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The End-Of-Year Community Builder Newsletter From Mitch Cox Companies

Posted by on Dec 20, 2018
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Exciting updates to share! We distributed our 12th edition of the Community Builder newsletter on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. You can view the email online at this link. In this issue: We’re Announcing Two New Apartment Communities in Sevierville for 2019 Meet the New VP of Mitch Cox Construction Hotels: 2 Sold, 2 Rebranded, and…

Hotels: 2 Sold, 2 Rebranded, and 2 Bought

Posted by on Dec 17, 2018
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Suburban Extended Stay Hotel in Huntsville, AL Hotel Management Services, Inc. (HMS), the hospitality development and management division of Mitch Cox Companies, finished the year with a total of twenty-one hotels in seven states under management. HMS deepened its expertise and diversity in the extended stay hotel market, expanding its brands to include 16 WoodSpring…

New Faces Around The Mitch Cox Office

Posted by on Dec 17, 2018
Kathy Daye

Mitch Cox Companies hired new team members in 2018 at the company’s headquarters in Johnson City, Tennessee. Here’s a little bit about each of them. Kathy Daye Director of Operations Kathy Daye is originally from the Annapolis area in Maryland. She admires the family work culture at Mitch Cox Companies and the company’s ability to…

Project Complete: The Villas at River Bend

Posted by on Dec 17, 2018
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Mitch Cox Construction completed the final phase of The Villas at River Bend, a 265 apartment and townhome community just off Fort Henry Drive in Kingsport. The units are available for lease through MCC’s joint partner UDC at their website here. Notably, The Villas at River Bend won the 2018 Kingsport Readers’ Choice Award for…

Announcing Two New Apartment Communities in Sevierville for 2019

Posted by on Dec 17, 2018

Mitch Cox Companies (MCC) and its long-time development partner Universal Development and Construction (UDC) broke ground in late 2018 on two brand new multifamily development projects in Sevierville, Tennessee. The communities, The Villas at Kyker Ferry (268 townhome apartments) and The Villas at Pigeon River (173 townhome apartments) will provide upscale and affordable housing options…

Meet the New VP of Mitch Cox Construction

Posted by on Dec 17, 2018

In October 2018, Doug Vicars was promoted to Vice President of Commercial Construction at Mitch Cox Companies, succeeding Odell Cash who left the company in October. Doug Vicars has over 20 years of construction experience and was first hired at Mitch Cox Construction 12 years ago to build three hotels across three states, including the WoodSpring Suites in…

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…