Editorial Results (free)
1. Fred’s Delays Earnings, Annual Report Due to Specialty Pharmacy Unit Sale
- Thursday, April 19, 2018
A couple of hours before Memphis-based discount retailer Fred’s Inc. was due to begin its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2017 earnings presentation for analysts, the company pulled the plug.
Scheduled for Wednesday, April 18, Fred’s has postponed not only the earnings presentation but the release of its annual report. Both have been delayed about two weeks due to a decision Fred’s board of directors made in the fourth quarter to sell the company’s specialty pharmacy business.
2. Last Word: Forrest and Slavery, The Tariff Blitz and Angus McEachran
- Tuesday, March 6, 2018
The report on poverty in Memphis over the last 50 years is on its way to a Greater Memphis Chamber breakfast meeting Thursday. And Terri Lee Freeman, the president of the National Civil Rights Museum and Elena Delavega, the University of Memphis lead researcher of the report, say their message is that as goes Memphis in this regard so goes the nation. And if employers start with lower pay at hiring with percentage raises across the board they feed the racial income gap and bonuses do as well.
3. Tennessee Gov. Haslam Considering US Senate Bid
- Thursday, September 28, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said Thursday that he had been holding out hope that his friend Bob Corker would run for a third term in the U.S. Senate. But now that Corker has decided to retire from Congress, the governor said he's been thrust into the position of having to give a Senate bid serious consideration.
4. Last Word: Deeper on Beale, End of Session and Johnny Mathis
- Thursday, May 11, 2017
Beale Street keeps its cover charge on Saturday nights during its Memphis In May peak. But the district has some complex questions to resolve about its future and who controls that future. If that wasn’t evident before, it became apparent at City Hall Tuesday. It wasn’t the council action on the Beale Street Bucks program that was significant as much as it was the council’s discussion.
- Saturday, March 4, 2017
Chandler Reports’ Real Estate Review Seminar will be held Wednesday, March 8, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. A guest panel will provide their insights on the local market with projections for 2017. Breakfast will be provided. Visit bit.ly/REReviewMarch8 for details and registration.
6. Ex-Nashville Mayor Karl Dean to Run for Tennessee Governor
- Tuesday, February 28, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Former Nashville mayor Karl Dean said he's decided to run for governor of Tennessee in 2018.
7. Boyd Leaving Haslam Administration As He Ponders Gov's Bid
- Wednesday, January 11, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Randy Boyd is stepping down as commissioner of the state Department of Economic and Community Development as he ponders a bid to succeed term-limited Gov. Bill Haslam in 2018.
8. Fitzhugh Touts Rural Credentials As He Mulls Governor's Bid
- Monday, January 9, 2017
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) – State House Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh is seriously considering joining the race to succeed term-limited Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam in 2018.
9. Green 1st With Formal Step Toward Tennessee Governor's Race
- Friday, January 6, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Republican state Sen. Mark Green is the first potential gubernatorial candidate to take a formal step toward entering the race to succeed term-limited Gov. Bill Haslam in 2018.
10. Last Word: Fred's Post Mortem, Karen Camper on Guns and Pentatonix at Calvary
- Thursday, December 22, 2016
Who knew Fred’s could become probably the most complex local business story of the year? More post mortem on the $950 million deal announced this week in which the Memphis-based corporation bought 865 Rite Aid stores from Walgreens and Rite-Aid, who are working toward an acquisition and merger deal of their own.
11. Local Politicos Shift Focus to 2018 Given Expected Presidential Results
- Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Former Shelby County Commissioner Sidney Chism threw a masquerade party two nights before Halloween on an excursion boat.
12. Last Word: Regrouping, Freedom Awards and The View From Another Bridge
- Thursday, July 14, 2016
It will be a year come Sunday – a year since Darrius Stewart, a passenger in a car pulled over by Memphis Police in Hickory Hill was shot and killed by Officer Conner Schilling.
13. Nashville to Vote in Mayor's Race Featuring Heavy Spending
- Thursday, August 6, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The seven candidates vying to become Nashville's next mayor have spent a combined $12.5 million on their bids — the equivalent of $43 for every registered voter in Music City.
14. Appraisals, Inspections Getting More Complex
- Saturday, December 20, 2014
As if things were not crazy enough in Nashville real estate – with inspectors now writing 50-page reports with scores of photographs, underwriters overwriting and overriding, new disclosures and disclaimers proliferating the transaction – appraisers are requiring more and more documentation.
15. Sesley-Baymon Named CEO of Memphis Urban League
- Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Tonja Sesley-Baymon has been appointed president and CEO of the Memphis Urban League by its board of directors. Sesley-Baymon, who has worked with the league for eight years, previously served as programs director for the 70-year-old organization. In her new role, she will provide executive leadership to the league and advocate on behalf of social justice and economic issues affecting Memphis.
16. Sterick Building Gets Upgrades
- Friday, April 20, 2012
The Sterick Building at 8 N. Third St. and Madison Avenue is getting some much-needed renovations from its owner.
17. 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.
18. Former Cleo Site Sells For $2.6M
- Friday, March 16, 2012
A Memphis-based buyer has bought more than 1 million square feet formerly occupied by Cleo Inc. gift-wrapping company in Airport Industrial Park Section A for less than two-thirds of the listing price.
19. Defense Depot Property Sells for $1.1 Million
- Tuesday, October 4, 2011
2085 W.E. Freeman Drive
Memphis, TN 38114
Sale Amount: $1.1 million
Sale Date: Sept. 14, 2011
Buyer: Varma Family LP
20. 14-Acre Defense Depot Site Sells for $1.1 Million
- Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Varma Family LP has bought a 14.4-acre site with an existing building at 2085 W.E. Freeman Drive in Memphis Defense Depot from The Depot Redevelopment Corp. of Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee, for $1.1 million.
21. Freeman Webb Buys Jackson, Tenn., Apts.
- Monday, August 8, 2011
Freeman Webb Investments Inc. – a Nashville-based full-service real estate investment and management firm – has acquired three apartment complexes in Jackson, Tenn., for $13 million.
- Thursday, May 12, 2011
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23. Davis-Kidd Owner Inks New Lease
- Friday, April 29, 2011
One of Memphis’ most celebrated booksellers is here to stay. The new owner of Davis-Kidd Booksellers signed a 22,000-square-foot lease Tuesday at 387 Perkins Road Extended in Laurelwood Shopping Center for 10 years as first reported in The Daily News. The lease will begin Friday.
24. 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.
25. Pacific Logistics Picks Olive Branch for Hub
- Friday, January 7, 2011
Pacific Logistics Corp. has signed a lease for its first Memphis-area location, which will serve as a regional hub for the company’s growing shoe and retail business.
26. 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.
27. Morgan Stanley CEO to Inherit Bank in Transition
- Monday, September 14, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Morgan Stanley's incoming CEO will be facing a drastically different landscape on Wall Street from when John Mack took over in 2005.
28. Brooks Named VP of Junior Achievement
- Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Mary Brooks has been named vice president of programs for Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South Inc. Previously, Brooks served as the director of programs for Junior Achievement. In her new position, she will oversee the operation of Exchange City, Junior Achievement's model city, which is operated for a day by area fifth-graders.
29. Garcia Wells' Owners File Complaint Against Landlords
- Monday, August 13, 2007
Garcia Wells Inc., the ownership group behind Garcia Wells Southwestern Grill, has filed a complaint for damages of $750,000 against its landlord, Overton Square Investors LLC, for allegedly breaching a 2005 lease agreement.
30. Archived Article
- Tuesday, August 7, 2007
5925 Logistics Drive
Memphis, TN 38118
Permit Cost: $4.7 million
Project Cost: $4.7 million
Permit Date: Applied July 2007
31. FedEx Institute of Technology Names Mandle Executive Director
- Wednesday, August 1, 2007
Shaye R. Mandle has been named executive director of the FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis. Previously, he worked for the Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), where he led the business activities of SAIC's Reconnaissance and Surveillance Operation. Mandle has worked as a district director for the former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Dennis Hastert, and as a legislative liaison to the Illinois Department of Revenue.
32. Hackmeyer to Upgrade SecurityAround Perimeter Park
- Wednesday, August 1, 2007
Memphis-based Hackmeyer Properties has bought Perimeter Park on Mount Moriah Road and plans to enhance security at the 15-acre site.
Hackmeyer bought the property for $2.4 million last w
33. Lee's Landing RestaurantsNear Completion
- Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Two blues-themed restaurants on the ground floor of Lee's Landing Garage are nearing completion, and that means more music options for Beale Street patrons. The restaurants will occupy most of the 14,300-square-foot grou
34. Construction Begins On Memphis' Ground Zero Blues Club
- Wednesday, May 9, 2007
Memphis' status as Home of the Blues will grow this summer with the addition of a Ground Zero Blues Club. The original club is in Clarksdale, Miss., and is co-owned by Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman and lawyer Bill Luckett.
35. Barrow Named Chef de Cuisine At Capriccio Grill
- Wednesday, March 14, 2007
The Peabody Hotel has named Brian Barrow chef de cuisine for Capriccio Grill, an Italian steakhouse. Barrow began his culinary career at 27. He attended Johnson & Wales University's College of Culinary Arts in Miami. He previously was a chef at the Ambassador Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and with Do & Co International Catering.
36. The Importance of Being Burnished
- Tuesday, November 28, 2006
In January 1882, a flamboyant 28-year-old writer who would eventually set the Victorian-era literary world aflame arrived in New York City to kick off a 12-month series of speaking engagements in the United States.
37. Burford to Help Develop PR Efforts For Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union
- Wednesday, June 14, 2006
Marc Burford has been promoted to business development coordinator at Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union (MATCU). In his new role, Burford will be responsible for helping develop public relations and for coordinating various public functions that promote MATCU's products and services. He started working at MATCU in 2003 as a sales associate and was promoted to an assistant branch manager in 2004.
38. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, September 14, 2004
Mid-America Finances Four Properties for $22
Mid-America Finances Four Properties
3505 S. Mendenhall Road
Memphis, TN 38115
Cost: $22.3 million
Borrower: Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. and Mid-America Apartments LP
39. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, August 13, 2002
By DAVID LYONS
The King knew real estate, bought wisely
By DAVID LYONS
The Daily News
Long lines of turnpike pilgrims fan themselves in the heat, waiting for the mini-buses that will carry them across Elvis Presley Boulevard to Graceland...
40. Archived Article: Gov't (ccdc) Lead
- Tuesday, August 17, 1999
CCDC to consider CCDC to consider four Downtown projects By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News Two new projects and two lapsed applications to be considered at Wednesdays Center City Development Corp. meeting have one common thread they all involve a sing...
41. Archived Article: Santi
- Tuesday, February 2, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON Real estate review Woodmont Towers LLC, a Tennessee limited liability company, has purchased parts of Lots 19 and 29 in Lea Overton Subdivision from Avron B. Fogelman for $5.6 million, according to a warranty deed filed Jan. 27 in ...
42. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 24, 1998
Sheila Collins has been promoted to vice president at Arnoult & Associates Sheila Collins has been promoted to vice president at Arnoult & Associates. She formerly was project director and operations manager. Collins has an undergraduate deg...
43. Archived Article: Shurgard Chg
- Wednesday, March 26, 1997
Investor to build Shurgard Storage Center in Memphis Seattle storage REIT to build first center in Memphis By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News A limited liability company has purchased land at Appling Road and Highway 64 to construct a Shurgard Stor...
44. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 23, 1996
Victory Bank has announced several promotions: Joel T. Johnson has joined the Pickering Firm Inc. as a structural engineer. He was formerly with Burr & Cole Engineers. He has a bachelors degree from the University of Memphis. Victory Bank has an...