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VOL. 122 | NO. 234 | Monday, December 10, 2007

Balancing The Scales

Lower permit filings could signal real estate correction

For just the fourth time in almost four years, Shelby County home sales exceeded building permits in a single quarter, chipping away at inventory and giving the local real estate profession some much-needed good news during the holiday season.

Whitehaven Redevelopment Inches Closer

A major item has been checked off billionaire entertainment mogul Robert Sillerman's to-do list as he presses forward with a massive redevelopment of Graceland and the surrounding neighborhood.

Recipe for Success Found at Hungry Howie's

Loice DeBerry and Jerry Hamlett represent a number of investors who are seeking entrepreneurial independence and success by purchasing a franchise from an already established business.

On Your Mark, Get Set, SELL!

Memphis Networx Sale Receives 'Contested Case' Label

The sale of Memphis Networx to Communications Infrastructure Investments (CII) of Louisville, Colo., is now a "contested case" before the Tennessee Regulatory Authority.

Local Weather
Currently
Memphis, TN
41.0°F
A Few Clouds
Wind: Northeast at 10.4 mph
Humidity: 65%

EVENTS

The Church Health Center will hold an infant-massage workshop today at 10:30 a.m. at Hope & Healing, 1115 Union Ave. The workshop is $10 for the public and free to Hope & Healing members. For more information, call Heidi Leyshon at 259-4673 or visit www.churchhealthcenter.org.

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National Register for Zippin Pippin Brings Guarded Optimism

The future of Libertyland's Zippin Pippin roller coaster and Grand Carousel would appear to be bright even though neither one has been used in a while.

Hard-Hat Area

GROUNDBREAKING ANTICIPATION: Students at St. George’s Memphis, 3749 Kimball Ave., eagerly await Friday’s groundbreaking for a $4 million expansion of the campus. It will provide new classrooms, offices, storage, a gymnasium and a dining area. The Memphis campus, which serves students in prekindergarten through fourth grade, was founded in 2001 and opened as part of a capital campaign to expand the mission of St. George’s Independent School. St. George’s has campuses in Memphis, Germantown and Collierville.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 78 307 21,073
MORTGAGES 82 330 24,691
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 27 8,637
BUILDING PERMITS 0 837 43,174
BANKRUPTCIES 60 237 14,139
BUSINESS LICENSES 17 75 6,476
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 114 13,625
MARRIAGE LICENSES 10 77 5,146

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