South High Senior Living Opens Today

South High Senior Living, the latest project from developer/owner Rick Dover opens today to new residents. The project started with a building, the former South High School, which had literally fallen in on itself. Mr. Dover said it took most of a year simply to clean out the roof and other structures that had to […]

COVID-19: Impact on Development in the City

As I’ve done with local business owners, I approached local developers with a series of questions regarding the impact of the pandemic and the economic shutdown on their current and future projects. I asked about the impact on their employees and how they saw the implications for future development in the city. Here are their […]

How would you spend $.75 million and change annually to help downtown?

Start naming projects to help an entire downtown and the money can slip away pretty quickly. Some issues or dreams can’t be addressed with that small amount of money. As massive as it would seem to many of us on a personal level, when you start spreading it around block-by-block, it’s hard to make it […]

Firehall Apartments at Knoxville High Opens

Dover Development has announced that a portion of the Knoxville High development, the previous Number Three Firehall will be offered as Firehall Apartments. The market-rate apartments will be managed by Senior Solutions, the company which manages Knoxville High Senior Living, but it will not be a part of the senior living component and is open […]

Evolving Supreme Court Site Development Plans

Rick Dover, DIA Architects, J Davis Architects and Bristol Development Group recently presented their current vision for the Supreme Court Site on the downtown block bounded by Henley, Church, Locust and Cumberland to City Council in a workshop. The entire city block project is pivotal to downtown development as it has the potential to connect […]