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VOL. 121 | NO. 234 | Tuesday, December 5, 2006

The Plot Thickens

Cooper's business dealings figure into big-money billboard industry

Shortly after losing the Democratic primary for a seat on the Shelby County Commission this past summer, Memphis businessman Joe Cooper left town to unwind and visit family members.

Florida Company Moves in on Rental Market via Distressed Properties

If Eleanor Perry knew exactly what was in store for her when she moved into the Oakview Apartments at Lamar and Kimball avenues in mid-September, she might have looked elsewhere.

In Uptown, The Third Phase is the Charm

41 lots in, Uptown Phase Three, Loan Amount: $2.8 million; $1.2 million -
Construction loans for 41 properties in phase three of the Uptown community. The first loan is for 29 lots in Uptown, with addresses on North Main, North Second, North Third, North Fourth and North Fifth streets and Looney, Keel, Mill and Greenlaw avenues. The second is for 12 lots on Bethel Avenue and Woodlawn, McDavitt and Manassas streets. In addition to the loans through First Tennessee and First Alliance, two Hope VI loans totaling more than $2.4 million were made through Memphis Housing Authority.

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EVENTS

The Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South holds its holiday party today from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Regions Bank, 6200 Poplar Ave. Cost is free for members and $15 for guests. For more information, call 937-5532 or e-mail smsofmidsouth@midsouth.rr.com.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 83 363 9,932
MORTGAGES 91 378 11,692
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 39 1,673
BUILDING PERMITS 213 788 21,098
BANKRUPTCIES 50 213 6,650
BUSINESS LICENSES 40 125 3,564
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 30 139 4,122
MARRIAGE LICENSES 12 91 2,270

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