Williamson County is a hub of business, with new companies and small businesses planting roots here every week.
The summer has brought a diverse swath of new players to town, from entertainment and leisure businesses to large national companies looking for a new home.
Here’s what’s new in the food, retail, and fitness world in Williamson County.
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Read more:Towhee Club golf course in Spring Hill launches with new clubhouse, Birdsong Social restaurant
NolSol Hot Yoga + Barre coming to Nolensville
Hot yoga is coming to Nolensville with NolSol, a new studio headed by founder and owner Jessica White. The studio will feature guided classes and use an infrared heating system that helps participants sweat it out during extended yoga sessions. The studio will hold a grand opening event Saturday, Aug. 13.
2100 Rocky Fork Road, Suite 404, Nolensville, TN 37135; nolosolhotyoga.com
Spring Hill’s public golf course relaunched as Towhee Club
Spring Hill’s public golf course has reopened after an extensive facelift. Towhee Club, formerly known as King’s Creek Golf Club, now features a new clubhouse and the Birdsong Social restaurant. Longtime patrons say it was worth the wait:
“I’ve been here 17 years,” course regular John Cobb told The Tennessean. “There’s no comparison, absolutely no comparison, with the golf course and the building.”
3901 Kedron Road, Spring Hill, TN 37174; 931-486-1253; towheeclub.com
Illinois-based Highland Ventures is relocating to Brentwood
Williamson County continues to build its reputation as a hub for corporate headquarters. Highland Ventures, formerly based in Glenview, Illinois, announced in July that it would invest $8.2 million to relocate its headquarters to Brentwood. Highland Ventures has a diverse portfolio, including Family Veterinary Group, Marco’s Pizza, Stay Fit 24, Highland Pure Water & Ice and Legacy Commercial Property. The relocation will create 80 local jobs over the next five years, according to a press release.
Avec Moi looks set to stay despite building sale
The downtown Franklin property at 416 and 418 Main St. was listed for sale at $3.75 million, but current tenant Avec Moi has no plans to move. Bob Roethemeyer, who opened the boutique 13 years ago, said he plans to maintain his lease with whoever ends up buying the property. Loy Hardcastle is the broker for the property sale.
Vintage Winery closes ahead of impending property sale
Columbia’s Vintage Winery’s “Vino Servicenter” is closing after its lease ends on Aug. 5. The operators were unable to secure a new long-term lease due to an impending sale for the property, according to the business’ official Facebook page.
“We are so proud of the community that was on that patio during such trying times for many,” the post read. “We hope whoever ends up with this gem of a spot does something amazing and even better!!”
Cole Villena covers Williamson County at The Tennessean, part of the USA Today Network — Tennessee. Reach Cole at [email protected] or 615-925-0493. Follow Cole on Twitter at @ColeVillena and on Instagram at @CVinTennessee.