About Josh Flory
BiographyJosh Flory covers real estate, economic development and financial services. Josh joined the News Sentinel in 2007, and previously worked as a reporter for the Nashville Business Journal and the Columbia (MO) Daily Tribune. A native of Ohio, he graduated from the University of Missouri in 1998 with a degree in journalism.
Josh Flory: Buyers seek one-level homes with upgrades
Published 03/03/2014 at 4 a.m.
Tulips aren’t the only things that are about to start emerging from the ground. As the calendar turns to March, the prime time for home sales is just around the corner, which means for-sale signs will soon be a staple ...
Josh Flory: Local group buys Regas site for $2M
Published 01/07/2014 at 4:34 p.m.
For countless Knoxvillians, Regas Restaurant was the place where memories were made.
Josh Flory: Lagging office market poised for turnaround?
Published 11/04/2013 at 4 a.m.
In recent years, there have been plenty of story lines to follow when it comes to Knoxville’s real estate scene.
Josh Flory: Office space available in the Sunsphere
Published 10/29/2013 at 5:23 p.m.
Local real estate broker offers office space with a view -- in the Sunsphere.
Josh Flory: Pool company looks to add 240 jobs in Knox
Published 10/22/2013 at 5:15 p.m.
A Knox County factory that once launched a steady stream of boats may soon dive into the swimming pool business — and bring more than 200 jobs with it.
Josh Flory: Development Corp. plans business park in Karns
Published 10/02/2013 at 6 a.m.
The Development Corporation of Knox County hopes its plan to build a business park in Karns will turn out better than the ill-fated plan for a business park in Midway.
Josh Flory: Forum to focus on walkability
Published 09/10/2013 at 5:45 p.m.
Making downtown neighborhoods walkable is the topic of a forum at East Tennessee History Center.
Numbers tell story of new local hotels
Published 09/02/2013 at 4 a.m.
Much has been made recently about the booming hotel development market in Knoxville, and new data from a Middle Tennessee research organization help shed some light on its origins.
Josh Flory: Two projects planned on Central Street
Published 08/20/2013 at 4:40 p.m.
Suddenly, Depot Avenue is the place to be.
Josh Flory: Scott West fighting for Market Square balcony
Published 08/06/2013 at 7 p.m.
What’s good for the goose is good for the gander. But is it good for Scott West?
Ramsey House looks to sell vacant land to commercial developer
Published 04/24/2014 at 12:18 p.m.
A local historic site is looking to sell a portion of its property to a commercial developer, but the idea has sparked questions from some observers.
Dumplin Creek deal falls apart
Published 04/22/2014 at 5:26 p.m.
A plan to salvage a high-profile commercial development along I-40 in Sevier County has apparently fallen through.
Josh Flory: A helpful hint about Happy Holler
Published 04/22/2014 at 5:15 p.m.
Today’s grab bag of real estate news begins with a Holler Culpa.
Maryland firm buys South Knox subdivision
Updated 04/18/2014 at 3:30 p.m.
Similar story, different coast.
Miller Energy compensation draws opposition
Published 04/17/2014 at 4 p.m.
A settlement deal between Miller Energy Resources and dissident shareholders was endorsed on Wednesday, but a regulatory filing indicates that many investors remain unhappy with the firm’s strategy.
Miller Energy shareholders approve changes to board
Published 04/16/2014 at 5:40 p.m.
A board shuffle at Miller Energy Resources was approved on Wednesday, a move that comes in the wake of unrest among shareholders of the Knoxville-based oil and gas firm.
Josh Flory: Paramount, Knox-Tenn buildings sold in Happy Holler
Published 04/15/2014 at 1:40 p.m.
Two high-profile properties in the Happy Holler neighborhood have been sold, but the new owners aren’t ready to announce any big plans.
On raid's anniversary, many Pilot questions still unanswered
Published 04/13/2014 at 4 a.m.
Questions remain one year after federal raid on Pilot Flying J headquarters.
Mountain Commerce finally breaking ground on Bearden office
Published 04/11/2014 at 2:54 p.m.
Mountain Commerce Bank will break ground next week on a new branch in Bearden. It's a sign that the banking industry has started to recover from the economic downturn.
Josh Flory: Report warns of grocery store saturation
Published 04/07/2014 at 4 a.m.
In the retail ecosystem, the big box long loomed as king of the real estate jungle.
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