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1. NTSB Blames Distracted Engineer for Deadly Amtrak Wreck
- Wednesday, May 18, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) – The speeding Amtrak train that crashed in Philadelphia last year, killing eight people, most likely ran off the rails because the engineer was distracted by word of a nearby commuter train getting hit by a rock, federal investigators concluded Tuesday.
2. Supreme Court Upholds Use of Controversial Execution Drug
- Tuesday, June 30, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) – Trading sharp words, a deeply divided Supreme Court upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal-injection executions Monday, even as two dissenting justices said for the first time they think it's "highly likely" the death penalty itself is unconstitutional.
3. Schools, Development Dominate Germantown Races
- Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Germantown will have a new mayor once all of the votes are counted Nov. 4 in the city’s municipal elections on the ballot.
But the race between former Germantown Community Services director George Brogdon and alderman Mike Palazzolo likely won’t completely settle the community’s discussion and debate about development and the future of the Germantown Municipal Schools district.
4. Health Choice Selects Jones to Lead Provider Engagement
- Wednesday, June 11, 2014
LaTasha Jones has been named director of provider engagement at Health Choice LLC, where she will be responsible for directing and managing the implementation of a clinical integration database for Health Choice providers and practices.
5. Women Prove Mettle in Tough CRE Industry
- Saturday, February 22, 2014
When Rosemarie Fair first entered the world of commercial real estate in the early 1980s, it was still a largely male-dominated profession and she felt the biting sting of disrespect.
“When you’re in property management as a female and you’re developing a Downtown mixed-use project, when you walked into a construction site the contractors and subcontractors just assumed here comes the owner’s wife, or the secretary,” said Fair, owner of One Source Commercial Inc. “The old adage back then was you had to work twice as hard to be thought of half as much and back then it was absolutely true. I had to start below zero and prove myself. And I did, and I was successful.”
6. Empowering Programs
- Friday, January 31, 2014
On a recent Thursday night in January, 10 young girls enjoyed assorted cheeses, crab cakes, fruits and desserts at Napa Café in East Memphis.
While the girls, all members of Girls Inc. of Memphis, loved the food, it was their discussions with female employees from CB Richard Ellis Memphis that nourished their imaginations and ambitions.
7. Sharp Wears Many Hats at CBRE Memphis
- Saturday, August 17, 2013
CB Richard Ellis Memphis’ Mary Sharp never has a dull day as the chief operating officer and head of the company’s Asset Services division.
8. Breaking the Mold
- Saturday, February 23, 2013
When Rosemarie Fair was named Broker of the Year in investment sales at last year’s Pinnacle Awards, she became the first woman ever to do so.
Before Fair founded One Source Commercial Inc. in 1993, she worked with Carlisle Corp. in the early 1980s on Beale Street Landing Downtown. She remembers often what her mentor Gene Carlisle taught her – “Somebody will take care of the big stuff, it’s the nickels and dimes that make the difference.”
9. CREW Memphis Hosts National Leadership Summit
- Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The 2013 Commercial Real Estate Women Network National Winter Leadership Summit and Council Meeting will take place this week at The Peabody hotel, as women in the industry network, learn more about Memphis and help the local chapter build its brand within the Memphis-area market.
10. Women Groups to Elevate Business at Seminar
- Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Three years ago, three national women’s organizations began to gather in Memphis with a vision of preparing and excelling women in business.
The third annual “When Great Women Gather” event will be held Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. It is being co-hosted by Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), and the Women Business Enterprise Council South (WBEC South).
11. $7.5 Million Permit App Filed for Fieldstone Apts.
- Tuesday, June 05, 2012
7986 Tournament Drive
Memphis, TN 38125
Permit Cost: $7.5 million
Permit Date: Applied May 2012
Owner: Fieldstone Apartments III Co.
Contractor: Patton & Taylor Construction Co.
12. Office Opportunities
- Thursday, May 03, 2012
Memphis’ office real estate landscape is changing, and for three firms, those changes are creating opportunities.
Orlando, Fla.-based Parkway Properties Inc. in March completed the sale of its interest in Renaissance Center – a 190,000-square-foot office building at 1715 Aaron Brenner Drive in the Poplar Avenue corridor – to partner Parkway Properties Office Fund LP.
13. Chamberlain Joins MBI
- Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Jessica Chamberlain has joined MBI as a workspace consultant.
Hometown: Arlington, Tenn.
14. Networking Event Brings Women Biz Orgs Together
- Wednesday, September 07, 2011
It’s a cliché phrase that rings true for nearly every professional industry: it’s all about who you know.
Tough economic times serve as a reminder that networking is a powerful force to combating slow sales. That’s the concept behind a Tuesday, Sept. 13, meeting celebrating women in business.
15. Sharp Optimistic About Future of CRE
- Friday, June 17, 2011
For more than 17 years, Mary Sharp has made a name for herself in the historically male-dominated industry of commercial real estate.
16. CREW Unites Women in Real Estate Deals
- Wednesday, May 25, 2011
In a tough economic climate, it’s imperative for women in the commercial real estate industry to join forces and work to cross deals through the finish line.
That’s the message Carol Slone, a founding member of the Memphis chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women, stresses to members and those considering joining the professional networking group.
17. Council to Consider Budget, Schools Tax
- Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. takes a $687.4 million city operating budget Tuesday to the Memphis City Council.
And the council will talk over a special school tax rate of 39 cents Tuesday.
The budget proposal is $22.7 million in the red.
18. MAAR Presents 2010 Realtor Awards
- Thursday, December 16, 2010
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors has named Mary Sharp of Crye-Leike Inc. Realtors as its Realtor of the Year.
19. SEC Chief: Early Findings Due in Trading Probe
- Wednesday, May 19, 2010
BOSTON (AP) - Federal investigators on Tuesday will submit preliminary findings into a sudden plunge in financial markets, and exchanges will propose new trading rules aimed at preventing another such crash, the nation's top securities regulator said.
20. GreenScape Promotes Colvett to President
- Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Frank Colvett Jr. has been promoted to president of GreenScape Inc.
Colvett previously was executive vice president and corporate treasurer. He has been with GreenScape since 1992 and also has served the company in various capacities including project manager, estimator and vice president of marketing. His civic and community activities include serving as treasurer of the Tennessee Republican Party, and as a member of St. George’s Episcopal Church and the University Club of Memphis.
21. Colvett Named Greenscape President
- Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Frank Colvett Jr. has been promoted to president of GreenScape Inc.
Colvett previously was executive vice president and corporate treasurer. He has been at GreenScape since 1992 and has served in various capacities including project manager, estimator and vice president of marketing.
22. Commission To Consider Gov’t Appointments
- Monday, March 15, 2010
Shelby County Commissioners will take up a slate of appointments to county and joint city-county boards at today’s full commission meeting.
The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. An agenda can be found at www.memphisdailynews.com.
23. The Business of Law
- Monday, February 15, 2010
As many sectors of the economy slowly sputter back to life, the state of the legal industry is often overlooked in economic reports. This trend can be surprising because law firms and corporate legal departments provide the advice and representation necessary for many different kinds of businesses to move forward with their recovery.
24. Dixon to Feature National Ornamental Metal Museum Work
- Monday, January 11, 2010
he National Ornamental Metal Museum isn’t moving from its haven above the Mississippi River, but East Memphis arts patrons soon will have a chance to view metal art from local artists without trekking Downtown.
25. Both Parties Expect Democratic Senate Pickups
- Tuesday, November 04, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats counted on solidifying their thin leadership grip on the Senate as voters flocked to the polls Tuesday to fill 35 Senate seats. Embattled Republicans braced for losses but hoped they would be modest ones.
26. Smith Named President at Zycron Inc.
- Wednesday, February 06, 2008
Steven Howard Smith of Zycron Inc., Tennessee's largest minority-owned information technology services firm, has been chosen as the company's new president.
Smith joined Zycron in July as executive vice president. He has more than 21 years of management experience in the information technology consulting industry.
27. City Council to ReappointThree to Film Commission
- Tuesday, February 05, 2008
Herbert S. O'Mell, Pat Kerr Tigrett and Blanchard E. Tual are expected to be reappointed to the Memphis and Shelby County Film Commission during today's Memphis City Council meeting.
28. Jewell Receives Certificate of Planning
- Wednesday, January 30, 2008
Laura Jewell of A2H has received a certificate of planning from the American Institute of Certified Planners.
Jewell holds a bachelor's degree in landscape architecture from Mississippi State University in 2002. She has five years' experience in the planning field and more than three years' experience in landscape architecture.
29. Ethics Ordinance Continues At Commission Forefront
- Friday, October 26, 2007
They never received their free tickets to University of Memphis football games and the university doesn't offer freebies for basketball games.
So, it would appear members of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners are hoping for a quiet off-season after a controversial tweaking of the four-month-old ethics ordinance covering county government.
30. County CommissionDiscusses Bus Retrofitting
- Monday, October 22, 2007
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners today will discuss a resolution for the retrofitting of Shelby County Schools buses to help reduce transportation-based air pollution emissions.
31. Peterson Named Director of Purchasing at UTHSC
- Wednesday, October 03, 2007
Kenneth M. Peterson has been appointed director of purchasing for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Previously, Peterson was a career employee of the U.S. government, and formerly served as director of the National Acquisition Center for the Customs and Border Patrol Protection Service in the Department of Homeland Security.
32. Marshall Changes Administrative Roles at Methodist University Hospital
- Wednesday, May 09, 2007
Barry Marshall has been named administrator of clinical business development at Methodist University Hospital. Marshall has worked at Methodist since 2004 as administrator of the Transplant Institute. Prior to joining Methodist, he worked at the Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati where he was the administrator of transplant services and later the director of transplant services and managed care. He received a bachelor's degree in health care administration in 1999 from Columbus, Ohio-based Franklin University and a master's degree in business administration in 2005 from Caldwell, Idaho-based Canyon College.
33. You Go Girls: Mock Trial Team Members Get Their Game On
- Thursday, March 22, 2007
High school student Keith Hall admits that during this time of year, she thinks about mock trial competition all the time. She thinks about it in her math class when she should be focusing on calculus. It even keeps her awake at night.
34. An Accounting Deal That Really Adds Up
- Thursday, November 30, 2006
It's only been a few months since the Memphis accounting firm of Cannon Wright Blount acquired a smaller firm and became one of the largest independent CPA groups in the city.
However, it probably should not come as a surprise that at Cannon Wright Blount (CWB) - whose nontraditional approach to the world of accounting extends all the way to the chic décor in the firm's office - the company's third merger in three years becomes final as of tomorrow.
35. Davy Crockett Golf Course Could Be a Hard Sell for the City
- Tuesday, June 27, 2006
Davy Crockett might not have made it out of the Alamo, but an 18-hole public golf course bearing his name has lived to fight another day after surviving a Memphis City Council meeting earlier this month.
36. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, February 02, 2005
MAAR Inducts Officers, Names Realtor Award Winners
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors announced the following 2004 award winners: Lee McWaters of McWaters & Associates, Realtor of the Year; Sally Isom of Prudential Collins-M...
37. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, January 05, 2005
The Memphis Orchestral Society has elected its officers for the 2004 fiscal year
Association of Fundraising Professionals Elects Board Members
The Association of Fundraising Professionals elected the following board members for 2005: Laurie Mc...
38. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 29, 2004
BOMA Inducts 2005 Officers
Gibbons Named to Chair National Committee
Judge Julia Gibbons of Memphis was named by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist as chair of the Budget Committee of the Judicial Conference. Gibbons has bee...
39. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, January 14, 2003
MAAR hands out
MAAR installs officers,
hands out Realtor awards
At its annual inauguration ceremony Thursday, the Memphis Area Association of Realtors installed its 2003 officers and board of directors.
Officers are Isaac Northern Jr. of...
40. Archived Article: 01building (lead)
- Thursday, January 31, 2002
2001 new building falls drastically from year before 2001 commercial construction falls drastically By SUE PEASE The Daily News The number of building permits filed for new commercial construction fell by almost half last year compared to the number...
41. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, October 09, 2001
HOUSING AND Urban Development secretary Mel Martinez announced that for the first time since the Gulf War, reservists and memb
For the first time since the Persian Gulf War, National Guard reservists and members called to active service will rece...
42. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, August 07, 2001
The Realtors Land Institute site selection seminar is 8 a The Tennessee Real Estate Commission seminars scheduled Wednesday and Thursday have been canceled. Due to the recent budget constraints, the state has canceled all travel by TREC. Benny Lende...
43. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, July 31, 2001
The Realtors Land Institute site selection seminar is 8 a The Realtors Land Institute site selection seminar is 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday at the Memphis Area Association of Realtors education center, 6393 Poplar Ave. Participants ...
44. Archived Article: Real Focus (women)
- Tuesday, January 09, 2001
Construction With A Female Leaning Home construction with a female touch By MARY DANDO The Daily News Those considering going with a custom-built home might find a feminine touch just the ticket to fulfill their needs. Ginger Coggins, Coggins and Co...
45. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, September 23, 1997
Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. announced it will merge with Flournoy Development Co., a Columbus, Ga.-based developer, builder, owner and manager of apartment communities in a transaction valued at about...
46. Archived Article: Back
- Tuesday, January 21, 1997
Home sales peak in 96 Home sales peak in 96 Memphis area home sales recorded in the Multiple Listing Service reached an all-time high in 1996, according to a report last week from the Memphis Area Association of Realtors. Decembers total of 780 MLS-...