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1. Last Word: The Grizz Are Back, Bass Pro Shops Buys Cabela's and Stein at Amurica
- Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Some of you will remember the late George Lapides, whom I worked with for a time at WREC, had a policy about pre-season baseball games or what he called the “Grapefruit League.” It was that they didn’t exist. He wouldn’t acknowledge the games much less the scores.
2. Vols Offensive Line Rushing Into Much-Anticipated Season
- Friday, August 19, 2016
Jalen Hurd knows right where he stands among Tennessee’s running backs of the past and wants to be No. 1 in career rushing yards at the end of the 2016 season.
The junior from Hendersonville Beech High School needs 892 yards to surpass Travis Henry as UT’s career rushing leader.
3. The Week Ahead: May 9-15
- Monday, May 9, 2016
Alright, Memphis, grab your calendars! Whether you want to book it over to the Ruby Bridges Reading Festival or just baste in the scent of barbecue, there’s plenty to do this week. Here’s our roundup...
4. Crestview Collection Makes New HQ in Oakhaven
- Tuesday, December 29, 2015
4300 Concorde Road
Memphis, TN 38118
Sale Amount: $6.9 million
Sale Date: Dec. 15
Buyer: CLI Inc.
Seller: Lester McMahan Partnership
Loan Amount: $6 million
5. 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.
6. Vols’ Dobbs Embraces the Role of ‘CEO Quarterback’
- Saturday, April 4, 2015
Joshua Dobbs enters his junior season as Tennessee’s undisputed No. 1 quarterback and team leader, the player most responsible for the Vols’ relevance again in SEC football.
7. Raymond James Tower Fetches $20 Million
- Friday, January 23, 2015
How much is a 21-story skyscraper overlooking the Mississippi River worth? About $1 million a floor.
New York-based investor Jacob Sofer will pay Parkway Properties around $20 million for the Raymond James Tower at 50 N. Front St. Downtown, according to several people with knowledge of the transaction. The Shelby County Assessor of Property’s 2014 appraisal for the 340,000-square-foot building is $24 million.
8. Plans Emerge for Universal Life Building
- Friday, January 16, 2015
In major Downtown news, the on-again, off-again redevelopment of the Universal Life Insurance Co. building Downtown appears to be on.
9. Olive Branch Business Park Closer to Development
- Friday, October 3, 2014
A Texas-based development firm could start turning dirt soon on a massive new business park in Olive Branch.
Hillwood Investment Properties is expected to close on a land purchase next week that will clear the way for Legacy Park, a 265-acre distribution and business park on the south side of Goodman Road, just east of Hacks Cross Road near Polk Lane.
10. County Leaders Make Transition to Governing
- Friday, August 29, 2014
For government officials, the oath of office marks the boundary between the ability to get elected and the ability to govern.
But it’s not always apparent to those taking the oath what they have gotten themselves into.
11. Memphis Multifamily Sector on Firm Ground
- Saturday, August 23, 2014
It was 2008 and Memphis-based Makowsky Ringel Greenberg had just acquired a swath of property inside Boyle Investment Co.’s master planned Schilling Farms community in Collierville for a new multifamily development.
12. Lakecrest II Sells for $4.6 Million
- Friday, March 7, 2014
The Lakecrest II office building in East Memphis has changed hands again.
Southland Primacy LLC acquired the 129,104-square-foot office building at 6055 Primacy Parkway from Jefferson-Pilot Investments Inc. Feb. 28 for $4.6 million.
13. Rock’n Dough Pizza Opening in Jackson
- Friday, September 20, 2013
The little Memphis pizzeria that could will soon be opening a new location in Jackson, Tenn.
The Rock’n Dough Pizza Co., owned by Jeremy and Amanda Denno, is slated to open a new restaurant and microbrewery at the Jackson Walk development in Jackson in October. The Dennos will team up with veteran local brewer Ben Pugh to create signature suds at the 4,100-square-foot restaurant.
14. Coffee, Beer Bar Coming Downtown
- Friday, March 22, 2013
Downtown residents and visitors will soon be able to grab a cup of joe, locally brewed beer and a fresh sandwich or salad in one convenient spot.
Taylor Berger, partner in YoLo Frozen Yogurt & Gelato, and partners Mitch Buckner (of Bella Café in Pink Palace) and Daniel Flanagan (of Chiwawa, the newly opened Southern-inspired eatery near Overton Square) have signed a lease for 2,755 square feet of retail space in the ground floor of Van Vleet Flats, 122 Gayoso Ave.
15. Coffee, Beer Bar Slated for Downtown
- Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Downtown residents soon will be able to grab a cup of Joe, locally brewed beer and a fresh sandwich or salad in one fell swoop.
Taylor Berger, partner in YoLo Frozen Yogurt & Gelato, along with partners Mitch Buckner (of Bella Café in Pink Palace) and Daniel Flanagan (of Chiwawa, the newly opened Southern-inspired eatery near Overton Square), have signed a lease for 2,755 square feet of retail space in the ground floor of Van Vleet Flats, 122 Gayoso Ave.
16. Archer-Malmo Grows Again With Lease Expansion
- Friday, February 1, 2013
Archer-malmo has inked an additional 3,000 square feet in the Cotton Exchange Building, bringing its total footprint in the historic 12-story Downtown tower to 41,277 square feet across six floors.
17. Gen X Inks State’s First Location on Austin Peay
- Friday, November 16, 2012
A trendy Vernon, Calif.-based retailer has inked its first Tennessee location in Austin Peay Plaza.
Gen X Clothing Inc. signed a 35,000-square-foot lease at 3252 Austin Peay Highway. The space was formerly occupied by Big Lots.
18. Highpoint Church Buys Briarcrest’s East Memphis Campus
- Friday, November 9, 2012
After seven years of leasing space for its worship services, Highpoint Church has acquired Briarcrest Christian School Systems Inc.’s property at 6000 Briarcrest Ave. for $7.25 million.
19. Lease Takes Appling Farms to Capacity
- Friday, September 28, 2012
A distributorship of Pella Corp. has inked 11,300 square feet in Appling Farms Corporate Park, 6972 Appling Farms Parkway.
20. New Panera Underscores Midtown’s ‘Tipping Point’
- Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Panera Bread Co. is coming to one of Midtown’s busiest streets following years of site selection in the area.
21. Snyder’s-Lance Signs Deal In Southaven
- Friday, September 21, 2012
A well-known snack food company has boosted its distribution presence in the Memphis area.
Snyder’s-Lance Inc. signed a 26,757-square-foot lease at Airways Distribution Center Building F, 8425 Airways Blvd., in Southaven.
22. Commercial Advisors Hires, Promotes Associates at Firm
- Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors Asset Services LLC has promoted Phil Dagastino to senior vice president of office leasing. Dagastino has been with the firm since January 2008.
23. That's a Wrap
- Monday, January 2, 2012
If the grand sweep of 2011 could be captured on celluloid and presented to an audience on the big screen, all the components of a great film would be readily apparent.
There was drama, in the form of a deluge and historic flooding that led the Mississippi River to crest at nearly 48 feet early in the year. One of the year’s big surprises saw President Barack Obama give the commencement address for the Booker T. Washington High School class of 2011 at the Memphis Cook Convention Center.
24. New Dishes
- Thursday, December 29, 2011
Memphis’ eyes were bigger than its stomach in 2011, but in a good way.
Some local restaurateurs launched completely new concepts; others entered new submarkets with additional stores. Even a handful of national retailers entered the Memphis market after having locations elsewhere in Tennessee for years.
25. Green Shoots
- Monday, November 28, 2011
As the local commercial real estate market approaches the end of 2011, experts say it appears to be in line with national fundamentals for secondary and tertiary markets.
Shelby County commercial sales in the third quarter were the highest sales volume since Q3 2007, with $259 million, according to real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
26. Mixing it Up
- Monday, May 16, 2011
Scarce new development is providing the retail sector the opportunity to rethink how it delivers its goods and services, moving away from car-dependent models and toward walkable urban centers.
This mixed-use, walkable neighborhood concept is something Memphis will see more and more of, especially in the urban core, said Jason Polley, project leasing director for Stonecrest Investments LLC.
27. Popular Burger Chain Moves Into Memphis
- Friday, March 11, 2011
After years of Five Guys Burgers and Fries having a presence in the Nashville and Knoxville areas, the chain is setting up shop in one of Memphis’ most densely populated areas.
Jubilee Restaurant Group LLC, owner of the franchise, signed a 2,882-square-foot lease in Primacy Place, 1615 Ridgeway Road.
28. Stratos Move Another Example Of Downtown Trend
- Tuesday, December 21, 2010
While the future of the Downtown office market is hard to predict, there’s no doubt the persona of the submarket is changing.
On the heels of the Great Recession, some companies are rebranding for better visibility. Others are moving closer to their clients. And then there are companies like ServiceMaster by Stratos Inc., which did both.
29. EMHC Moving to Appling Farms, Doubling in Size
- Friday, December 17, 2010
Emergency Mobile Health Care is more than doubling the size of its Memphis corporate headquarters.
EMHC has signed a 14,200-square-foot lease at 6972 Appling Farms Parkway. EMHC currently occupies 6,900 square feet at 5071 Wilfong Road, and also has an office in Jackson, Tenn.
30. ULI: Recovery to Begin in 2011
- Thursday, December 9, 2010
The real estate market is projected to turn around next year, but the industry will have to settle for baby steps in all markets and property sectors.
That was the message more than 250 bankers, investors and real estate professionals heard Wednesday at the Urban Land Institute’s fourth annual Real Estate Outlook for the Mid-South where they learned about the “era of less.”
31. Evolve Systems Grows Memphis Location
- Friday, November 19, 2010
Evolve Digital Media has more than doubled its Memphis location at Apple Tree Center in Hickory Hill.
The Memphis-based company expanded its lease from 2,520 to 6,327 square feet at 6073 Mount Moriah Road Extended. Tyler Tapley, associate with CB Richard Ellis Memphis, represented the landlord, Apple Tree Center Partnership.
32. MAAR Commercial Council Elects Skopp President
- Monday, January 5, 2009
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council has elected Irvin Skopp of Belz Realty Co. as the 2009 board of directors’ president and Wyatt Aiken of Commercial Advisors as 2009 president-elect.
33. Herenton Addresses Convention Center Speculation
- Friday, September 19, 2008
Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton said Thursday no decision has been made on the idea of a new convention center, much less the cost of such a center and its location.
But he added the key question might be whether the city can afford not to build a new one.
34. United Network of Organ Sharing Taps Memphian To Serve as Region 11 Councilor
- Wednesday, April 18, 2007
The United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) has chosen Santiago R. Vera, director of the Liver Transplant Program at Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute, to serve as the Region 11 Councilor on the UNOS board of directors. He will serve as the representative for UNOS members in Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Vera has been with the Transplant Institute since 1982.
35. Archived Article
- Tuesday, April 17, 2007
9 acres in Cordova
On Walnut Grove Road
Loan Amount: $6.2 million
Loan Date: April 2, 2007
Maturity Date: n/a
36. Signature Marketing OwnersBuy 1755 Kirby Building
- Wednesday, April 11, 2007
The owners of a local advertising and marketing firm have bought the building that houses the company's headquarters.
Signature Marketing Solutions co-founders Charles Marshall and Mark
37. Archived Article
- Tuesday, June 13, 2006
910 Cordova Station Ave.
Cordova, TN 38018
Loan Amount: $7 million
Loan Date: June 1, 2006
Maturity Date: June 1, 2007
38. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, June 21, 2005
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Turley Begins Shrine Building Conversion
66 Monroe Ave.
Memphis, TN 38103
Cost: $9.5 million
Borrower: Shrine Investment Co.
Lender: First Tennessee Bank NA
Trustee: Thomas F. Baker IV
Property: 0.17 a...
39. Archived Article: Davies (lead)
- Thursday, March 11, 2004
Plantation residents brace for residential growth
Davies Plantation Area Braces for Growth
Residents keep watchful eye as developer interest increases
The Daily News
Henry Boyd expected new development in his neighborhood....
40. Archived Article: Farrington (lead)
- Monday, June 30, 2003
Developers take aim on Downtown living
Developers take aim on Downtown living
By LANCE ALLAN
The Daily News
Its all about location, Henry Turley Co.s Cindi James would say. Thats why eight of the 17 available units in Downtowns latest co...
41. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, March 26, 2002
Germantown apartments Germantown apartments sell for $20 million The Grove at Germantown Apartments, a 280-unit property at 7865 Grove Court West in the Cordova/Germantown apartment submarket of Memphis, was sold March 13 for $20.2 million or $72,14...