Nashville musicians may soon be able to work from home without violating the law. The Metro Council is considering a bill that would regulate people operating a small business out of their homes, including recording studios that have technically been operating in violation of the law for years.
The Cupcake Collection in Germantown is one of the many black-owned businesses vying for a slice of the federal COVID-19 relief fund, one of the biggest economic packages in the country’s history.
Mayors in Tennessee’s major cities are coming together for the formation of the Tennessee Major Metros Economic Restart Task Force.
Business incubators Launch Tennessee and the Nashville Entrepreneur Center are touting the first black woman in the state to raise over $1 million in venture capital.
Listen / The owner of Nashville’s Downtown Antique Mall knew this day was coming. The century-old warehouse full of quirky antiques is closing Friday after operating for three decades. The mall’s vendors say the reasons for the closure are indicative of the threat to small businesses downtown.
Some of the flashiest growth on Lower Broad is coming from companies not from Nashville, or Tennessee. And one in particular — Ohio-based TC Restaurant Group — now owns eight high-profile bars and restaurants.
Listen / Nashville almost hit an all-time record in the value of building permits issued in the last fiscal year, but the total number of permits actually went down. It’s a strange factoid that the Nashville Business Journal’s senior reporter Adam Sichko wrote about last week, at the close of Metro Nashville’s fiscal year. We talked […]
Listen / In the 1950s, the small town of Shelbyville, Tenn., was home to a half-dozen pencil manufacturers, prompting then-Gov. Buford Ellington to declare it “Pencil City.” The nickname has stuck, but for the most part, the industry has not. Today, the last business standing is Musgrave Pencil Company, which has found a way to […]
Listen / Nashville is now one of 20 finalists for Amazon’s highly coveted second headquarters. It promises to bring as many as 50,000 jobs and the caché of welcoming one of the world’s most successful companies. But it’s not clear what Nashville is promising in return.
Listen / Conservative activists and lawmakers from across the country will gather in Nashville starting Wednesday for a summit of the American Legislative Exchange Council.