FGL unveils development plans
Monday, December 11, 2017
– Florida Georgia Line unveiled plans for a multi-purposes development in Nashville today.
Envisioned as a combination of retail, creative and business space, the compound will include three main components: the Tribe Kely Trading Post, Tree Vibez Music and a private meeting/event space concept called Meet + Greet.
"We're so excited to build and create a space for professionals to feel inspired and creative," said Tyler Hubbard. "We hope to bring something new and innovative to Nashville."
Brian Kelley said, "Passionate people inspire other passionate people. We thrive on letting our imaginations run wild and can't wait to see what this city dreams up together."
The new compound stands on 21st Avenue in Nashville's Hillsboro Village, Meet + Greet is intended for holding a staff meeting, connecting with a colleague or hosting an event.
Tribe Kelley Trading Post will be the home base of Brittney Kelley's (Kelley's wife) Tribe Kelley clothing brand. Founded in 2014, from the couple's designing and modifying their own clothes, the brand has now expanded into a fashion line.
Tree Vibez Music is a publishing company created by Kelley and Hubbard in 2015. TVM isn't limited to any specific type of genre. Corey Crowder and RaeLynn are among the writers at the company
In 2016, Kelley and Hubbard launched their own brand of easy-drinking spirit - Old Camp Peach Pecan Whiskey - and in June, they opened their first restaurant and entertainment venue, a four-story destination in downtown Nashville called FGL House. The duo is in the studio working on their fourth BMLG Records album, and just released "Meant to Be" - their collaboration with pop star Bebe Rexha - to country radio.
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