2016 Nashville Nine: Music City's most endangered historic places
Monday, October 10, 2016
A lifelong resident of East Nashville’s Cleveland Park neighborhood, Sam McCullough has in recent years watched newer, more costly homes going up on lots where working-class black families once lived. "Now there's an elitist crowd living here," said the president emeritus of the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Association, who's involved with an effort to document that area's history. "We're losing our character out ...
Gulch-SoBro pedestrian bridge land deal advances in Metro Council
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
A long-debated $18 million pedestrian bridge that would connect downtown’s fast-growing Gulch and SoBro neighborhoods is a step closer to becoming a reality. The Metro Council, by a voice vote, gave preliminary approval of a land exchange with the owner of the Cummins Station office complex that would allow Metro to buy the ...
Nashville businesses benefit from being socially responsible
Monday, September 26, 2016
At its best, corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a transparent initiative embedded within a business’s culture that contributes to the overall welfare of the community. There is concrete evidence illustrating how a variety of businesses — large and small — benefit from being socially responsible, providing overwhelming support that CSR ...
Meet the next role model for Nashville's startups
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
In choosing Michael Brody-Waite as its third CEO, the Entrepreneur Center board picked a leader who exemplifies the next-generation Nashville entrepreneur. Rather than a build a hospital company with a bunch of other guys in suits, Brody-Waite embraced the blue-jean wearing eccentricity of modern entrepreneurship — with his own personal ...
Tennessee lawmakers convene to fix DUI law
Monday, September 12, 2016
When state lawmakers return to Nashville on Monday to reconvene for a special legislative session they will be be faced with a primary task of undoing their own work. Gov. Bill Haslam called the legislature back into session after federal authorities informed officials that changes it made to the state's DUI laws during ...
SUPREME COURT RULES THAT COMPANY CEO SIGNING LEASE IN PERSONAL CAPACITY IS OBLIGATED UNDER TERMS OF LEASE
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
The Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled that a business CEO who signed a lease on behalf of the company as well as in his personal capacity is liable for the obligations of the lease. At issue in the case of MLG Enterprises v. Richard Johnson are the two signatures of Richard ...
Tennessee's new businesses indicate economic growth, state says
Monday, August 22, 2016
Tennessee's economy is outpacing pre-recession strength, based on the flow of new business filings and a slower pace of closings, according to Secretary of State Tre Hargett. “Tennessee’s economy continues to grow,” Hargett said in a conference call Thursday. “We are now well above pre-recession levels.” Tennessee recorded 8,919 new businesses from April ...
HASLAM APPOINTS BILL YOUNG CHANCELLOR IN 20TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Monday, August 08, 2016
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today appointed Bill Young of Nashville as chancellor in the 20th Judicial District, which serves Davidson County. Young replaces retiring Chancellor Carol McCoy, effective September 1. Young, 59, has been in the Tennessee Attorney General’s office in Nashville, where he has been associate attorney general and part ...
Nashville airport plans $1.2B overhaul, including new hotel
Monday, August 01, 2016
Nashville International Airport is embarking on an ambitious $1.2 billion renovation that will touch virtually every corner of the airport and change every aspect of the traveler’s experience. New parking, more security lines, larger baggage claim and ticketing areas, expanded concourse space and a first-of-its-kind hotel are among the projects planned ...
INDIGENT REPRESENTATION TASK FORCE LISTENING TOUR STOPS IN NASHVILLE, ADDS WILLIAMSON COUNTY DATE
Thursday, July 21, 2016
The statewideIndigent Representation Task Force will hear from the public at meetings to be held next week in Nashville and next month in Franklin. The task force has traveled throughout the state on a listening tour to hear from the legal community as well as the general public regarding indigent defense ...
DISPUTE OVER FAMILY BUSINESS LEADS TENNESSEE SUPREME COURT TO ADOPT NEW STANDARD FOR SHAREHOLDER LAWSUITS
Thursday, July 14, 2016
In a case involving claims between siblings who were shareholders in a closely held family corporation, the Tennessee Supreme Court has adopted a new standard for when a shareholder can file a direct lawsuit on claims that concern the corporation. Ten siblings owned shares in a family-run corporation, McRedmond Brothers, Inc. ...
SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS DEATH SENTENCE FOR MAN GUILTY IN 2002 EAST TENNESSEE MURDERS
Thursday, July 07, 2016
The Supreme Court has affirmed the convictions and sentences of death for Howard Hawk Willis for killing two East Tennessee teenagers and dismembering one of them. In 2010, a Washington County jury convicted Mr. Willis of two counts of premeditated murder and one count of felony murder in the perpetration of ...
New Restaurant Concept Planned at Fifth + Broadway
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Well-known Nashville restaurateur Tom Moralesplans to open a restaurant and entertainment concept at the Fifth + Broadway mixed-use development planned for the Nashville Convention Center site.
Downtown Nashville hopes to cash in on retail renaissance
Monday, June 20, 2016
Lifelong Nashvillian Betty Brooks remembers what a treat it was to dress up in her Sunday best as a child to go shopping downtown. It was the 1950s and the city's urban core was a thriving shopping hub with dominant retailers such as Harveys and Cain-Sloan department stores. “It was a huge ...
CMA Fest sets attendance record, Bonnaroo drops
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
The CMA Music Festival set a new attendance record this year, even as the simultaneous Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival saw a dip, according to officials from the two Middle Tennessee events. CMA Fest brought in roughly 88,500 fans per day this year, counting tickets sold to the concerts at Nissan Stadium, promotional tickets, attendance ...
CMA 2016: Country music is 'gateway' to Nashville's tourism strategy
Thursday, June 09, 2016
It seems unfathomable now, but there was a time when some city government, business and hospitality leaders engaged in serious debate about whether country music should be the centerpiece of Nashville’s tourism strategy. As recently as the 1990s, a fear hung over Nashville that country music was for a “certain” crowd ...
Ryman Hospitality plans 2 new downtown entertainment venues
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Ryman Hospitality is poised to unveil plans in the coming weeks for two new downtown entertainment venues, fresh off its recently completed $8.6 million renovation of downtown multipurpose venueWildhorse Saloon. Earlier this year, the company, which owns Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, announced it is opening a Nashville-inspired honky-tonk in Times ...
15 things to do Memorial Day weekend in Nashville
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Are you visiting Nashville for the Memorial Day holiday weekend or a local looking for something to do? Let this be your go-to list for things to do from Friday, May 27, to Monday, May 30. And be sure to download our Things to Do Nashville app for a chance to win ...
Mixed-use project eyed for Wedgewood-Houston site
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
A partnership involving a local builder/developer and an out-of-state investor has paid $935,000 for 0.41 acres in the Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood. Brian Layton of Britt Development Group and Chicago-area investor Scott F. Moller are eyeing a mixed-use development for the northeast corner of Martin and Humphreys streets. “It’s a development opportunity,” Layton said about ...
'I Believe in Nashville' muralist goes global
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
What started as a creative way for Adrien Saporiti to showcase his love of Nashville quickly blossomed into one of the city’s most iconic murals. Thousands of people have stood in front the “I Believe in Nashville” murals scattered around town for Instagram-worthy photos. The mural has been featured in GQ ...
Joe Rexrode: Predators' win was epic, exhausting, everything
Friday, May 06, 2016
Defensive driving is good. Careful and in control. Overly skittish driving is not good – get a couple of drivers together who are petrified of making a mistake and watch them mash bumpers. That’s overtime hockey in the Stanley Cup playoffs. It’s weird giveaways and stunning offensive chances, over and over, ...
Google Fiber in Nashville is open for business
Monday, May 02, 2016
Google Fiber is open for business in Nashville, connecting four apartment and condominium buildings in Nashville’s core to its gigabit-speed Internet and launching a Fiber Space in the Gulch. The milestone comes 15 months after Google Fiber announced Nashville as a new market. In the meantime, existing providers AT&T and Comcast have ...
CMA Music Festival reveals more free performers
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
The Country Music Association revealed more free shows for its CMA Music Festival, which is set for June 9-12 in downtown Nashville. This week the organization announced performers for its Gildan Broadway Stage at Hard Rock Café that is on the corner of Broadway and First Avenue in downtown Nashville. Artists set ...
Edgehill Apartments to be first to get free Google Fiber
Friday, April 22, 2016
Google Fiber is providing free gigabit-speed Internet to Edgehill Apartments, the first housing development that will get free Google Fiber access. With Salama Urban Ministries, Google also is opening a computer lab to improve digital literacy among Edgehill residents.The Edgehill Achievement Accelerator Access Lounge will be the first among several computer labs planned for the city, according ...
More national boutiques coming to Edgehill Village
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
The changes at Nashville's historic Edgehill Village development continue with two more national boutiques joining the tenant lineup. Women's fashion brand American Threads and custom menswear shop Alton Lane plan to open this summer at the former White Way Cleaners property, which is in the middle of the Edgehill neighborhood on ...
Hankook Tire picks Nashville for North American headquarters
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Hankook Tire plans to set up its North American headquarters in Nashville, according to people familiar the official announcement expected Wednesday. The move comes as the South Korea-based company is expected by year's end to start production at what will eventually be a $800 million tire manufacturing plant in Clarksville. At full operation, that 469-acre plant is expected ...
New Music Row luxury apartments to target millennials
Monday, April 04, 2016
Millennium Music Row will be the name of the luxury midrise apartment community with retail space that a Houston-based multifamily and student housing developer plans on Music Row. "It's geared towards millennials in a walkable location," The Dinerstein Cos.' spokeswoman, Merideth Savoie, said about the 230-unit community that would be its first project here. "We've had our eyes on ...
Forbes highlights Nashville as a rising travel destination
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Forbes gave Nashville some love this week, highlighting five reasons why Music City is heating up. "Nashville celebrates the spring in style and kicks off the warmer weather with 'Awesome April' — a month dedicated to music, festivals and food," author Katie Lara wrote in the travel guide. Music City got a shout-out for its Southern ...
Rezoning eyed for land near big project site in The Nations
Thursday, March 24, 2016
A family that owns 10.2 acres in The Nations neighborhood is taking steps toward pursuing a rezoning, which would allow for a use that fits with a massive mixed-use project planned next door. "The end goal is just to find a better use of our property that complements the development next to ours," said Alfred T. Stewart, CEO of Acer ...
Green Hills eyes Nashville B-Cycle
Friday, March 18, 2016
Green Hills is attempting to alleviate some of its traffic by bringing Nashville B-Cycle to the neighborhood. "This is definitely a big hub of traffic, so minimizing the people who are driving (and) coming out of Lipscomb will definitely help with the overall traffic of the Green Hills area," said Andrew Stansfield, ...
IndieNash movement aims to build support for small businesses
Monday, March 14, 2016
Tara Tidwell’s flour-covered hands carefully prepare a half-dozen baguettes on a long cooking sheet before sliding the bread into a piping-hot oven. “You might want to step back,” said Tidwell, a baker at Wedgewood-Houston’s Dozen Bakery. “Steam is going to shoot out of the oven once the baguettes start baking.” In a ...
Warmer weather lifts Nashville home sales to decade-long record
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
Several days of unseasonably warm weather helped to fuel a 9.7 percent year-over-year increase in Nashville area residential closings last month. The roughly 2,293 home closings for February was the strongest showing for that month in nearly a decade, according to the ...
Hardee's parent moving HQ to Nashville area
Monday, March 07, 2016
The parent of Hardee's and other restaurant chains has finalized a decision to consolidate its corporate offices in the Nashville area. CKE Restaurants Inc. expects to officially move headquarters operations from Carpinteria, Calif. and St. Louis, Mo., early next year, company representative Kate Franklin confirmed. Cool Springs appears to be most likely destination considering recent reports about CKE negotiating ...
Downtown's Hampton Inn fetches record sale price
Friday, March 04, 2016
The Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Nashville has changed hands for a record price, which one local industry observer says reflects Nashville now being considered a top-tier U.S.lodging market. New York-based real estate investor The LCP Group LP and global asset manager SEDCO Capital of Saudi Arabia paid $58.2 million for the six-story,154-guestroom and suite hotel at 310 4th Ave S. That nearly $378,000 for ...
Nashville arts boost economy, but some areas want more
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
The pockets of Nashville with more concentration of the arts have a greater economic impact, and the city's neighborhoods want more art in their own communities, too. Those are just some of the findings of the "Culture Here" study by the Nashville Chamber of Commerce and Metro Arts Commission. "I think it's ...
Massive project a game-changer for The Nations
Friday, February 19, 2016
Residents of The Nations view a project aiming to bring hundreds of new homes to the area as a watershed moment in the largely industrial West Nashville neighborhood's transition. Development on the scale of such a project, which could ultimately bring as many as 600 residences to a 36-acre site along Centennial Boulevard, usually triggers concerns ...
Site Selectors conference puts spotlight on Nashville
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
The world's top site selection consultants will hold their biggest annual gathering in Nashville this month, providing local economic development officials with an opportunity to showcase the city. About 400 attendees are expected for the annual conference of the Site Selectors Guild, which is coming to Nashville for the first time ever. They will include 40 members of the group ...
Nashville leads US in STEM pay growth
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Nashville had the highest income growth nationwide in science, technology, engineering and math fields from 2013 to 2014, according to a recent study by SmartAsset. Pay for so-called STEM workers rose 5.3 percent locally, which was more than three times the national average growth rate of 1.6 percent, according to the New York-based financial technology company. "It speaks to the ...
NHL All-Star weekend a big hit for Nashville
Monday, February 01, 2016
Nashville glowed Predators gold this weekend, and the whole hockey world got to see it. From the star-studded entertainment to the high-energy arena atmosphere, our city wowed visitors from NHL cities across the continent and did our team proud. "Everyone who was here to experience it throughout the NHL saw what a hockey ...
Top 10 sports events at Bridgestone Arena
Monday, January 25, 2016
Bridgestone Arena has served as host to many sports events since first opening its doors on Dec. 18, 1996, but perhaps the biggest of all will be the NHL All-Star Game on Jan. 31. The game will bring thousands of fans to downtown and to the home of the Nashville Predators. The facility has also served ...
Nashville Restaurant Week returns Jan. 18-24
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Local restaurants will offer special menus and deals in the biannual Restaurant Week, Jan. 18-24. Enjoy a three-course meal for $46.16 featuring grilled Caesar salad, beef filet and carrot cake ice cream cake at Cork & Cow. 55 South offers a three-course meal of gumbo, hot chicken and coconut pie for $26.16. Other participating restaurants include Wild ...
Nashville tourism streak tops other U.S. cities'
Friday, January 15, 2016
Chalk up another win for Nashville’s booming tourist economy. On the heels of the city’s largest-ever New Year’s Eve bash on Lower Broadway, which drew 150,000 people downtown and resulted in 24,500 hotel rooms sold, officials on Thursday announced another hospitality milestone: November 2015 marked 60 consecutive months of year-over-year growth in ...
Second deadline extension likely for $400M Broadway project
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
A development team that Metro picked to transform Nashville’s old convention center into a $400 million mixed-use project anchored by retail is poised for the second time to extend the deadline for closing on the land. Spectrum | Emery has already paid Metro $250,000 to extend the original end-of-year deadline to purchase the ...
Nashville investment property sales top $3.5B in 2015
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
With more than $3.5 billion worth of properties changing hands, 2015 was another record year for investment sales deals in the Nashville area's commercial real estate market. Investors snapped up more than $1.27 billion worth of apartment units, marking the second straight year sale transactions in that multifamily sector topped $1 billion dollars. Development sites was ...
John Jay Hooker is Tennessean of the Year
Monday, December 28, 2015
John Jay Hooker, who has basked in the glow of public popularity and experienced the loneliness of public disdain in his 60-plus years as a political figure in Tennessee, is the 2015 Tennessean of the Year in recognition of his resilience and tenacity in fighting for the constitutional rights of Tennesseans. After ...
The evolution of Demonbreun Street
Monday, December 21, 2015
Five years ago, Demonbreun Street was nothing more than a pathway of possibilities. Showpieces like the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Encore condominium tower and Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum anchored the 1.2-mile street that stretches from the Cumberland River to the Music Row roundabout in Midtown. Construction was underway for the ...
2015 Nashville-area apartment sales top $1B
Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Crescent Cool Springs apartments in Franklin has been sold for $60 million, a deal that puts year-to-date multi-family investment sales in the Nashville area above the $1 billion mark. Simpson Housing LLLP paid $238,095 for each of the 252 apartments, setting perhaps a record per unit price for an individual suburban multifamily property in the ...
Major overhaul planned for Tennessee colleges
Wednesday, December 02, 2015
Gov. Bill Haslam on Tuesday announced plans to overhaul the state's public higher education system by creating independent governing boards for the six universities currently managed by the Tennessee Board of Regents. That would mean local boards at state universities such as Middle Tennessee State University,Tennessee State University and Austin Peay State University would be able to set ...
Reflections on America’s Grand Ole Opry turning 90
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
News that the venerable “Grand Ole Opry” radio show is turning 90 starts my memories flowing. I remember making an audio cassette of the first couple of hours of the 50th anniversary broadcast in 1975, seeing Opry icon Roy “Wabash Cannonball” Acuff shopping at the Nashville Fairgrounds flea market and writing a letter to ...
Amazon brings Prime Now to Nashville
Friday, November 20, 2015
Amazon is raising the stakes when it comes to delivering packages in Middle Tennessee. The e-commerce behemoth announced plans Friday to bring its one-hour delivery service Prime Now to Nashville and surrounding areas. What that means: Amazon Prime members can get free two-hour delivery on tens of thousands of "daily essentials" through a ...
Germantown project has 250 apartments, restaurant space
Monday, November 16, 2015
The co-developer of the North Gulch's Eleven North apartments has 3.79 acres in Germantown under contract with plans for a mixed-used project. Atlanta-based multifamily developer TriBridge Residential's plans for 1400 Adams St. include 250 apartment units. Along with fellow Atlanta-based developer Vantage Realty Partners, TriBridge is also looking to remodel an existing warehouse ...
Historic Belle Meade Town Center hits the market
Friday, November 13, 2015
Nashville’s historic Belle Meade Town Center on the southeast side of Harding Pike is up for sale. Commercial real estate firm CBRE is handling listing of the mixed-use property for the owner, an affiliate of investment banking firm Goldman Sachs. The old Belle Meade Theater property includes a 84,259-square-foot retail center and the 54-unit Marquee at ...
Leaders across U.S. ask Nashville: 'What's your secret?'
Monday, November 09, 2015
Charles Starks spoke in a small, well-appointed meeting room Thursday morning about how the glittering 2-year-old Music City Center came into existence. As the convention center's president and CEO, he mentioned its LEED Gold certification and green roof. He talked about how former Mayor Karl Dean pushed to get it built and how it has helped ...
Red Bicycle co-owner plans coffee/dining concept in The Nations
Monday, November 02, 2015
The co-owner of Red Bicycle Coffee & Crêpes plans to bring a new coffee and dining concept to a mixed-use building planned in The Nations. Dave Trett has a letter of intent to lease 2,000 square feet of retail space at the building, which MiKeN Development and HR Properties plan to start building at 51st and Illinois within the next month. "It's ...
Tiremaker to open North American headquarters in Middle Tennessee
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Celebrate Halloween and the Harvest at Glen Leven Farm
Friday, October 23, 2015
Tootsie’s changed downtown Nashville’s tune
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
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Four join Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame
Monday, October 12, 2015
When she was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame on Sunday night, Rosanne Cash joined a club of legendary Nashville music-makers.
Festivals pack weekend with wall-to-wall fun
Thursday, October 08, 2015
This weekend is one when there is so much going on that we must pick and choose and be organized to squeeze it all in.
Studio A celebrates past, looks to future
Monday, October 05, 2015
Call it irony. Clanging sounds of hammers in the hands of construction crews reverberated across the back parking lot of the famed RCA Studio A on Saturday. The noise emanated from a multimillion-dollar development under construction on Music Row. A new development that hovers over the west side of the historic recording studio. A studio that would've become another multimillion-dollar ...
Memphis fan company turns to Nashville for key new venture
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
A longtime producer of ceiling fans is opening a division in Nashville, betting that the city's newfound national profile and diverse economic growth will buoy its attempt to create new brand recognition of its own.Hunter Fan Co., which is headquartered in Memphis, is a 130-year-old legacy mainstay when it comes ...
Public Lands Day looks like a walk in the park
Friday, September 25, 2015
The fall season gets a lot of us thinking about hiking, and Saturday is a great time to start. It is National Public Lands Day, and all 56 of our Tennessee State Parks will celebrate an array of volunteer opportunities and ranger-led hikes and special events. I particularly love a good ranger-led hike, since it almost ...
Nashville Software School grooms programmers
Monday, September 21, 2015
Nashville Software School is grooming students to fill a large number of programming jobs in the area.
So, Bro: SoBro Fest Tonight at The Entrepreneur Center
Friday, September 18, 2015
First Sip: Revelator Coffee Company Opens in Hillsboro Village
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Why Nashville is one of the nation's hottest job markets
Thursday, September 10, 2015
When looking at job growth, Nashville's economy came roaring out of the Great Recession. Employment in the Nashville metro area grew nearly 20 percent from 2009 to 2015, outpacing the region's overall population growth of 10 percent in that time period. That's good enough to rank third in the country during that time ...
3 fun things to try while the warm weather lasts
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee 7 p.m. CDT September 6, 2015Find a Tennessee waterway and enjoy the remaining warm days of the season.(Photo: Hero Images/Corbis)In Tennessee, warm summertime temperatures often linger into the first weeks of autumn. While most of ...
Future is bright for clean energy in Tennessee
Friday, September 04, 2015
Tennessee is a leader in clean energy job growth, which could accelerate thanks to the Clean Power Plan.
Big Machine gives $100,000 to MNPS music program
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Big Machine celebrated its 10th anniversary on Tuesday by donating $100,000 to the Music Makes Us program.
Volunteer mentors are backbone of Tennessee Promise
Monday, August 31, 2015
When Chattanooga high school football player Peyton Cook took a helmet hit to his leg, it moved his kneecap from the front to the side. While undergoing extended treatments for the injury, Cook became fascinated with the process and decided he wanted to become a physical therapist. Thanks to Tennessee Promise ...
Wedgewood-Houston emerges as trendy, artistic neighborhood
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Not long ago, Walker Shell would have hesitated to drive down Southgate Avenue. Now he owns a home on the street, in the heart of the Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood a few blocks south of downtown Nashville. "This was an area you didn't come to, like the Gulch 10 years ago," said Shell. Like ...
Tennessee business openings climb, but so do closings
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Tennessee business growth continues, but closings also rise.
Beaman Park expansion a 'once in forever' opportunity
Friday, August 21, 2015
For Nashvillians who love to escape in nature, hundreds of acres of additional forest land and winding trails will soon be open....
Feel free to try these events in Middle Tennessee
Thursday, August 20, 2015
good weekend for free fun
Success of TN Promise hinges on student retention
Friday, July 24, 2015
Education leaders scrambled for months to get tens of thousands of high school seniors invested inTennessee Promise. But for the scholarship program to pass its most critical test, those students will have to do something more difficult than arrive on a college campus in four weeks. They’ll need to stay there. “History will ...
HCA bringing 600 total jobs to former Dell campus
Friday, July 17, 2015
HCA has leased 120,000 square feet of space at computer maker Dell's campus at Murfreesboro and Donelson pikes, where it plans to relocate 400 technology and back-office employees and add 200 jobs. The hospital chain's move comes as an affiliate of Irvine, Calif.-based real estate investment and management firm LBA Realty ...