New Apartment Development Announced for South Knoxville

Foggy Bottom Flats, a new construction, town home style, development project has broken ground behind Landing House on Foggy Bottom Road. Foggy Bottom Flats is being developed by a team including Brett Honeycutt, Jan Conley, Brian Simmons, Brian Ewers, Tim Ewers and Garry Ferraris. Early architectural plans were completed by Honeycutt, but Dollar and Ewers […]

Nineteen Story Apartment Building Planned for North Waterfront

Word has been circulating for quite a while that a major development was planned for the north waterfront, just to the east (by twenty feet) of the Henley Bridge. I first mentioned the rumors and named the company, California-based Cogent Bay, Inc (this link was not working when I linked, but appears to be the correct address) […]

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, […]

Inside the JC Penney Building Restoration and Renovation

In what might be the highest profile re-development project in the history of the city, a team of developers joined to essentially re-build the JC Penney Building. Tim Hill of Hatcher-Hill Properties, who is working on the project in conjunction with  Dewhirst Properties, agreed to give me a tour and show me the progress. The […]