SouthStar, Chartwell Hospitality present $700 million Cool Springs project; The Look Facial Aesthetics to expand in Franklin and more top Nashville news

An overhead conceptual view shows the $700 million Aureum mixed-use development that was approved in 2019. SouthStar LLC and Chartwell Hospitality LLC, the developers are requesting to amend the building schedule to build multifamily housing first. (Courtesy SouthStar LLC/Chartwell Hospitality LLC)
An overhead conceptual view shows the $700 million Aureum mixed-use development that was approved in 2019. SouthStar LLC and Chartwell Hospitality LLC, the developers are requesting to amend the building schedule to build multifamily housing first. (Courtesy SouthStar LLC/Chartwell Hospitality LLC)

An overhead conceptual view shows the $700 million Aureum mixed-use development that was approved in 2019. SouthStar LLC and Chartwell Hospitality LLC, the developers are requesting to amend the building schedule to build multifamily housing first. (Courtesy SouthStar LLC/Chartwell Hospitality LLC)

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SouthStar and Chartwell Hospitality to present $700 million Cool Springs project in virtual forum

The potential project, named Aureum, is being brought forward by Brentwood-based SouthStar LLC and Chartwell Hospitality LLC. It would include 1.7 million square feet of space, including 750,000 square feet of office space, 480 multifamily residential units, 700 hotel rooms, and 100,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, according to the developer.

The Look Facial Aesthetics to expand in Franklin

The Look Facial Aesthetics, a Franklin facial aesthetic rejuvenation clinic in the Berry Farms Town Center, will add a next door space to include more treatment rooms and conference space, owner Haley Wood said.


Franklin to review revised Aureum development plan, luxury condos

The Franklin Municipal Planning Commission will mull a proposed amendment to the $700 million Aureum project in the Cool Springs hub of Franklin, putting off planned offices and hotels in favor of multifamily housing.

Williamson Inc. welcoming applications for Franklin Innovation Center startups

As an audiologist and avid hunter, Dr. Bill Dickinson founded Tetra Hearing two years ago to sell a hearing device to help his fellow hunters and fishers save their hearing.

McLemore House Museum to hold public hours Dec. 11

The historic McLemore House Museum, at 446 11th Ave. N. in Franklin, will hold a public tour Dec. 11, giving visitors a chance to see completed repairs to the home, the African American Heritage Society of Williamson County announced this week.

Martin Cassidy contributed to this report.