suit against opioid industry

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

By | 2019-09-30T14:35:21-05:00 September 30th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: |0 Comments

Moody’s sees ‘rising refinancing risk’ at Quorum if plans don’t materialize

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 | 2019-09-30T12:07:45-05:00 September 30th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: |0 Comments

Franklin coffee shop expanding into West Nashville

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

By | 2019-09-26T13:27:29-05:00 September 26th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: |0 Comments

New York private equity firm invests in Franklin health care tech company as previous investors exit

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

By | 2019-09-26T13:23:24-05:00 September 26th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: |0 Comments

Celero to relocate to Brentwood from downtown

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

By | 2019-09-25T15:44:34-05:00 September 25th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|0 Comments

Real estate website calls this week the best time of year to buy a house in the Nashville area

STAFF REPORTS The real estate website Realtor.com has calculated that this week is the best time to buy a house in the Nashville area. The company analyzed data from 2016 to 2018 showing there is less competition and lower prices. According to Realtor.com, list prices in the Nashville metropolitan area, which includes Williamson County and

By | 2019-09-25T15:28:45-05:00 September 25th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, BW-Real-Estate|Tags: |0 Comments