June 26, 2022


Daniel Smith, from left, with Mainstreet Capital Partners LLC, and Mark Bialik, owner of GBS Engineering, have been working on developing an apartment complex on the old American Museum of Science and Energy site.

More residences are now planned for an area on the previous American Museum of Science and Electricity web-site in which a large grocery keep, potentially a Publix, experienced been planned.

Some retail is continue to planned for the remaining parcels of land on the web site situated at the corner of Tulane and South Illinois avenues, as nicely.

As The Oak Ridger reported on Dec. 24, 2018, the planned large grocery store was explained as a Publix by developer Daniel Smith for the duration of a assembly at the time. Neil Wilson, principal for the site’s developer RealtyLink, had not publicly discovered it as a Publix.

Smith’s corporation, Major Avenue Funds Partners LLC, now wants to order the property RealtyLink was going to use for the shop, according to documents that ended up included with the agenda for the previous Oak Ridge City Council meeting, held on Monday, Nov. 8.