The medical market that’s poised to take over Nashville’s current convention center building has signed what it’s calling an anchor tenant.
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Metro Government will effectively pay half the cost of a hotel to go with its new downtown convention center. That’s part of a proposed deal with Omni Hotels, which will pay cash for the cost of construction and end up the sole owner.
A circuit court judge has ruled that Metro can legally take a five-acre parking lot to build Nashville’s new downtown convention center.
A petition drive in opposition of a new downtown convention center has collected 6,500 signatures. The group called Nashville’s Priorities is hoping to convince the Metro Council to allow a non-binding vote of the people on the project. However, it doesn’t plan to hand in the signatures until the day the Metro Council takes a final vote on the issue.
Metro Council members will vote next week on whether or not to approve the financing for a new convention center. The project has been in the works for years, but some council members feel there are still troublesome kinks in the funding plan.
Nashville Mayor Karl Dean backed away from publicly financing a 750-room hotel at Thursday night’s presentation of a new downtown convention center.
The fight over land marked for a new Nashville convention center continued Wednesday as a key property owner filed court papers protesting the city’s efforts to use eminent domain.
Architects and contractors planning for a new downtown convention center have trimmed $50 million out of the project, lowering the total price tag to $585 million.
Mayor Karl Dean today has nominated nine people to the new Convention Center Authority Board, representing an array of professional backgrounds and experience.
The Metro Council voted 33 to 3 Friday afternoon to create a new board that will oversee construction of the proposed downtown convention center.
The Metro Council will have a special meeting Friday afternoon to take an up-or-down vote on establishing a new board to oversee a proposed downtown convention center.
Tuesday night the Metro Council will vote on transferring oversight of a proposed convention center to a new board.
McNeely, Piggot & Fox has stepped away from its contract to promote a new Nashville convention center.
Metro Council members want to hear from a partner with McNeely Pigott & Fox about public relations services provided for the proposed downtown convention center.
Marriott has been chosen to operate the hotel connected to a proposed downtown convention center.
Nashville Mayor Karl Dean wants to appoint a nine-member board to manage the development and financing of a new convention center.
Nashville Mayor Karl Dean says he’s unhappy with the level of oversight given to a $75,000 public relations contract for a new downtown convention center.
The Mayor’s office hasn’t filed a financing package for Nashville’s new downtown convention center with the Metro Council, which will have to sign off on the deal.
Developers chosen this week to build a hotel that goes along with a new downtown convention center are working with Metro Government to pay for construction.
With the Metro Council set to take a final vote on the land acquisition bill for the new downtown convention center, a debate on Sunday will discuss the merits of the deal.