Bellevue’s District 35: 16 Projects

There’s a lot happening in Bellevue these days, with projects big and small coming online. The projects listed below are in Bellevue’s District 35 or affect the residents of District 35. Check them out below. We’re also sending periodic updates by e-mail, so enter your e-mail address to the right to stay informed!

Bellevue Project Map

Civic Projects

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1 New High School

Current HopePark Site
New high school to replace Hillwood
Metro Schools will construct a new, state-of-the-art high school in the heart of Bellevue as a replacement for Hillwood High School. Funding for the land purchase has been approved and the transaction is pending.

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2 Bellevue Community & Ice Center

Bellevue Center Mall property (adjacent to I-40)
Community center
This new facility, slated to open in late 2018, will feature two sheets of ice (for open skating, competition, and lessons), two gyms, walking and running tracks, a fitness center, meeting rooms, programming rooms, and more.

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3 Burch Reserve

Area between Highway 100 and Highway 70S north of Warner Parks
New addition to Warner Parks
This 250-acre plot will open to hikers and walkers as soon as a tunnel is pedestrian tunnel is built to allow visitors to cross the railroad tracks, likely this fall. Entry to and parking for the property have been built at the eastern Highway 100/Old Hickory intersection across from Edwin Warner Park.

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4 RxR Upgrade

McCrory Lane at Highway 70
Safety improvements
Surveys and traffic studies have been completed. A traffic light, crossing arms, and additional curb in front of Eddie’s Market are planned. An agreement beween Metro and the state has been approved for installation and operation of the traffic light, and TDOT insists the project will move forward this fall.

Commercial/Mixed Use Projects

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5 One Bellevue Place

Bellevue Center Mall property
Mixed-use development
A new mixed-use development is currently in progress. Carmike Cinemas, Sprouts Farmers Market, DeSano Pizza Bakery, Hilton Suites, and a slew of other tenants have been announced. Construction is expected to be completed in fall 2017. more…

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6 Exit 196 Businesses

Highway 70S at I-40
Business Renovations
Construction of Larry’s Country Diner has stalled and faces an uncertain future. Future plans for Shoney’s are unknown.

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7 St. Thomas Medical Building

Temple Road at Old Harding
Medical office
A three-story, 22,000-square-foot medical office building is currently being constructed.

8 Stephens Valley

Between Pasquo & Natchez Trace Pkwy plus Williamson County
Mixed use development
The project will include mainly commercial in the Davidson County portion of the project, including an 85- to 100-room boutique hotel, restaurants, and office space. In addition, the project calls for 800 single family homes, 450 acres of open space, and seven miles of walking trails. Most of the project is located across the Williamson County line, though a neighborhood near Traceside and a mixed-use development on the other side of Sneed Road–as well as perhaps a small neighborhood on the other side of Natchez Trace Parkway–fall within Davidson County. The project will take about 20 years to complete.

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9 Biltmore Ridges

McCrory Lane immediately south of I-40
Mixed-use development
The developer has updated the site plan due to new state regulations related to flood mitigation. The project includes single family homes, multifamily, retail, improvements to McCrory Lane and the I-40/McCrory interchange (Exit 192), and more. There is no timeline available.

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10 CabaRay

River Road at Charlotte Pike
Entertainment Venue
Ray Stevens is building a 700-seat entertainment venue on formerly vacant property next to the Little Caesars shopping center. It will feature a full kitchen and bar as well as office space for the owner’s company.

Residential Projects

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11 Travis Trace

McCrory Lane between Newsom Station and the Harpeth River
Single family homes
Construction continues on this neighborhood. All 42 Phase I homes have sold with Phase II still to come starting at $320k.

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12 Avondale Park

McCrory Lane between I-40 and Poplar Creek
Single family homes
Construction continues on an additional phase of the neighborhood, visible from I-40. Once complete, the neighborhood will feature around 500 homes and a community swimming pool. Homes in the new phase are selling for $275k and up.

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13 Natchez Pointe

McCrory Lane between Poplar Creek and Highway 100
Single family homes
Construction continues on this neighborhood of 39 cluster lots and 3 large lots. As of July 1, 31 lots have closed. New homes are priced at $495k-800k.

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14 The Enclave at Harpeth Village

Temple Road at Old Harding
Condominiums
Located across from the Highway 100 Publix, 55 of this 59-unit development’s condos have been sold, with the remainder for sale for $335k-$345k.

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15 Bellevue Station

Old Harding and Bellevue Road
Cottage Homes
Located at the northeast corner of Old Harding and Bellevue Road, 67 homes are being built. As part of the project, the Bellevue Road/Old Harding will be realigned. The 19 homes in Phase I sold for $224-$303k. Construction has begun on 25 homes in Phase II. More info>>

16 River Road Apartments

River Road
Apartment complex
224 apartment homes overlooking the Cumberland River are planned on previously zoned property. The parcel is about 1/2 mile from Charlotte Pike, and 36 of the 56 acres will be undisturbed. Apartments will feature high-end amenities and views of downtown and the Cumberland River.