Music City Center Loses 16 Big Deals
Updated: Monday, February 3 2014, 11:20 PM CST
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NASHVILLE- We're learning the Music City Center is losing
out on big business all because there aren't enough "full service"
luxury hotels downtown to accommodate their needs. For competitive reasons, the
CVB couldn't tell us who backed out but the Nashville Business Journal is
reporting it to be several health care organizations. Higher-ups at the Music
City Center believe these are just growing pains. The new facility isn't even a
year old but it's putting Nashville on the map as an "IT city" for
big businesses looking to host meetings, conventions, and shows. Right now
there aren't enough full service hotels within walking distance for bigger high
end companies. Right now developers are looking at hotel sites on a daily basis
and the President of the Music City Center believes it is only a matter of time
until we see additional growth and expansion downtown.
"They're very actively looking. There are folks in town
everyday looking at hotel sites, so they're gonna be here, but we'd just like
to see it sooner rather than later" said Music City Center President
There are several rumors of hotel deals in the works
downtown and right now the Music City Center is booking events twelve years
out, well into 2026