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Negotiation Tip from the CEO: Price Should Never Trump Terms

Posted by on Jun 29, 2018

by Mitch Cox Negotiating to purchase property is all about reaching an agreement that works for the buyer and the seller. Price is obviously a key point of the negotiation, but it is not the only point—and sometimes not even the most important. I always start with asking the seller, or the broker representing the…

Announcing Our Newest Apartment Community: Town View in Elizabethton, TN

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018

Mitch Cox Companies and its development partner, Universal Development & Construction (UDC) jointly acquired and began development of a 72-unit apartment community in east Elizabethton, across the river from Cat Island Park. Once completed, Town View will offer one, two, and three bedroom homes with convenient access to downtown Elizabethton and the Tweetsie Trail. Town…

Mitch Cox Construction Renovates Historic Kingsport Library

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018

Mitch Cox Construction began renovation of the Kingsport Library in April of this year to add 1,200 square feet to the patronage area. Construction is expected to finish on the last day of July, according to Jeremiah Trowbridge, superintendent at Mitch Cox Construction. MCC’s marketing team circled up with Hannah Powell, interim director of the…

How to Reunify the Tri-Cities MSA

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018

y John Speropulos Discussions about reunification of the Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) have garnered a gratifying volume of interest and support in the past month or so. On LinkedIn, my blog about the topic was seen by almost 3,000 people. Of that, a little over 100 were CEOs or executive directors. The Business…

Hotel Management Services Offloads One Hotel, Begins Adding Two More to National Portfolio

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018
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Hotel Management Services, Inc. (HMS), the growing hospitality arm of Mitch Cox Companies, used the first half of 2018 to focus on its expanding extended stay hotel portfolio. In April, HMS sold its select-service property Brookstone Lodge in Asheville, North Carolina. “As a management company, we are focusing on extended stay projects,” said Philip Cox,…

Meet Rachel Bradley, the New Face and Voice of Mitch Cox Companies

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018

On May 21, 2018, MCC welcomed Rachel Bradley as the new Office Manager at the company’s headquarters on Silverdale Drive. A lifelong Johnson City native, Bradley went to school at East Tennessee State University and received a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health/Health Care Administration with a minor in management. After graduating in 2013, she worked…

The Isaiah 117 House Miracle: Tri-Cities Businesses Rally to Donate $90,000 to Restore Home for Foster Kids

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018

When Carter County’s Ronda Paulson, former cheer and dance coach at Milligan College, realized that traumatized kids in the state of Tennessee have to sit in the sterile, cold DCS office for hours while they await a foster family to pick them up, she felt a strong burden to do something about it. From June…

Chief Operating Officer Tracy Fleenor Dances Brilliantly For Charity

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018

Tracy Fleenor Participates In Dancing With the Tri-Cities Stars to Raise Funds for SteppenStone Youth Services On June 9th, MCC’s Chief Financial Officer and development partner for 26 years, Tracy Fleenor, took the stage at the MeadowView Convention Center during the 10th annual fundraiser benefiting SteppenStone Youth Treatment Center. Named after ABC’s nationwide show, Dancing…

Serial Restaurant Entrepreneur Opens ‘Swirled’ Cold Treats Shop in Johnson City

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018

Featured Tenant of Cox Property Management This quarter’s featured Mitch Cox Companies tenant is Swirled, a frozen sweet treats store offering ice cream, italian ice, and frozen yogurt, which opened its third location in the Cherry Street Commons in downtown Johnson City on May 25, 2018. Mitch Cox Realtor’s Shannon K. Castillo sold the property…