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VOL. 122 | NO. 7 | Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Able to Exhale

Drop in building permits gives busy construction outfits a 'breather' in '06

The bulldozers and construction teams that build the sprawling estates in Arlington, the condominiums in Downtown Memphis, infill housing elsewhere in the city and expensive new homes in all the suburbs that surround Memphis got something of a breather this year.

Thriving 'Aerotropolis' Isn't Far-Fetched in Memphis, Expert Says

Memphis is an innovative city. In looking at airport development around the world, anyone can see the footprint Memphis has left.

Stapleton to Head Global Operations For Primacy Relocation

Steve Stapleton has been named vice president of global operations for Primacy Relocation, a third-party employee relocation provider based in Memphis. Stapleton will be responsible for leading the company's U.S. Global Operations team and developing procedures for efficient delivery of services. In related news, Primacy Relocation has been recognized by Target Corp. as a 2006 Vendor of the Year. The award recognizes top vendors that demonstrate values embraced by the organization.

Local Weather
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Memphis, TN
93.0°F
Mostly Cloudy
Wind: West at 4.6 mph
Humidity: 60%

EVENTS

The Mid-South chapter of the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) meets today at 11:30 a.m. at The Crescent Center, 6075 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20 for members and $35 for non-members. For more information, e-mail hsmaimemphis@midsouth.rr.com or call Deborah Crawford at 508-0527.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 96 173 11,698
MORTGAGES 95 174 13,601
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 19 19 1,877
BUILDING PERMITS 291 387 24,551
BANKRUPTCIES 65 118 7,591
BUSINESS LICENSES 29 60 3,972
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 35 84 4,765
MARRIAGE LICENSES 18 38 2,582

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