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VOL. 122 | NO. 220 | Monday, November 19, 2007

Memphis Industrial Market Experiences 'Flat' 3rd Quarter

One large and lingering transaction resulted in a poor showing for Memphis' industrial leasing market during the third quarter of 2007.

Silver Screen Tribute: With movie and more, Smith family honors memory

A few weeks after her sister died in 2005, Molly Smith bought a copy of Cecelia Ahern's debut novel "P.S. I Love You" on a whim. Swept up in the story of a grieving young widow who comes to terms with her husband's death, she ultimately read it several times over.

The Buyer's Agent Stays True to its Name

When J. Allen and Deborah Brasfield were looking for a new home some 16 years ago, they enlisted the help of Tom Hathaway, founder of The Buyer's Agent Inc.

The Real Thing

Wal-Mart Nixes Mall of Memphis Plans

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has nixed its plan to develop a Supercenter on a chunk of the 95-acre property formerly home to the Mall of Memphis.

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EVENTS

The Engineers' Club of Memphis will hold its weekly meeting today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Cost is $12 and no reservations are required. Randy Richardson, deputy director of the Port of Memphis, will speak on "International Gateway - Memphis."

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Homebuilders Reconsider Wooing Buyers With Price Cuts on Fears of Downward Spiral

NEW YORK (Dow Jones/AP) - When freebies like granite countertops and no-cost closings didn't woo back buyers, homebuilders began trying to outdo one another with bigger and better price cuts.

Tenn. Tax Collections Fall $100M Short in October

NASHVILLE (AP) - A $100 million shortfall in last month's tax collections may be an ominous sign for the state economy, state Finance Commissioner Dave Goetz said Friday.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 128 183 20,949
MORTGAGES 130 174 24,535
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 4 27 8,637
BUILDING PERMITS 163 359 42,696
BANKRUPTCIES 61 116 14,018
BUSINESS LICENSES 24 46 6,447
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 29 85 13,596
MARRIAGE LICENSES 24 47 5,116

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