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1. MED Buys East Memphis Land for $3.4 Million
- Tuesday, December 04, 2012
6525 Quince Road Memphis, TN 38119
Sale Amount: $3.4 million
Sale Date: Nov. 16, 2012
2. Office Condo Owner Files $1.3 Million Loan
- Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Collins Corner LLC, the owner of a 10,000-square-foot office condominium at 968 Civic Center Drive in Collierville, has filed a $1.3 million loan on the property.
3. Proposed Gas Tax Advances to November Memphis Ballot
- Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Memphis City Council members gave final approval Tuesday, Aug. 7, to a second ballot question for the Nov. 6 ballot in Memphis.
On an 8-3 vote, the council approved on third and final reading the referendum ordinance that puts a one-cent-a-gallon local gas tax to Memphis voters. The same ballot will also include a referendum on a proposed half percent local sales tax hike the council approved in July.
4. Council Rejects 18 Cent Property Tax Hike
- Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Memphis City Council members voted Tuesday, March 20, to reject a one-time, 18-cent property tax hike to mop up an estimated $13 million in red ink for the current fiscal year.
Instead the council voted to use $10 million from the city’s reserve fund and cut $3.2 million in the existing budget including money for a voluntary buyout program of some sanitation workers that the Wharton administration has yet to activate.
5. Back into the Fold
- Monday, October 03, 2011
Before there was South Bluffs, there was French Fort.
Before the Hernando DeSoto Bridge was built and city zoning regulations placed more distance between commercial, industrial and residential areas, this neighborhood by the trio of older Mississippi River bridges south of Downtown survived in one of the most historic and isolated parts of the city.
6. Home Sales Show Stability, Fall 3 Pct.
- Wednesday, February 09, 2011
Now that the holidays are over and spring is around the corner, local real estate agents hope low interest rates and attractive sales prices will heat up the lukewarm housing market.
Shelby County saw 851 home sales in January, down just 3 percent from 881 the same month a year ago, according to real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
7. City Council Kills Nondiscrimination Ordinance
- Monday, November 29, 2010
With no debate or discussion, a nondiscrimination ordinance for city government died on the second of three readings.
The Memphis City Council voted down the proposal, which would have banned city government from discriminating in hiring and employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. It got six votes, one short of the seven necessary to pass, on second reading.
8. Council Wants Mediation of MCS Funding Dispute
- Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Mediation is the latest direction in a complex school funding morass that is getting more complex by the day.
Memphis City Council members Tuesday voted to have their attorney file a motion in Chancery Court seeking non-binding mediation on how and how much the city should pay the Memphis City Schools (MCS) system in a two-year funding dispute.
9. Midtown CVS Approved By Council
- Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Memphis City Council member approved a CVS drug store at Union Ave and Cooper St. on a 10-2 vote that followed a two hour debate.
The council also approved an amendment calling on the developers of the store to get as close as they can in their plans to requirements of the advisory Midtown overlay. The two exceptions to that are restrictions on a drive through window for the pharmacy and how far from the street the building can be.
10. Gaining Speed
- Monday, August 16, 2010
For years the Whitehaven community has been fighting against urban decay, crime and economic decline, including the effects of the recent recession.
But with ambitious plans for Graceland in the offing, committed political leadership in place and cooperation from the major players in the area, Whitehaven seems poised to turn an important corner.
11. Renaissance Avenue
- Monday, June 28, 2010
When Larry Schmitt bought a two-story building on the corner of Broad Avenue and Collins Street in 1993, he knew the place needed some TLC.
12. Hyneman Sells 3-acre Outparcel Of Lakeland’s Corner Shops
- Tuesday, April 06, 2010
2957 Canada Road
Lakeland, TN 38002
Sale Amount: $550,000
Sale Date: March 22, 2010
Buyer: A. Douglas Collins
Seller: Corner Shops LLC
13. Collins Buys Parcel In Lakeland’s Corner Shops
- Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Doug Collins has paid $550,000 for a roughly three-acre outparcel of the Corner Shops in Lakeland. The seller was Corner Shops LLC and the sale closed March 22.
14. Wharton Gives Council Hints of Budget to Come
- Thursday, March 25, 2010
Before he gives the Memphis City Council the budget numbers next month, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. decided to give the council members a look at his philosophy for governing.
But in his comments Tuesday, Wharton offered a few clues about what the numbers might look like.
15. Braking Point: Inside MATA's identity crisis
- Monday, August 24, 2009
The bus system in Memphis has an undeserved “mythology,” according to the people who run it. However, some who ride Memphis Area Transit Authority buses everyday – and many who don’t – contend the system is far from perfect.
16. New Mayor Lowery Braces for First Council Battle
- Tuesday, August 04, 2009
Memphis Mayor Pro Tempore Myron Lowery goes to the City Council today with a new nominee for city attorney, former U.S. Attorney Veronica Coleman Davis, and lots of questions from some of his former council colleagues about his dismissal Friday of the old city attorney.
17. There Goes the Neighborhood: New hope emerges in one of Memphis’ roughest areas
- Monday, July 06, 2009
Hope and despair have co-existed for a long time along the stretch of Poplar Avenue between Danny Thomas Boulevard and Decatur Street. And for the past two years, the area has seen more change than just about any other inner-city avenue in Memphis.
18. Regional Web Video Shows More Than Just Bubba’s Tricks
- Monday, September 15, 2008
Online TV is becoming more and more popular, with one of the most popular online destinations being Youtube.com.
About 20 percent of American households watch TV over the Internet, according to The Conference Board Consumer Research Center and market research firm TNS, which is twice the number from 2006.
19. Jackson Avenue Properties Transformed Into Flea Market
- Tuesday, June 17, 2008
3972 Jackson Ave.
Memphis, TN 38128
Sale Amount: $1 Million
Sale Date: May 30, 2008
Buyer: Anthony Joseph Campos Sy, trustee for Anthony Joseph Campos Sy Trust Dated June 26, 2007
Seller: MIP Properties, Craig S. Mednikow and Stacy P. Mednikow
Loan Amount: $380,000
Loan Date: May 30, 2008
Maturity Date: June 1, 2010
Lender: Craig S. Mednikow and Stacy P. Mednikow
Details: Joseph Sy has added the final piece of the puzzle for his forthcoming open-air flea market on Jackson Avenue. Sy, a developer who spends time in Nevada and Memphis, has bought a 17,686-square-foot retail center at 3792 Jackson Ave., south of the Jackson–Interstate 40 interchange.
20. M.J. Edwards Expands With New Funeral Home
- Monday, June 09, 2008
M.J. Edwards Funeral Home Inc. has bought a vacant funeral home at 4445 Stage Road in North Memphis for $772,000 from Houston-based Service Corporation International. Operating as M.J. Edwards Hillside Chapel Inc., the company on June 1 held a grand opening for the new locale, called Stage Road Chapel.
- Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Talk Shoppe will meet today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. Julia Barreda Willhite of GoBilingual.com will present "How to do Business in the Latino Market." The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Jo Garner at 759-7808.
22. Archived Article
- Tuesday, February 27, 2007
Airport Business Park
North of Democrat Road
Sale Amount: $13.8 million
Sale Date: Feb. 21, 2007
23. Cooper-Young Enclave Embraces New Mini Police Precinct
- Friday, June 16, 2006
The hustle and bustle that's visible inside 937 Cooper St. - where former Overton Square tenant Square Foods will be re-launched later this month - is one example of how popular the Cooper-Young neighborhood continues to be among businesses, as well as residents, shoppers and casual visitors.
24. Ground-Breaking HeraldsMore Growth in Cooper-Young
- Friday, May 12, 2006
The Cooper-Young Development Corp. will break ground on an eight-home project at noon Monday at the corner of Seattle Street and Felix Avenue, just west of McLean Boulevard.
The CYDC will be building the eight houses along Seattle Street in the
25. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, September 24, 2002
By Stacey Wiedower
Home, business owners give new Sam Cooper mixed reviews
By STACEY WIEDOWER
The Daily News
With businesses experiencing a downturn and traffic patterns changing since the Sam Cooper Boulevard extension opened several we...
26. Archived Article: Broad (lead)
- Tuesday, April 17, 2001
New Sam Cooper Parkway plan comes before city council Council to hear new Sam Cooper plan By MARY DANDO The Daily News The final draft of the Midtown Corridor East Redevelopment Plan will be considered by the Memphis City Council at a public hearing...
27. Archived Article: Properties
- Tuesday, December 10, 1996
Oakley-Keesee Building Oakley-Keesee Building 2700 Poplar Ave. For sale The Oakley-Keesee building at the corner of Poplar Avenue and Collins Street is for sale for $2.8 million. The building has 77,650 square feet and is on 9.24 acres of land. The ...