Property Scope

From downtown lofts to suburban office parks, Property Scope focuses on topics including real estate, development, architecture and historic preservation in Knoxville and East Tennessee.

Apr 18
Md. firm buys Serenity River, in S. Knox : Similar story, different coast. A Maryland company has purchased a troubled South Knox County subdivision for $725,000, with plans to jump-start the project and begin selling lots immediately. Bethe...
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Apr 18
Friday briefing : A partner in Latitude 35 owns a filly that will race in the Kentucky Oaks next month. KNS Chattanooga Visitors Center shrinks again. Times Free Press $60M apartment project planned for Franklin....
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Apr 17
Thursday briefing : Developer Paul Murphy plans condos on Christenberry site, but looks to restore 107-year-old home. KNS Streetscapes project focuses on revitalizing Magnolia Avenue....
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Apr 16
West Knoxville shopping center sold for $3.55M : A shopping center near Cedar Bluff Road has been sold. According to a deed on file with the county, an entity called Ft....
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Apr 16
Wednesday briefing : City Council OKs tax incentives for Farragut Hotel restoration project. KNS Walmart Neighborhood Market bound for Fort Oglethorpe....
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Apr 15
Happy Holler properties sold : Two high-profile properties in the Happy Holler neighborhood have been sold, but the new owners aren't ready to announce any big plans. The Paramount U-Li-Ka cleaners building, at 741 N....
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Apr 15
Tuesday briefing : Planners greenlight $100 million downtown Chattanooga waterfront project. Times Free Press American Paper & Twine building new Knoxville distribution center....
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Apr 14
Monday briefing : Boom in Nashville's Salemtown neighborhood inspires hope, concern. Tennessean One in 10 charged with crime in city used KARM as address....
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Apr 11
Mountain Commerce to break ground in Bearden : Nearly seven years after it bought a site at the corner of Northshore Drive and Kingston Pike, Mountain Commerce Bank is planning a ground-breaking. The Erwin, Tenn.-based lender has scheduled the ev...
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Apr 11
Friday briefing : Anonymous donor giving $2.2 million to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. KNS MPC puts off vote on ordinance regarding group living facilities....
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Apr 10
Thursday briefing : Fort Kid to be renovated through community efforts. KNS Ruby Tuesday posts $7.4 million 3Q loss. KNS Is Walgreens the prescription for Nashville's Broadway? Tennessean KNS photo/J....
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Apr 9
Wednesday briefing : Marty Velas leaves Copper Cellar to launch Fanatic Brewing Co. KNS City of Knoxville's new transit director started as Ohio bus driver....
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Apr 4
Friday briefing : Freida Parton -- Dolly's sister, and now an ordained minister -- has opened an antique business/wedding chapel in Sevierville. KNS City gets no construction bids for Cumberland Avenue project....
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Apr 2
UT to sell New Norris House : From the KNS: The University of Tennessee will sell the New Norris House -- a ground-breaking home in the field of sustainable living -- in a sealed bid process for a minimum $155,000, the school ann...
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Apr 2
Wednesday briefing : Nashville Mayor backs up on bus-rapid transit project in nod to opposition. Tennessean UT, hoping to boost summer school enrollment, offers 12-month housing contracts....
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Apr 1
Knox Heritage celebrates Westwood opening : With seven months and $1.1 million in restoration costs in the rearview mirror, Knox Heritage on Tuesday celebrated the opening of its new offices in the Westwood house. Amy McRary has the details in...
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Apr 1
Tuesday briefing : After buying Gossett site (pictured above), Knoxville developer buys more land in Nashville's North Gulch area. Tennessean Report: Tennessee offered contingent incentives to VW....
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Mar 31
Vacant lot in Fort Sanders sold for $3M-plus : A vacant lot in Fort Sanders has been sold for a hefty price. Campus Advantage, a student housing firm based in Austin, Tex., paid $3.4 million for the 1.66 acre lot between Clinch and Laurel avenues...
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Mar 31
Monday briefing : Alleyways, of all things, key to Nashville's Lenox Village neighborhood. Tennessean State Street Recycling Center closing in April, to make way for Marble Alley Lofts....
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Mar 28
Friday briefing : What are Knoxville's largest apartment complexes? KNS Carly Harrington: Breakfast boom hits Knoxville. KNS As KCDC considers Townview purchase, its owners are mostly unknown....
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Mar 27
KCDC eyes deal to buy Townview Towers : Knoxville's public housing agency may soon team up with the private sector to acquire an East Knoxville apartment complex. Knoxville's Community Development Corp....
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Mar 27
Thursday briefing : Federal regulators set sights on Tennessee's payday lending industry. Times Free Press Opry owner closes in on deal to buy Lower Broadway building, in Nashville....
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Mar 26
UT CA+D to use Gay Street building as studio : The University of Tennessee is joining the renaissance in North Knoxville. It's been more than a year since Hatcher Hill Properties bought a vacant building at 525 North Gay St....
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Mar 26
Wednesday briefing : Chattanooga area's building boom screeches to a halt. Times Free Press Smarter Cities group targets Beaumont, Chilhowee Park for energy program....
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Mar 25
Tuesday briefing : Chattanooga Whiskey's downtown distillery opening delayed until 2015. Times Free Press Thousands of flood insurance policies face hike in Tennessee....
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Mar 24
Monday briefing : Looking back at Shelbourne Towers. KNS Demolition permit approved for Pryor Brown Garage. KNS Emails show Burchett, Turley eyed venture in Happy Holler....
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