Project: Retail space for prospective client.
Owner: Carolina Holdings, Inc., Greeneville, S.C.
Cost: $2.2 million investment by Carolina Holdings, Inc.
Location: 5528 Highway 153 in Hixson.
Architect: McMillan Pazdan Smith, Greenville, S.C.
Engineer: LeCraw Engineering, Suwanee, Ga.
Size: 4,500 square feet, on two acres.
History: Land was sold to the state of Tennessee in 1961 by Leonard and Syble Hamil. Tennessee Department of Agriculture used the site as office space before the land was auctioned in 2013. Carolina Holdings purchased the land and did lot improvements, including excavation and construction of retail space for a company whose name has not been released.
Timeline: Construction should be finished by mid to late March.
Alex Green joined the Times Free Press staff full-time in January 2014 after completing the paper's six-month, general assignment reporter internship. Alex grew up in Dayton, Tenn., which is also where he studied journalism at Bryan College. He graduated from Rhea County High School in 2008. During college, Alex covered the city of Graysville and the town of Spring City for The Herald-News. As editor-in-chief of Bryan College's student news group, Triangle, Alex reported on ...