NEW BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT – JANUARY 2016
New residential construction remains steady. Most of the permits issues for new residential construction are for lot s within established subdivision. Some of the projects include Morgan Farms, Taramore, Owl Creek, Glen Abbey, Cromwell, and Whetstone.
Since January 2016, the Planning Commission has approved final plats within subdivisions that are currently at various stages of development.
• Belle Terre: 5 recorded lots remaining
• Fountainbrooke: 9 recorded lots remaining
• Morgan Farms (Azalea Farms): 41 recorded lots remaining
• Owl Creek (all phases): 26 recorded lots remaining
• Taramore: 49 recorded lots remaining
• Tuscany Hills: 10 recorded lots remaining
• Traditions: 26 recorded lots remaining
• Whetstone: 4 recorded lots remaining
• Witherspoon & Holt Witherspoon: One of the largest subdivisions approved by the Board of Commissioners in recent years is the Witherspoon Subdivision. The subdivision is located on the south side of Crockett Road. The approved Open Space Residential Development Plan (OSRD) shows a total of 153 lots on approximately 261 acres. The lots have an average area of about 0.90 acres each. The historic Holtland/Wildwood home, circa 1835, is also located on the property. The two-story home is constructed of brick and includes the original two-story brick ell at the rear and several connected outbuildings. In the 1800's, Thomas Holt acquired several hundred acres in the Crockett Road area of what is now Brentwood. His grandson, John Page Holt, lived on the property with his wife, O'Delle K. Holt, during the 1900's. In March 2000, the Board of Commissioners approved Resolution 2000-11, which designated the site along with several others as historically significant. The home has not been lived is since the early 1960's. The home, along with approximately eight acres of adjacent land has been sold to a private individual who will restore it to its former grandeur. The home is intended to be the centerpiece of the project.
The approved plan also includes roundabout which is located at the intersection of Crockett Road and Arrowhead Drive. The roundabout is currently in the final stages of its construction and is operational.
Finally, the plan includes a ten-foot wide paved multi-use path that will include a public use easement beginning at the end of the cul-de-sac on one of the interior streets. The trail is intended to connect at the common property boundary with the Raintree Forest subdivision, east of the project, wind through the open space and terminate at the western property boundary, adjacent to Crockett Road, which is shared with the Somerset subdivision. The developer has agreed to provide a total of $25,000 for the construction of the trail adjacent to Crockett Road and extending across the open space in Somerset to Aberdeen Drive. The trail extension will allow safe pedestrian access to a signalized intersection and pedestrian crossing to the nearby schools and Crockett Park. If this trail improvement is constructed, the City will begin negotiations with the Raintree Forest Homeowner’s Association.
The subdivision plat for Section One of the project, which includes 13 lots, will be presented to the Planning Commission, Section One of the project will be featured in the 2017 Nashville Parade of Homes.
- Stonecrest Subdivision: The Board of Commissioners approve a proposed rezoning to OSRD of approximately 35.85 acres of land, located on the west side of Bluff Road, approximately 3,700 feet, or 0.70 miles north of its intersection with Concord Road. Turnberry Homes LLC will be developing the property and building the homes. The approved concept development plan shows a total of 29 lots, having an average area of 0.60 acres each. Sanitary sewer for the project will be provided by Metro. Water service will be provided by the Nolensville College Grove Utility District. Both services can be accessed from Bluff Road, east of the subdivision. A grading permit for the project has been issued and work continues.
Avery Subdivision a/k/a May Property: In October 2015, the Board of Commissioners approved a rezoning plan for approximately 32 acres of land located on the east side of Murray Lane. The proposed subdivision is situated between the Waterford and Forest of Brentwood subdivisions. The property was rezoned from R-2 to OSRD and included a total of 24 lots. The existing structured on the property would be removed as part of the development plan.
The approved plan proposes the relocation of an existing stream, which is located in the northern portion of the project. The project is situated within the Little Harpeth River watershed. The developer has applied for an Aquatic Resource Alteration Permit (ARAP), which is issued by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC).
Hill Center Development: To date, the Planning Commission has approved site plans for a total of three phases within the Hill Center Brentwood development. The project, which is still currently under construction and features a mixture of commercial uses, including office, retail and restaurants, is located at the corner of Maryland Way and Franklin Road. Phase 1.2 includes Building B, which has an area of 105,671 square feet and the parking garage which houses 860 parking spaces, both facing Maryland Way, have been completed. LBMC, a financial and professional services firm, has moved into the upper floors of the building. Tenant finishes for the first-floor interior spaces and the retail liner, located on the south side of the building, are also ongoing. Building B1, houses the Holler and Dash and Nama Sushi restaurants.
Building A, Phase 1.2, which is also under construction is located in the southern portion of the site, adjacent to the existing Hill Center. Building A includes a total area of approximately 96,000 square feet. Several tenant finishes are also underway within the building.
Phase 1.2C includes the Del Frisco’s Grille and Uncle Julio’s Fine Mexican restaurants and the adjacent plaza area. The restaurants have been open since late November 2016.
As part of the approval of the development plan, a Traffic Impact Study was prepared for the project that analyzed the potential traffic impacts of the proposal. The study recommended several improvements to the adjacent street network. Most of the recommended improvements have been completed except for some road widening work at the intersection of Maryland Way and Eastpark Drive. These improvements are expected to be completed sometime in January 2017.
The entire project will include a total of 600,000 square feet of office, retail and restaurant space, and a total of 2,374 structured and surface parking spaces on the currently vacant tract, containing approximately 17 acres. Residential units are not proposed as part of project. Following is a listing of the tenants currently within the center.
**COMING 2017: Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream, Fab’rik, Cosmetic Market, Core Power Yoga, Francesa’s, Paper Source, Hemline, Sur La Table, Brentwood Dental Studio, TM Partner’s, First Tennessee Bank.
CityPark Development: The CityPark project includes six commercial retail buildings, having a total area of approximately 39,500 square feet. The plan also includes a “village green” gathering area in front of Mooreland Mansion.
Integrated with the historic Mooreland Mansion, ca 1838, is the Hilton Garden Inn, a hotel consisting of 126 guest rooms. The hotel has been open since march 2016.
In an effort to make Centerview Drive more pedestrian friendly and incorporate design features that will reduce vehicle speed, the Planning Commission approved street modifications to provide for two 11-foot-wide lanes, on-street parallel parking, and a six-foot-wide sidewalk from Tapestry north to Church Street.
The range of tenants and services offered at CityPark are listed in the table below.
Tapestry at Brentwood Town Center: Construction is complete at the Tapestry at Brentwood project located on Centerview Drive. Building Two, which is located closest to Brentwood Place, was the first building ready for occupancy. The project features apartments and condominiums with the walkability and neighborhood, desired within Brentwood.
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The Crossings at Brentwood: In February 2016 the Planning Commission voted to approve a commercial site plan that proposed the construction of a new building having a total area of 198,750 square feet on a 10.46 acre lot. The site is located in the northeast quadrant of the intersection of Church Street East and Overlook Boulevard. The site also includes the historic Owen Cemetery, which will be preserved as part of the development plan.
The Crossings at Brentwood will offer a continual care for persons over 62 years of age, providing a total of 191 units and 242 beds. The facility will provide 84 independent living units, 69 assisted living units and 38 memory care units.
Smith/Packett, a senior housing and development firm will oversee the construction the building. The company maintains senior living facilities in six states, primarily in the southeastern part of the country. The approved site plan will be their first facility in Tennessee.
Building plans are currently undergoing staff review for issuance of a permit.
Knoll – Guy Brown Office Building: Also in February the Planning Commission approved a commercial site plan that proposed the construction of a new office two-story building located at the intersection of Mallory Lane and Commerce Way, north of Moores Lane. The building will include an area of approximately 21,800 square feet a 1.75 acre lot. Construction of the building is on-going.
Music City Motorcars: The Planning Commission approved a site plan for a new high-end automobile dealership which will be located in the at 1599 Mallory Lane within the Mallory Park Subdivision. Motor City Motorcars will sell Maserati, Aston Martin, Bentley and Rolls Royce vehicles. The new building will include a total floor area of 34,415 square feet to include a showroom, sales, parts and service within a single-story building.
Construction of the new dealership is underway.
Dimension at Mallory Park --- Mallory Park, Phase II: The Planning Commission previously approved a site plan for the construction of two, single story buildings, having a combined area of 64,191 square feet on a 7.79-acre lot. The buildings design is intended to complement the existing buildings on Lot 202 of the Mallory Park project, which serve as the corporate headquarters for Quorum Healthcare, which are located on the adjacent lot to the south.
BMW of Nashville: In March 2016 the Planning Commission approved a new site plan for the BMW of Nashville location in Mallory Park. The dealership will be located north of the existing Mini of Nashville site on the east side of Mallory Lane. The approved building will include an area of 55,884 sf, complete with showroom, offices, and service facilities located at 1568 Mallory Lane in Mallory Park.
The tract includes an area of 13.22 acres.