Nashville Entertainment, Business Meld Together

Ranked in 2006 as the No. 1 Smart Place to Live according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Nashville also pulls tourists in through its vibrant music and business environment. “In the last 20 years … (the) entertainment and the business communities have molded together,” noted Terry Smith, principal & CEO of Nashville Commercial Real Estate Services. “The city sees the music industry, the entertainment industry and the tourism as a unique element to its fiber. It’s an acceptance of a value sets that the entertainment business brings to Nashville that are key elements to our growth patterns.”