H.G. Hill Realty Company has signed leases for its first retail and restaurant tenants at Hill Center Brentwood, the mixed-use development that once fully developed, will consist of 600,000 square feet of office, retail and restaurant space in 10 buildings.

Located on 32 acres at Franklin Road and Maryland Way, the first phase of the development includes 66,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space. The first buildings to be completed and delivered to restaurant tenants will be in summer 2016.

“The heart of Brentwood’s business and retail district is on the cusp of transforming into a more walkable and connected community with more shopping, restaurant and employment opportunities, and we are pleased to be a part of the exciting things happening here,” said Jimmy Granbery, CEO, H.G. Hill Realty Company. “Our initial retail and restaurant tenants represent a mix of new to market concepts and locally owned businesses and we welcome them to Hill Center Brentwood.”
Restaurant tenants include:

Uncle Julio’s is a made from scratch casual Mexican restaurant known for serving fresh, high quality margaritas, tableside guacamole, fajitas and other traditional and unique border style Mexican. “I am very excited to be opening our first Tennessee location in Brentwood. In fact, we have created a new prototype building designed especially for the Hill Center and the Brentwood community that showcases the patios and outdoor environment,” said Tom Vogel, Uncle Julio’s president and CEO, who also resides in Brentwood. The 8,000 square foot space is in a stand-alone building (C1 on site map) and is expected to open in late 2016 or early 2017.

Nama Sushi Bar offers a traditional sushi menu, but is most known for creative, chef-inspired menu items and chef’s choice sushi platters/rolls. For the non-sushi customer, the menu also offers cooked Asian fusion cuisine items known as “Hot Nama.” The 11-year-old concept has two locations in Knoxville, Tenn. and one in Nashville’s Midtown, which was recently voted Nashville’s Best Sushi by Nashville Lifestyle Magazine’s 2015 Reader’s Poll. The restaurant will occupy approximately 3,500 square feet in building B1. A December 2016 opening is anticipated.

YEAH! BURGER, named one of Bon Appétit magazine’s 10 “Favorite Burger Spots” in the United States, is an upscale fast-casual eatery committed to using natural and organic ingredients. YEAH! BURGER’s made-to-order burgers are free of antibiotics, growth hormones, pesticides and other unwanted additives. The restaurant has two locations in Atlanta and expects to open the Hill Center Brentwood location in spring 2017. The approximately 2,800 square foot space is located in building A.

Retail tenants include:

The Cosmetic Market has established itself as the region’s premier beauty destination for quality conscious shoppers. A local company with regional reach, the new approximately 3,700 square foot space will open in spring 2017 in building A. “Brentwood has been on our radar for some time,” said Nashville native and founder Linda Roberts. “With the success of The Cosmetic Market at Hill Center Green Hills, we didn’t hesitate to add this new location to our roster of stores. Jimmy Granbery and his team understand our business model, and doing business with them has been a great experience. We look forward to another successful opening.” The Cosmetic Market has additional locations in Nashville, Cool Springs, Chattanooga and Atlanta.

Hand and Stone offers a luxury spa experience at an affordable price. Offerings including a full range of massage, facial and hair removal services in a beautiful spa setting without a long-term commitment. Owners Jack and Sandi Mullen said demand from clients at their Franklin location and the opportunity to have a spa in Hill Center Brentwood led them to open their new location in Brentwood. The business will open fall 2016 in an approximately 2,800 square foot space in building B.

Cori & Co baby|child, a high-end infant and children’s boutique, will open spring 2017 in an approximately 1,500 square foot space in building A. The new concept store, owned by Brentwood resident Catherine Rector, will consist of apparel, baby gear, gifts, and furnishings. Cori & Co. will feature both local and international brands with its focus on bringing fresh and creative products to Nashville’s growing community. Website coming soon: www.shopcoriandco.com.

Office tenants:

First Tennessee Bank has signed a lease with H.G. Hill Realty Company for office space at Hill Center Brentwood, the mixed-use development that once fully developed, will consist of 600,000 square feet of office, retail and restaurant space in 10 buildings.

First Tennessee Bank will occupy approximately 31,000 square feet in building A. The bank will house approximately 100 employees and expects to move in spring 2017 upon completion of the building.

“As First Tennessee continues to grow in Middle Tennessee, we want to bring together our relationship managers and other customer service employees in a location close to the companies and individuals we serve,” says Carol Yochem, First Tennessee president in Middle Tennessee. “Hill Center Brentwood is ideally suited for us.”

First Tennessee will remain in the City Center downtown, with the new location serving as additional space for the company to grow while also providing synergies among employees from a variety of departments.

“First Tennessee Bank was seeking a particular type of Class A office space to accommodate growth and consolidate several departments,” said Jimmy Granbery, CEO, H.G. Hill Realty Company. “We are pleased that our vision for a walkable, mixed-use space with quality retail and dining options aligns with their needs.”

The first phase of the development, which includes building A, contains 158,000 square feet of office space and 66,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space. Additional office tenants previously announced for Phase I include LBMC, and TMPartners.
LBMC will anchor building B, occupying 79,000 square feet of the four-story, 120,000 square foot building. The space will be delivered to the CPA and business consulting firm in October 2016 to house approximately 340 employees.

TMPartners will occupy between 10,000-12,000 square feet in building A. The architecture, interiors and planning firm, which also serves as lead architect on the project, will open its new office with approximately 40 employees in fall 2017.
Road enhancements already completed include a new four-way intersection and traffic signal installed at Executive Center Drive and Franklin Road. The intersection relocates the south entrance previously near Chipolte and Starbucks to align with Executive Center Drive.

Additional tenants will be announced as leases are signed. For additional information about Hill Center Brentwood, including site plan images and leasing information, visit hillcenterbrentwood.com.

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