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VOL. 127 | NO. 235 | Monday, December 3, 2012
SPECIAL EMPHASIS: Industrial Real Estate

Slow and Steady

Flow of small deals helps bolster city’s office market

The local office market saw little change in the third quarter, and brokers say the fourth quarter will likely yield similar results.

Local Logistics Firms Expand Medical Real Estate Offerings

Memphis area industrial brokers are reporting an increase in activity with third-party and proprietary logistics companies involved in distribution of medical/pharma-related product.

Community, Real Estate Drive Crye-Leike’s Fuhrman

Crye-Leike Commercial Real Estate president and managing broker Eric Fuhrman is a busy man.

Commission to Vote on Industrial Land Sale

Shelby County Commissioners take up the proposed sale Monday, Dec. 3, of 33.6 acres of land in the Frank C. Pidgeon Industrial Park in southwest Memphis.

Local Weather
Today
Memphis, TN
80°F
Partly Cloudy
Wind: 9 mph
Humidity: 54%

EVENTS

Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis is accepting nominations for its 2013 Legends Award through Monday, Dec. 10. The awards honor women whose visionary and innovative work is paramount in their area of outreach. Visit wfgm.org for details and a nomination form.

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Triumph Bank Reports 15th Straight Profit

Triumph Bank has enjoyed one of the most consistent success stories among Memphis-area community banks.

FedEx Raises Rates For Ground and Home Delivery

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - FedEx Corp. says that it is raising its shipping rates for ground and home delivery services in January by an average of 4.9 percent.

Board Votes to Close, Convert Schools

Countywide school board chairman Billy Orgel warned school administrators that they may be pushed aside if they don’t come up with recommendations that produce more efficiencies and save more money for the soon-to-be-merged school systems.

SMALL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

NAI Saig Well-Positioned for Real Estate Rebound

Commercial real estate is making a strong come back for one Memphis brokerage firm as previously shelved projects come roaring back to life.

LOCAL COLUMNISTS

Become Great by Choice

There are those who continually improve their knowledge and skills and have accumulated 30 years experience. And then there are those who simply repeat their initial year of experience 30 times, learning very little along the way.

THE MEMPHIS NEWS

The Next Steps

Controversial schools ruling has municipalities scrambling for countermove

About a half hour before the ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Samuel “Hardy” Mays in the municipal school district lawsuit, the chairman of the countywide school board called for his board and the school boards for the six suburban municipal school districts to get together.

Judge’s Decision Only Beginning of Process

The municipal school districts ruling by Memphis Federal Court Judge Hardy Mays is far from the final word in a legal, political and cultural dispute that is far bigger than the jurisdiction of any court.

MEMPHIS AREA

FedEx Says Fired Utah Driver had Safety Violations

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – A safety citation confirms that a former FedEx driver – now suing for discrimination – was cited for violations of federal trucking regulations.

REGIONAL

Arkansas Rep. Womack Joins Online Sales Tax Call

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – GOP congressman Steve Womack is backing a law that would allow states to levy sales tax on online and catalog purchases.

NATIONAL BUSINESS

Couple Convicted of Stealing General Motors Trade Secrets

DETROIT (AP) – A former General Motors engineer with access to the automaker's hybrid technology was convicted Friday along with her husband of stealing trade secrets for possible use in China.

NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

Congress Looks at Doing Away With the $1 Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) – American consumers have shown about as much appetite for the $1 coin as kids do their spinach. They may not know what's best for them either. Congressional auditors say doing away with dollar bills entirely and replacing them with dollar coins could save taxpayers some $4.4 billion over the next 30 years.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 67 67 10,289
MORTGAGES 107 107 13,434
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 24 24 2,668
BUILDING PERMITS 393 393 24,700
BANKRUPTCIES 60 60 9,952
BUSINESS LICENSES 16 16 3,752
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 149 149 14,706
MARRIAGE LICENSES 31 31 3,198

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