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1. South City Redevelopment Heats Up With Renovations, New Construction
- Saturday, August 19, 2017
The up-and-coming South City neighborhood is enjoying a resurgence of redevelopment activity lately, with the restoration of several historic properties, new multifamily construction and talk of bringing in a grocery store. The city and the Downtown Memphis Commission have been instrumental in the renewed interest, with noteworthy projects including the Clayborn Temple, the Universal Life Building and the demolition of Foote Homes.
2. View From the Hill: Haslam Plan Tilts Broadband Playing Field
- Thursday, February 02, 2017
State Reps. Pat Marsh and Art Swann emerged from a meeting underwhelmed by Gov. Bill Haslam’s legislation to spread broadband internet access across Tennessee.
“I thought there would be a lot more to it,” says Marsh, a Shelbyville Republican, calling the proposal “a drop in the bucket” financially but at least a starting point.
3. New Routes, CEO Contract Approved By MATA
- Thursday, September 29, 2016
The Memphis Area Transit Authority board of commissioners approved more than $500,000 in new bus service Tuesday, Sept. 27, including three new bus routes, and it extended the contract of MATA president and general manager Ron Garrison through 2022.
4. Historic Mansion Being Restored Into Exclusive French-Asian Restaurant
- Wednesday, September 21, 2016
The Nineteenth Century Club, one of the last great mansions of Union Avenue, was slated to become a strip mall. Next door to the 107-year-old building is a Taco Bell, which stands on the site of the Nineteenth Century Club’s former ballroom.
5. Last Word: As The Wheel Tax Turns, New Zoo Poll and Once Every Dozen Years
- Wednesday, June 01, 2016
When the school year ends, that’s not necessarily when leaders of school systems can take it easy.
That’s because the business of school systems is about looking months if not years ahead on your mental calendar.
6. Innovating Health
- Saturday, May 28, 2016
Dr. Guy Reed’s Memphis-based medical startup hit a big milestone toward the end of 2015, when Japanese pharmaceutical company Daiichi Sankyo reached a deal to license the company’s technology.
7. Medical Device Startup Founders Flock To Memphis for ZeroTo510 Cohort
- Saturday, May 21, 2016
It was during a hospital stay for severe abdominal pain while Srinath Vaddepally was studying for his master’s degree that he got an idea for the product and company that would eventually bring him to Memphis.
8. The Week Ahead: Nov. 9, 2015
- Monday, November 09, 2015
How was your weekend, Memphis? Here’s our weekly rundown of local happenings you need to know about, from revenge on the Warriors to crime reduction through urban planning…
It’s still election season in 70 percent of the city, which sounds like a weather forecast – part warning and part advisory.
But the seven-day outlook calls for an increased chance of political engagement this week. Early voting in the set of five Memphis City Council runoff races continues this week at eight satellite locations as well as the Downtown site, 157 Poplar Ave.
The runoff elections in council districts 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7 will determine the identity of a council that will have at least six, possibly seven new members. Super District council members Philip Spinosa and Martavius Jones, the two confirmed new faces on the council, were elected outright on Oct. 8.
9. Council Begins Hearings on Operating Budget
- Tuesday, May 05, 2015
The Memphis City Council is down a member as its budget committee begins hearings Tuesday, May 5, on the $656.5 million operating budget proposal of Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr.
Council member Shea Flinn resigned Thursday effective immediately to take a position as vice president at the Greater Memphis Chamber in charge of the Chairman’s Circle.
10. Maines Paper & Food Service Continues Work in Arlington
- Tuesday, February 17, 2015
11420 Gulf Stream Road
Memphis, TN 38002
Permit Amount: $2.5 million
Permit Application Date: February 2015
Owner: W D Arlington LLC
Tenant: Maines Paper & Food Service
Details: More new construction is planned at the Maines Paper & Food Service cold-storage facility in Arlington.
11. Shelby Farms Conservancy Seeks $7.2 Million in Permits
- Tuesday, February 03, 2015
6093 N Patriot Lake Blvd.
415 E. Patriot Lake Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38118
Permit Amount: $7.2 million
12. Fogelman Affiliate Files Loan on Former Cozymel’s Site
- Tuesday, December 30, 2014
6450 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38119
Loan Amount: $6.1 million
Loan Date: Dec. 17, 2014
Maturity Date: Jan. 1, 2023
Borrower: Crown Centre LLC
Lender: Financial Federal Bank
Details: A company affiliated with Robert F. Fogelman II has filed a loan on a key piece of East Memphis land.
13. ‘Stable’ Foreclosures
- Thursday, January 17, 2013
The Crowne Plaza Hotel at 300 N. Second St. sits on a little less than two acres near Interstate 40. The Shelby County Assessor of Property’s 2012 appraisal for the 11-story, 244-room hotel was $6.6 million.
14. ‘Let’s Do This’
- Monday, November 12, 2012
There was just something about FedExForum. Something about touring the more than 800,000-square-foot arena for the first time that made him think it’s “just awesome, being inside here.”
15. Executive Coach Burtch Earns Int’l Designation
- Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Bill Burtch, founder and president of full-service management consultancy firm Harmony Coaching & Consulting, has received the Professional Certified Coach designation from the International Coach Federation, becoming the second PCC in Memphis. Burtch, who also holds the Senior Professional in Human Resources designation, focuses his consulting work in executive/team coaching, professional development training and human resources consulting.
16. Performance Of Memphis Public Cos. Varies Widely
- Monday, April 16, 2012
Memphis is home to several publicly traded companies that have made an indelible mark on industries ranging from transportation to finance and manufacturing.
Here’s a snapshot of how those companies are faring at the moment. (For a detailed look at AutoZone, see related story, "The Fast Lane.")
17. Mitsubishi Chem Subsidiary Files Permit App for HQ
- Tuesday, March 27, 2012
2665 Fite Road
Memphis, TN 38127
Permit Cost: $8.2 million
Permit Date: Applied March 2012
18. MC Ionic Continues Work on HQ, Plant
- Friday, March 23, 2012
MC Ionic Solutions US Inc., a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. that will produce an electrolyte solution used in lithium-ion batteries, is moving ahead with its North Memphis headquarters and production plant.
19. Humphreys Joins Keller Williams Realty
- Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Herbo Humphreys has joined the Crump Realty Group of Keller Williams Realty. Humphreys previously worked as a project supervisor for Bryan-Turley Properties.
20. Factory Orders Rise For Second Time in 3 Months
- Thursday, June 04, 2009
Orders to U.S. factories rose 0.7 percent in April, the second increase in three months and further evidence that manufacturers may be recovering.
Still, the U.S. Commerce Department’s report Wednesday was below analysts’ expectations of a 0.9 percent increase. The department also sharply marked down the March figure to a 1.9 percent drop, compared to the 0.9 percent decline previously reported.
21. Squeezing More Miles Out of that Hybrid
- Friday, January 02, 2009
At the Detroit auto show next month, one of the most highly anticipated new vehicles will be Toyota Motor Corp.'s third-generation Prius hybrid. It features a roomier interior and better gas mileage than the current model, the best-selling hybrid in the world.
22. Archived Article: Lead
- Thursday, May 12, 2005
By Andy Meek
City Seeks to Build New Forensic Center
Facility would increase research, educational capabilities
The Daily News
Like the portion of the old Baptist Memorial Hospital that was demolished this week, another hist...
23. Archived Article: Gov
- Friday, May 06, 2005
By Andy Meek
Council to Consider Mayors Capital Spending Plans
The Daily News
The Memphis City Council will begin its formal consideration of Mayor Willie Herentons $1.9 billion capital improvement program budget today, a plan ...
24. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 10, 2000
Davie L Davie L. Lloyd has been named as an associate at Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc. Lloyd has 36 years experience in the mechanical engineering systems design of commercial, industrial and health care projects. He is the manager ...
25. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, February 01, 1999
Storage USA Reports Year-End Northwest Airlink will move its scheduled airline operations from Drake Field to the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport effective March 15. The airline will continue to operate six daily flights to Memphis and will main...