VOL. 125 | NO. 232 | Tuesday, November 30, 2010
As national commercial real estate rents are expected to rise in 2011, local professionals are cautiously optimistic for the road ahead.
Owner readies Irish pub for spring opening Downtown
The proprietor of the newest addition to Downtown’s thriving business community is an Irishman with a raconteur’s charm and a traveler’s adventurous streak.
Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. wants a Shelby County Chancery Court judge to overturn a more than $1.82 million arbitration award a husband and wife recently won against the firm.
A Collierville mother who lost her child to a congenital heart defect is channeling her heartbreak into a holiday mission to bring comfort to families of children in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.
Visible School Music and Worship Arts College is gearing up for its third annual Christmas fundraising show, but this year the gifts of donations are coming in early, including a recent $100,000 check.
Memphis City Schools Superintendent Dr. Kriner Cash had hoped for better timing.
Hutchison School’s leadership program has been bolstered by a “seven figure gift” announced by the school Monday from alumna and Hutchison trustee Abbie Ware Williams and her husband, Duncan Williams, president and CEO of Duncan-Williams Inc. investment banking firm.
2691 Democrat Road, Memphis, TN 38118, Permit Amounts: $2 million (fueling center); $1.5 million (recycling center) -
FedEx has filed two building permits with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement for a fuel center ($2 million) and a recycling center ($1.5 million). The permits are for a relocation of those two centers as part of a larger expansion for the FedEx facility.
Editor’s Note: This is the first in a three-part series.
NEW YORK (AP) – FedEx Corp. shares rose Monday as a Credit Suisse analyst lifted his rating on the stock, saying growth in global industrial production is likely to help drive the shipper's performance.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov. Phil Bredesen is requesting additional federal disaster assistance for farmers in 28 Tennessee counties as a result of drought and excessive heat during the growing season.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – A longtime Minnesota congressman's loss in the general election could lead to the return of the Delta Queen steamboat's travels along the Mississippi River and its tributaries.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The federal government is zeroing in on Internet websites in the illegal sale of counterfeit goods and copyrighted works.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Attorney General Eric Holder has confirmed that the U.S. attorney's office in the southern district of New York is conducting a criminal investigation of Wall Street.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A White House official says President Barack Obama is meeting with Walmart's chief executive as part of his efforts to increase outreach to the business community.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama announced a two-year pay freeze for federal employees Monday, and warned the American public that the move is the first of many difficult decisions that must be made to reduce the nation's mounting deficits.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court agreed Monday to referee a $290 million dispute between Microsoft Corp. and a Canadian technology company over complaints that a tool used in the popular Microsoft Word program violated patent protections.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress resumes its lame-duck session work Monday with the two parties sharply divided over how to deal with the George W. Bush-era tax cuts due to expire at year's end.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress agreed Monday to a one-month delay in Medicare payment cuts to doctors, giving a short-term reprieve to a looming crisis over treatment of the nation's elderly.