Editorial Results (free)
1. Safe and Sound
- Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Entrepreneur Jim Turner is enjoying the recent growth of his MedixSafe drug security cabinet business, which sprouted from his successful security-based business, Electronic Security Specialists & Cabling (ESSC). This year, MedixSafe will top $1 million in sales for the first time and will account for one-third of ESSC’s overall business.
2. Last Word: Making Memphis Easier, Strickland on Graceland and Construction Jobs
- Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Some of the BSMF reviews in from this past weekend are thumbs up for the way Memphis In May has ramped up what you might call its infrastructure around Uber, Lyft and little items like muddy boots for the increasing number of Memphians and visitors who are ready to go no matter what the weather is doing. And they may opt for some other way into Downtown beyond driving a car and finding a parking place and walking, especially when there’s a drop off at the northern end of the music festival. Even a fire hydrant water flow to take the mud off your boots. We can make Memphis easier with less effort than we think at the outset.
3. County Commission Urges Haslam to Veto Immigration Bill
- Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Shelby County commissioners approved a resolution Monday, April 30, urging Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam to veto a bill that would require local and state law enforcement agencies to work with federal immigration and customs enforcement agents on immigration matters.
4. County Commission Urges Haslam Veto of Immigration Bill
- Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Shelby County commissioners approved a resolution Monday, April 30, urging Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam to veto a bill that would require local and state law enforcement agencies to work with federal immigration agents on immigration matters.
5. Clark Tower, Primacy Parkway Ink New Tenants
- Monday, March 12, 2018
5100 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38137
Lease Amount: 1,830 square feet
Tenant: Accurate Communications Corp.
6. Pettit Joins Food Bank As Chief Development Officer
- Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Attorney Peter Pettit has joined Mid-South Food Bank as chief development officer following his recent retirement as a partner in the Memphis office of Bass, Berry & Sims PLC. In his new role, Pettit works closely with food bank leaders to develop strategies and relationships with major gift donors, and specifically is working to complete the $12.5 million “Hunger to Hope” capital campaign.
7. 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.
8. Flintco Files $25 Million Permit for ServiceMaster HQ
- Thursday, June 1, 2017
150 Peabody Place
Memphis, TN 38103
Permit Amount: $25 million
Application Date: May 2017
9. Brewery District Developer Pulls $1.1M Building Permit
- Thursday, February 23, 2017
495 Tennessee St., Memphis, TN 38103: Montgomery Martin Contractors LLC has filed a $1.1 million building permit application with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement for tenant buildout in the former Tennessee Brewery, located at 495 Tennessee St.
10. Last Word: This is Memphis, Sedgwick Deal Expands and Violent Crime Drops
- Wednesday, February 22, 2017
There used to be a time when a 10-second shot of the Memphis streetscape in a commercial was enough to start an avalanche of speculation about the economic impact of the placement. And when people didn’t mob the city the next day, we were always hopeful that the next little peek of our brand would surely be the one that brought that about.
11. Turner’s Midtown Expansion Continues With $4.9M Permit
- Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Turner Holdings LLC’s multimillion-dollar plans to upgrade its Midtown location took another step toward completion as the company filed for a $4.94 million building permit application with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement.
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. 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.
14. LA Fitness Eyes Collierville, Urban Village Moves Ahead
- Thursday, January 12, 2017
1048 W. Poplar Ave.
Collierville, TN 38017
Sale Amount: $3.7 million
Sale Date: Jan. 5, 2017
Buyer: Fitness International LLC
15. Opponents of Dairy Expansion To Host Community Meeting
- Tuesday, January 10, 2017
A group of Midtown citizens who are opposed to the expansion of Turner Dairy’s Madison Avenue location will hold a public meeting Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 5:30 p.m. in the Hattiloo Theatre lobby, 37 S. Cooper St.
16. Last Word: Turner Dairy Plans, Fred's HQ and Fred Smith's Remarks About Trump
- Monday, December 12, 2016
Lots of traffic at FedExForum this weekend with two graduation ceremonies for the University of Memphis – morning and afternoon shifts. Another double-header at the Forum Saturday. The Grizz beat the Warriors 110-89 and the Tigers beat UAB 62-55.
17. Growing Pains
- Saturday, December 10, 2016
In many ways, Citizens to Preserve Overton Park v. Volpe in 1971 shaped the way Midtown Memphis looks today, so it’s only fitting that the park continues to inspire citizens to fight for what they feel is right.
18. Last Word: Back On, EDGE and Diversity and Jungle Room Sessions
- Friday, June 17, 2016
Are your lights on yet? How is your air conditioning? First came the rain Wednesday night and then came the power outages that stretched into Thursday.
So the last Twitter update from Memphis Light Gas and Water at 8 p.m. Thursday shows 248 outages in the MLGW service area with 2,746 customers still in the dark and the worst heat of the year so far. Those numbers translate to 95 percent of the customers impacted having their power restored Thursday evening.
19. EDGE Grants Incentives for TAG Truck Center, Turner Dairy
- Friday, June 17, 2016
Two longtime Memphis-area companies secured tax incentives at the June meeting of the Memphis-Shelby County Economic Development Growth Engine.
The payment-in-lieu-of-taxes will support TAG Truck Enterprises LLC’s plans for the former Mall of Memphis site as well as an expansion of Turner Dairy in the heart of Midtown.
20. Last Word: Chips Moman, ServiceMaster Incentives and Crosstown High
- Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Chips Moman has died. Word of his death Monday at a hospice in Georgia came two years after Moman was honored for his contributions to Memphis music and the city's history.
Those contributions were substantial and for quite a while they were overlooked – even while he was running the definition of a hit factory at American Sound Studios, a non-descript recording studio on Danny Thomas Boulevard at Chelsea Avenue in North Memphis.
21. EDGE to Consider Incentives for ServiceMaster, Others
- Tuesday, June 14, 2016
ServiceMaster Global Holdings is one of three local companies with tax-incentive applications before the Memphis-Shelby County Economic Development Growth Engine board on Wednesday, June 15.
The residential- and commercial-services company, which plans to move its headquarters into the former Peabody Place mall in Downtown Memphis, is seeking a payment-in-lieu-of-taxes incentive to offset its $9.3 million personal property investment for items such as furniture, fixtures, computers and equipment.
22. Midtown Dance Club Sells for $1.1 Million
- Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The former Backstreet Night Club at 2018 Court Ave. in Midtown has sold for $1.1 million to an entity called Turner Holdings LLC.
23. MED Files $1.3 Million Permit for Improvements
- Tuesday, October 9, 2012
877 Jefferson Ave. Memphis, TN 38104
Permit Cost: $1.3 million
Project Cost: TBA
24. Morgan Keegan Bids Reportedly Drop $200M
- Monday, November 7, 2011
Executives of Regions Financial Corp. have yet to tip their hand in public comments about the auction process that’s been open since the summer for Regions’ Memphis-based investment banking unit, Morgan Keegan & Co.
25. AP IMPACT: Tobacco Execs Quickly Find Tax Loophole
- Wednesday, November 18, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - When President Barack Obama signed a law expanding children's health insurance this spring, he slapped tobacco companies with huge tax increases to pay for it.
It didn't take long for the companies to find a multimillion-dollar loophole.
26. Time Warner Expects $25B Charge, Loss for Year
- Thursday, January 8, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Media company Time Warner Inc. said Wednesday that it expects a fourth-quarter charge of $25 billion to write down the value of its cable, publishing and AOL assets, leading to a loss for the year.
27. Mortgage-Market Trouble Reaches Big Credit Unions
- Tuesday, August 12, 2008
Five of the nation's largest credit unions are reporting big paper losses on mortgage-related securities, a sign that housing-market distress is spreading even to the most risk-averse financial sectors.
28. Archived Article
- Tuesday, November 20, 2007
2552 Channel Ave.
Memphis, TN 38113
Permit Cost: $1.8 million
Project Cost: $1.7 million
Permit Date: Applied November 2007
29. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 11, 1998
Gary L Gary L. Osing has joined the Waring Cox law firm as chief operating officer. He formerly was director of administration for the law firm of Hand Arendall LLC in Mobile, Ala. He is a graduate of the University of South Alabama and Springfield ...