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2015 East South Central Region Forecast
Nashville solidified its position as a Top 25 housing market with over 8,000 total housing permits pulled through August and the 31,000 new residents it attracted from August 2012-2013. A $1.3 billion steel mill project in Osceola, Ark., ready to break ground will eventually employ more than 2,000 construction workers. The University of Tennessee has started a $1 billion modernization program that will include a new resident hall, student union and parking garage.