Orion Retail announces construction project.MURFREESBORO, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 2, 1995--Mercantile Stores Company, Inc. announced today that it will construct a 110,000 square foot Castner Knott Castner Knott was a Nashville, Tennessee-based regional department store chain with locations in Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee The chain was in business for a century from 1898 to 1998, in its later years as a division of Mercantile Stores Company. department store in Murfreesboro as part of the Stones River Mall The Stones River Mall is an enclosed regional shopping mall in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA. History
The first store to open at Stones River Mall was Sears, which opened in 1990; two years later, the mall was opened. in the area of the former Wal-Mart and an adjacent store. The department store will include a hair and nail salon A nail salon is a beauty services establishment that offers nail care services such as manicures, pedicures, and nail enhancements primarily. Often, nail salons also offer skin care services. There are approximately 38,000 nail salons in the U.S. .
Orion Retail, a division of Orion Building The Orion Building is a 90 metre (295 foot) tall high rise residential building under construction on Navigation Street, Birmingham, England. Construction of the tower began in 2004 with demolition of the previous building on the site. Corporation of Nashville, Tenn., will serve as general contractor A general contractor is an organization or individual that contracts with another organization or individual (the owner) for the construction of a building, road or any other execution of work or facility. on the project with construction beginning in May.
"We are fortunate to work with top-flight operations such as Mercantile Stores Mercantile Stores Company Inc. was a traditional department store retailer, founded in 1914, that operated 102 fashion apparel stores and 16 home fashion stores in 17 states. and Castner Knott. When this project is completed, Middle Tennesseans will have nine Castner Knott stores for their shopping convenience," said Cheryl Crosby Maddox, vice president of Orion Retail and the Castner Knott project manager.
Maddox has served as project manager on Gayfers projects at Tallahassee Mall in Tallahassee, Fla., and Panama City Mall in Panama City, Fla., and the Castner Knott stores at the Hickory Hollow Mall Hickory Hollow Mall is a regional indoor shopping mall in Antioch, Tennessee a suburb of Nashville, Tennessee
Opened: 1978 Renovated: 2002 GLA: 1,088,280 sq. ft. Total Stores: 150+ Total Acreage: 72 +/- AC Total Parking: 5,795 Trade Area Population: 768,390 (2006 est. and Harding Mall in Nashville. She has also worked on various restoration projects at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., and at the Belle Meade Mansion in Nashville.
Other Orion Retail projects include Castner Knott stores at the Rivergate and Green Hills malls in Nashville and at Greenwood Mall in Bowling Green, Ky., and at Tower Records in Nashville. McAlpins of Lexington, Ky., and Gayfers of Montgomery, Ala. are also Orion Retail projects.
Orion Retail, with its focus on retail construction, was established in 1995 as a division of Orion Building Corporation, which has been in business for 12 years and has its headquarters in Nashville.
Mercantile Stores Company, Inc., is a traditional department store company operating 103 stores, under 13 trade names in 17 states. Concentrated primarily in the South, Southeast and Midwestern states, the stores are widely known for their loyal customer support, exceptional customer service and merchandise assortment.
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C. Richard Daughrity or Cheryl Crosby Maddox,