Editorial Results (free)
1. Apartment, Retail Markets Holding Steady
- Friday, November 01, 2013
The Memphis area multifamily and retail markets continue to chug along, with the newer, more upscale products in each sector propping up both overall markets.
Those trends and others in commercial real estate will be the subject of discussion Thursday, Nov. 7, during the 2013 Commercial Real Estate Review & Forecast, one of six seminars in The Daily News’ 2013 Seminar Series.
2. New House GOP Plan as Debt-Limit Deadline Nears
- Wednesday, October 16, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Time growing desperately short, House Republicans pushed for passage of legislation late Tuesday to prevent a threatened Treasury default, end a 15-day partial government shutdown and extricate divided government from its latest brush with a full political meltdown.
3. Cresthaven Medical Building Sells for $2.5 Million
- Tuesday, May 21, 2013
1068 Cresthaven Road Memphis, TN 38119
Sale Amount: $2.5 million
Sale Date: May 2, 2013
4. Arkansas Steel Mill Proposal Gains Traction
- Tuesday, April 02, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Gov. Mike Beebe's plan to provide $125 million in state financing to help a new company build a steel mill in Mississippi County is gaining bipartisan support among legislators – though some conservatives still object to having the government help fund one of Arkansas' largest economic development projects.
5. 3-D Printing Revolution Will Drive Innovation
- Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Technology like that imagined by Star Trek and the futuristic cartoon The Jetsons is becoming reality with 3-D printing. Also known as additive manufacturing, it creates customized solid three-dimensional objects from digital schematics. It has arrived – and it is disruptive.
6. Low Mississippi River Hampers Port Work
- Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Low water in the Mississippi River is delaying work on a new river port in West Tennessee.
The project manager at the Cates Landing construction site said the low water level is delaying placement of rock at the dock, completion of piers at the site, dredging operations and work on the walkways, lighting, power and other site work.
7. Hill Leaders May Punt Spending Bills to Next Year
- Friday, July 27, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – With the agenda for a postelection lame duck session of Congress already stacked high, congressional leaders are considering lightening the load by punting much of the remaining budget work of Congress to next year.
8. A Year After Floods, Shippers Face low Miss. River
- Tuesday, July 17, 2012
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A year after the Mississippi River swelled to near-historic proportions and flooded farms and homes from Illinois to Louisiana, the level along the waterway's southern half is so low that cargo barges have run aground and their operators have been forced to lighten their loads.
9. White House Threatens to Veto Student Loan Bill
- Monday, April 30, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House threatened a veto Friday of a Republican bill keeping the interest rates on federal student loans from doubling this summer, objecting that the measure would finance its $5.9 billion cost by abolishing a health care program.
10. Senate Passes Highway, Transit Programs Overhaul
- Thursday, March 15, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate voted Wednesday to overhaul transportation programs and keep aid flowing to thousands of construction projects while strengthening highway and auto safety.
11. GOP Leader Delays Action on Transportation Bill
- Thursday, February 16, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – House Speaker John Boehner is delaying action on a bill that provides a long-term blueprint for federal transportation programs as GOP leaders scramble to shore up support for the measure.
12. Obama Uses Tax Proposals for His Political Message
- Tuesday, January 31, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – Aiming tax increases at millionaires and companies that ship jobs abroad may help frame the fairness theme of President Barack Obama's re-election campaign, but it's a plan that stands virtually no chance of passing Congress.
13. Nichols Joins Spirco As Engineering Mgr.
- Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Matthew Nichols has joined Spirco Manufacturing as engineering manager.
Hometown: I currently live in Olive Branch. My hometown is Thaxton, Miss.
14. Republicans Plan House OK of Payroll Tax Cut Bill
- Wednesday, December 14, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House promised a veto Tuesday for a Republican bill renewing a payroll tax cut next year for 160 million workers, complaining that spending cuts that pay for the measure would whack the middle class and require no sacrifice from the rich.
15. Boehner: War Drawdown Savings Can't Go to Jobs
- Friday, November 18, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – With a special deficit-reduction supercommittee floundering, the top Republican in Congress warned Thursday that he won't permit savings from winding down the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to pay for President Barack Obama's jobs spending agenda.
16. Crop and Go
- Monday, October 31, 2011
Take agriculture machinery from the sugar cane and cotton industries.
Add genetics from cotton, corn and soybean seed companies. Mix with some proprietary technology built around what looks like a still and you have the recipe for the rise of sweet sorghum as an element in making biofuels.
17. White House Orders Agencies to Cut Their Budgets
- Monday, August 22, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – It's a microcosm of the budget battling that has consumed Congress all year: The Obama administration wants federal agencies to save money while Republicans push for additional savings to take a substantial bite out of the government's towering pile of IOUs.
18. Holistic Healing
- Monday, June 13, 2011
Asking some folks to close their eyes and imagine the process of lying still while having stainless-steel wire needles inserted into their skin might leave them feeling as if they’re, well, sitting on pins and needles.
19. Service Firms Grow at Fastest Pace Since 2006
- Thursday, January 06, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) — Strong consumer demand pushed a key measure of the economy's service sector to its highest level in more than four years, the latest evidence that the economy is gaining strength and job growth could pick up in the new year.
20. Aces Increases Presence With Two Leases
- Friday, December 03, 2010
Aces A/C Supply North has recently signed two leases in the region – one in Memphis and one in Jackson, Tenn.
Carrollton, Texas-based Aces, a representative of American Standard Heating and Air Conditioning, is a wholesaler of air conditioning and equipment and parts.
21. Port of Memphis Unaffected By Oil Spill – for Now
- Thursday, May 06, 2010
Like many people in the country, Don McCrory is keeping a close eye on the Gulf of Mexico.
As executive director of the International Port of Memphis, McCrory is keenly aware of how the BP oil spill there could affect shipping lanes into gulf coast ports, which could in turn affect traffic up the Mississippi River.
22. Democrats Defeat GOP Attempt to Remove Rangel
- Thursday, October 08, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans failed Wednesday for a third time to oust Rep. Charles Rangel as chairman of the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee, but they kept the political spotlight on his ethical problems.
23. Auto Suppliers to Get $5 Billion in Aid
- Friday, March 20, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Treasury Department, trying to stabilize the battered auto industry, will provide up to $5 billion in financing to troubled auto parts suppliers who are linked to Detroit's carmakers, officials said Thursday.
24. Steel Maker Nucor's Profit Soars on Acquisitions
- Friday, October 17, 2008
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Steel maker Nucor Corp. said Thursday third-quarter earnings nearly doubled, helped by higher sales from recently acquired steel and scrap-metal companies.
25. Lightman Realty to Begin Phase II of Centennial Gardens
- Tuesday, October 14, 2008
7751 Centennial Drive
Memphis, TN 38125
Permit Amount: $10.6 Million
Project Cost: $14 million
Permit Date: Applied October 2008
Owner: Michael Lightman Realty Co.
Tenant: Michael Lightman Realty Co.
Contractor: Patton & Taylor Construction Co.
Architect: MMH Hall Architects and Planners Inc
26. The Laurels' Greenberg Pins Sales Hopes On Insulated Buyers
- Thursday, April 17, 2008
Aside from a concrete foundation and the rebar rising from it, there isn't much to see at the fenced-in construction site on the northeast corner of Central Avenue and Highland Street.
But Michael Greenberg clearly envisions the location's finished project - a $13.2 million condominium project called The Laurels.
- Monday, September 10, 2007
InMotion Musculoskeletal Institute and Medtronic, with the University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology, will present a Musculoskeletal Lecture today at 5 p.m. at the FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. Dr. Stephen Li will speak on "Polyethylene: Past, Present & Future of Orthopaedic-Bearing Materials."
28. Southern Steel ExpansionAmong Chamber Accomplishments
- Monday, May 07, 2007
Southern Steel Supply Co. Inc., which buys steel and distributes to customers, is in the process of buying 3.7 acres near its current Downtown Memphis facility at 475 N. Dunlap St. for an expansion that will create a $3.
29. Southern Steel Supply Co.Granted Eight-Year PILOT
- Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Southern Steel Supply Co. was granted an eight-year payment-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILOT) freeze last week by the Memphis and Shelby County Industrial Development Board. The steel company is planning a $3.9 million expansion
30. Nucor Files $47 MillionPermit For Steel Mill
- Monday, March 19, 2007
Charlotte, N.C.-based steelmaker Nucor Corp. is closer to forging its new $230 million steel mill in Memphis' Frank C. Pidgeon Industrial Park.
Nucor has filed a $47 million building per
- Thursday, March 30, 2006
The Memphis Regional Chamber presents a breakfast forum today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Memphis Marriott East, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Cost is $15 for members and $25 for non-members. Call 543-3571.
32. Archived Article: Tech Focus
- Wednesday, August 30, 2000
B2B is about evolution, not revolution B2B about evolution, not revolution Electronic marketplaces always seem to launch with the promise of revolutionizing business. These days, though, the talk is more likely to be about changing the way the excha...
33. Archived Article: Autorama Lj
- Friday, October 17, 1997
By LAURIE JOHNSON Construction starts on new Autorama dealership By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction has started on a $6 million, full-service auto dealership at 5389 Poplar Ave. for Memphis Mercedes-Benz distributor Autorama Inc. The new ...