Hi. Im Greg Lee, Realtor with EXIT Realty Clark & Company, how can I help you?
Theres no place else on earth quite like the Nashville, TN area and owning property here is one of the great privileges of life. I love this area and once I show you around, Im convinced you will love it too and want to plant roots of your own in the county. When to buy? Where to buy? What areas should I avoid? How can I really make sure Im getting a good deal? These are the questions I can help you answer. Give me a call today at 615-513-5664 and lets get started!
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I love the real estate business and have been involved in real estate investing for over 25 years. I have the experience and local know-how to help you make the best possible decisions. I also have specialized training in real estate negotiation, so having me on your side means youre working with a real professional. Id like to earn your business, so call me today and Ill work extra hard to make sure your real estate transaction is a complete success!
What makes Nashville and Middle Tennessee so unique?
As the "home of country music", Nashville has become a major music recording and production center. The Big Three record labels, as well as numerous independent labels, have offices in Nashville, mostly in the Music Rowarea. Nashville has been the headquarters of guitar company Gibson since 1984. Since the 1960s, Nashville has been the second-largest music production center (after New York) in the United States. As of 2006, Nashville's music industry is estimated to have a total economic impact of $6.4 billion per year and to contribute 19,000 jobs to the Nashville area.
In recent times Nashville has been described as a "southern boomtown" by numerous publications, with it having the third fastest growing economy in the United States as of 2017. It has been stated by the US Census bureau that Nashville "adds an average of 100 people a day to its net population increase". The Nashville region was also stated to be the "Number One" Metro Area for Professional and Business Service Jobs America, as well as having the "hottest Housing market in America" as stated by Zillow.
Although Nashville is renowned as a music recording center and tourist destination, its largest industry is health care. Nashville is home to more than 300 health care companies, including Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), the world's largest private operator of hospitals. As of 2012, it is estimated the health care industry contributes US$30 billion per year and 200,000 jobs to the Nashville-area economy.
CoreCivic, formerly known as Corrections Corporation of America and one of the largest private corrections company in the United States, was founded in Nashville in 1983. Vanderbilt University was one of its investors prior to the company's initial public offering. The City of Nashville's pension fund includes "a $921,000 stake" in the company as of 2017. The Nashville Scenenotes that, "A drop in CoreCivic stock value, however minor, would have a direct impact on the pension fund that represents nearly 25,000 current and former Metro employees.
The automotive industry is also becoming important for the Middle Tennessee region. Nissan North America moved its corporate headquarters in 2006 from Gardena, California(Los Angeles County) to Franklin, southwest of Nashville. Nissan also has its largest North American manufacturing plant in Smyrna, Tennessee. Largely as a result of the increased development of Nissan and other Japanese economic interests in the region, Japan moved its former New Orleans consulate-general to Nashville's Palmer Plaza.
Bridgestone has a strong presence with their North American headquarters located in Nashville, with manufacturing plants and a distribution center in nearby counties.
Other major industries in Nashville include insurance, finance, and publishing (especially religious publishing). The city hosts headquarters operations for several Protestant denominations, including the United Methodist Church, Southern Baptist Convention, National Baptist Convention USA, and the National Association of Free Will Baptists.
Nashville is also known for some of their famously popular Southern confections, including Goo Goo Clusters (which have been made in Nashville since 1912)
Fortune 500 companies with offices within Nashville include BNY Mellon, BridgestoneAmericas, E rnst & Young, Community Health Systems, Dell, Deloitte, Dollar General, Hospital Corporation of America, Nissan North America, Philips, Tractor Supply Company, and UBS. Of these, Community Health Systems, Dollar General, Hospital Corporation of America, and Tractor Supply Company are headquartered in the city.
In 2013, the city ranked No. 5 on Forbes' list of the Best Places for Business and Careers. In 2015, Forbes put Nashville as the 4th Best City for White Collar Jobs.
In 2015, Business Facilities' 11th Annual Rankings report named Nashville the number one city for Economic Growth Potential.
In May 2018, AllianceBernstein pledged to build a private client office in the city by mid-2019 and to move its headquarters from New York City to Nashville by 2024. Additionally, in November 2018, Amazonannounced its plans to build an operations center in the Nashville Yards development to serve as the hub for their Retail Operations division.
Real estate is becoming a driver for the city's economy. Based on a survey of nearly 1,500 real estate industry professionals conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Urban Land Institute, Nashville ranked 7th nationally in terms of attractiveness to real estate investors for 2016. As of October 2015, according to city figures, there is more than $2 billion in real estate projects underway or projected to start in 2016. Due to high yields available to investors, Nashville has been attracting a lot of capital from out-of-state. A key factor that has been attributed to the increase in investment is the adjustment to the city's zoning code. Developers can easily include a combination of residential, office, retail and entertainment space into their projects. Additionally, the city has invested heavily into public parks. Centennial Park is undergoing extensive renovations. The change in the zoning code and the investment in public space is consistent with the millennial generation's preference for walkable urban neighborhoods.
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Markets are always driven by supply and demand. Since the Nashville area is a small active market and its surrounded by development, and future development is very, very limited and the county has nearly reached its build-out point. That means supply is very limited now and in the long term. Our ease of access from anywhere on earth and proximity to Nashville assures that demand stays steady. This means that the Nashville area, is a great place to make your real estate investment.
EXIT Realty Clark & Company has been serving the area for years and we promote the values of family and community throughout our agent base, we participate in community events and a donation is made to Habitat for Hummanity from every EXIT transaction.
When I take a rare day off, you will find me riding my motorcycle throughout the county or spending the day with my dogs and my family!