Nashville Could See Its First ‘Innovation District’ in Antioch
Changes are coming to dead space in Antioch and it could happen relatively soon, as soon as early next year. An “innovation district” is being proposed to the former Global Mall, according to The Tennessean, and the district would be designed for startups and tech companies.
Ben Freeland is the man behind the plan for the dead space just south of Nashville proper. He’s the owner of a car dealership and he wants to change the dead mall into something useful. He’s now under contract to purchase the space, which is 600,000 square feet.
The early plans for the former Global Mall include offices for businesses and startups and residential buildings. These plans also include space for…