MTSU announces purchase of former hospital propert...

MTSU announces purchase of former hospital property (video)

MTSU announced April 19 that it will purchase the former Middle Tennessee Medical Center site near downtown Murfreesboro.

The university will pay $11.1 million for the 17.4-acre site, which includes:

  • the 115,000-square-foot Bell Street Building;
  • a 143,000-square-foot parking garage with 407 parking spaces;
  • surface parking with 188 spaces;
  • a large green-space area that was the site of the old main hospital building, surrounded by East Bell Street, North Highland Avenue, East Lytle Street and North University Street.

MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee and Gordon Ferguson, president and CEO of Middle Tennessee Medical Center, marked the pending change of ownership in a ceremony at the Bell Street Building, attended by administrators from both institutions and community leaders. You can read the complete story at

Watch the video from the event below.