Nashville, It’s Time for Good Transit

“While walkability benefits from good transit, good transit relies absolutely on walkability.”  From One-Mile Radius- Building Community from the Core by Mark Deutschmann With Metro Nashville Council’s recent approval of the “Let’s Move Nashville” transit referendum,...

Building Community from the Core

The 12South Story: How to revitalize a community without losing friends and alienating groups “We should call it 12South,” I said, musing about how we could  revitalize and rebrand the community. I’ll always remember this moment. It was nothing huge, but pivotal in...

Nashville transit plan a boon for real estate market, pros say

Don Hayes is looking forward to walking out the front door of his new East Nashville townhome and stepping aboard a train that takes him downtown without having to fight Gallatin Pike’s notorious traffic congestion. “I have used a mass transit system a few times when...

Greenways attract Nashville home buyers, developers

Victor Wilson looks forward to eventually riding his bike on a greenway from his home in the Nations on Nashville’s west side to events downtown or to a public transit stop on nearby Charlotte Pike without ever having to be on a street with cars and other vehicles....

With latest condo project, Mark Deutschmann digs deeper into East Nashville

One of the most influential developers in the revitalization of a number of urban Nashville neighborhoods once again has East Nashville in his sights. Mark Deutschmann’s Core Development Services is pursuing a proposed 190-unit development on East Trinity Lane, on...