Work on an expansion project to add 2,000 square feet of meeting and event space was completed in mid-September at the Courtyard by Marriott location in Franklin-Cool Springs at 2001 Meridian Blvd., Franklin. The new space is ideal for corporate and social events, according to hotel representatives. The hotel also offers a multifunctional lobby with work spaces and a small market and gym for guests. 615-778-0080.