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1. Collierville FedEx Center Getting $12.7 Million Renovation
- Thursday, June 16, 2016
3860 S. Forest Hill-Irene Road
Collierville, TN 38125
Permit Amount: $12.7 million
Owner: FedEx Corp.
Tenant: FedEx Corp.
Contractor: Grinder & Haizlip Construction
Details: Contractor Grinder & Haizlip Construction has filed a $12.7 million building permit for renovations at the FedEx World Technology Center in Collierville.
In January, the Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen ratified a 20-year payment-in-lieu-of-taxes incentive package for the FedEx center at 3860 S. Forest Hill-Irene Road.
A term of the PILOT agreement is that FedEx has to invest $40 million in real property and personal property upgrades.
The FedEx World Technology Center has been an economic driver for the city since its 16-acre campus opened in 1998. Currently, the tech hub is the largest employer in Collierville, with 2,500 total workers and a capacity for 3,200.
2. Southern Yankee
- Saturday, April 16, 2016
To best understand another man’s baseball passion, you must first understand his baseball pain. So if you hope to truly understand Peter B. Freund, new majority owner of the Memphis Redbirds, you must travel back to his youth.
3. Times Are Good. Try To Enjoy it, Memphis.
- Friday, October 02, 2015
Someday, Vince Carter is going to be in basketball’s Hall of Fame. But recently, he was all about that college football.
Carter was at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium to see the University of Memphis win a wild shootout over Cincinnati in an ESPN Thursday night game. Last season, he went to Oxford and saw Ole Miss upset Alabama.
4. Hard to ‘Mansplain’ Workplace Gender Issues
- Saturday, March 14, 2015
“Jane felt like screaming at Dick after he manterrupted her in the staff meeting, bropropriated her idea and then spent the afternoon mansplaining it back to her.’’
That’s an actual sentence – if people are willing to use gender-specific language that’s gaining popularity to describe unwanted workplace behavior.
5. Sports Betting 'Socially Acceptable' on Super Bowl Sunday
- Friday, January 30, 2015
The statement seems self-evident. Whether you just fill out an NCAA Tournament bracket in the office pool every year, make a bet on the Super Bowl, or buy the occasional scratch-off lottery ticket.
6. Spillyards Leads Community Advisors Launch
- Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Greg Spillyards has joined the brokerage team at Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors to launch the firm’s Community Advisors service line.
Community Advisors is focused on the Memphis city core, with a goal to provide real estate advisory services to assist in the revitalization of the city’s underserved areas with passion, creativity and entrepreneurship, and with service to those already living and leading in their neighborhoods.
7. Woodland Expansion Reflects Broader Changes
- Thursday, September 25, 2014
From the outside, the most noticeable change to the campus of Woodland Presbyterian School is the new building for the seventh- and eighth-graders at the pre-K through 8 independent private school in East Memphis.
8. Tommy John Surgery Growing More Common
- Friday, July 11, 2014
Envision a baseball board game with dice and a spinner in which players try to go from Little League to pitching and winning Game 7 of the World Series.
Let’s call our fictional game “Bringing the Heat.” One can imagine positive squares where players learn “you just struck out 12 in a game, move ahead two spaces” or “you just had your fastball clocked at 94 MPH as a junior in high school, move ahead three spaces.”
9. Logistics Limelight
- Saturday, October 05, 2013
World-renowned as a logistics and distribution hub, Memphis will further raise its profile this month with events that showcase the city’s transportation assets and standing in the global economy.
- Friday, November 16, 2012
LaunchMemphis, Launch Your City and Launch Tennessee will host StartUp Field Day as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week Friday, Nov. 16, from 9 a.m. to midnight at EmergeMemphis, 516 Tennessee St., suite 125. The day will include an “Amazing Race” showcasing three startups in various stages of development. Visit launchmemphis.com.
11. More Than Pujols Can Say
- Friday, October 26, 2012
When manager Tony La Russa retired and slugger Albert Pujols went panning for gold in California, there was no reason to expect the St. Louis Cardinals’ 2012 season would stop just a game short of the World Series.
12. New Plants Point to Infrastructure Needs
- Friday, September 14, 2012
Greater Memphis Chamber leader Dexter Muller is fond of recounting how hard it was to sell the Frank C. Pidgeon Industrial Park to site consultants for manufacturing companies.
13. Titans Lose 27-13 to Previously Winless Colts
- Tuesday, December 20, 2011
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Of all the losses they've had to the Indianapolis Colts, this had to be one of the toughest for the Tennessee Titans.
Dan Orlovsky threw for one touchdown, Donald Brown ran 80 yards for another late in the game and the Colts won their first game of the season, 27-13. The loss has the Titans (7-7) on the brink of elimination from the playoff race.
14. Tenn. Lawmakers' Quarterly Expenses Up 8 Percent
- Wednesday, October 19, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – Lawmakers' out-of-session expenses increased 8 percent in the third quarter despite the elimination of legislative oversight committees, an Associated Press review has found.
15. Luna Nova Honors Late Patron
- Monday, August 01, 2011
In pop music, the latest thing is always in demand, but with classical music, new names work hard for their audiences. This season, the Luna Nova Music Ensemble will kick off its season with a little of both.
16. Pow! Duo of Comic Book Stores See Continued Success
- Thursday, April 14, 2011
Batman, Superman, Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and many other comic book heroes and heroines have commanded the attention of dedicated fans since their debuts in the middle of the last century.
Just last month, a copy of “Amazing Fantasy #15,” a comic featuring the first appearance of Spider-Man back in 1962, sold for $1.1 million to a private collector.
- Friday, June 25, 2010
Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects will host “A Modernist Ouroboros” by Adam Geary & Anthony Lee Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the ANF Gallery, 1500 Union Ave. The show will run through July 23. For more information, call 278-6868.
18. Last-Minute Negotiations Ease Some Foreclosures
- Monday, August 24, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Peter and Gina Fochtman sat stone-faced at the courtroom table. Across from them was the man who could determine their family's future: an attorney for the bank trying to foreclose on their home.
19. Citigroup to Shed Another 53,000 Jobs
- Tuesday, November 18, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - Citigroup Inc. is shedding approximately 53,000 more employees in the coming quarters as the banking giant struggles to steady itself after suffering massive losses from deteriorating debt.
20. Archived Article: Lead
- Thursday, November 18, 2004
By Andy Meek
City Effort Targets Neighborhood Blight
Binghamton, Frayser, other areas seek new beginning
The Daily News
Hamidullah Adam desperately wants to see new life breathed into his Binghamton neighborhood. A newly cer...
21. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, October 15, 2001
The Building Owners and Managers Association, Memphis lunch meeting is noon Wednesday at the Adam's Mark Hotel, 939 Ridge Lake
The Building Owners and Managers Association, Memphis lunch meeting is noon Wednesday at the Adam's Mark Hotel, 939 Rid...
22. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 15, 2001
Oct Calendar for Oct. 15-Oct. 21
Memphis Investors Group meets at 7 p.m. in the Adams lecture hall at the Holiday Inn-Mount Moriah. The guest speaker is David Scott, a building and home inspector. The MIG-REI 101 seminar with Hal Wilso...
23. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 03, 1996
04-03 memos Enterprise National Bank announced several promotions: Deborah Gifford was promoted to a vice president at Enterprise. Gifford has been employed by company since its inception in 1990 and manages the retail banking division. Judy Magri w...