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lot besides watson's?

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besides the watson's on I24 and old hickory blvd someone has been clearing a lot. they've been working on it for a long time but i haven't seen any signs and progress looks like it has stopped. does anyone know anything about it?

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besides the watson's on I24 and old hickory blvd someone has been clearing a lot. they've been working on it for a long time but i haven't seen any signs and progress looks like it has stopped. does anyone know anything about it?

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When traveling down I-24E there is a billboard with an arrow pointing to this newly cleared land that says 75 acres for sale zoned commercial or retail.

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it's the one the davidson county side. right in front of the watson's parking lot. the 75 acre lot is the one behind watson's.

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OK. I live off Old Hickory not far from there. There is a sign at the top of the hill at the entrance to Watsons offering that land for sale also. It says for hotel or retail on the sign. I thought something was going to be built there too. They did a lot of earth moving and did some walls around the creek that flows through the property. It seemed like a lot of work to just let it sit.

That other area behind Watson's also puzzles me. Why would you spend so much money on clearing land if there were no real plans for the property. Why not leave it tree covered until some one decided to develope it. I reread the sign this morning. It says zoned indutrial and potential retail.

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That actually isn't a bad idea for that lot! LOL!!! I have always been one to admit that half of Antioch's problem is LaVergne and Smyrna/Murfreesboro transients.

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they would need that more over by the old starwood lot. the cane ridgers on the other side are a fiesty bunch who want to have nothing to do with antioch, lavergne and smyrna! haha.

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My first guess would be more warehousing since there is a lot already around that area. I noticed the earth being moved a couple of months ago and there are some large warehouse facilities not too far from there.

I may be wrong and this is jsut a guess.

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My first guess would be more warehousing since there is a lot already around that area. I noticed the earth being moved a couple of months ago and there are some large warehouse facilities not too far from there.

I may be wrong and this is jsut a guess.

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Its not just LaVergne that has a lot of warehousing. Wilson County has got a huge amount of warehouse space being built along 840. I was out there a few weeks ago and was amazed at the amount of sq. footage being built.

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I think building a wall of warehouses along the interstate that runs through your city does nothing to add an attractive feel to your city. Just because of the warehouses in Lavergne, I've always thought of the town as ugly and unfriendly.

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Perhaps, I'm seeing it in a different light, but I see commerce on a grand scale. Distribution is a large part of our economy. Maybe they're not as attractive as a condo downtown, but probably more viable given the state of the economy. I never once have looked at these places as ugly, but as part of an active, growing and important transportation center. The centers are well-landscaped, well-kept, employ literally thousands and provide practically everything we need to function. Maybe skin deep beauty is quite overrated. Even the most attractive of beings looks a bit oozy on the inside...just try to function without the ooze. Bring 'em on.

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Perhaps, I'm seeing it in a different light, but I see commerce on a grand scale. Distribution is a large part of our economy. Maybe they're not as attractive as a condo downtown, but probably more viable given the state of the economy. I never once have looked at these places as ugly, but as part of an active, growing and important transportation center. The centers are well-landscaped, well-kept, employ literally thousands and provide practically everything we need to function. Maybe skin deep beauty is quite overrated. Even the most attractive of beings looks a bit oozy on the inside...just try to function without the ooze. Bring 'em on.

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Remember that interchange city in LaVergne is not all in LaVernge but part of Davidson as well. I think they are needed and Nashville's or rather the MD TN area is the perfect location for distribution. It is a huge part of the economy for sure but even it, is diversified. I think you will probably see more warehousing in the near future and the corridor along 840 will have a lot of that type of business.

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Remember that interchange city in LaVergne is not all in LaVernge but part of Davidson as well. I think they are needed and Nashville's or rather the MD TN area is the perfect location for distribution. It is a huge part of the economy for sure but even it, is diversified. I think you will probably see more warehousing in the near future and the corridor along 840 will have a lot of that type of business.

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I agree to a certain extent, but the regional economic development board is touting this area as warehouse city. If you have a city what is as important as a tax base is jobs for your citizens. I think it is diversified because the eggs are actually in many baskets because you have dozens of employers and they all will not go under at the same time.

Where I am from in Kingsport, the eggs are mostly in one basket. Eastman Chemical has 10,000 employees at the plant. If it goes under the city dies, and most of the regional economy is devastated.

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I agree to a certain extent, but the regional economic development board is touting this area as warehouse city. If you have a city what is as important as a tax base is jobs for your citizens. I think it is diversified because the eggs are actually in many baskets because you have dozens of employers and they all will not go under at the same time.

Where I am from in Kingsport, the eggs are mostly in one basket. Eastman Chemical has 10,000 employees at the plant. If it goes under the city dies, and most of the regional economy is devastated.

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Gotcha and I do understand where you are coming from. Not a problem and in most ways I am in total agreement with you.

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I drive by the large excavation project behind Watson's (Family Leisure) every day and noticed that there is one of those portable office's on the property now with a fence around it. Work continues on leveling this lot and they are moving closer to Watson's. Has anyone heard of any plans for this? It still seems like a lot of work given the present economy and the empty warehouses in that area.

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I drive by the large excavation project behind Watson's (Family Leisure) every day and noticed that there is one of those portable office's on the property now with a fence around it. Work continues on leveling this lot and they are moving closer to Watson's. Has anyone heard of any plans for this? It still seems like a lot of work given the present economy and the empty warehouses in that area.

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The place they have off the Boro Fesslers area is a pretty good size building. They need to have a large building for truck service. I know I have taken trucks there before and they are not only servicing and selling Volvo, but GMC as well.

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