Under Construction: Downtown Chattanooga apartments take shape

Under Construction: Downtown Chattanooga apartments take shape

December 16th, 2012 by Dave Flessner in Business Diary

Crews from Construction Enterprises Inc. work at Walnut Commons on Walnut Street.

Photo by Allison Love/Times Free Press.

Photo by Laura McNutt/Times Free Press.

Name: Walnut Commons

Cost: $11 million

Location: Walnut Street and Aquarium Way

Developers: John Clark, David Hudson and Bob McKenzie

Project: The new four-story complex will include 100 apartments built above an expanded Little Miss Mag Early Learning Center on the first floor. The project, in the planning for six years, will be the biggest new apartment complex built in downtown Chattanooga in more than three decades. Construction began in September, and the complex is due to be completed in late 2013.

Size: 100 apartments and 120 parking spaces

Prices: The apartments will rent for between $750 and $1,200 a month

Builder: Construction Enterprises Inc. of Nashville is the general contractor.