VOL. 125 | NO. 113 | Friday, June 11, 2010
The battered real estate market and its relationship to last year’s countywide reappraisal of property played a big – and not widely understood role – in the setting of 2010’s local property tax rates.
National company goes local
Chris Bradley is working on a problem that a lot companies have: name recognition.
Must Reconcile Transition Differences
The Metro Charter Commission has settled how to handle annexation reserve areas for Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities.
Rajiv Grover said his message to the Memphis Metropolitan chapter of CCIM at Tuesday’s monthly luncheon won’t reveal anything real estate professionals don’t already know about their business.
As he gears up for the Aug. 5 Democratic congressional primary, former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton came out swinging this week, guaranteeing a victory because “no other African-American got in this race.”
The MED Task Force, a special committee led by interim Shelby County Mayor Joe Ford, wrapped up its work Thursday with the issuance of a final report.
Commercial real estate is generally considered a man’s world, but CB Richard Ellis’ Leah Fyfe Stokes is undaunted.
Really unique is really not. Memphis is.
The new Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital will be open for public tours Tuesday following a parade and grand opening celebration for the $340 million medical center.
Although Rhynette Northcross Hurd has been judge in Division 8 of Circuit Court since March, Gov. Phil Bredesen, who appointed her to the vacancy, officially swore her in this week.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Valley Authority will start cleaning up public campsites where people have set up permanent housing and other structures.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former Gov. Mike Huckabee is backing Republican John Boozman's bid to unseat Democratic Sen. Blanche Lincoln this fall.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The number of Mississippi residents facing the potential loss of their homes is dropping.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The picture of a steady but still sluggish recovery emerged from reports Thursday that showed fewer people are claiming unemployment aid while U.S. exports are slowing.
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) — BP said Thursday it plans to increase the amount of oil captured from a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico by early next week as the Obama administration announced that the oil giant agreed to speed up payments to people whose livelihoods have been washed away by the spill.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators on Thursday put in place new rules aimed at preventing a repeat of last month's harrowing "flash crash" in the stock market.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans saw their wealth increase at the start of this year as the economic recovery boosted stock portfolios.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The tally of laid-off workers continuing to claim jobless benefits fell by the largest amount in almost a year, suggesting that more unemployed workers may be finding work.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Homebuyers may get an extra three months to finish qualifying for federal tax incentives that boosted home sales this spring.