Developer confirms buzzy local restaurants for massive downtown project

The $450 million development taking shape at the site of Nashville’s former convention center will officially include two popular locally based restaurant chains, the project’s developers confirmed today.

OliverMcMillan and Spectrum | Emery LLC, the development partnership spearheading the 6.2-acre Fifth + Broadway mixed-use project, announced plans for Hattie B’s Hot Chicken and Slim & Husky’s Pizza Beeria to occupy retail spaces in the project in a Dec. 14 news release.

The Nashville Business…