now that we are well underway with our $585 million convention center, nashville’s old convention center will soon be transforming into a 12-story medical supermart.
nashville is in a race with cleveland and new york to be the first. the first one completed could have an edge in attracting key tenants.
nashville’s private developer, market center management company, is planning a $250 million structure, more than three times the tentative cleveland complex. it will be home to 1,200 manufacturer showrooms, conference facilities, and 200,000 square feet of trade show space.
this project has the potential to really help transform tennessee into the silicon valley of the health-care industry,” said matt kisber, commissioner of the tennessee department of economic and community development.