VOL. 122 | NO. 171 | Tuesday, September 11, 2007
In early July, Juvenile Court officials informed CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Memphis and Shelby County and COMEC (the Commission on Missing and Exploited Children) that they would have to find new office space by Oct. 1.
Thanks to his company's recent purchase of The Birches Townhouses in Whitehaven for $3.6 million, Bill Sparano can be counted among the out-of-town investors who are bullish on Memphis real estate.
10.8 acres slated to become, Hyatt Place, Outparcels, Sale Amount: $2.2 million -
10.8 acres in Germantown slated to become a four-story Hyatt Place hotel with four outparcels. The buyer is Silver Cos., a master land developer based in Boca Raton, Fla., and metro Washington. The parcel is at the southeast corner of Winchester and Forest Hill-Irene roads in Germantown.
Development partners Dick Willingham and Randy Sprouse would probably tell you it's disingenuous to suggest the Memphis real estate market is entirely protected from nationwide industry swings.
The winds of change seem to be blowing at Atlanta-based SunTrust Banks Inc., but just which way remains to be seen.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Could the housing market's woes spread to bonds held in mutual funds by millions of ordinary investors?
Peter Ching, 28, landed a job as a programmer at a New York software company this summer. But he had second thoughts when he saw the menu of mutual funds in the company's 401(k) retirement-savings plan.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumers kept charging at a rapid pace on their credit cards in July although their overall borrowing slowed a bit.