Retail Strategies Helping Cookeville Find Kmart, Ruby Tuesday Buyers

Consulting firm Retail Strategies is assisting the City of Cookeville in filling retail vacancies. City Economic Development Coordinator Melinda Keifer said the company is currently helping find buyers for two retail sites. “We’ve been notified there is a buyer supposedly for the Kmart shopping center area, we don’t know anything about it. Also, that there …

Portobello America To Build US Headquarters In Baxter

Ceramic tile manufacturer Portobello America, Inc. will invest $150 million in Putnam County to open a new United States Headquarters. TDECD Commissioner Bob Rolfe says the company will create 220 jobs with its new location in Baxter. “It’s a fantastic day for Baxter and Putnam County, and we say that because rarely do we get …