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VOL. 130 | NO. 91 | Monday, May 11, 2015

Job Losses Reflect Risks of Economic Development

Tennessee officials say they are watching the fallout from Conduit Global’s sudden mass layoffs at its Memphis-area call center and that the state could eventually move to reclaim grant funds the company was awarded.

Grizzlies Enjoy 2-1 Series Lead Over Warriors

For hours, the cheering inside FedExForum had off and on sounded like so many jet airplanes – a tribute, perhaps, to Memphis International Airport pitchman Tony Allen.

EMPHASIS Commercial Real Estate

Rollin' On The River

Harbor Town celebrates 25 years

When the team of planners and developers behind the Harbor Town community on Mud Island wanted to build slimmer streets to promote a more pedestrian-friendly experience, the city of Memphis said they couldn’t do it.

Opportunities for ‘B’ Buildings in ‘A’ Markets

Perched on floor 31 of the iconic Clark Tower office building in East Memphis, immigration attorney Eric Henton offers clients from around the Southeastern U.S. an incredible view of Memphis.

Local Weather
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EVENTS

Luna Nova Music will present a preview concert for the ninth Belvedere Chamber Music Festival Monday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Beethoven Club, 263 S. McLean Ave. The concert will preview some of the works for the June 17-20 festival. Admission is free. Visit lunanova.org.

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Massey Helps Grow Memphis CCIM Chapter

Unlike countless college students who hop from one major to another, Shawn Massey always knew he wanted to be involved in commercial real estate.

Daily News Seminar Brings Focus to Economy

As part of his keynote address during The Daily News’ latest seminar, this time focused on the economy, Century Wealth Management president and founder Jay Healy pointed to a photo depicting a crowd a decade ago assembled near St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican.

Beale Street Board to Tackle District Plans, Future

Jeff Sanford has spent much of the past five years consulting on redevelopment projects in other cities.

County Budget Season Reflects Priorities, Angst

It’s that time of year in Downtown’s Civic Center Plaza.

I Choose Memphis: Matt Harrell

“I Choose Memphis” spotlights Memphians who are passionate about calling this community home. New Memphis Institute provides the profiles.

SMALL BUSINESS

Total Concept Launching Fully Online Enterprise

If you’ve learned about an in-store sale while shopping for groceries, this Memphis-based printing company could have been the one to help you save those extra pennies.

LOCAL COLUMNISTS

Successful Ideation: Mindset and Methods

Define what ideation means to your organization. Many companies practice some form of brainstorming or ideation. While it can be freeing to withhold restraints such as costs and technical matters and enter into the unchartered frontiers of “What If,” a lack of focus and too few creative restraints make it a fun but fruitless experience.

STATE GOVERNMENT

Haslam Signs New Licensing Rules for Abortion Clinics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has signed a bill into law placing licensing restrictions on abortion clinics.

State Releases Details of Tennessee Lawmaker Health Benefit Cost

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A state agency has released detailed information about the nearly $6 million in taxpayer-subsidized health insurance benefits provided to Tennessee lawmakers.

NATIONAL BUSINESS

US Economy Rebounding With Solid, If Unspectacular, Job Gains

WASHINGTON (AP) – Rebounding from a dismal start to the year, the U.S. economy added 223,000 jobs in April, a solid gain that suggested that employers are helping fuel a durable if still subpar recovery.

To the Beach! AAA Sees Most Holiday Travelers in 10 Years

With more money in their pockets thanks to lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel for Memorial Day, the most since 2005.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 0 331 19,904
MORTGAGES 0 391 23,305
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 83 8,387
BUILDING PERMITS 0 338 40,366
BANKRUPTCIES 1 232 13,336
BUSINESS LICENSES 0 76 6,213
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 125 13,120
MARRIAGE LICENSES 0 94 4,936

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