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VOL. 121 | NO. 78 | Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Q1 Business License Filings Up, Up, Up

Could be sign of people seeking alternative income, experts say

Shelby County has started the year with business filings at a three-year high, and areas from Cordova to Hickory Hill are getting into the act.

Developer Ford Beach Wrestles 'Silk Purses out of Sows' Ears' By Bringing New Life to Neglected Commercial Properties

In East Memphis, an 11,500-square-foot retail center with few trappings and a basic design sits tucked between Houston's Restaurant and the Malco Paradiso cinema. It stands as a classic example of what real estate broker Ford Beach does best.

Assisted Living Community Sells for $1.6 Million

6551 Knight Arnold Road, Memphis, TN 38115, Sale Amount: $1.6 million -
A 35,441-square-foot one-story nursing home on 4 acres at the southwest corner of Knight Arnold Road and Kirby Parkway. The buyers, which are affiliated with Memphis-based Integra Management Services Co., took over the sellers' payments on a $2.36 million mortgage.

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EVENTS

Mpact Memphis hosts a luncheon with U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at BRIDGES Inc., 477 N. Fifth St. Blackburn will discuss the situation in Iraq and the state of homeland security. Cost to attend is $10 and includes a brown bag lunch. For more information, call 312-7760.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 77 77 11,602
MORTGAGES 79 79 13,506
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 0 1,858
BUILDING PERMITS 96 96 24,260
BANKRUPTCIES 53 53 7,526
BUSINESS LICENSES 31 31 3,943
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 49 49 4,730
MARRIAGE LICENSES 20 20 2,564

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