VOL. 127 | NO. 110 | Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors Asset Services LLC has been awarded listing and management of the 900,000-square-foot industrial space at 5461 Davidson Road, the largest vacancy in the Memphis market.
Homebuilders construct five homes in five days at Trinity Park
Some of the city’s prominent homebuilders huddled up at McDonald’s on Winchester and Tchulahoma roads around 4:30 a.m. on Monday, June 4, trying to decide what the weather had in store for the first morning of the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis/Memphis Area Home Builders Association Home Builders Blitz.
First lady Michelle Obama is coming to Memphis June 28 for a fundraiser reception at the Memphis Cook Convention Center.
Memphis City Council members approved a $3.11 city property tax rate Tuesday, June 5, to fund a city operating budget of $609,802,357 and Memphis City Schools to the tune of $64,819,307.
The next employment data showing jobless figures for the state of Tennessee will be released next week. The next local data comes the week after that.
Although health care reform will likely have a favorable outcome regarding access to insurance coverage, that won’t necessarily translate to actual access to medical care, particularly for minorities.
Memphis City Schools officials formally turned over the school buildings Tuesday, June 5, that will become part of the state-run Achievement School District starting with the new school year in August.
The four daily AirTran flights and the AirTran operation at Memphis International Airport won’t be converted to the Southwest Airlines brand this year.
The process of shoring up a wall shared by a Downtown building on Madison Avenue and another on Court Avenue began this week even as the owner of the building on Court Square sought an injunction Monday, June 4, to stop the work.
Bill Burtch, founder and president of full-service management consultancy firm Harmony Coaching & Consulting, has received the Professional Certified Coach designation from the International Coach Federation, becoming the second PCC in Memphis. Burtch, who also holds the Senior Professional in Human Resources designation, focuses his consulting work in executive/team coaching, professional development training and human resources consulting.
We all know intuitively that a strong search engine ranking can impact traffic to your website, but just how “make or break” is it? A whopping 75 percent of people don’t click past the first page of search results, and the top three results on page one, excluding paid ads, account for 60 percent of the clicks according to Sitepoint.com.
I had the flu. Those four words, painfully small words, meant that I would be miserably affixed to my bed for the foreseeable future. The affliction attacked without warning and left me contemplating what sins I had committed in a previous life that deserved such punishment.
May came to a merciful end last week, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average had its biggest monthly decline in two years, retreating by 6 percent. While those returns are discomforting, the real pain was felt outside of our borders.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Farmers welcomed this week's downpour after enduring one of the driest Mays on record in some parts of Arkansas and one that worsened drought conditions in the state.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Republicans have blocked a bill that calls for equal pay in the workplace.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Democrats in Minnesota's congressional delegation are in a bind over a bill by Republican U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen to eliminate a tax on medical devices like those made by Medtronic and other Minnesota companies.
NEW YORK (AP) – The nation's school districts are turning up their noses at "pink slime," the beef product that caused a public uproar earlier this year.