VOL. 122 | NO. 127 | Tuesday, July 10, 2007
Though down in Q2, local business license filings appear steady over time
More than 300 people or businesses applied for new business licenses in June in Shelby County, representing a little more than 20 percent of those who filed licenses during the second quarter. During Q2, 1,458 licenses were filed with the Shelby County Clerk, according to The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
Twenty years ago, Tom Elledge Jr. began investing in real estate on the side.
650 E. Parkway South, Memphis, TN 38104, Permit Cost: $9.5 million -
Christian Brothers University (CBU) is building a new 32,000-square-foot science center, The Cooper-Wilson Center for Life Sciences, just inside the university's southern entrance off Central Avenue. The new three-story building will be adjoined with the current science building and will hold mostly classrooms and labs, small research areas, and faculty and administrative offices.
A development entity managed by local sports businessman Chris Talley has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
The mastermind of the largest securities fraud case ever tried in Memphis federal court had his sentence reduced by nine years in a re-sentencing hearing late last week.
“Any and all money that can be pumped into this program is definitely a plus because this program serves the very financially needy students of Tennessee,” said Tim Phelps, associate executive director for grant and scholarship programs for the Tennessee Student Assistance Corp.
"We don't comment on speculation or rumor related to corporate development activity," company spokesman Jess Bunn said.