Nashville 2017: News 2 explores city’s historic growth all day Thursday

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Nashville is in the midst of historic growth, a changing skyline and dozens of new residents arriving every day.

News 2 continued its Nashville 2017 project Thursday with stories in every newscast that look at the impact of the city’s epic boom.

The hospitality industry has always been a major key to Nashville’s economy and new hotels are a huge part of the city’s changing skyline, with more than 12,000 rooms currently under construction or in the planning phases.

Additionally,  more than 100 new restaurants are expected to open in the Nashville area this year.

News 2 also hosted a town hall meeting at the Music City Center Thursday night with several community members and state leaders to discuss how Middle Tennessee should manage the growth of Music City. Click here to watch the event.

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