Editorial Results (free)
1. Durham Dives Into Legislature During First Year
- Wednesday, March 12, 2014
When someone first mentioned to freshman state Rep. Jeremy Durham that there would be a new seat in Williamson County, he thought he was being asked to suggest someone, not run.
2. Oklahoma Hotel Group Buys Baymont Inn
- Tuesday, August 20, 2013
6020 Shelby Oaks Drive
Memphis, TN 38134
Sale Amount: $2.1 million
Sale Date: Aug. 6, 2013
Buyer: Champion Regional Development LLC
Seller: BRE/LQ Properties LLC
Loan Amount: $2.1 million
Loan Date: Aug. 7, 2013
Maturity Date: N/A
Borrowers: Sunny Management LLC; KNSB LLC; Jansa LLC
Details: An affiliate of Oklahoma City-based Champion Hotels has paid $2.1 million for the 103-room Baymont Inn & Suites Memphis East hotel at 6020 Shelby Oaks Drive in Northeast Memphis.
3. Boyle Celebrates 80 Years, Sponsors Art Exhibit
- Monday, March 18, 2013
Boyle Investment Co. turns 80 this year, and has partnered with the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art to celebrate.
4. Changing Times
- Saturday, March 02, 2013
After a four-decade existence, the Morgan Keegan name has been retired.
The announcement Raymond James Financial Inc. is dropping the Morgan Keegan name was made during Raymond James’ first quarter earnings conference call last month. Raymond James CEO Paul Reilly was giving analysts listening to the call an update on the firm’s acquisition of the Memphis investment firm last year and its integration since then.
5. Gen X Inks State’s First Location on Austin Peay
- Friday, November 16, 2012
A trendy Vernon, Calif.-based retailer has inked its first Tennessee location in Austin Peay Plaza.
Gen X Clothing Inc. signed a 35,000-square-foot lease at 3252 Austin Peay Highway. The space was formerly occupied by Big Lots.
6. US Economy Adds 171,000 Jobs, Unemployment Rate Rises
- Monday, November 05, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. employers added 171,000 jobs in October, and hiring was stronger in August and September than first thought. The solid job growth showed that the economy is strengthening slowly but consistently.
7. Bank of America Settles Mortgage Suit for $315M
- Wednesday, December 07, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Bank of America agreed to pay $315 million to settle claims by investors that they were misled about mortgage-backed investments sold by its Merrill Lynch unit.
The settlement was disclosed in court papers filed late Monday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan and requires the approval of a judge.
8. Nissan North America Renews Lease In SE Shelby
- Friday, October 28, 2011
Nissan North America Inc. has renewed its 413,000-square-foot lease in Southeast Shelby County.
9. Haslam Stresses Transparency in Cabinet Meeting
- Friday, January 21, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam stressed the themes of transparency, responsiveness and humility at his first full Cabinet meeting Wednesday even as he defended a decision to scrap financial disclosure rules for himself and other top officials.
10. Homebuilding Shows Slight Improvement
- Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Memphis area homebuilders agree that business is looking up, but they also agree that a complete recovery will be slow in coming.
Local builders filed 725 permits between September 2009 and August 2010, according to the latest data from real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
11. Tenn. GOP Gov Candidates Take Aim at Certain Taxes
- Tuesday, June 29, 2010
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's taxes on inheritance, investments and businesses are levies the state's Republican gubernatorial candidates say that they would consider cutting if elected.
12. Rebounding Activity
- Monday, May 17, 2010
Shelby County homebuilders last month reached triple digits with new home permits for the first time in nearly two years.
But instead of congratulating themselves for the increase in activity, companies are focused now on maintaining momentum and further pulling themselves out of the biggest homebuilding slump in recent memory.
13. Homebuilding Permits Up in Q1
- Wednesday, April 14, 2010
New home permits in the first quarter rose for the fifth-straight period, further solidifying hopes of a full-scale housing recovery
Shelby County builders filed 175 permits in the first quarter, an 80.4 percent increase from 97 during the same period in 2009 and a 2.3 percent increase from 171 permits in the fourth quarter of last year, according to the latest figures from real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
14. Poor January Home Starts Blamed on Inclement Weather
- Tuesday, February 16, 2010
January’s foul weather wreaked havoc on homebuilders, as the barrage of snow, ice and cold temperatures severely limited the ability to start homes.
Shelby County builders filed just 36 new home permits last month, half of December’s 72, but a slight increase from the January 2009 total of 31, according to the latest data from real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
15. ’09 Building Permits Tell Scary Tale
- Wednesday, January 13, 2010
For anyone who thought the homebuilding numbers couldn’t get worse than they did in 2008, that year looks like a housing boom compared to 2009.
Shelby County builders filed just 529 new home permits last year, a 43.7 percent decline from 940 permits in 2008 and a staggering 80 percent decline from 2,643 permits in 2007, according to the latest data from real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
16. Sundquist Has Advice for GOP in Governor's Race
- Tuesday, January 12, 2010
TOWNSEND, Tenn. (AP) - Former Gov. Don Sundquist predicts a Republican candidate will win the governor's race if the party's primary doesn't turn too vicious.
Now retired and living with his wife, Martha, in a Laurel Valley home adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sundquist told The Knoxville News-Sentinel the GOP will reclaim the governor's office if "they can keep it civil."
17. Mega Bucks
- Monday, December 14, 2009
Ten years ago, Jim Ewing and Jim Bruce wrote a piece for Site Selection, a trade magazine for people in the business of consulting on the best locations to build industrial plants. It was called “The Approaching Industrial Land Shortfall.”
18. Obama Offers Plan to Jolt US Economy
- Wednesday, December 09, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama set out fresh plans Tuesday to reinvigorate the U.S. economy, focusing on incentives to small businesses and hiring to bring down what he called the "staggering" 10 percent unemployment rate.
19. Comcast Q3 Profit Up 22 Pct, But Growth Slows
- Thursday, November 05, 2009
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Comcast Corp. reported a 22 percent increase in third-quarter earnings, buoyed by an investment gain and a lower tax rate as it stepped up promotions on its bundled video, phone and Internet plans.
20. MOUNTAIN OF DEBT: Americans' Debt Stress is Easing
- Tuesday, July 14, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Unemployment is rising. Nest eggs are in tatters. Home values have tanked. And yet surprisingly, Americans are feeling less stress from debt these days.
Chalk it up to the power of positive thinking combined with people saving more, spending less and trimming debt to cope with the recession.
21. 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
22. Dental Building Sold In Cordova
- Tuesday, March 24, 2009
850 Willow Tree Circle, Suite 101
Cordova, TN 38018
Sale Amount: $800,000
Sale Date: March 11, 2009
Buyer: Jason Collier
Seller: William and Jeanne Locante
Loan Amounts: $633,200; $160,000
Loan Dates: March 11, 2009 (both)
Maturity Date: N/A
Lenders: The Huntington National Bank; William and Jeanne Locante
23. As Christmas Nears, Expect More Discounts
- Tuesday, December 16, 2008
MILWAUKEE (AP) – The clock is winding down on what could be one of the worst holiday shopping seasons in decades and recession-hit shoppers are finally starting to feel some pressure to spend.
24. Fannie, Freddie Execs Ignored Warnings
- Wednesday, December 10, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – Top executives at mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac ignored warnings that they were taking on too many risky loans years before the housing market plunged, according to documents released Tuesday by a House committee.
25. Economists Weigh Bailouts’ Impact
- Tuesday, August 26, 2008
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) – Do Washington policymakers listen too much to Wall Street? A possible bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, on the heels of similar action involving investment firm Bear Stearns, seems to send a loud signal to financial companies that the government will clean up their messes.
26. Memphis Health Care Employees Enjoy Better Pensions
- Thursday, October 25, 2007
More than 22,000 workers at Memphis' largest health care institutions likely will avoid a looming domino effect of failing pension plans at hospitals on the East Coast. They can thank their employers for converting pension structures from the traditional defined benefits to the newer defined contributions approach.
27. Colleges Look to Libraries to be the 'Campus Living Room'
- Friday, July 27, 2007
MEMPHIS (AP) - Like schools around the country, Rhodes College has made a refreshing discovery about libraries: They can do a lot more for a campus than just store books.
Rhodes' old library was a dark, dank building that many students never visited and "smelled like the 1950s," according to Carter Lawnin, who graduated last spring. After class, students returned to the isolation of their dormitories to work - hardly a good thing at a liberal arts college that prides itself on community.
28. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, August 31, 2004
University Tower Condos Sold for $3
University Tower Condos Sell for $3.7 Million
1387 Central Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104
Cost: $3.7 million
Buyer: Cameron LC
Seller: Larry V. Durham and wife, Merrel H. Durham
Property: 149 units in...
29. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, July 01, 2003
Fogelman Management Group nabs national awards
Fogelman Management Group nabs national awards
Fogelman Management Group recently received two Paragon Awards from the National Apartment Association.
The Paragon Awards are given annually by t...
30. Archived Article: Marketplace (saving)
- Monday, September 18, 2000
Top 10 saving strategies for college Top 10 saving strategies for college By David K. Morgan Special to The Daily News Ben Franklin once said, "If you think education is expensive, try ignorance." Today, parents everywhere are heeding the grea...
31. Archived Article: Real Fcs (tunica) Lj
- Tuesday, October 13, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Something for everyone New developments in Tunica County broaden its appeal, give tourists and area residents more reasons to visit By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News When most people think of a trip to Tunica County, they figure the...