VOL. 127 | NO. 113 | Monday, June 11, 2012
Attendees of The Daily News’ recent “Money and Markets” seminar got a clear-eyed, sober assessment of what’s happening on the local, national and international level from an economic perspective.
SPECIAL EMPHASIS: Office, Industrial and Retail Real Estate
Incentives often difference between closing or losing industrial real estate deal
A few months ago, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. was recounting to an audience of businessmen a recent breakfast he’d had with a site location agent.
As banks nationwide are feeling the pressure of regulatory change like the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, commercial real estate lending standards by community banks will likely remain stringent for the foreseeable future.
Mary Singer started her commercial real estate career out of necessity, managing and leasing multifamily units.
Shelby County Commissioners will see if they have all 13 commissioners present before they see if there are nine votes to pass a redistricting plan.
Countywide school board members will at least talk Monday, June 11, about the employment contract of Memphis City Schools superintendent Dr. Kriner Cash.
A group of local investors spearheading the restoration of the Chisca Hotel will go before the Memphis Center City Revenue Finance Corp. Tuesday, June 12, seeking a pair of incentives as part of the $19.6 million project.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center broke ground Friday, June 8, on its $49 million Translational Science Research Building, which will be built on the grassy lot at the northwest corner of Union Avenue and South Manassas Street.
SMALL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT
Ray Gill, president of Gill Properties, got into commercial real estate because of his interest in land but now wishes he’d spent some time reading palms and tarot cards.
What can thousands of red and white beads and a paddle teach us about leadership and management? The short answer is that many leaders are not really leaders and many managers do not really manage.
THE MEMPHIS NEWS
High fares at Memphis International Airport have travelers seeing red
Two frequent-flyer businessmen booked side-by-side seats on Delta Air Lines flights from Minneapolis to St. Louis last month, with one of them getting charged a higher price than the other each time they tried booking it.
It all sounds logical until you see the exorbitant price for your Delta ticket. That’s when the airline’s macroeconomic theories and business models go right out the window.
The stock market is wrapping up its best week of the year.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. trade deficit shrank in April, but only because a big drop in imports offset the first decline in U.S. exports in five months.
NEW YORK (AP) – To snag the best airfares, travelers need to be adventurous and willing to pick up at a moment's notice.