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1. Fresh Market, Whole Foods Seek Approval From Boards
- Thursday, November 28, 2013
Two planned high-profile grocery stores will be seeking regulatory approval in the coming weeks.
The Fresh Market is applying for a special-use permit from the Land Use Control Board Dec. 12 to convert the existing Ike’s store on Union Avenue into one of the chains upscale grocery stores.
2. Keystone Landing Complex Sells for $4.6 Million
- Tuesday, September 24, 2013
4266 Ridgestone Road
Memphis, TN 38128
Sale Amount: $4.6 million
Sale Date: Sept. 12, 2013
Buyer: Keystone Landing Apartments LLC
Seller: Ridgemont Investors LLC
Loan Amount: $3.5 million
Loan Date: Sept. 12, 2013
Maturity Date: N/A
Lender: Arbor Commercial Funding LLC
Details: The 150-unit Keystone Landing apartment complex at 4266 Ridgestone Road in Raleigh has sold for $4.6 million.
3. Moore Rejoins Girls Inc. as President/CEO
- Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Lisa Moore recently joined Girls Inc. of Memphis as president/CEO, returning to the organization where she began her career in the late 1980s. In her new role, Moore said, she will provide leadership and support to equip Girls Inc. of Memphis to effectively and efficiently fulfill its mission of equipping all girls to live strong, smart and bold.
- Saturday, August 24, 2013
BlackGirlsCODE will host a mobile-app development workshop for girls ages 13 to 17 Saturday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The event will also feature tech chats with women mobile developers. Cost is $35. Visit blackgirlscode.com.
5. Council Grapples With Attrition Plan Reality
- Thursday, July 18, 2013
Every version of a city budget the Memphis City Council and Mayor A C Wharton Jr. considered in June included a plan to lose 300 city employees through attrition for long-term savings toward meeting rising future debt obligations.
6. Council Ponders Use of Reserve To Keep Fire Station Open
- Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Memphis City Council member considered briefly Tuesday, July 16, using $1.1 million from the $48 million city reserve fund to keep a North Memphis fire station open.
But they dropped the idea after Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. agreed to keep Fire Station #6, on Danny Thomas Boulevard north of Chelsea Avenue open at least until Labor Day.
7. Virginia Company Buys Poplar Avenue Retail Property
- Tuesday, April 30, 2013
7665 Poplar Ave. Germantown, TN 38138
Sale Amount: $2.9 million
Sale Date: April 19, 2013
8. Basketball Boon
- Saturday, April 27, 2013
Before the Grizzlies began their first-round playoff series with the Clippers in Los Angeles, Dennis Flanagan looked ahead to Game 3, which was to be played on Thursday night, April 25, in Memphis.
9. Armstrong Unveils Precinct Realignment
- Thursday, December 06, 2012
There still will be nine Memphis police precincts with the new year. But they will each have six wards, new boundaries and handle something closer to the same amount of calls.
And Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong said police officers will do something they haven’t had enough time to do in recent years in many parts of the city – patrol the areas they are assigned to instead of moving from one call to another.
10. Council Ordinance Addresses Blight
- Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Memphis City Council members take a final vote Tuesday, Dec. 4, on an ordinance that requires property owners to keep their names and mailing addresses on record with the city.
The proposal, up for third and final reading, is designed to make it easier for the city to determine the ownership of vacant or abandoned property and notify the owners of code violations and serve them with legal notice should the city take them to court for the violations.
11. $3.5 Million McVay Station Begins
- Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Three Class A speculative office buildings have broken ground in Germantown at McVay Road and Poplar Pike.
The $3.5 million development, named McVay Station Professional Center, is by Jason Speed, local developer and contractor whose claim to fame was Corporate Gardens, a $24 million, 148,000-square-foot retail and office park delivered in 2001 on 14 acres at Forest Hill Irene Road and Poplar Pike.
12. Communication Skills Serve Caraway Well in Law
- Thursday, November 22, 2012
“I went to law school so I could hear myself talk,” jokes Kirk Caraway, a partner with Allen, Summers, Simpson, Lillie & Gresham PLLC.
13. Police Director Looks to Reorganization
- Thursday, October 11, 2012
Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong has plans to reorganize the department at the start of 2013.
The plans include moving investigators with the various bureaus now at the Criminal Justice Center to a set of nine bureaus spread across police precincts. And Armstrong told the Memphis Rotary Club this week that the precincts will be reconfigured to make them more similar in size with the same resources generally available at each.
14. AIA Honors Industry’s Local Activity
- Tuesday, April 03, 2012
Despite hard times, there has been a whirlwind of activity in Memphis’ design community over the past year.
That’s the message Josh Flowers, general counsel at Hnedak Bobo Group Inc. and president of the Memphis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, gave Saturday, March 31, at the annual Celebration of Architecture Gala and 2012 Design Awards at Circuit Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St.
15. Ambulance Co. Signs New Lease, Ups Space
- Friday, May 20, 2011
A Nashville-based health care company is expanding its Memphis presence. First Call Ambulance Services LLC has signed a three-year, 13,500-square-foot lease at 5155 Wilfong Road, more than doubling its existing space on Federal Avenue.
16. ‘The Rat’ at Rhodes Gets Makeover
- Friday, May 13, 2011
Rhodes College has filed an $11 million permit with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement to expand and renovate its main dining hall facility.
Known by students as “The Rat,” Catherine Burrow Refectory opened in 1958 and has three dining areas – Neely Hall, Hyde Hall and Rollow Hall. Smaller meeting rooms include the Alburty Room, the Davis Room and the Bell Room.
- Monday, April 25, 2011
Rhodes College will host Memphis historian Jimmy Ogle who will present a continuing education class titled “Historic Memphis and its Highlights” Monday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Dorothy King Hall on campus. Seating is limited so reservations should be made by calling 843-3965.
18. Menlo Bolsters Local Presence With New Lease
- Friday, November 26, 2010
Menlo Worldwide Logistics LLC is expanding its Memphis-area operations with a new 181,000-square-foot lease in ProLogis Park DeSoto in Olive Branch.
19. Irish Soul Man Promotes Memphis Music Tourism
- Monday, July 12, 2010
Chris Maher is one of Memphis soul music’s greatest ambassadors.
The 35-year-old disc jockey hosts a radio show called The Soul Train, he’s the founding CEO of a major soul music festival and he’s the creator of a charity – inspired by the Stax Music Academy – aimed at providing music education for urban children.
20. Obama Walk in Sand is Prelude to Primetime Speech
- Wednesday, June 16, 2010
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Laying the groundwork for an evening speech to the nation, President Barack Obama walked a pristine stretch of sand on Florida's shoreline Tuesday and pledged to "fight back with everything we've got" against the spreading oil lurking offshore.
21. Grousing Abounds as Strip Club Renovations Proceed
- Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Makeshift signs posted around the building at 777 N. White Station Road encourage potential visitors to ignore the construction in progress.
22. High-Dollar Deal Boosts Commercial Real Estate
- Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Following what has become a pattern, the local commercial real estate market in September was salvaged by one large deal that offset an otherwise dreary month.
This time it was Resource Real Estate Inc. to the rescue. The Philadelphia-based company bought the Wyndridge Apartments for $9.5 million Sept. 29 and carried the weight for Shelby County’s commercial activity during the month.
23. Green Movement Keeps Allen & Hoshall Busy
- Friday, September 04, 2009
Energy audits are nothing new for Allen & Hoshall, the locally owned engineering firm whose roots date back almost 100 years.
As early as the 1970s, the Memphis-based company worked with the Tennessee Valley Authority on energy-related projects, and by the mid-1980s it was consulting U.S. Embassies around the world about their energy usage, helping them find ways to shrink their carbon footprints.
24. Paul Stanley's Fall From Grace
- Monday, August 17, 2009
Jim Kyle, a Memphis Democrat who serves as minority leader in the state Senate, gave the first lunchtime address of 2009 to the Memphis Rotary Club.
Rotarians got a bird’s-eye view of the state’s financial picture from Kyle, who described choices needed to close the state’s budget shortfall. Kyle this week announced his candidacy in the 2010 gubernatorial race.
25. Mixed-Use Development Slated For Southeast Shelby County
- Tuesday, July 14, 2009
50 acres at Forest Hill-Irene Road and Tenn. 385
Memphis, TN 38125
Sale Amount: $4 Million
Sale Date: June 26, 2009
Buyer: Edward Rose Development Co. LLC
Seller: Turley LP
26. $1.7M Loan Filed For Retail Center
- Thursday, July 09, 2009
BAR LLC has filed a $1.7 million construction loan through First State Bank to build a 4,500-square-foot retail center at 4356 Forest Hill-Irene Road in Southeast Memphis. The center will be co-anchored by a gas station/convenience store and a Subway restaurant with a detached automated car wash.
27. Fentress Joins Harris Shelton
- Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Susan Fentress has joined the Downtown offices of Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh PLLC. Fentress concentrates her practice in the areas of intellectual property and biosciences.
28. $2M Retail Center to Rise Near Rose Complex
- Monday, March 09, 2009
A $2 million retail center – co-anchored by a gas station/convenience store and a Subway restaurant with a detached automated car wash – will rise soon at 4356 Forest Hill-Irene Road in Southeast Memphis, the project’s developer confirmed last week.
29. Four Memphis Firms Win Engineering Awards
- Friday, March 06, 2009
Four Memphis-area firms have won category awards in the American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee’s 2009 Engineering Excellence competition.
Allen & Hoshall Inc. received the Energy Category Honor Award for the Davy Crockett Park Energy Conservation Project in Lawrenceburg, Tenn. Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc. received the Small Projects Category Honor Award for the Highland/Getwell Force Main and Pumping Station. EnSafe Inc. received the Environmental Category Honor Award for the brownfields remediation of the Smarthouse Way Southern Track in North Little Rock, Ark. Parsons Transportation Group received the Structural Systems Honor Award for the U.S. 90 bridge over Biloxi Bay in Biloxi Ocean Springs, Miss.
30. City, State Nursing Home Ratings Low
- Thursday, January 08, 2009
In its first effort to rate the nation’s nursing homes using a ranking system, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has rated Tennessee third worst in the nation for geriatric care, behind only Georgia and Louisiana.
31. Sushi, Beer on the Menu After Rhodes Renovates 'Lynx Lair'
- Tuesday, May 08, 2007
2000 N. Parkway
Memphis, TN 38112
Permit Cost: $1.1 million
Project Cost: $1 million-$1.5 million
32. Trezevant Manor Undergoes $80 Million Expansion
- Friday, May 26, 2006
Just as AARP The Magazine listed Memphis as one of five "Dream Towns" for retirement because of affordable housing and favorable weather, an upscale senior community in the city is undergoing a major expansion to keep up with its own growth.
33. Jobes Re-Elected to American Physical Therapy Association Post
- Friday, April 07, 2006
While other girls her age hit the shopping malls giggling about boys, 15-year-old Mary Pat Corrigan Jobes knew she'd become a physical therapist.
Fast forward to adulthood and her dream has been realized to an extent Jobes, 49, never imagined.
34. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, August 24, 2004
1280 Germantown Road
Weston Cos. Plans Medical Office Complex
1280 Germantown Road
Germantown, TN 38138
Cost: $4.2 million
Buyer: Westco Development #33 LLC
Seller: WMT Germantown LLC
Property: 7.77 acres at 1280 Germantown Road...
35. Archived Article: Tech Focus
- Wednesday, November 13, 2002
DVD players top list for tech toys for the holidays
DVD players top list of holiday tech toys
By SUE KIRSTEIN
The Daily News
The most modern technological gadgets often top the list for holiday shoppers, and this year should be no differ...
36. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 14, 2001
Armstrong Allen PLLC announce the addition of associates Cassandra T
Armstrong Allen PLLC announce the addition of associates Cassandra T. Ferguson,
Telesa L. Taylor and Edward Burrell.
Ferguson was most recently assistant general counsel w...
37. Archived Article: Pig P.2
- Wednesday, February 21, 2001
Sewell-Allen rings up benefits with Systech Sewell-Allen rings up benefits with Systech Systech Retail Systems Inc., an independent developer and integrator of retail technology, said Sewell-Allen Inc., operators of Piggly Wiggly and MegaMarket stor...
38. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, December 19, 2000
Performa closes deal Performa closes deal to put disco in old firehouse Performa Entertainment Real Estate closed the sale of the historic 3-Alarm building at 200 Linden Ave. for the newest location of Polly Esthers restaurant and bar, a national ni...
39. Archived Article: Real Review Lj
- Tuesday, July 20, 1999
Real Review 7-20-99 Construction is underway on a new worship center for Rivercrest Baptist Church at 5900 Old Brownsville Road in Shelby County. Plans for the new church include a sanctuary designed to seat about 130, as well as an auditorium and c...
40. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, July 13, 1999
Metalcraft breaks ground in new DeSoto industrial park Metalcraft breaks ground in new DeSoto industrial park By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Metalcraft Inc. broke ground Thursday in Southaven on a 65,000-square-foot production facility in the Bob ...
41. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, April 19, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Running the grocery gamut Memphis shoppers have more variety than ever at non-traditional grocery stores By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Whether youre looking for organically grown produce, gourmet ready-to-eat entrees or loca...
42. Archived Article: Schools Chg
- Thursday, September 25, 1997
By CAMILLE H City schools takes bids on White Station project By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Bids will be taken next month on the construction of a new White Station Elementary School, which will replace the current school and be located on the...
43. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, December 17, 1996
The Sales and Marketing Council of the Home Builders Association of Memphis recently concluded its Certified New Home Sales Professional certification course The Sales and Marketing Council of the Home Builders Association of Memphis recently conclu...
44. Archived Article: Govt Focus
- Friday, September 06, 1996
Tennessee rolls out new driver licenses Tennessee rolls out new driver licenses Shelby County will introduce new system next week The state Department of Safety is rolling out new driver licenses, with a new look and new security features. The high-...
45. Archived Article: Community Cntr Lj
- Friday, December 01, 1995
lj 10/5 cates City sees 27th community center as 'money well-spent' By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The Raleigh-Frayser area will be the site for the citys next community center, which will offer activities to citizens of all ages and supply kids w...