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2014-02-24 12:22:17

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the installation of LED fixtures, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's, Thompson-Boling Arena is one of the first in the world to feature lights that are smaller, brighter and up to 85 percent more efficient than conventional arena metal halide lights. The technology--developed and manufactured by Oak Ridge-based LED North America at the Tech 20/20 incubator facility in Oak Ridge, incorporating an Oak Ridge National...

2014-01-17 23:21:39

Vertical Consultants has managed to average a 153% immediate increase in cell tower revenues for several Knoxville area residents throughout the years 2012 and 2013. Knoxville, Tennessee (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Vertical Consultants is proud to announce that the telecom lease-consulting firm has successfully negotiated substantial cell tower revenue increases, averaging 153%, for several Knoxville property owners, businesses and individuals alike, since 2012. Vertical Consultants was also...

2013-11-08 23:22:17

Shannon Sumner, formerly Senior Vice President and Chief Quality Officer for CHAN HEALTHCARE, has been named a Principal of PYA and will head the Nashville office. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Pershing Yoakley & Associates (PYA), which has served the Nashville area for a quarter of a century, has announced the hiring of a local healthcare executive to lead an expansion of its consulting, litigation support and accounting services in Middle Tennessee. Shannon Sumner,...

2013-09-04 23:00:13

Surface Igniter, LLC is bringing more than 100 new jobs to Innovation Valley as it moves its headquarters and manufacturing operations from Puerto Rico to the Blount County Industrial Park in Maryville, Tennessee. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Surface Igniter, LLC, is bringing more than 100 new jobs to Innovation Valley as it moves its headquarters and manufacturing operations from Puerto Rico to the Blount County Industrial Park in Maryville, Tennessee. “The decision of...

2013-08-23 23:17:54

Nation’s largest Verizon Wireless retailer consolidates Knoxville headquarters. Knoxville, Tenn. (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest Verizon premium wireless retailer, announced the purchase of the former 9040 Building on Executive Park Drive in west Knoxville, which will serve as the company’s new corporate headquarters. The highly recognizable 61,406 square-foot building perched on the edge of I-40/I-75 near the Cedar Bluff exit was purchased from a...

2013-08-07 16:24:37

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new Natalie L. Haslam Music Center at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is a physical expression of the musical art form. Acoustical wall panels and retractable curtains allow the recital hall and rehearsal rooms to be tuned to reverberate or absorb sound to meet the needs of various performances. Performance studios and academic offices are soundproof. Even the building's very facade is musical. The exterior glass wall...

2013-08-06 23:26:05

PYA (Pershing Yoakley & Associates) announces Chief Financial Officer as Cecilia B. Petersen. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Cecilia B. Petersen has joined Pershing Yoakley & Associates as Chief Financial Officer, PYA President Ed Pershing has announced. Petersen has served in a number of business and civic leadership positions, most recently as Chief Operating and Chief Financial Officer of RIVR Media Enterprises in Knoxville. “We are pleased to have an individual of...

2013-07-23 23:02:59

Both Horne and Harvey Join as Executive Directors for Wellspring Powell, Lakewood Place and River Oaks Place Communities Suawnee, Georgia (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Senior Solutions Management Group (SSMG), a leading provider of superior quality senior care across the Southeast, is pleased to announce the recent hires of Sara Horne and Lisa Harvey. Both women will serve in as Executive Directors, Horne for the Wellspring Assisted Living Community in Powell, TN and Harvey for the Lakewood Place...

2013-07-17 23:03:02

$57.3 million acquisition expands and strengthens the company’s healthcare portfolio. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 CNL Healthcare Properties, an investment offering focused on senior housing and healthcare real estate, has acquired four medical office buildings in or near Knoxville, Tennessee, from affiliates of N.T. Brinkman, Inc. for approximately $57.3 million (the Knoxville Medical Office Properties). The four Knoxville Medical Office Properties are part of the Tennova...

2013-06-27 23:34:27

The Knoxville Chamber crowned a winner of the What's the Big Idea?! business competition on June 20. Knoxville, Tenn. (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Steven W. Pierson, creator of PipeFighters Square, took home the grand prize for the What’s the Big Idea?! business plan competition, sponsored by Rodefer Moss & Company, supported by Knowledge Launch and STC Staffing, and produced by The Development Corporation of Knox County, the Knoxville Chamber and Tech 2020. The event was held at Relix...