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VOL. 122 | NO. 51 | Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Flea Market to Open Off Jackson Avenue

A local businessman wants to cultivate a giant open-air market on land that once was the site of a dilapidated apartment complex in North Memphis.

Real Estate Insiders Recognize Greater Need for Natural Disaster Insurance

When Hurricane Katrina ripped through New Orleans in August 2005, it shed light on the chaos a major metropolitan area can experience during and after a natural disaster.

Candlewood Suites Planned For Hacks Cross/Centennial Intersection

7950 Centennial Drive, Memphis, TN 38125, Permit Cost: $2.8 million -
Permit to build a Candlewood Suites extended-stay hotel at the corner of Centennial Drive and Hacks Cross Road. London-based InterContinental Hotels Group Americas (IHG), which owns the Candlewood brand, plans to begin laying the slab for the hotel by summer, said IHG spokesperson Monica Smith.

Local Weather
Currently
Memphis, TN
77.0°F
Fair
Wind: South at 6.9 mph
Humidity: 88%

EVENTS

The National Association of Women Business Owners holds its monthly membership luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Wendi Thomas, a journalist at The Commercial Appeal, will be the presenter. The cost is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. To RSVP, call 844-3738 or visit www.nawbomemphis.org.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 119 482 10,051
MORTGAGES 119 497 11,811
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 29 82 1,716
BUILDING PERMITS 268 1,056 21,366
BANKRUPTCIES 50 263 6,700
BUSINESS LICENSES 28 151 3,584
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 33 172 4,155
MARRIAGE LICENSES 20 111 2,290

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