Supporting the Development of Nashville Yards

Nashville Yards is a transformational 19-acre mixed-use development in the heart of downtown Nashville, encompassing Class A+ office space, luxurious residential offerings, two high-end hotels – Grand Hyatt Nashville and The Union Station Nashville Yards (a Marriott Autograph Hotel), a state-of-the-art music venue, a diverse array of retail, dining, and other entertainment options, and more than seven acres of open plazas and green space.

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Bringing Major League Soccer to Nashville

Local leaders and investors retained SRG to execute a comprehensive public affairs strategy that helped Nashville win a 2017 bid to become the official home of Major League Soccer’s (MLS) 24th franchise team. Despite this success, the city still faced a major hurdle: securing a public-private partnership to fund a soccer-specific stadium.

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Managing Tennessee Business Leadership Council

As Tennessee welcomed large corporations and economic development opportunities into the state, business leaders from across the state recognized the need to establish an organization that would provide an opportunity for peer-to-peer interaction and meaningful dialogue with key decision-makers, including the governor and other state governmental leaders.

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Launching “You Might Be Right”

To help raise its profile, the University of Tennessee’s Baker School of Public Policy and Public Affairs decided to launch a podcast co-hosted by Tennessee’s two most recent former Governors – Bill Haslam, a Republican, and Phil Bredesen, a Democrat – and tasked SRG with bringing this vision to life.

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Generating Support for Springs Public Schools

To bring a tuition-free, public charter school focused on Montessori-aligned principles for the first time to Rutherford County, Tennessee, Springs Public Schools Empower Academy tasked SRG with leading a county-wide paid social campaign targeted to garner support from community members in advance of a pivotal application approval vote by the Rutherford County Board of Education as well as gather leads of prospective families interested in enrolling.

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Helping a coalition of local government leaders influence major transportation legislation

Overview In an effort to enhance Tennessee’s roads and highways, Governor Bill Haslam proposed the Improving Manufacturing, Public Roads and Opportunities for a Vibrant Economy (IMPROVE) Act. The legislation increased taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel to support hundreds of critical road projects statewide. Local mayors in the Middle Tennessee region recognized an important opportunity to [...]
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