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The Greatest Demographic Challenge Facing the Tri-Cities

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017

Whatever else that can be said about the Baby Boom Generation, the fact remains they radically changed virtually everything from the culture to the economy as they moved along their timeline, and that won’t be over until the Boomers say it’s over. The labor force is a prime example because the elders of the Tri-Cities’…


Read the Community Builder Q3 2017

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017
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The Community Builder is the quarterly newsletter of Mitch Cox Companies. It features the latest news and announcements from the leaders of the firm. In this issue: Memo from the CEO: “How Things Have Changed Since 2008” Leadership Changes: New COO & New CFO Hotels: “We Are Poised For Growth.” Hotel Management Services Launches New…


Leadership Changes: New COO and CFO

Posted by on Sep 7, 2017
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Tracy Fleenor, COO Along with the new focus on apartments and hotels, the Mitch Cox Companies organization underwent personnel changes at the executive level in 2017. In late spring, John Seward, Jr. retired from his position as COO, and was replaced by CFO Tracy Fleenor. To fill the CFO position, the company hired Greg Wiggins,…


Realtor on Route to Record Year

Posted by on Sep 7, 2017

John Speropulos “This has been a robust year for our team with record gross sales,” said John Speropulos, president of Mitch Cox Realtor. Speropulos said the increased volume of transactions is likely due to an uptick in investors’ recognition of commercial real estate as a reliable and stable investment vehicle over time. “We’ve seen a…


Construction Highlights: People and Projects

Posted by on Sep 7, 2017
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Even with the new focus on multifamily development, Mitch Cox Construction continues to build and renovate commercial offices in the Tri-Cities. One project highlight from 2017 includes the completion of the Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Tennessee on Hart Drive in Johnson City. The LEED-certified 10,000 square foot facility was built to save 42 percent more…


Philip Cox: “Hotel Management Services Is Preparing to Grow”

Posted by on Sep 7, 2017
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y Philip Cox In 2010, as we climbed out of the recession, we had 10 hotels. Today, we have a portfolio of 20 hotels and we manage 19 of them. These past years have been about putting the right talent on the bus and building a capable team. So far this year, we’ve brought on…


Memo from the CEO: How Things Have Changed Since 2008

Posted by on Sep 7, 2017

y Mitch Cox Knowing the year is more than halfway over, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on our journey as a company as well as speak to the direction we’re headed in. Our path has not always been clear, but this is changing. The future is now one of clarity, scale, and…