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Oliver Smith Jr.’s vision for the West Town Mall

Tracey Haun Owens of KnoxTNToday.com has recently written a story about Oliver Smith Jr. and his vision for West Knoxville. She takes use though the history the development of the property with some comments from our own Oliver Smith IV. Head over to KnoxTNToday for...

Restaurants coming to Kern’s Bakery Site

A 16 Acre mixed use development is soon to be underway just over the Henley Street bridge at the former Kern's Bakery Location. The development will feature: Retail Restaurant Offfice Entertainment Boutique Apartments Name Brand Hotel The first phase will focus on the...

The Holston: Commercial Space Now Available

One of Knoxville's most prestigious buildings has now become available for commercial development.  Oliver Smith Realty is currently marketing the first floor of this historic building. The space was recently purchased for use as a restaurant and has had many...

Leadership Knoxville visits the State Capital

Oliver and the Leadership Knoxville team recently spent a day working in Nashville.  They even had time to pose for a group photo.  We are looking forward to the progress this team will make in 2019.

West Town Mall: From Concept to the 2018 Renovations

Oliver recently talked with Tracy Haun Owens of KnoxTNToday.com.  She has written a very nice article on the history of West Town Mall and how the Smith Family first concieved of the project through it's most recent renovations. Oliver Smith Jr., our Oliver's...

Highway 55 Grand Opening

A few months ago we helped Highway 55 Burgers open 3 locations in Knoxville.  On Monday January 28th the West Town Mall location opened to the public. They are located just outside the mall's new food court and are open during standard mall hours. The location has...

Broker Spotlight: Jerry Holloway

Jerry Holloway was recently featured in an article on KnoxNews.com about his days as an offensive lineman in 1969 while playing for the University of Tennessee.  During the interview Jerry recounts his time at the Cotton Bowl playing against the Texas Longhorns. ...

Hotels and Downtown Knoxville

Over the past several years, there has been a significant increase in the number of hotel rooms available in Downtown Knoxville.  Our office has been a development partner on several of these projects, including the new Embassy Suites in the Conley Building.  The...

Highway 55 Burgers comes to Knoxville

Join us in welcoming Highway 55 Burgers to Knoxville. Their newest location opened September 17th at 441 S. Illinois Ave in Oak Ridge TN. Working with Oliver Smith Realty, the owner Bill Hamilton will be bringing three locations to Knoxville. The current Oak Ridge...

Oliver Joins the Leadership Knoxville Flagship Program

Oliver Smith has recently been selected to participate in the Leadership Knoxville Flagship Program.  During the coming year Oliver wil join 52 community and business leaders as they participate in a program focused on servant leadership.  This program has been...

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