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    Nashville Real Estate

    Nashville has been ranked as the 4th hottest real estate market according to a recent study sponsored by Zillow.

    According to the Zillow study, the U.S. home values are expected to grow by 2.8% in 2020.

    Here’s what they found in the Nashville metro in 2020:

    ·       59% of panelists expect home values to grow faster than their expected national rate (2.8%).

    ·       31% of panelists expect home values to grow slower than they do nationally

    ·       10% of panelists expect home values to grow about the same as they do nationally.

    A major center for the music industry, especially country music, Nashville is commonly known as “Music City.” It is also home to numerous colleges and universities, including Tennessee State University, Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, Fisk University, Trevecca Nazarene University, and Lipscomb University, and is sometimes referred to as “Athens of the South” due to the large number of educational institutions. Nashville is also a major center for the healthcare, publishing, banking, automotive, and transportation industries. Entities with headquarters in the city include Asurion, Bridgestone Americas, Captain D’s, CoreCivic, Dollar General, Hospital Corporation of America, LifeWay Christian Resources, Change Healthcare, and Ryman Hospitality Properties.

     

    Top employers

    According to the city’s 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the city are:

    # Employer # of Employees
    1 Vanderbilt University and Medical Center 24,719
    2 Metropolitan Nashville-Davidson County government and public schools 18,820
    3 State of Tennessee 17,219
    4 U.S. federal government 12,225
    5 Nissan North America 10,900
    6 Saint Thomas Health 7,100
    7 HCA 7,000
    8 Amazon 5,000
    9 Community Health Systems 4,300
    10 Asurion 4,175

     

    Museums

    Adventure Science Center – The museum features over 175 hands-on interactive exhibits with themes including biology, physics, visual perception, listening, mind, air and space, energy and earth science. The building includes 44,000 square feet of exhibit space, a 75-foot-tall adventure tower and the Sudekum Planetarium.

    Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art – Cheekwood is a 55-acre botanical garden and art museum located on the historic Cheek estate. Originally built as the home of Leslie and Mabel Cheek in 1929, Cheekwood is one of the finest examples of an American Country Place Era estate. Since being converted into a museum of art and botanical garden in 1960, Cheekwood has presented world-class art exhibitions, spectacular gardens and an historic estate unlike anything else.

    Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum – The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, located in downtown Nashville, has been called the “Smithsonian of country music,” celebrated for its broad cultural impact, educational mission, and unrivaled collection of historically important artifacts.

    Frist Center for the Visual Arts – The Frist Art Museum opened in April 2001 and has since hosted touring exhibitions from some of the most prestigious collections in the world, as well as award-winning shows organized in-house. The exhibitions change every few months, so plan to visit often to see what’s new. See a list of current and upcoming exhibitions.

    Nashville Zoo at Grassmere – Nashville Zoo is a progressive and dynamic zoological park located just 6 miles south of downtown Nashville. With just 90 of 188 acres developed, Nashville Zoo is the 9th largest zoo in the country by landmass. The Zoo is one of the top tourist attractions in the state and has been named the Best Regional Attraction and Best Day Trip by The Tennessean.

    Tennessee Central Railway Museum – The Tennessee Central Railway Museum is a small non-profit facility which is preserving the heritage of rail transport in Tennessee and the central South. The museum’s name honors the former Tennessee Central Railway.