Editorial Results (free)
1. Trustmark Regional President Reflects on Future
- Friday, May 16, 2014
When yours is a bank that’s traditionally had a suburban footprint, moving inside the Interstate 240 loop to open a new regional headquarters is the kind of thing that makes a statement.
Trustmark’s newly opened regional headquarters, at 5350 Poplar Ave. in East Memphis, was an attempt to do just that. It came after Gene Henson, the bank’s Memphis region president, had been hunting for such a space for years – for pretty much the entirety of his time in Memphis, actually.
2. Trustmark Bank Opens Headquarters in East Memphis
- Monday, April 28, 2014
Trustmark Bank has officially opened its new regional headquarters location in East Memphis.
The regional headquarters opened at the 5350 Poplar Ave. office building, which has been renamed Trustmark Centre. The bank acquired naming rights as a part of the 12.5-year lease Trustmark Corp. signed in November.
3. Office Occupancy Ends 2013 on High Note
- Tuesday, February 04, 2014
An unusually strong fourth quarter helped push the overall Memphis office market occupancy rate into positive territory for 2013, according to year-end commercial real estate market reports.
The Memphis market recorded absorption of 225,338 square feet in the fourth quarter – the largest positive absorption the market has experienced during any quarter in more than 10 years – to end the year with positive net absorption of 40,558 square feet, according to CB Richard Ellis Memphis.
4. Banner Year for East Memphis Office Space
- Monday, December 30, 2013
The Memphis office real estate market began showing signs of life in 2013, with the market for Class A office space in the East Memphis submarket fueling the resurgence.
While the city’s overall office market numbers may not appear very strong, the city’s most desired office submarket – East Memphis around Poplar Avenue and Interstate 240 – began showing strong signs of improvement in the second half of the year.
5. Out-of-Town Banks Target Memphis for Growth
- Saturday, December 14, 2013
More than 40 percent of the customer deposit share in the Memphis-area banking market belongs to institutions that have a presence here but are based outside the area, the latest figures from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp show.
6. Leases Push Renaissance Center Near Capacity
- Friday, November 22, 2013
The Renaissance Center office building in East Memphis should be near capacity early next year, following a series of recent lease signings.
Financial Federal signed a lease on Tuesday, Nov. 20, to occupy 27,000 square feet on the first and second floors of the Renaissance Center, 1715 Aaron Brenner Drive. In addition to the new location, the growing financial firm will have signage atop the East Memphis office building along Poplar Avenue east of Interstate 240.
7. Office Team Helps Colliers Expand Local Footprint
- Friday, October 04, 2013
As a part of the Colliers International office in Memphis’ growth strategy, the brokerage office has been expanding its presence in the office sector over the past year by adding a new office team consisting of Frazier Baker and Will Barden.
8. Mercer Ready to Steer MAAR Commercial Council
- Monday, November 28, 2011
John Mercer does not take over as 2012 president of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council until Jan. 1, but he is already working hard planning several big MAAR events for early next year.
9. Obsidian PR Preps For South Main Move
- Friday, September 16, 2011
Obsidian Public Relations is relocating less than a mile from its current office, in efforts to establish a presence in the South Main Historic Arts District by having its own creative space that will allow plenty of room for growth.
10. Argent Gains More Space with Move East
- Monday, June 07, 2010
Only weeks after landing in Memphis, scooping up Memphis-based Investment Counsel and Trust Co. and landing a temporary office space, Argent Trust Co. of Tennessee has scooted east along Poplar Avenue to a bigger home.
11. Louisiana’s Argent Establishes Memphis Office
- Monday, May 03, 2010
Louisiana-based Argent Financial Group, a diversified financial services company with $2 billion in client assets, has opened an office in Memphis.
Argent, which operates one of the region’s oldest full-service independent trust companies, recently acquired Memphis-based Investment Counsel and Trust Co. Argent then hired several financial professionals from Regions Morgan Keegan Trust.
- Friday, November 13, 2009
The International Business Council will hold its 2009 fall meeting today at 8 a.m. at The Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. The theme of the event is “Memphis: The Crossroads of NAFTA.” Cost is $45 for Greater Memphis Chamber members and $60 for nonmembers. For tickets, call Brenda Montgomery at 543-3541.
- Thursday, November 12, 2009
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will present “Show Me the Money (and the Strings): Things the Construction Industry Needs to Know about the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009” today from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Ron Terry Center of First Tennessee Bank, 4385 Poplar Ave. The event is free. To register, contact Nicolette Thomas at 577-2328 or email@example.com.
- Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Vaco Mid-South will host a continuing education seminar today at 8 a.m. at the Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Topics of the event are “Fair Value Measurements,” “Goodwill and Intangible Asset Impairment” and “Extensible Business Reporting Language.” Cost is $75. To register, call Joe Fracchia or Justin Farmer at 333-2250.
- Friday, October 26, 2007
The Memphis Advertising Federation will hold its annual seminar with workshops to help nonprofit organizations with marketing communications, public relations and advertising today from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Community Foundation, 1900 Union Ave. Registration is $95 at the door, including breakfast and lunch. Contact Sally Baker-Brenner at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 748-8889 to register.
- Thursday, October 25, 2007
The Memphis Regional Chamber will host its Breakfast Forum today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Memphis Marriott East, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Memphis Mayor Willie W. Herenton will present "Memphis: Achieving its Potential." Space is limited. R.S.V.P. to Tunga Lee at 543-3571 or email@example.com.
17. Century Wealth Management Changes Tune in Rebranding
- Monday, October 15, 2007
Seven years ago, Jay Healy changed careers the way talented musicians change tempo mid-song - seamlessly, fluidly, effortlessly. Like a virtuoso, he simply found a new beat and continued playing.
Musical analogies are appropriate for the New Jersey-bred Healy, who spent the early stages of his working life as a recording engineer for a number of popular artists including Billy Joel, Mariah Carey, John Mellencamp and R.E.M.
18. Passion for Missions Leads Memphian to Open Vision Clinic in Africa
- Friday, May 11, 2007
Dr. Cathy Schanzer knew from an early age that when she grew up she wanted to do some kind of mission work.
As early as the fourth grade, she was planning for the day when she'd be able to put her talents to use outside the United States. That passion rubbed off on her future husband, Tom Lewis, when they first met. It was so contagious Lewis said he soon felt he was destined to help his wife make life just a little easier for people in third-world countries.
19. Archived Article: Briefs
- Wednesday, May 28, 2003
Cannon Ivy presents a QuickBooks and Treatment seminar from 8 a
Cannon Ivy presents a QuickBooks and Treatment seminar from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. today at 5350 Poplar Ave, Suite 650. Cost is $35.
For information, call Pam Pittman at 685-7500. Gary...
20. Archived Article: Uofm Prevention Cntr Lj
- Wednesday, April 02, 1997
lj 10/5 cates U of M Prevention Center expands off-campus By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News While the prospect of budget cuts has many University of Memphis departments planning for possible downsizing, one U of M health research program has expanded...
21. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 19, 1997
Larry Lewis, president of Lewis Ford, was elected chairman of the board for the Better Business Bureau for 1997-1998 Larry Lewis, president of Lewis Ford, was elected chairman of the board for the Better Business Bureau for 1997-1998. Other elected ...
22. Archived Article: 5350 Poplar Chg
- Wednesday, September 11, 1996
By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE East office building reopens after facelift By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News The office building at 5350 Poplar Ave., formerly the Sedgewick James building, will reopen Thursday after a $3.6 million renovation which started i...
23. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 11, 1996
03-11 Calendar March 12 The Institute of Management Accountants will meet at noon at Paulettes. The speaker will be forensic specialist Tom Vastrick. The cost is $15. For more information, call Tammy Greco at 682-7766. The Memphis Bar Association wi...
24. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 12, 1996
01/05 Calendar Feb. 12 The MidSouth Workers Compensation Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. at the Racquet Club. The speaker will be Dr. William Bourland of The Orthopaedic Clinic, who will address "Reduction of Workers Compensation Costs by P...