Editorial Results (free)
1. Council Reopens MLGW Rate Hike Consideration, Approves Term Limit Referendum
- Thursday, January 25, 2018
Memphis City Council members decided Tuesday, Jan. 23, to take a second look at the gas and electric rate-hike proposals they rejected two weeks ago, but put off any new votes on the matter until February.
2. Council Reopens MLGW Rate Hike Consideration, Approves Term Limit Referendum
- Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Memphis City Council members decided Tuesday, Jan. 23, to take a second look at the gas and electric rate hike proposals they rejected two weeks ago. But they put off any new votes on the matter until the first council meeting in February after what is expected to be a lengthy discussion in committee earlier that same day at City Hall.
3. Council Talks With Head of TVA, Votes on Two More Ballot Questions
- Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Memphis City Council members talk with Tennessee Valley Authority president Bill Johnson Tuesday, Jan. 23, meet Mayor Jim Strickland’s nominee to replace retiring Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division president Jerry Collins and may renew discussions of electric and gas rate hikes proposed by MLGW that it voted down two weeks ago.
4. Gibson Plans to Sell Downtown Factory, Build a New One
- Monday, October 30, 2017
145 Lt. George W. Lee Ave., Memphis, TN 38103: Nashville-based guitar maker Gibson Brands Inc. confirmed Friday, Oct. 20, it is putting its Downtown Memphis factory on the market and plans to build and lease a new facility nearby.
5. Last Word: The No Compete, Liberty Bowl Blues and Assessing the ASD
- Thursday, September 21, 2017
The calendar says fall but the weather says summer and in Arlington the flags and notices say election day. The polls at the two polling places in Arlington open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday in municipal elections – the only regularly scheduled election of 2017 in Shelby County, which in our politics is frequently regarded as an invitation for departures and vacancies in other office that cause the scheduling of special elections. We’ve already had those earlier this year for a spot on the Lakeland commission and a state House seat.
6. Last Word: The Brooks Question, Boyd's Answer and Tigers In the Polls
- Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Art as a real estate consideration. One of the more unusual of many considerations as the Brooks search for a new site – a possible new site, I should add, becomes the city’s favorite topic. So from the CRE vantage point – here are two more possible sites to think about if you haven’t already – Cossitt Library and the Fairgrounds, as well as right where it has been for the last century.
7. Promoters Exporting Authenticity Of Memphis Music in Another Way
- Tuesday, September 12, 2017
A new 5,000- to 6,000-seat concert venue at Graceland by early 2019 is competition. But it probably brings more customers to the overall market for concerts in the city, says the founder of Music Export Memphis, the city’s export office for the music business.
8. Last Word: Southern Heritage Recap, Funky Week Ahead and the Amazon Contest
- Monday, September 11, 2017
The 28th annual Southern Heritage Classic is in the books with a close game at the Liberty Bowl Saturday and the kind of attendance that if sustained through our civic football season – Southern Heritage, Tigers home schedule and AutoZone Liberty Bowl – promises continued growth and changes in our development. Whether there is that growth or not, 47,407 came, tailgated and saw Tennessee State beat Jackson State 17-15.
9. Redbirds Revitalization: Fun at the Old Ballpark and the Winning is Easy
- Thursday, July 27, 2017
Bottom of the seventh inning and another night at AutoZone Park is unfolding the way so many have this season. The Memphis Redbirds have a nice lead. Their starting pitcher has been putting up zeros and the team has been banging out timely hits and playing crisp defense.
10. Last Word: Corporate Musical Chairs, Another Dollar General and Ronnie Grisanti
- Monday, July 3, 2017
The three-way deal by which Memphis-based Fred’s was to buy hundreds of Rite-Aid stores from Walgreens just keeps getting worse for Fred’s even though the deal happened last week without Fred’s. An analyst says Fred’s got cut out because of questions about the corporation’s viability to enter into what is an ambitious change of course for the company on a large scale.
11. Penn National Gaming to Buy 2 Tunica Casinos for $44M
- Thursday, March 30, 2017
1450 Bally Blvd.
Robinsonville, MS 38664
Sale Amount: $44 million
Sale Date: March 28, 2017
12. Last Word: Council Day, Strickland on Immigration and Super Bowl Ad Review
- Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Just when the Shelby County Commission seems to settle into a rhythm of short, concise meetings, along comes a relatively smallish grant for a free condom distribution program locally. And the commission chambers are packed.
13. Developers Request to Amend Downtown Hotel Project
- Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Memphis City Council members will consider an amendment Tuesday, Feb. 7, to plans for a 150-room hotel on the northwest corner of Madison Avenue and B.B. King Boulevard.
The change by Wessman Holdings LLC for the Leader Federal Bank building and the two-story building next to it on the corner would add a new nine-story building past the corner on the B.B. King side.
14. Council Could Delay Turner Dairy Vote Again
- Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Memphis City Council members are likely to delay a vote Tuesday, Jan. 17, on a parking lot for Turner Dairy Holdings LLC in Overton Square that is part of the dairy’s expansion.
15. Convention Center Hotel Plan Hinges on Financing
- Friday, January 6, 2017
For years the Memphis convention and tourism industry has known which comes first in the chicken-and-egg argument about drawing more convention business. More hotel rooms with meeting space take top priority in an environment where there is just enough political will for a $60 million renovation of the Memphis Cook Convention Center but not enough to build and finance a new convention center.
16. Bursting the Bubble
- Saturday, August 27, 2016
Graceland is in Memphis. But the two have tended to coexist, rather than being part of each other, since Elvis Presley’s home opened as a commercial enterprise in 1982.
That is starting to change as a $137 million expansion of Graceland – a $92 million hotel resort opening in October and a $45 million, 200,000-square-foot entertainment complex west of the mansion to open in the spring of 2017 – begins to overlap with a renewed emphasis on Whitehaven as the home of many of the city’s middle class.
17. Hotel Napoleon Joins Growing List of Unique Downtown Lodging
- Tuesday, August 16, 2016
A Downtown property’s ample windows, turn-of-the century architecture and an interesting backstory attracted hotel developer Suna Investments to the historic Winchester Building at 179 Madison Ave.
18. Last Word: Redbirds Sold, Memphis Burning and When Old Dominick Was Young
- Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Grizzlies over the Cavaliers 106-103 Monday evening in Cleveland despite the pre-game injury story dominating up to tip-off.
19. Mix It Up
- Saturday, October 31, 2015
Memphis’ development eye is turning inward and upward as mixed-use projects are becoming more common than ever before.
Usually a mode of survival for densely packed cities, residential, office, retail and even manufacturing are cohabitating in single mixed-use buildings or lots as a way to recoup Memphis’ sprawl. Downtown and Midtown are being combed for infill and adaptive reuse possibilities as millennials are moving to the urban core in droves.
20. Woods at Ridgeway Apartments Sell for $18.5 Million
- Tuesday, April 7, 2015
6277 Lake Arbor Drive and 6206 Knight Arnold Road
Memphis, TN 38115
Sale Amount: $18.5 million
21. Rediscovering the Past
- Friday, March 15, 2013
High-rise office buildings surround it on two sides and even the multistoried rectory at St. Peter Catholic Church offers a downward view of the Magevney House on Adams Avenue, east of Third Street.
22. U of M Files Permit for New Residence
- Tuesday, February 26, 2013
3615 Central Ave. Memphis, TN 38111
Permit Cost: $43.5 million
Project Cost: $53 million
23. Levenger Leases Up EastPark IV
- Friday, December 14, 2012
A Delray Beach, Fla.-based specialty retail company is relocating its Memphis distribution warehouse within the Southeast submarket.
Levenger has inked 96,400 square feet in EastPark Distribution Center IV, 5265 Hickory Hill Road, bringing the 372,800-square-foot building to full occupancy. Levenger also has an operation at 3530 E. Raines Road.
24. Fair Expands One Source With New Broker, Listings
- Tuesday, June 19, 2012
For 15 years, One Source Commercial Inc. has been comprised of one agent: its founder, Rosemarie Fair.
25. Cordova’s Appling Lakes Sells for $26 Million
- Monday, May 28, 2012
1385 Appling Road
Cordova, TN 38016
Sale Total: $26.4 million (27 TIC sellers)
26. New Beale St. Banquet Space Boon for City
- Thursday, April 5, 2012
The recent news that the old Pat O’Brien’s space at 310 Beale St. will soon be filled by three private banquet halls and a corner bar has many event planners keyed up for future venue options.
27. Dancing Jimmy’s to Open on Beale
- Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Beale Street’s former Pat O’Brien’s space is being replaced with a new concept from some of the street’s prime stakeholders.
Bud Chittom and Preston Lamm, operating as Beale Holdings LLC, are renovating the 15,000-square-foot property at 310 Beale St. to prepare it for three banquet halls and a 1,200-square-foot corner bar called Dancing Jimmy’s by May 1.
28. Dancing Jimmy’s to Replace Former Pat O’s Space
- Monday, March 26, 2012
The former Pat O’Brien’s space on Beale Street is being replaced with a new concept from some of the street’s prime stakeholders.
Bud Chittom and Preston Lamm, operating as Beale Holdings LLC, are in the midst of renovating the 15,000-square-foot property at 310 Beale St. to prepare it for three banquet halls and a 1,200-square-foot corner bar called Dancing Jimmy’s by May 1.
29. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Thursday, August 26, 2004
Sell for $2.3 Million
Pro Memphis LLC has purchased seven office buildings on Poplar View Road in Collierville from Peggy Lois Beale Evans and Berry V. Evans Jr. for $2.3 million, according to The Daily N...
30. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, January 18, 2000
To accommodate its expanded digital operations, East Memphis Printing recently relocated to a new 17,000-square-foot facility at 7730A Trinity Road in Cordova East Memphis Printing merges, moves to expanded location To accommodate its expanded digit...
31. Archived Article: Center City
- Wednesday, September 16, 1998
Two projects are one step closer to reality after a meeting Tuesday Downtown hotel, apartments clear Center City board By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News Two projects that would add apartments and hotel rooms to Downtown are one step closer to reality ...