Editorial Results (free)
1. City Council OKs East Memphis Storage Facility
- Thursday, July 23, 2015
Memphis City Council members unanimously approved Tuesday, July 21, an indoor storage center planned development at 900 Reddoch Street along Poplar Avenue in East Memphis.
2. Council Redistricting Discussion Yields to Talk of Council Changes
- Wednesday, July 22, 2015
A discussion among Memphis City Council members about redistricting Tuesday, July 21, turned into the idea of changing the structure of the council to single-member districts and discarding the multi-member super districts the council has had since 1995.
3. Memphis City Council to Vote on Forrest Statue Removal
- Tuesday, July 07, 2015
[Update: Adds specifics of City Council's proposal on Nathan Bedford Forrest. The council will vote on the Forrest statue removal today.] With the city budget season done, Memphis City Council members turn their attention Tuesday, July 7, to development in the Pinch district, the statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest and redrawing council district lines.
4. Macon Homes Complex Sells for $800,000
- Tuesday, August 26, 2014
500 N. Claybrook St.
Memphis, TN 38104
Sale Amount: $800,000
Sale Date: Aug. 20, 2014
Buyer: Crosstown Macon Homes LLC
Seller: Macon Homes
Details: The 24-unit Macon Homes section 8 apartment complex at 500 N. Claybrook St. in Midtown has sold for $800,000.
5. Health Care Safety Net Tops Council Agenda
- Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Memphis City Council members get more information during the Tuesday, Aug. 5, council day on different parts of City Hall’s ongoing health benefits and pension liability discussions.
But the only item on the agenda for a vote Tuesday is a resolution to create a $2 million “safety net” that was delayed last month.
6. Charlotte Firm Buys Mendenhall Warehouse
- Tuesday, July 01, 2014
4517 S. Mendenhall Road
Memphis, TN 38141
Sale Amount: $1.4 million
Sale Date: June 24, 2014
Buyer: TKC CLXXIX LLC
Seller: Tenn Thom Realty LLC
Loan Amount: $1.1 million
Loan Date: June 24, 2014
Maturity Date: N/A
Lender: First Tennessee Bank NA
Details: An affiliate of Charlotte, N.C.-based real estate development firm The Keith Corp. has paid $1.4 million for the 14,650-square-foot warehouse at 4517 S. Mendenhall Road in Hickory Hill.
7. Parks Debate Continues as Convention Departs
- Wednesday, April 03, 2013
With a Ku Klux Klan rally in the rearview mirror, the local debate over the renaming of three Confederate-themed city parks moved ahead this week.
A group of 60 attended a public hearing Monday, April 1, by the ad hoc City Council committee on the parks renaming at City Hall.
8. Council Preps for Late Summer Sales Tax Hike Referendum
- Wednesday, January 23, 2013
A referendum on a half percent city sales tax hike to fund a city pre kindergarten expansion and roll back the city property tax rate by 20 cents would happen in August or September instead of May.
9. Council to Discuss Pyramid Development
- Monday, January 21, 2013
Memphis City Council members vote Tuesday, Jan. 22, on the “Memphis Pyramid Planned Development” – the formal name for the conversion of The Pyramid to a Bass Pro Shops store with other attractions including a hotel.
10. Norfolk Southern Increases Activity
- Friday, January 04, 2013
Norfolk, Va.-based Norfolk Southern Corp. expects to continue increasing operations this year at its new Memphis Regional Intermodal Terminal in Rossville, just east of Collierville.
- Friday, October 14, 2011
Leadership Memphis and Michael Synk will present the Leadership Memphis Book Club by In-Synk, a monthly, one-hour book club focusing on business, leadership and management titles, beginning Friday, Oct. 14, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at South of Beale, 361 S. Main St. Cost is $20 for Leadership Memphis alumni and current class members and $25 for the general public. For more information or to register, visit lmdriving.eventbrite.com.
- Thursday, October 13, 2011
The Memphis Minority Business Council will hold a seminar titled “Demystifying the RFP Process” Thursday, Oct. 13, from 8 a.m. to noon at the MMBC Continuum, 158 Madison Ave. Cost is free. For more information or to register, contact Yolanda Dillard at 525-6512 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
13. MC Ionic Solutions US Begins Work on Fite Rd. Site
- Tuesday, July 19, 2011
2665 Fite Road
Memphis, TN 38127
Permit Amount: $1.3 million
Permit Date: Applied July 2011
14. Grants Buy Lots in Kensington PD
- Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Three companies related to the Grant family of homebuilders have bought the remaining 105 lots in Arlington’s Kensington Planned Development for a combined $2.6 million from BancorpSouth Bank. Kensington was approved for 109 lots on 45.4 acres.
15. Aid Sought in DeWitt Spain Flooding
- Friday, May 20, 2011
Memphis International Airport officials have insurance and are talking to the state of Tennessee about paying perhaps as much as 90 percent of the cost from damages to General DeWitt Spain Airport in Frayser.
16. Glencore Grain Buys Mendenhall Warehouse
- Tuesday, April 05, 2011
4834 S. Mendenhall Road
Memphis, TN 38118
Sale Amount: $6 Million
Sale Date: March 25, 2011
Buyer: Glencore Grain USA LLC
Seller: ProLogis NA2 Tennessee LLC
17. Companies Sell Lots in Arlington Subdivision
- Monday, April 04, 2011
Two related companies – West TN Land Co. GP and Chamberlain & McCreery Inc. – have sold 104 lots in Arlington’s Kensington Planned Development to BancorpSouth Bank for $1.4 million.
18. Mt. Zion Upgrades to Larger Church in Frayser
- Friday, February 18, 2011
Two Memphis area churches have closed on a deal that’s been in the pipeline for about a year and a half.
Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 1280 Stonewall St., bought the 36,000-square-foot church at 1621 Dellwood Ave. in Frayser from Schoolfield United Methodist Church Inc. for $500,000.
19. 100 Years of Medicine
- Monday, December 06, 2010
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis is kicking off its 100th anniversary celebration with the publication of a commemorative hardcover book.
“The Legacy The Future: A Centennial Portrait of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center” will be available for sale this week at the campus bookstore, 930 Madison Ave.
20. Wharton Files Blight Suits
- Wednesday, October 27, 2010
For months, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. has been standing outside old homes and warning owners of the vacant decaying properties that the city is coming with attorneys and legal papers.
On Tuesday he launched the first wave of lawsuits under the state’s Neighborhood Preservation Act.
21. Norfolk Southern Almost Ready To Break Ground
- Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Norfolk Southern Corp. is about to clear the final hurdle needed to begin work on its Rossville intermodal terminal, where cargo containers will be transferred between trucks and trains.
22. The Cost of Progress
- Monday, March 08, 2010
The development of Norfolk Southern Corp.’s $112 million intermodal yard on a former cattle ranch in Fayette County has polarized the community for more than a year.
23. Norfolk Woes?
- Thursday, February 04, 2010
Norfolk Southern Corp. hasn’t laid down any of the track that will connect its main line to the proposed $112 million intermodal terminal in Rossville, but the company is laying down a foundation to keep the project on target to open in two years.
24. Two Builders Buy 50 Arlington Lots
- Monday, February 01, 2010
Harry Todtman wasn’t taking any chances. When the opportunity arose to buy 25 of the 50 lots in phase two of the Arlington subdivision Windsor Place, Todtman jumped at it – even if that meant sitting on the lots until the market improves.
25. Logistics Outfits Weather Rough ’09
- Wednesday, December 23, 2009
All things considered, the local logistics sector fared better than many industries during 2009 as the recession claimed casualties throughout the U.S. Granted, some logistics, distribution and transportation companies suffered layoffs and closures, but the overall outlook is as bright as can be expected during these bleak times.
26. More Details, Concerns Emerge From Norfolk Southern Deal
- Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Norfolk Southern Corp. has unveiled preliminary environmental data that will serve as the foundation of its proposed intermodal terminal in Fayette County, where cargo containers will be transferred between trucks and trains.
27. Local Logistics Industry Embraces Norfolk Southern Expansion
- Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Although Norfolk Southern Corp.’s planned $129 million intermodal yard won’t be built within the city limits but instead in neighboring Rossville, Memphis’ logistics and distribution industries stand to benefit from the railroad’s decision to expand its local presence.
28. Norfolk Southern Caps Rail Yard Plans With Few Objections
- Monday, July 20, 2009
Wick Moorman admitted that if he had traveled to Fayette County earlier this year, he might as well have shown up wearing a Darth Vader costume. That’s because Moorman, the CEO of Norfolk Southern Corp., realized he and his company were viewed back then as evil overlords.
29. Norfolk Southern Set to Announce Fayette County Yard Site
- Friday, July 10, 2009
Norfolk Southern Corp. will end months of speculation Thursday by announcing the site of its new Fayette County intermodal facility.
30. Poplar Rail Study Juggles Citizen, Business Concerns
- Thursday, June 25, 2009
Paul Morris empathizes with the college students who climb over the trains stopped on the tracks that intersect the University of Memphis campus on their way to class.
31. Fayette County Land Closer to Becoming Rail Hub
- Monday, June 22, 2009
Norfolk Southern Corp.’s plan to develop a multimillion-dollar, multi-acre intermodal facility in Fayette County cleared a political hurdle Thursday night, moving the massive project one step closer to reality.
32. Collier Lincoln Mercury Dealership Sold Back to Bank
- Tuesday, June 02, 2009
2177 Covington Pike
Memphis, TN 38128
Sale Amount: $2.5 Million
Sale Date: May 22, 2009
Buyer: First Tennessee Bank NA
Seller: LaToya L. Williams, substitute trustee
33. Regency Homebuilders Files Loan for Six Homes
- Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Regency Homebuilders LLC has filed a $1.2 million construction loan through Triumph Bank to build homes on six lots in three subdivisions. The loan, dated May 20, shows the Cordova-based homebuilder will bring three homes to the Villages at White Oak, two homes to Franklin Farms and one home to Maple Grove.
34. Next Stop: Norfolk Southern’s intermodal plans take shape
- Wednesday, March 18, 2009
The freight trains that rumble through Memphis are hard to ignore, especially the ones that parallel or bisect main thoroughfares and disrupt traffic. But even people who don’t cross railroad tracks during their commutes are likely to hear the distant blare of horns at some point during the day as locomotives make their way into and out of the city.
35. Enterprise Rent-A-Car Building 10,000-Square-Foot Facility
- Tuesday, November 18, 2008
2424 Appling Road
Memphis, TN 38133
Permit Amount: $2.3 Million
Project Cost: TBA
Permit Date: Applied November 2008
Completion: Summer 2009
Owner: Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Tenant: Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Contractor: Chris Woods Construction Co. Inc.
Architect: Renaissance Group
36. Second Phase Slated For Arlington Development
- Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Forrest Road LLC, the developer of Windsor Place subdivision in Arlington, has filed a $3.4 million loan through BankPlus to develop a second phase there. Windsor Place is south of Forrest Street just inside the Shelby-Fayette border, and its Phase I contains 50 lots on 37.3 acres.
37. Regency to Bring Homes To Two Area Subdivisions
- Wednesday, July 09, 2008
Arlington-based Regency Homebuilders LLC has bought lots and filed construction loans totaling close to $1 million for homes in the Stonebriar subdivision in Southeast Memphis and the Maple Grove subdivision in Arlington, adding to the company’s presence in those neighborhoods.
38. AT&T Makes Improvements To South Memphis Facility
- Tuesday, May 06, 2008
4787 Weaver Road
Memphis, TN 38109
Permit Amount: $4 million
Project Cost: $4 million
Permit Date: Applied April 2008
Completion: September 2008
Owner: AT&T Inc.
Tenant: AT&T Inc.
Contractor: Vega Corp. of Tennessee
Details: Chattanooga-based contractor Vega Corp. of Tennessee will perform an interior renovation to an AT&T Inc. facility on Weaver Road; the building is south of Shelby Drive and north of South Third Street in South Memphis.
An AT&T public affairs spokesman said the interior renovation at the facility is “part of normal network maintenance. Every time we do any kind of maintenance or upgrades on our network, we file a building permit. It’s part of the normal broadband network upgrade that we do and have been doing across the state.”
Meanwhile, Jimmy Griffin, project manager for Vega, said the renovation is strictly interior work, with network equipment being installed.
“A lot of the big dollar value is the equipment,” Griffin said. He added that his company will mobilize soon to begin demolition on the inside.
Vega is waiting on permit approval and expected to begin work in the next 10 to 15 days for the build-out. Griffin said the projected completion date is Sept. 8. Vega has performed other interior renovations for AT&T, formerly BellSouth. The general contractor needed just six weeks to overhaul 16,000 square feet of office space on the 27th floor of AT&T’s state headquarters building in Nashville.
39. Moore Files Loan ForHomes in Ewing Place
- Tuesday, April 29, 2008
J. Moore and Associates has filed a $1 million construction loan to build three speculative homes in the final phase of Ewing Place Subdivision, a 95.67-acre development in Arlington south of Forrest Street and east of G
40. Office Building to Rise In Forest Hill-Irene Subdivision
- Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Lot on Centre Oak Way
Germantown, TN 38138
Loan Amount: $1.1 million
Loan Date: March 31, 2008
Borrower: Reed White Holdings LLC
41. Windsor Place TapsAnother Pair of Builders
- Monday, April 21, 2008
Two more builders have joined the mix at the Windsor Place subdivision in Arlington. Last week, Willow Oak Construction LLC bought seven lots for $455,000, and Rivercrest Construction Associates LLC bought five lots for
42. Baum Files Loans ForArlington's Windsor Place
- Wednesday, April 16, 2008
P. Baum & Co. has filed two construction loans totaling $1.7 million to build 13 homes in the new Windsor Place subdivision in Arlington. The loans, one for $1.1 million and one for $585,000, were filed Friday through Co
43. Despite Housing Downturn, Plans Unveiled for 600-lot Development in Arlington
- Tuesday, August 21, 2007
At a time when builders are scaling back nationally because of sagging home sales and the slowing economy, an ambitious subdivision in Arlington is about to take shape.
The $24 million, 326-acre Villages at White Oak is an expansive residential, retail and office development just north of Interstate 40 near the Shelby-Fayette county line.
44. Archived Article
- Tuesday, March 27, 2007
26 buildings in
Nonconnah Corporate Park
Sale Amounts: $30.6 million; $8.3 million
Sale Date: Feb. 22, 2007
45. Archived Article
- Tuesday, October 31, 2006
Construction loan for Hope Presbyterian
Loan Amounts: $13.5 million
(pledge note); $15 million (term note)
Loan Date: Oct. 19, 2006
46. Mark Matthews Development FinancesLots in Stonebriar, Maple Grove
- Tuesday, October 24, 2006
Mark Matthews Development LLC has filed a $10 million loan through Wachovia Bank for 15 lots in Maple Grove Planned Development, phase one, and two lots in Stonebriar Planned Development, area five, phase III.
47. 118.35 Acres in ArlingtonSells for $2.7 Million
- Thursday, September 14, 2006
T.R. Mills Contractors Inc. has bought 118.53 acres in Arlington from Forrest Road LLC for $2.7 million, filing a $2.7 million loan through First State Bank. The property is on the north side of Forrest Street west of th
48. Archived Article
- Tuesday, April 25, 2006
5900 Cedar Forrest Drive
Memphis, TN 38119
Sale Amount: $21.6 million
Sale Date: April 12, 2006
49. Lynnfield Place SellsFor $21.6 Million
- Thursday, April 20, 2006
Lynnfield Place Tennessee LLC and Lynnfield Place Memphis LLC have purchased Lynnfield Place Apartments at 5900 Cedar Forrest Drive from Lynnfield Gardens Associates LLC for $21.6 million. Built in 1974, the complex is on the east side of Lynnfield R
50. Archived Article
- Tuesday, April 04, 2006
Six lots in
Wolf River Ranch
Loan Amount: $6 million
Loan Date: March 24, 2006
Maturity Date: Aug. 31, 2006
51. 118 Acres in ArlingtonBought for $1.78 Million
- Friday, March 31, 2006
Forrest Road LLC has purchased two parcels of vacant land in Arlington from Winstead Turf Farms Inc. for $1.78 million. The property, which totals 118.53 acres, is on the north side of Forrest Road near Louisville & Nashville railroad line. The mortg
- Thursday, August 11, 2005
The PILOT evaluation committee of the Memphis and Shelby County Industrial Development Board meets at 1 p.m. today in the City Council conference room at City Hall, 125 N. Main St. A special meeting of the IDB follows at 3 p.m. at City Hall. Call 576-7107.
53. Archived Article: Lead
- Tuesday, May 31, 2005
New Arlington subdivision adds to building boom
Arlington Homes Add to Building Boom
No end in sight for new commercial, residential projects
The Daily News
For real estate developer David Goodwin Jr., the town of Arlington ...
54. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, September 14, 2004
Mid-America Finances Four Properties for $22
Mid-America Finances Four Properties
3505 S. Mendenhall Road
Memphis, TN 38115
Cost: $22.3 million
Borrower: Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. and Mid-America Apartments LP
55. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 01, 2002
Calendar of events Jan
Calendar of events July 1-July 8
The Union Planters IMAX new feature film Space Station documents the construction and assembly of the International Space Station currently in Earths orbit. The film runs throug...
56. Archived Article: Lutheran (lead)
- Tuesday, August 15, 2000
By STACEY WIEDOWER Foundation set for new Lutheran district office By STACEY WIEDOWER The Daily News Construction is underway on a $1.2 million, 7,000-square-foot office building that will house the Mid-South District of the Lutheran Church-Missouri...
57. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, April 02, 1996
04-02 Real briefs Re/Max of Kentucky/Tennessee announced the top office sales associates for the first two months of 1996. The associates who had the highest total closed sales volume in their office for January and February, respectively, were: Edw...