Andrew Johnson Building Development: Terminus and Legacy Proposal

As I mentioned last week, the Andrew Johnson Building, formerly the Andrew Johnson Hotel, currently owned by Knox County and used primarily as a home for the central offices for the Knox County Schools, has been offered for sale to the group offering a winning proposal. Previously we looked at the proposal by LHP and […]

Andrew Johnson Building to be Redeveloped: A Look at LHP/Conversion Property’s Proposal

It may be a turning point of a more subtle sort. We’ve talked about the shift from converting derelict downtown buildings into modern uses – often residences. The supply of downtrodden buildings has dwindled and most activity in the center city has shifted to ground-up construction. This might appear to be more of the former, […]

Supreme Court Site Proposal Advances

The city of Knoxville sent out a request for proposals for redevelopment of the Supreme Court Site, received four, and has selected one to move forward. The selection process was held outside public purview in order to allow negotiations to be conducted with each applicant independently. The proposal by Rick Dover and Dover Development, in […]