• Gulch Crossing Tower, at 1033 Demonbreun St., a $78-million project with 205,000 sq ft of office space, 20,000 sq ft of retail and a 750-space parking garage. MarketStreet Enterprises, master developer of the Gulch, is the developer, Earl Swensson Associates is the architect, and J.E. Dunn Construction is the contractor.
• First Tennessee Park, the $37- million Nashville Sounds minor-league baseball stadium, under construction north of the state Capitol in Sulphur Dell, home of the city's first minor-league team. Bell & Associates Construction, Brentwood; Barton Malow, Southfield, Mich., and Harmony Group, Nashville, are the construction managers, and Populous, Kansas City, is the architect.
• Carillon, located across from the ballpark, 306 luxury apartments developed by Embrey Development, San Antonio. BGO Architects, Addison, Texas, is the architect and Embrey Builders is the contractor on the $37-million project.
• The Ryman Auditorium, the historic home of the Grand Ole Opry, is getting a $14-million expansion, adding a cafe, history tour and event space. Hastings Architecture is the architect, and R.C. Mathews, Nashville, is the contractor.
Among the downtown projects planned but not yet permitted are:
• An $18-million, 700-ft pedestrian bridge across the Gulch, linking it with the SoBro, or "south of Broadway," area. The construction team comprises the Metro Public Works Engineering Division, Parsons Brinckerhoff, New York City, and Bell & Associates Construction.
• SoBro, a $90-million, 32-story apartment tower on Demonbreun Street with below- and aboveground parking, developed by Giarratana Development, Nashville, and the Magellan Development Group and the Wanxiang America Real Estate Group, both Chicago.
In midtown, Buckingham Cos., Indianapolis, plans Aertson Midtown, a $100- million mixed-use project at 2021 Broadway, across from Vanderbilt University. It will include a 180-room Kimpton Hotel, 350 apartments, 45,000 sq ft of retail and a 630-vehicle parking garage.