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1. My HQ Initiative Aims to Boost Downtown Memphis Office Market
- Monday, November 23, 2015
For years, the Downtown Memphis office market has been the same story: Bank A, law firm B and accounting firm C left for East Memphis. The newest buildings are now half-empty as firms, big and small, make their exodus.
2. Ignite Memphis Set to Return This Month
- Monday, November 16, 2015
Downtown's new Halloran Centre later this month will host a gathering of creatives, emerging leaders and influential Memphians who come from different backgrounds but have at least one thing in common.
3. Germantown Leaders Exploring Elementary School Possibilities
- Monday, June 01, 2015
When Germantown Municipal School District leaders began talking openly last week about new school construction, they did so cautiously, keeping in mind similar recent discussions in Lakeland and Collierville.
4. Germantown Schools To Look At New Elementary School
- Friday, May 29, 2015
The Germantown Municipal School District is going to explore building a new elementary school and several options for adding onto an existing middle schools.
Germantown schools superintendent Jason Manuel talked publicly for the first time about the possibility Thursday, May 28, at a special meeting of the city’s school board.
5. Woods Brings Focus on Startups to Archer-Malmo Digital Arm
- Saturday, April 18, 2015
Archer-malmo might seem the epitome of an old school ad firm that is steeped in history, especially given the two prominent Memphis names that comprise the firm’s title.
For evidence of how firmly the Memphis-based advertising agency has its feet planted in all things tech and in the world of startups and web-connected professionals, consider the work of Patrick Woods. He’s the director of a-m ventures, the firm’s division that focuses on investing money and creative capital into digital startups, work that involves spending time around the country as well as in Memphis looking out for hot companies with big potential.
6. Youth Take Charge of Ignite Memphis Event
- Thursday, January 15, 2015
Ignite Memphis is a popular event young professionals typically pack each time it’s held, in addition to participating as speakers. The events revolve around a group of people making slide-based presentations about any topic they want, featuring whatever they want to say about anything they think can hold a crowd’s interest.
7. Undercurrent Brings 2014 to Close
- Friday, December 12, 2014
Undercurrent, the monthly networking event launched in 2013 by a handful of creatives, is preparing to close the book on its first full year of events, with its final get-together set for Monday. Dec. 15, at Bounty.
8. ‘Creative Collisions’ and Memphis Startups
- Monday, November 24, 2014
“We just closed a lead investor for our $1.5 million angel round,” said the entrepreneur, sipping a latte. “And we’d love to have you on board to help us round out the fundraise.”
9. Ignite Memphis Returns With More Rapid-Fire Ideas
- Thursday, November 13, 2014
Ignite Memphis returns next week with what organizers say looks to be the biggest Ignite event ever, on track for another sellout.
The basic idea behind Ignite Memphis: Get a group of creative professionals and Memphians of all stripes, really, to take the stage and make a presentation. That’s pretty much it, other than a few parameters, such as the requirement that the presentations include slides and last a total of five minutes.
10. Connecting Creatives
- Saturday, October 11, 2014
In a body of water, an undercurrent is something that moves beneath the surface and which, though it might be unseen, is unwise to ignore, especially when it flows in the opposite direction of currents visible on the surface.
11. Enduring Connections
- Tuesday, July 29, 2014
When Patrick Woods and three colleagues decided to launch a social organization to connect young professionals in Memphis, the name they gave it reflected the similarity of its demographic to a particular flow of water that moves beneath the surface, one that’s unwise to ignore.
12. Music Lounge to Open in Edge District
- Friday, July 25, 2014
The Edge District near Downtown lost a theater but is gaining a new live music lounge in August.
The Dizzy Bird, named after legendary Jazz greats John “Dizzy” Gillespie and Charlie “Bird” Parker, is slated to open Aug. 2 at 652 Marshall Ave.
13. Archer-Malmo Adds Staff, Expands Downtown
- Wednesday, April 16, 2014
For Memphis-based marketing communications agency archer-malmo, the story has been consistent, with a trajectory that seems to only go in one direction.
The firm, says CEO Russ Williams, is “on another big growth surge here.”
14. Ignite Memphis Doubling Event Capacity
- Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Ignite Memphis, an event at which Memphis creatives give a series of slide-based presentations on a range of diverse topics, sold out its gathering in November.
That’s why the next incarnation of Ignite is more than doubling its venue capacity by moving from Crosstown Arts to Playhouse on the Square, where 12 speakers next week will challenge, inform and perhaps inspire the crowd that’s come to hear them.
15. Start Co. Gearing up for Trio of Entrepreneurial Events
- Friday, November 08, 2013
Global Entrepreneurship Week is around the corner, and Memphis’ Start Co. organization – a hub of related local entrepreneurial initiatives – is gearing up to participate in its own way in the international week-long celebration and support of entrepreneurs.
16. Ignite Memphis Connects People, Ideas
- Thursday, November 07, 2013
In a couple of weeks, via a series of structured slide-based presentations, a group of creatives will try to live up to the event’s official billing and ignite Memphis.
Undercurrent, which holds regular events around the city to help people connect with fellow Memphians, is producing the latest version of Ignite Memphis, which happens Nov. 19 at Crosstown Arts, 430 N. Cleveland St. The gathering will pack in everyone from former I Love Memphis blogger Kerry Crawford, who’ll talk about the secret to happiness, to Rhodes graduate Peter Hall, outlining 10 businesses that can be launched in Memphis for less than $1,000, and Opera Memphis general director Ned Canty, who will touch on video games, pop culture and opera by the time he’s finished.
17. Entry Point
- Thursday, July 25, 2013
The city of Germantown is embarking on an effort to guide growth and development of the city’s western gateway corridor for the next 20 years.
The planning area encompasses the Poplar Avenue corridor at the city’s western gateway, paying special attention to proposed development opportunities, improvements to Poplar Avenue and Kirby and a new set of regulations designed to guide development.
18. Local Ad Execs to Present at SXSW Festival
- Tuesday, March 05, 2013
A pair of admen from Memphis will be in Austin, Texas, presenting at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival that starts later this week.
Archer-malmo chief creative officer and principal Gary Backaus, along with archer-malmo associate creative director and copywriter Justin Dobbs, will be there during the five days’ worth of presentations from leaders in emerging technology.
19. Tech Talk
- Tuesday, January 29, 2013
It is a pleasant lunchtime hour on a recent weekday, and a small gathering of technologists has huddled at Panera Bread in the Laurelwood shopping center for their monthly confab.
They’re participants in a recurring series of “Tech Lunches” spearheaded by Brian Swanson. He’s a software developer and the founder of Purple Ant Software, which focuses on Web and desktop software development.
20. Atlantic Track Grows Local Operations
- Friday, January 11, 2013
Bloomfield, N.J.-based Atlantic Track & Turnout Co. is expanding its Memphis operations with a 12,900-square-foot pre-engineered metal building addition with a bridge crane at 363 E. Bodley Ave.
21. Helen of Troy Plans Build-to-Suit
- Thursday, January 10, 2013
Helen of Troy Ltd., a manufacturer and distributor of household products, has finalized plans to build a 1.3 million-square-foot distribution facility in Olive Branch.
The $37 million facility will be constructed on a 77-acre site in the Whispering Woods development on Polk Lane in DeSoto County. CB Richard Ellis Memphis brokers Patrick Burke, Tommy Jackson and Jim Mercer represented Panattoni Development Co. in the land sale and build-to-suit negotiations to Helen of Troy, which closed on Dec. 28.
22. Archer-Malmo Division Adds To Portfolio
- Tuesday, August 28, 2012
The new division that ad firm archer-malmo launched last year to invest money and creative capital into digital startups is continuing to expand its portfolio of companies.
That division is a-m ventures, and the newest addition to its portfolio is Paytopia, a startup that’s seeking to add more safety and data security to e-commerce transactions.
23. Harris Named Payroll Specialist At New Patrick Payroll Div.
- Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Tammy Harris has been named the payroll specialist at Patrick Payroll, a newly branded division of the certified public accounting firm Patrick Accounting and Tax Services PLLC. Patrick Payroll is housed in Patrick Accounting’s office in Germantown.
24. Haversack Gets an Assist from A-M Ventures
- Thursday, May 03, 2012
Haversack, one of the companies in the current Seed Hatchery cohort, has received an investment of creative capital from Memphis-based a-m ventures, which invests in early stage digital businesses.
25. CRE Activity Stays Strong During 2011
- Friday, December 30, 2011
Despite hard times, local commercial real estate firms were able to ink plenty of deals in the past 12 months.
Memphis’ industrial leasing activity kicked off in January when Buena Park, Calif.-based Pacific Logistics Corp. signed a 60,000-square-foot lease in ProLogis Park DeSoto for its first Memphis-area location.
26. Bass Berry Adds Williams to Real Estate Practice
- Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Bass, Berry & Sims has hired LaToya Williams as an associate in its commercial transactions and real estate practice area. Previously, she was an associate with Stites & Harbison PLLC in Atlanta and Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs in Memphis. Williams received her juris doctorate in 2004 from the University of Tennessee College of Law and is a member of the American, National, Tennessee and Memphis bar associations.
27. 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.
28. Archived Article: Berryhill (bott)
- Wednesday, March 03, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Berryhill Market wants to revive neighborhood store concept By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Construction is about to begin on Berryhill Market, a $2 million project located at the corner of Chimneyrock and Berryhill roads in C...