VOL. 125 | NO. 159 | Tuesday, August 17, 2010
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will take several key steps at its meeting Thursday toward assembling the incentive package city leaders and an investor group hope will convince Pinnacle Airlines Corp. to bring its Memphis headquarters Downtown.
NEW YORK (AP) – Medtronic, the world's largest maker of medical devices, will buy bone graft company Osteotech Inc. for $123 million, the companies said Tuesday.
Firms shift gears in hopes of finding projects
David Schuermann, president of Architecture Inc., said his 16-year-old Downtown firm specializes in renovations and restorations to existing buildings.
The federal stimulus program has been very, very good to the Pickering Firm Inc., a Memphis-based engineering company.
When a patient makes a doctor’s appointment or a homeowner hires an architect for a renovation project, he or she expects that doctor or architect to be a professional. And that term “professional” is measurable.
Many architecture and engineering firms spent the past two years adapting to the changing economic times, but the most prominent example occurred last winter when Looney Ricks Kiss Architects Inc. filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition.
Memphis audiences are getting an earful from businessmen and politicians who want to be seen as modern-day Paul Reveres, sounding alarm bells about taxes, the fragile economy and what’s in store for corporate America.
The upcoming annual conference of the Memphis Business Group on Health offers employers insights into controlling benefit costs from experts on the subject.
Democratic candidate for governor Mike McWherter heard a lot about Mississippi “poaching” businesses from Memphis during a lunch this month in East Memphis.
5336 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38119, Permit Amount: $775,000 -
Building permit to raze the former Bennigan’s Grill & Tavern restaurant on Poplar Avenue across the street from the dead end of Estate Drive.
It appears as though the dog days of summer have infected the global economy as well.
NEW YORK (AP) – For years, executives at ABC, Fox and NBC essentially stopped caring about television viewers once they had reached 50 years old.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Homebuilder confidence dropped for the third straight month in August as the struggling economy and a flood of cheap foreclosed properties kept people from buying new homes.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) – A $118 million expansion and renovation of the Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center will bring Mississippi into the competitive fray for most of the biggest meetings in the United States, the center's executive director says.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal regulators are proposing changes that would help consumers better understand their rights when disputing a credit report.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Banks have eased lending standards for small businesses for the first time in nearly four years, the Federal Reserve said Monday.