VOL. 129 | NO. 253 | Tuesday, December 30, 2014
The Memphis-area retail sector, fueled by several new retailers entering the market and a massive amount of grocery-based activity, experienced a strong 2014.
2014 big year for Overton Square’s growth
This year saw the continuation of Overton Square’s comeback, with another flurry of openings and moves to the square as the site of crowds and the sound of music continues to increasingly fill the restaurant and entertainment district.
Homebuilding in Shelby County was off last year’s pace again in November, with builders pulling fewer permits and selling fewer homes than in November 2013.
Local charities get a lot of attention during the holiday season. But those running the nonprofits are quick to point out that their work goes on year-round. And the holiday season can be a time of great stress for those who rely on their programs, despite the extra attention.
The On Location: Memphis International Film & Music Fest is opening its call for entries Jan. 1.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
6450 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38119, Loan Amount: $6.1 million -
A company affiliated with Robert F. Fogelman II has filed a loan on a key piece of East Memphis land.
We often start the new year with enthusiasm and high expectations, and yet by year-end so many of our great plans are unfulfilled. Will 2015 be another year of doing the same thing and expecting different results, or will this truly be a new year?
When traveling in 2015, we are more likely to consider sleeping on someone’s couch, possibly renting their whole apartment for a few days or even sharing a meal with complete strangers.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The nation's largest public utility has sworn in two new board members.
DALLAS (AP) – AirTran Airways has ceased to exist in an industry that has reshaped itself into something that would not be easily recognized when the Dallas carrier took its first flight about two decades ago.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The United States is back, and ready to drive global growth in 2015.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies, but key decisions on how much access to grant drones are likely to come from Congress next year.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Being uninsured in America will cost you more in 2015.