Wednesday, May 18, 2016 08:00 AM


The project a Dallas-based developer plans at 801 Second Ave. N. will be called Provident Germantown and is expected to include 360 apartment units.

On Tuesday Provident Realty Advisors Inc. will present concept plans to the Metro Development and Housing Agency's design review committee.

The developer has the bulk of the targeted 3.48-acre site under contract with the Tennessee Education Association, which plans to relocate from 801 Second Ave. N. to the downtown’s old Ben West Library.

Provident Realty's draft preliminary plans filing with MDHA shows apartments at Provident Germantown will average 825 square feet in size, with 70 percent one-bedroom units and 30 percent two-bedroom units.

The project will also include a 6,000-square-foot amenities area with a 2,000-square-foot lounge on the fifth level. The residential parking garage will have 583 spaces.

Teacher's union Tennessee Education Association refers to the area of the targeted property as the first block of Germantown in the heart of Sulphur Dell.

In other business Tuesday, the Kentucky-based developer behind the Moxy Nashville hotel planned at 110 Third Ave. S. will present materials and exterior colors and show the first-floor entrance and canopy to the MDHA design review committee.

The hotel planned for property formerly occupied by records storage company Richards & Richards will have 168 rooms ...

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