VOL. 130 | NO. 72 | Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Developers of the Universal Life Building have received approval for two key pieces of financing and a commitment from the city of Memphis to lease about half of the building.
Multicultural expo connects candidates with diverse backgrounds
On Sunday, about 1,400 Memphians seeking jobs and internships flocked to the Hilton Memphis for the 2nd annual Multicultural Career Expo. They met with human resources professionals from 50 local companies that are seeking a diverse roster of candidates.
The redevelopment plan for Downtown’s Central Station is the expansion of the South Bluffs development of the 1990s. Or it is a bridge connecting the transformation of the old Cleaborn Homes public housing development to the east and maybe Foote Homes to come.
Shelby County Commissioners approved a $3.3 million tax increment financing zone Monday, April 13 for the $20-million Shops of Millington Farms development on the east side of Highway 51 between Veterans Parkway and Glencoe Road.
When it comes to banking innovations, 2015 is increasingly looking like the year of the chip card.
Paxton Lynch completed 18-of-23 passes for 207 yards and two touchdowns at Friday Night Stripes held at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.
The Greater Memphis Chamber’s Regional Logistics Council will welcome high-level officials from Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi transportation departments on Thursday, April 16, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Hilton Memphis Hotel.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
7905 Giacosa Place, 5320 Poplar Ave. and 7855 Wolf River Boulevard, Memphis, TN, Sale Amount: $39.6 million -
A New York-based real estate investment trust has acquired three hotels in the Memphis area for $39.6 million.
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – An Arkansas-based marketing firm has been fined $57,500 by the Tennessee secretary of state's office for failing to register in the state.
LONDON (AP) – The current wave of corporate takeovers and mergers is set to grow, with the appetite for deals among executives hitting a five-year high thanks to a strong dollar and low oil prices, a global survey found Monday.
DALLAS (AP) – Think flying is getting worse? A pair of university researchers who track the airline business say it's a fact.
NEW YORK (AP) – Today's traveler faces a bewildering choice of hotel brands with similar-sounding and confusing names. Want to stay at a Hyatt? Take your pick. There's Hyatt Regency, Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt House, Hyatt Place and, coming soon, Hyatt Centric.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Underlining a change across the nation, nearly 9 out of 10 adults now say they have health insurance, according to an extensive survey released Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) – A legal fight against the Federal Communications Commission's new Internet traffic rules has begun.