STREAM FOX 17 NEWS AT 9PM AND 10 PM

STREAM FOX 17 NEWS AT 9PM AND 10 PM

  • WATCH NOW!

    04/17/14 09:12:33 PM

    We're live now! Tune in or stream live FOX 17 News at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tonight, we're reporting the latest on a man at the hospital after yesterday's plant explosion, cool new wearable tech from a local company, the opening night for the Nashville Film Festival, and much more! click here for more

WZTV - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Music City Center Loses 16 Big Deals; Not Enough Nearby Full Service Hotels-Meagan O'Halloran

Stream Fox 17 newscasts LIVE starting with TN Mornings at 5 am and News at 9 pm.

NASHVILLE- We're learning the Music City Center is losing out on big business all because there aren't enough "full service" luxury hotels downtown to accommodate their needs. For competitive reasons, the CVB couldn't tell us who backed out but the Nashville Business Journal is reporting it to be several health care organizations. Higher-ups at the Music City Center believe these are just growing pains. The new facility isn't even a year old but it's putting Nashville on the map as an "IT city" for big businesses looking to host meetings, conventions, and shows. Right now there aren't enough full service hotels within walking distance for bigger high end companies. Right now developers are looking at hotel sites on a daily basis and the President of the Music City Center believes it is only a matter of time until we see additional growth and expansion downtown.

"They're very actively looking. There are folks in town everyday looking at hotel sites, so they're gonna be here, but we'd just like to see it sooner rather than later" said Music City Center President Charles Starks.

There are several rumors of hotel deals in the works downtown and right now the Music City Center is booking events twelve years out, well into 2026

 Follow us on Twitter @wztv_fox17 and LIKE us on Facebook for updates.