Cinco De Mayo Coming to East Nashville’s Old Mad Donna’s Location

We are super excited to announce that we have LEASED our 1313 Woodland Listing to locally owned business, Cinco De Mayo Mexican Restaurant.  Coming soon to East Nashville, this will be their 9th location and they can’t wait to open their doors and begin serving great food and drinks as early as June. They are completing renovations to the building to get it up and running quickly and have already applied for permits.

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How SF Impacts Real Estate Price

We all know that Location matters, but often the next most important factor in determining Real Estate value is size, and boy, does size matter! Your SF has an incredible impact on your Real Estate holdings and in different ways than you may expect. Let’s take a look at the 4 primary ways to assess property value based on size, and how they impact your bottom line for investment.

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How Much Time You Should Budget for Your Commercial Real Estate Search

We work with a lot of businesses looking for Commercial Real Estate and we get asked all of the time, “How long before we need to move should we start looking at properties?” Many owners are surprised to learn that finding the right space is NOT always a fast process. If you are not from the South, you may even say it is agonizingly slow.

After compiling multiple client project timelines, we have answers for you. We also outline the cost benefits of taking your time in the process. Check out our Case Study documenting Float Alchemy‘s experience finding their perfect location with Liz Gatlin for all of the fascinating details and learn how we saved them hundreds of thousands of dollars in the process by taking our time to do it right.

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Nashville Opportunity Zones

Last week I had the opportunity to attend a lecture on Opportunity Zones. At the lecture we learned what Opportunity Zones are and why we should invest in them. If you’re unfamiliar with Opportunity Zones they are a new community development tool established by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. This new tool is designed to drive long-term capital to low-income communities. But how? Well, the new law provides a federal tax incentive for investors to re-invest their capital gains into Opportunity Funds, which are specialized vehicles dedicated to investing in designated low-income areas. Now, before you go throwing all of your capital gains into an Opportunity Fund, here’s what you need to know.

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Location Strategy 101 – Stay Close to Your Competition

Over the years we have worked with tons of clients looking for that perfect space for their business.  And of course, the first factor we consider in the search is “Location, Location, Location!” No matter the sector you are in, be it Retail, Hospitality, Medical, Office, Service, Industrial or otherwise, location is one of the determining factors of your success. Your Real Estate holdings can literally make or break your business. That’s why we wanted to get to the core of one of the top strategies to ensure your success – staying close to your competition.

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Why Your Property Hasn’t Sold and What to Do

So your property hasn’t SOLD and you are getting super frustrated with your Realtor, your partner and spouse, and everyone that stands between you and walking away with money in hand. Doubt has been creeping around in your head every time you lay down to rest, and anxiety and irritation are building. Why is it taking so long? Don’t people know you want to sell but are not just going to give it away? The reason your property hasn’t SOLD may not be what you think.

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Southern Athena’s Guide to Real Estate Investing: How to Invest

Are you curious about real estate investing? It doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. Over the next 6 weeks I will be giving a beginner’s guide to all things real estate investing. This guide will explain what real estate investing is, different types of investing, and how to evaluate an investment property. By the end of this guide, you will have a basic understand of the real estate investing world and maybe even a little inspiration to take that jump! 

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LEASED: East Nashville Restaurant – 1313 Woodland

Southern Athena LEASED this building to Cinco De Mayo Mexican Restaurant. Located in the heart of East Nashville’s Lockeland Springs Neighborhood and within walking distance to Five Points, 1313 Woodland St is an incredible Restaurant space and property. After being completely remodeled for the show, “Bar Rescue” with Jon Taffer and music legend, Sheryl Crow, the property was SOLD to a new investment group looking for the right tenant to take over the property and bring East Nashville more dining and drinking options.

Property Features:

  • Two Story Building: 4,088 SF
  • Existing Kitchen and Bar Infrastructure
  • 5-7 Year Lease Term
  • Parking and Large Outdoor Patio
  • Corner Lot with multiple signage opportunities
  • Historical Neighborhood Local HOT Spot
  • Sprinkler System & New Roof

Download Our Listing Flyer Here or take a look at the the Property Floor Plans (Prepared from the last Remodel) Here

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Why Landlords Ask For Your Financials and What They Want to See

If you are new to commercial leasing then the process can be slightly overwhelming. We get it and are here to help. This one part always seems to make potential tenants uneasy, confused, or worse, spooked… So here is the skinny on why landlords ask to see your financials, AND what they want to see, so you can set your business up for success to get that space LEASED.

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FOR SALE: Bordeaux Nashville Clarksville Pike Land Portfolio

LISTED FOR SALE: $2.2 MILLION

This +/-11 Acre Property Portfolio offering is located within minutes of Downtown Nashville just north of Metro Center in the growing Bordeaux area. Road frontage on Clarksville Pk is ideal for a developer who would like to present a Mixed-Use concept that will provide commercial amenities, housing, and community space within this booming neighborhood.

Download our Listing Flyer with Additional Details Here

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