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