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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 89 344 19,573
MORTGAGES 110 422 22,914
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 2 8,305 8,305
BUILDING PERMITS 207 838 40,029
BANKRUPTCIES 60 356 13,104
BUSINESS LICENSES 21 194 6,137
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 30 147 12,996
MARRIAGE LICENSES 15 65 4,842

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