Construction Section

This section was formed to serve the needs of Tennessee attorneys practicing in the area of construction law. Its purpose is to further the knowledge of its members and to act as an advocate for those attorneys in the legislature and the courts.

Chair
Attorney at Law
112 Glenleigh Court Ste 1
Knoxville, TN 37934
(865)777-2700
Vice-Chair
Glankler Brown, PLLC
6000 Poplar Avenue, Suite 400
Memphis, TN 38119
(901)525-1322
Immediate Past Chair
Hagan Law Group, PLLC
495 N Walnut Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615)546-4070
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

Metro Council Approves Infrastructure Funding for Nashville Yards Development

The Metro Nashville Council on Tuesday voted to grant preliminary approval for $15.2 million earmarked towards road, sewer and other infrastructure needs around the Nashville Yards project which will be home to Amazon’s HQ2, The Tennessean reports. The move also approves participation, easement and license agreements between Metro and Uptown Property Holdings, the building group in charge of development. Council member Kathleen Murphy — one of only three detractors — denounced the city’s interest in the infrastructure plan, saying that it was just "another incentive" for Amazon and that the money would be better spent on other projects throughout the city. The council will make its final decision regarding the infrastructure reimbursement on Feb. 5.

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Design for Amazon’s Nashville Office Approved

Amazon’s design plans for the Nashville Yards development were approved by the Metro Planning Department’s Downtown Code Design Review Committee early this month, The Tennessean reports. The company plans on building two large towers to house the 5,000 employees working at the “Operations Center of Excellence.” A rendering of the towers as well as additional images of the planned site are included in the article.  

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