Post Tagged with: "MDHA"

Ryan Ready to Leave MDHA

Ryan Ready to Leave MDHA

by / on February 11, 2013

The man in charge of the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency says it’s time to step down. Phil Ryan has worked for the office for more than two decades, serving as director for roughly half that time.

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Forecast: More Places to Work and Play Downtown

Forecast: More Places to Work and Play Downtown

by / on January 2, 2013

A new study predicts more growth in downtown Nashville, especially when it comes to retail and office space. But it comes with the caveat: parking must improve.

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Metro Looking to Fill Lofts With Creative Community

Metro Looking to Fill Lofts With Creative Community

by / on September 19, 2012

Developers are almost ready to hear from people who want to live in a new, affordable apartment building near downtown Nashville. But there’s a catch. Ryman Lofts is intended just for artists.

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Section 8 Taking Applications for First Time in Four Years

by / on March 21, 2012

After four years and thousands of names on a waiting list, a rental assistance program is ready to take new applicants.

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MDHA to Appeal Jury Decision on Convention Center Property Dispute

by / on July 28, 2011

The city of Nashville is trying to avoid paying what a jury considers full price for a former parking lot in the footprint of city’s new convention center.

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Re-location Of Tent City Residents Unclear

by / on May 24, 2010

During the floods, a swollen Cumberland River washed away a homeless campsite in Nashville known as Tent City. Now, Metro’s Homelessness Commission and housing development agency, MDHA, are trying to keep track of and get shelter for Tent City’s 140 residents.

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MDHA Moves Ahead to Take Over Stadium Land for Riverfront Park

by / on February 9, 2010

The Metro Development and Housing Agency is moving to acquire riverfront property for a so-called adventure play park. It’s the first project in a $30 million riverfront redevelopment plan that’s been in the works for at least five years.

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Filing Claims It’s Too Soon for Eminent Domain of Convention Center Land

by / on November 18, 2009

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.

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Largest Land Owner in New Convention Center Site Sues MDHA

by / on November 4, 2009

The largest land owner in the footprint of a planned downtown convention center has turned from friend to foe of the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency.

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Council Creates Convention Center Authority in Special Meeting

by / on August 21, 2009

The Metro Council voted 33 to 3 Friday afternoon to create a new board that will oversee construction of the proposed downtown convention center.

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Convention Authority Could Transfer to New Board

by / on August 18, 2009

Tuesday night the Metro Council will vote on transferring oversight of a proposed convention center to a new board.

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MP&F Controversy Turns Toward Lobbying in Council Hearing

by / on August 18, 2009

The fallout from an over-budget PR contract took a turn toward ethics Monday night.

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PR Firm Resigns Convention Center Contract, Mayor to Hire Auditor

by / on August 17, 2009

McNeely, Piggot & Fox has stepped away from its contract to promote a new Nashville convention center.

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MDHA Chief Budgeted $900,000 for Convention Center PR

by / on August 11, 2009

The Metro Development and Housing Agency chief said today he budgeted $900,000 for communications about the proposed downtown convention center.

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Dean Files Legislation to Create Convention Center Authority

by / on August 10, 2009

Nashville Mayor Karl Dean wants to appoint a nine-member board to manage the development and financing of a new convention center.

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Dean Suspends MP&F Contract for Convention Center Communications

by / on August 6, 2009

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.

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MDHA Chooses Convention Hotel Developer with Public Financing Experience

MDHA Chooses Convention Hotel Developer with Public Financing Experience

by / on June 17, 2009

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.

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Rolling Mill Hill Falls into Receivership

by / on June 11, 2009

A riverfront condo development on a hilltop overlooking downtown Nashville has been abandoned by a Milwaukee-based developer.

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