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Tony Giarratana is under contract to purchase the .43 acre site at the SE corner of Rosa L. Parks Blvd. and Church St. from Speedwagon Enterprises for an undisclosed price in order to build another apartment tower that he says will have at least 350 units. No further specs yet, but Goettsch Partners will be the architect (just like at 900 Church Tower) and Barge Design Solutions will be involved with engineering. No renderings yet. "Our contract on 801 Church was only recently executed, so our drawings are trailing behind the 900 Church drawings by about nine months," Giarratana said. The tower at 900 Church St. will not have parking — it's not required under the property's downtown code zoning. The tower at 801 Church St. will have a parking garage, for tenants of that building and "to accommodate whatever parking demand we might have at 900 Church," Giarratana said. "Keep in mind, Amazon is not encouraging employees who have a personal automobile. Neither will we be encouraging residents who have a personal automobile," Giarratana said. "This is a new day for Nashville. Given the fact that we don’t have the $5 billion necessary to execute a public transportation plan, it’s going to be incredibly important that the employees at these downtown companies walk to work and don’t introduce their car into the traffic mix at peak times." He added: "We don’t think 'live-work-play' is a cliché. That is exactly the lifestyle we’ve been seeking to create downtown." More behind the NBJ paywall here: https://www.bizjournals.com/nashville/news/2020/06/08/giarratana-apartment-tower-church-street-amazon.html?iana=hpmvp_nsh_news_headline
A 25 story/299 ft. residential tower, featuring 360 units, 6,500 sq. ft. of ground level retail, and a 420 capacity garage is being planned by Arizona based Cleveland Associates/Clark Street Holdings on the former sites of Jack in the Box/Taco Bell just west of the Graduate Hotel that is under construction. The apartment tower's parking garage would be accessed from the alley behind the building, "to alleviate traffic conflicts and maintain a continuous, safe, and pedestrian-friendly West End Avenue," CA Ventures wrote in its Metro filing. The group is seeking plan rezoning for the site at an Oct. 25th Metro Planning Commission meeting. More behind the Nashville Post paywall here: https://www.nashvillepost.com/business/development/article/21022334/west-end-site-eyed-for-25story-tower https://www.bizjournals.com/nashville/news/2018/09/14/first-look-chicago-developer-wants-to-build-a.html This screen shot from Smeagolsfree's excellent development map shows the site in teal in center of the frame: