Mike Pare (Reporter)

Phone: 423-757-6318
E-mail: mpare@timesfreepress.com
Mike Pare, the deputy Business editor at the Chattanooga Times Free Press, has worked at the paper for 27 years. In addition to editing, Mike also writes Business stories and covers Volkswagen, economic development and manufacturing in Chattanooga and the surrounding area. In the past he also has covered higher education. Mike, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., received a bachelor's degree in communications from Florida Atlantic University. he worked at the Rome News-Tribune before coming to Chattanooga. Contact Mike at 423-757-6318 or mpare@timesfreepress.com

Former U.S. Army Reserve site for sale

Published Jun. 4 2017

Get a piece of Chattanooga military history.

Chattanooga's TractManager growing its health care footprint

Published Jun. 1 2017

With federal health-care policy in flux, the chief executive of a Chattanooga company says it's in an enviable position no...

Jack Brown's Beer and Burgers opens in revamped Innovation District structure

Published May. 24 2017

The Tomorrow Building already has leased its downtown Chattanooga residential and commercial space, with a new eatery having opened this...

Former Northside Lunch building draws flak for rundown condition

Published May. 23 2017

A Chattanooga man said Monday that a longtime North Shore restaurant building that's been vacant for years is an eyesore...

CBL plans mixed-use redevelopment in N.C.

Published May. 22 2017

CBL & Associates Properties Inc. today announced future plans to transform Cary Towne Center in Cary, N.C., into a mixed-use...

Government deems new Chattanooga federal courthouse a priority, but construction remains unfunded

Published May. 22 2017

A new federal courthouse for Chattanooga, estimated to cost $157.3 million, is sitting atop a government ranking for potential future...

Tennessee gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd picks up first VW Atlas sold in America [photos]

Published May. 18 2017

Tennessee gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd said today that the first impression of his new Volkswagen Atlas sport utility vehicle was...

Wilson Air Center in Chattanooga voted most improved

Published May. 18 2017

Wilson Air Center's fixed base operation at Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport was named most improved U.S. FBO for 2017 by Professional...

Developer says new Chattanooga hotel is most expensive they've built [video, photos]

Published May. 18 2017

Chattanooga's biggest hotel developer said Wednesday that its new boutique property going up near the Walnut Street Bridge is the...

With Chattanooga housing inventory at decade low, builders add new homes [photos]

Published May. 17 2017

Nearly eight years after the end of the biggest downturn since the Depression, Chattanooga homebuilder Jay Bell said Tuesday he's...

Chattanooga Market General Store to open near Aquarium

Published May. 14 2017

The operators of the Chattanooga Market are opening a general store in the River Place building outside the Tennessee Aquarium...

National Labor Relations Board files complaint against VW Chattanooga

Published May. 12 2017

The National Labor Relations Board is filed a complaint against Volkswagen's Chattanooga operations related to health insurance and work hours...

5 businesses win Torch Awards for ethics

Published May. 12 2017

Miller Industries' co-chief executive on Thursday cited the Chattanooga-based tow-truck maker's track record as a publicly traded company for helping...

Union puts pressure on Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant

Published May. 10 2017

The United Auto Workers continues to try to keep pressure on Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant as it today questioned the factory's...

Tools created to protect Chattanooga area's 'natural treasures'

Published May. 10 2017

With the Chattanooga area projected to grow by 400,000 people by 2055, a joint effort is needed to protect its...

HomeServe adding 200 jobs, office building in Chattanooga

Published May. 9 2017

HomeServe USA is putting down roots in Chattanooga as the company invests about $5.5 million to construct an East Brainerd...

New $13 million Humane Educational Society kennel in Chattanooga one step closer to reality

Published May. 8 2017

A Chattanooga planning panel today OK'ed rezoning of a tract of land that could lead to a new $13 million...

EMJ Special Projects aims to become $100 million-a-year business

Published May. 7 2017

Chas Torrence says it takes a specialized skill set when the Chattanooga construction company he heads works on bringing vintage...

CBL to turn its properties into 'vibrant town centers'

Published May. 5 2017

Shopping center developer CBL & Associates Properties Inc. on Thursday pledged to step up efforts to remake its malls by...

American mall giant CBL reports lower first quarter earnings

Published May. 3 2017

Chattanooga shopping center developer CBL & Associates Properties Inc. on Wednesday reported lower first quarter earnings compared to a year...