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1. Taking Their Hacks? FBI Investigates Cardinals in Breach of Astros’ Database
- Friday, June 19, 2015
One funny man posted a picture of former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Luther Hackman, deeming him a “person of interest.”
Just about everyone took a swing at the Cardinals’ tiresome Best Fans in Baseball moniker by pointing out that “you can’t spell BFIB without FBI.”
2. Hillwood to Launch Two Spec Buildings in DeSoto County
- Friday, November 14, 2014
A Texas-based development firm will start turning dirt soon on a massive new business park in DeSoto County.
Hillwood Investment Properties is expected to begin site work in around 30 days on Legacy Park, a 266-acre distribution and business park on the south side of Goodman Road, just east of Hacks Cross Road near Polk Lane.
3. Marx-Bensdorf Expands in East Memphis
- Friday, September 19, 2014
A prominent Memphis realty company has expanded its presence in East Memphis. Marx-Bensdorf Realtors has grown in the office building at 5860 Ridgeway Loop Blvd. by 526 square feet, bringing its total to 4,653 square feet.
4. Steffner Adds SIOR Role to Real Estate Resume
- Saturday, August 23, 2014
Since Joe Steffner opened his own commercial real estate firm 10 years ago, the industry veteran has had a front row seat to some wild changes in the industry.
He experienced everything from the boom days of the early- and mid-2000s to the depths of the recession and its crushing aftermath as the decade ended.
5. Green Mountain Consulting Finds Home Along Poplar
- Friday, July 18, 2014
Logistics vendor Green Mountain Consulting wasn’t necessarily looking to buy an office building when it began its search for more office space for expansion.
“We’re not getting into the commercial real estate business because we wanted to be in it; we got into it because we have a company to operate and needed the space,” said Jim Jacobs, one of Green Mountain’s co-founders.
6. Renovation, Expansion Underway at Saddle Creek
- Friday, June 13, 2014
The Shops at Saddle Creek has picked up a new tenant as the lifestyle center undergoes a renovation.
Marmi Shoes has leased 1,395 square feet between Vera Bradley and Madewell at Saddle Creek. St. Louis-based Marmi Shoes offers a wide variety of women’s shoe styles and sizes with a European influence. The Saddle Creek location, the first in the Memphis area and the second in Tennessee, is expected to open in the fall.
7. FedEx Seeks Office Space as Needs Shift
- Friday, May 30, 2014
FedEx Corp. is currently looking for 25,000 square feet of office space in the Memphis market, according to several real estate brokers.
8. Loeb Midtown Center Now Fully Leased
- Friday, April 11, 2014
Loeb Properties’ Belvedere Collection on Union Avenue in Midtown is 100 percent leased.
Agilitas USA Inc., operating as Results Physiotherapy, signed a new lease for 2,280 square feet in Suites 105-106 at the retail strip center.
9. Don’t Take Ballpark, Team for Granted
- Friday, November 22, 2013
Way back in the 1990s, when Downtown Memphis was The Peabody hotel and a bus station and not much more, Memphis Redbirds founder Dean Jernigan went on a tour of major-league ballparks.
10. Commercial Practitioners Have Voice With Council
- Tuesday, April 09, 2013
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council has grown and evolved over the past nine years since its inception, with membership increasing from 150 members in 2004 to more than 350 members this year.
11. J.D. Byrider Brings First Franchise To Memphis
- Friday, October 26, 2012
The nation’s largest used car franchise company has entered the Memphis market. Carmel, Ind.-based J.D. Byrider has inked 30,900 square feet at 2580 Mount Moriah Road, marking the company’s second Tennessee dealership.
12. DeWitt to Steer Council With Passion for Real Estate
- Friday, September 28, 2012
Greg deWitt’s history degree doesn’t necessarily come into play during his day-to-day leasing of office space, but it speaks to his early-on fascination with the built environment and the movers and shakers who helped to create it.
13. Commercial Council Elects deWitt, Reilly as Top Leaders
- Monday, August 13, 2012
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council announced its 2013 officers and directors Thursday, Aug. 9, at its annual Member Appreciation and Election Party.
Greg deWitt of Grubb & Ellis Memphis will serve as 2013 president. Patrick Reilly of CB Richard Ellis Memphis will serve as vice president.
14. Unified Moves To East Pointe Biz Center
- Friday, April 20, 2012
An independent forensic engineering and investigations company has relocated its Mid-South Service Center to a more secure location.
Unified Investigations & Sciences Inc. has inked 8,565 square feet in East Pointe Business Center Building D, 3875 Vantech Drive. The Suwanee, Ga.-based tenant was previously located at 3955 Whitebrook Drive, where it serviced Arkansas, North Mississippi and West Tennessee.
15. ‘Washington Courtyard’ Sells For $900K
- Friday, February 24, 2012
A trio of office buildings at Washington Avenue and Danny Thomas Boulevard has traded hands for $900,000.
Investment group 301 WA LTD LLC of Arizona purchased the assets from Gregory Realty GP. Brian Califf of NAI Saig Co. represented the seller.
16. Pinnacle Awards To Honor City’s Best in CRE
- Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Amid the lukewarm commercial real estate climate, a little recognition goes a long way.
That’s why the Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council is well under way in planning the 11th annual Pinnacle Awards ceremony, a night dedicated to showcasing commercial real estate industry professionals in the Memphis area.
17. Colliers Signs Baker to First Site in Tenn.
- Friday, December 09, 2011
Colliers International’s industrial team of Andy Cates, Preston Thomas and Mike Driscoll has inked 63 transactions this year. Here’s a rundown on a flurry of recent deals the trio has brokered.
18. The Burger Joint Joins Ridgeway Trace
- Friday, August 19, 2011
Another national burger chain is setting up shop locally, except this one selected Memphis as its entrance into the Tennessee market.
BGR The Burger Joint is the latest tenant to join Ridgeway Trace Center, the 347,358-square-foot development at Poplar Avenue and Interstate 240 anchored by Target, Best Buy, PetSmart and Sports Authority.
19. Dollar General Building Store On Jackson In N. Memphis
- Friday, June 10, 2011
Plans for a new Dollar General store in the city’s North submarket are under way. Ware Properties LLC purchased 9,100 square feet of vacant land at 3433 Jackson Ave. from Hector Tejeda in May for $140,000, according to the Shelby County Register of Deeds. The Shelby County Assessor of Property’s 2011 appraisal of the parcel was $109,200.
20. Memphis Pride Signs Lease At Trinity Ridge
- Friday, May 06, 2011
An up-and-coming Mid-South cheer and tumbling company has signed a new lease to expand its business, a move that will benefit the facility’s students and parents alike.
Memphis Pride is relocating from a 5,000-square-foot space in Cordova Industrial Park to 16,080-square-foot lease at 7740 B Trinity Road, suite 126.
21. Myers Tire Finds ‘Ideal’ Spot in Miss.
- Friday, April 01, 2011
Airways Distribution Center at 8474 Marketplace Drive in Southaven is nearly at capacity with a new lease.
22. Staples to Build First Memphis Location
- Friday, February 25, 2011
The world’s largest office products company will soon enter the Memphis market.
Framingham, Mass.-based Staples Inc. has signed a 17,945-square-foot lease at Ridgeway Trace, the shopping center at Poplar Avenue and Interstate 240 developed by Houston-based Weingarten Realty Investors.
23. Grubb & Ellis to Lease Oak Court Office Building
- Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Simon Property Group Inc. has selected Grubb & Ellis Memphis as the leasing agent for Oak Court Drive, a 136,000-square-foot Class A office building on Poplar Avenue in East Memphis.
Grubb & Ellis president Joe Steffner and vice president Greg deWitt will handle the leasing for the property, which sits next to Oak Court Mall and currently has up to 13,000 square feet of contiguous space with smaller suites available for other prospective tenants.
24. Omni Visions Deal Headlines Leasing Activity
- Friday, October 29, 2010
Omni Visions Inc. recently signed a new lease at Kirby Gate Business Campus, 2725 Kirby Parkway, for 3,523 square feet.
25. Grubb & Ellis’ deWitt Appointed To MAAR Commercial Council
- Wednesday, September 01, 2010
Greg deWitt of Grubb & Ellis Co. has been appointed to the Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council. He will take over one of the council’s director seats next year before becoming the council’s vice president in 2012.
26. MAAR Commercial Council Welcomes New Board Members
- Monday, August 16, 2010
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council held its annual board of directors meeting Thursday, approving three new members for its 2011 board.
Greg deWitt of Grubb & Ellis Co. will take over one of the council’s director seats next year before becoming the council’s vice president in 2012. He will inherit the seat occupied by John Mercer of Highwoods Properties in 2011.
27. U of M Names Murrell Assistant Dean of Distance Education
- Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Dr. Vicki Murrell has been named assistant dean of distance education for the University of Memphis.
28. Archived Article: Real Focus (hbg)
- Tuesday, May 30, 2000
Hnedak Bobo creates master plan for firms future Hnedak Bobo creates blueprint for firms future By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News In an effort to ensure its success into the 21st century and beyond, Memphis architecture firm Hnedak Bobo Group has exp...
29. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 15, 1998
Greg L Fecteau has been named service line administrator of oncology at Baptist Memorial Health Care Greg L Fecteau has been named service line administrator of oncology at Baptist Memorial Health Care. He formerly was executive director of primary ...