The downtown scene and sights have been shifting dramatically for the better over the last decade. Approximately $4 billion in public and private developments has been completed or committed for downtown Nashville from the start of the millennium until now.
Extraordinary private sector investment projects include The Pinnacle at Symphony Place, Terrazzo, Hotel Indigo on 3rd Avenue, SunTrust Plaza, Encore, ICON, Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Stahlman Building Residences, Viridian, Commerce Center, Hampton Inn & Suites, Homewood Suites by Hilton, and the Hilton Nashville Downtown. Additionally, extensive renovations and construction at Union Station Hotel, The Hermitage Hotel, Holiday Inn Express, LifeWay Plaza, Bank of America Plaza, Cummins Station and Gateway Pavilion.
Public investments in downtown since 2000 include the Howard Campus for Metro Offices, Music City Central transit station, the Metro Courthouse and Public Square, Music City Star commuter rail system, Criminal Court Building, Church Street, Capitol Boulevard, and 5th Avenue North improvements, the Demonbreun Street Viaduct, the Nashville Public Library, the Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge, Korean War Veterans Memorial Bridge, and the District Energy System.
The grand opening and ribbon cutting for the highly-anticipated $585 million project of the Music City Center took place in May 2013. Construction is almost complete for the $280 million Omni Hotels & Resorts convention center hotel, as well as the expansion of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
The investment potential in downtown Nashville is multiplying as both density and demand continue to increase with popularity. Contact the Nashville Downtown Partnership for customized research on retail, residential, or business investment opportunities.