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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
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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
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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…


The Community Builder Newsletter Mid-2018 From Mitch Cox Companies

Posted by on Jul 3, 2018
Mitch Cox Companies

Lots of exciting stories and project updates from Mitch Cox Companies in 2018 so far! Here are the articles in the 11th issue of the MCC Community Builer. In this issue: Negotiation Tip from the CEO: Price Should Never Trump Terms Mitch Cox Construction Renovates Historic Kingsport Library Announcing Our Newest Apartment Community: Town View…


Negotiation Tip from the CEO: Price Should Never Trump Terms

Posted by on Jun 29, 2018
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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…


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…


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,…


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…