VOL. 121 | NO. 34 | Wednesday, February 8, 2006
About half of tenants are committed already to prime retail space
Loeb Properties is nearing completion on its 193,000-square-foot Belvedere Collection shopping center at 1680 Union Ave., with about half the space leased to companies like BA Framer, Bensinger's Fine Cleaners, Tan & Go, High Pointe Coffee and Pei Wei Asian Restaurant. Construction started in November 2004.
Well-known New Orleans artist Dr. Bob works while he talks, constantly moving around his new studio at 10 S. Main St. It's a wide-open space with bright, colorful art all along the walls and a fish pond in the front window.
Michelle Blount has been named vice president and senior community banker for Wachovia Bank in Memphis. She has 12 years of experience in the financial services industry and most recently served as vice president in commercial banking for First Tennessee Bank.
The sign entering Fayette County on U.S. Highway 64 says "On The Grow." Well, just over six years ago when I moved to Fayette from Shelby County, the sign's message wasn't so apparent to me.
In recent years, Shelby County residents have offered up a multitude of reasons for moving to nearby counties.