Sunday, October 09, 2016 01:46 AM


Gallery: Downtown Growth +11 more photos Douglas Heights is a new UTC dorm across M.L. King Boulevard from the university. Douglas Heights is a new UTC dorm across... Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press. What's coming downtown * 2,599 apartments * 268 condos and housing units for sale * 1,461 college student beds * 748 hotel rooms * 589,800 square feet of commercial space * $902.5 million of private investment Source: River City Co. Major downtown projects underway * Cameron Harbor - The $159 million complex on the Tennessee River off Riverfront Parkway on the west side of downtown includes 239 apartments, 19 townhouses, 22 single-family houses and is being developed by Evergreen Real Estate in Nashville and Buck Schimpf in Chattanooga. * UTC dormitory at Vine and Houston - The $83 million complex will include 600 units, 600 parking spaces and commercial space for a book store and other retail outlets. * Westin Hotel - The former headquarters of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, the 10-story Gold Building, is being renovated into a 254-room Westin hotel slated to open by June. Developers Byron and Ken Defoor also bought and renovated the nearby Pioneer Bank, Gilman's Paint and CitiPark buildings ...

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