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1. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 03, 2014
Memphis City Council member Lee Harris is challenging Democratic state Sen. Ophelia Ford in the August primary for District 29, the Senate seat held by a member of the Ford family since 1975.
2. Shelby County Building Permits Down Slightly in February
- Friday, March 21, 2014
With bitterly cold temperatures lingering over the Memphis area last month, homebuilders pulled slightly fewer housing permits in February when compared to the same month last year.
Shelby County homebuilders filed 67 permits in February, down from 73 permits in February 2013 but up slightly from 64 permits filed in January, according to real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
3. Lot Dearth Problematic for Builders
- Saturday, March 08, 2014
A dwindling supply of developed lots could threaten the nascent local homebuilding rebound, according to homebuilders.
“It’s going to eventually sidetrack the recovery because there’s not enough lots being developed to replace the supply,” said Charles Morgan of Vintage Homes LLC.
4. Cost Crunch
- Saturday, March 08, 2014
The aftermath of the housing crash and economic recession produced a roller coaster of changes in construction costs, one with more peaks than valleys.
And local construction industry officials and homebuilders say they’re still struggling with fluctuating prices for materials.
5. New Home Permits See Slight Bump
- Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Despite bitterly cold temperatures that plagued the Memphis area last month, homebuilders pulled slightly more housing permits in January when compared to the same month last year.
Shelby County homebuilders filed 64 permits in January, up from 57 permits filed in January 2013 and 53 permits in December 2013, according to real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
6. Building Permits Dip in 2013
- Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Last year turned out to be a mixed bag for Shelby County homebuilders, who filed fewer permits in 2013 than they did in 2012 but sold slightly more homes.
Homebuilders filed 860 permits in 2013, down 6.3 percent from 918 permits filed in 2012, but still far above the 700 permits filed in 2011, according to real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
7. Pioneering Woman
- Thursday, December 19, 2013
It was 2004 and Kim Grant Brown had just finished her junior year at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.
During the break from her studies, Grant Brown, then 20 years old, acquired a loan and built her first house in Arlington.
8. Cohen-Hart in Congressional Race at Filing Deadline
- Friday, April 06, 2012
The chairman of the countywide school board, Billy Orgel, was effectively elected to his District 7 school board seat without opposition at the Thursday, April 5, filing deadline for candidates on the Aug. 2 primary and general election ballot in Shelby County.
9. Super Bowl MVPs
- Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Would you write a check for $116,000 for one second of TV airtime?
That was precisely the question Super Bowl advertisers faced this year. Thirty-second ads sold for a record $3.5 million, up a whopping 17 percent from last year.
10. Jackson Joins Devcon Security as GM
- Wednesday, October 05, 2011
Eric Jackson has joined Devcon Security as general manager of the company’s Memphis branch. Jackson’s primary focus will be hiring and training sales people and technicians, as well as building daily branch operations and acting as the brand ambassador to building partnerships in the community.
11. Smaller, Greener Homes New Focus for Builders
- Tuesday, May 03, 2011
The characteristics, features and sizes of new homes are evolving, according to a recent survey from the National Association of Home Builders that delves into what is anticipated for the industry by the year 2015.
12. Taking Care of Business
- Monday, August 30, 2010
A diverse mix of Memphis businesses is defying the odds and finding success spanning multiple family generations. Grant & Co., Champion Awards, Jim’s Place East, Barden Stone and Broadway Pizza are among the Memphis institutions thriving under second- and third-generation ownership and management.
13. What’s Coming Up This Election Season
- Monday, March 15, 2010
After a year of turbulence, the Memphis political scene continues to remake itself.
The May 4 and Aug. 5 elections don’t have the focused drama of last October’s special election for Memphis mayor, but they represent new chapters in a story that could end with a new generation of political leaders and at least a passing of the political baton.
14. Glankler Brown’s Hancock Elected Bar Foundation Fellow
- Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Jonathan C. Hancock of Glankler Brown PLLC has been elected a Fellow of the Tennessee Bar Foundation, an association of 710 attorneys across the state.
15. Byrnes to Take MAHBA Reins
- Thursday, December 24, 2009
Tommy Byrnes of Byrnes Ostner Investments Inc. will serve as 2010 president of the Memphis Area Home Builders Association, the group’s executive director, Don Glays, said this week.
16. Brown Leaving Cammack's Gubernatorial Campaign
- Tuesday, June 23, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Democratic strategist Mark Brown is leaving the gubernatorial campaign of Nashville businessman Ward Cammack.
Brown declined to give specific reasons for his departure Monday other than to say: "It was time to move my career in another direction."
17. McDowell Named Radiology Director At Methodist University Hospital
- Wednesday, January 07, 2009
Tina McDowell has been promoted to director of radiology at Methodist University Hospital. She served as the manager of diagnostic radiology at MUH for the past six years.
18. Head Selected as Director Of SWTCC Library
- Wednesday, November 05, 2008
Carolyn Head has been selected to serve as executive director of Library Services for Southwest Tennessee Community College.
19. Local Family to Leave Thursday for San Diego Dream Trip
- Tuesday, July 31, 2007
Seven-year-old Will Pappas had no idea his wish was about to come true.
When he arrived at the Memphis Zoo last Wednesday, he thought his family was just visiting before yet another doctor's appointment.
20. Handorf Named President of State Medical Association
- Wednesday, April 26, 2006
Dr. Charles R. Handorf has been named the 152nd president of the Tennessee Medical Association. Handorf is president of Duckworth Pathology Group and professor and chair of the department of pathology and laboratory medicine at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine.
21. Commercial Advisors' Jensen Voted Commercial Broker of the Year
- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Larry Jensen has received the 2005 Pinnacle Award for Commercial Broker of the Year from the Memphis Area Association of Realtors' Commercial Council. Jensen is president and CEO of Commercial Advisors LLC. He has more than 30 years of experience in real estate.
22. Marketing Agency Hires New Art Director
- Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Lyle Wardlaw has joined full-service advertising, marketing, design and public relations firm inferno as art director. Prior to that she spent three years providing design support for clients at Imre Communications and Babcock Advertising in the Washington, D.C., area. She graduated from Millsaps College in 1996 with a double major in studio art and elementary education, and has completed advertising and graphics programs from Memphis College of Art and Southwest Community College. In her position as art director, Wardlaw will serve clients and help with new creative projects.
23. Archived Article
- Tuesday, November 29, 2005
3357 E. Winchester Place
Memphis, TN 38116
Cost: $1.7 million
Buyer: Village Square I LLC, c/o Cascade Affordable Housing LLC
24. Archived Article
- Tuesday, July 19, 2005
5400 Park Ave.
Memphis, TN 38119
Cost: $12.6 million
Buyer: Bristol Park Palace LLC
Seller: Park Palace LLC
Property: 5.51 acres at 5400 Park Ave. near Estate Drive.
25. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, May 31, 2005
Lauth Plans Business Park Near Holmes and Getwell
50.09 acres near
Cost: $26.7 million
Borrower: DeltaPoint Park Partners LLC
Lender: Mellon Bank NA
Trustee: Joseph B. Pitt Jr.
Property: 50.09 acres near Holme...
26. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 09, 2005
Smith & Nephew Announces New Division and Promotions
Smith & Nephew Announces New Division, Promotions
Steve Hirsch was named president of Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics, a new division of the company opening in Europe. The following ...
27. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, November 03, 2004
Baptist Physician Named Distinguished Visiting Professor
Ward Named to Chair Judicial Selection Commission
C. Barry Ward was elected chair of the Tennessee Judicial Selection Commission. Ward, an attorney with Glankler Brown PLLC, has been inc...
28. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 09, 2004
Timm Locke, president of Locke Marketing Public Relations, was named new executive vice president of NOFMA: The Wood Flooring
Askew Appointed to AIA Fellows Jury
Lee Askew III, partner and founder of Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects, was appoin...
29. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, April 27, 2004
Cordova Land to Become Family Center
14.48 acres on
Cost: $5.3 million
Borrower: Family Values Property LLC
Lender: Merchants & Farmers Bank
Trustee: H. Lee Shaw
Property: 14.48 acres on Germantown P...
30. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, October 07, 2003
31 acres near
Firm Finances, Refinances Apartments
31 acres near
Cost: $22 million
Borrower: Windyke Park Associates LP
Lender: AmSouth Bank
Trustee: FMLS Inc.
Property: 31 acres of unimproved land located at ...
31. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 13, 2002
Martin W Martin W. Brown and Richard J. Myers have become members of Apperson, Crump & Maxwell PLC, 6000 Poplar Ave., Suite 400. Brown earned a bachelors degree from Rhodes College and a law degree from Washington University in St. Louis. Myers,...
32. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 11, 2000
Memphis Inter-Faith Association recently announced its board of directors for 2000-2001 Memphis Inter-Faith Association recently announced its board of directors for 2000-2001. The executive committee is Julie Raines, chair; Rabbi Harry Danziger, vi...
33. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, February 15, 2000
Real Review 02-15-00 Management company once again locally owned LEDIC Management Group is again under Memphis ownership. A group of local real estate veterans, led by David L. Shores, has repurchased LEDIC from Residential Co. of America, the New Y...
34. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 27, 1999
Sept Sept. 27 Consumer Credit Counseling Service will offer a free seminar on re-establishing credit, credit reports and cutting the costs of using credit from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 2158 Union Ave., Suite 400. For reservations, call 323-4909, Ext. ...
35. Archived Article: Adr Story Lj
- Friday, April 26, 1996
lj 10/5 cates ADR offers quicker, cheaper journey to peace Litigants create their own solutions By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Judges may have often wished in the past that they could just tell litigants to "take it outside." Now, thanks...