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1. FedExFamilyHouse Breaks Ground on $12M Expansion
- Thursday, March 23, 2017
918 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38105
Project Cost: $12 million
Owners: Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and FedEx
2. Last Word: De-Annexation Theories, Clash on School Vouchers and Garth & Trisha
- Friday, February 3, 2017
Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland and his administration come up with some surprises in de-annexation recommendations to the city task force on the issue. The three most recently annexed areas of Memphis were considered likely to be in the recommendations. Although the indication last year was that this would take a lot of discussion before someone actually wrote that on a Power Point presentation at City Hall. Not only did Strickland do that – he also included four other areas.
3. Medical District Using Tactical Urbanism to Increase Walkability
- Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Redevelopment in dense city centers provides a unique set of problems for urban planners. Decades and sometimes centuries of overlapping growth make utilizing every possible square foot of land a necessity.
4. Momentum in Memphis Medical District Bringing More Banks
- Wednesday, October 26, 2016
The past year has seen financial institutions like Iberiabank and BancorpSouth head to the Memphis Medical District to open new branches, a trend that picked up steam this week with yet another bank following suit.
5. Medical, Edge Districts Eye Bike Share Connectivity
- Friday, June 24, 2016
Efforts to install a new bike share program in Memphis by next year are gaining traction, and organizers are envisioning a much more connected Memphis in the years to come.
Nonprofit upstart Explore Bike Share expects to launch its bike share system in Memphis in 2017, with approximately 600 bikes at 60 stations planned within the Interstate 240 loop.
6. BancorpSouth Opens New Branch on Pauline Street
- Saturday, April 2, 2016
BancorpSouth opened a new Memphis branch this week serving Midtown, at 40 N. Pauline St.
The grand opening was held Thursday, March 31.
BancorpSouth corporate and local management, including its chairman and CEO Dan Rollins, as well as local advisory board members of the bank and other local figures and officials attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
7. BancorpSouth Cutting Ribbon at Midtown Branch This Week
- Tuesday, March 29, 2016
BancorpSouth is cutting the ribbon at its new Memphis branch serving Midtown, at 40 N. Pauline Street, this week.
8. Branching Out
- Saturday, November 14, 2015
The building going up at 2504 Poplar Ave., where a construction crew has been making steady progress since Iberiabank filed a $750,000 building permit for it back in April, represents something a bit unusual.
9. 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.
10. Delayed Midtown Kroger Details Unveiled
- Wednesday, October 21, 2015
With completion of the Union Avenue store now 18 months past initial projections, Kroger Delta Division officials say that the store is on track and “not anywhere near your standard Kroger.”
11. UTHSC Pursuing Hotel-Conference Center in Medical District
- Thursday, August 27, 2015
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is looking for a developer to build a hotel and conference center at the southwest corner of Madison Avenue and South Pauline Street.
12. Filling the Voids
- Saturday, February 2, 2013
Last year was a banner year for adaptive reuse projects in Midtown and Downtown.
Developers announced plans for the Sears Crosstown building, Overton Square, Hotel Chisca, James Lee House and old United Warehouse in the South Main Historic Arts District. Construction began on The Pyramid, turning it into a 220,000-square-foot mega-Bass Pro Shop Outdoor World, and Memphis in May moved into its new headquarters at 56 S. Front St., a 14,600-square-foot building that’s on the National Register of Historic Places.
13. Roberts Benchmark Hotel on Union Sells for $3.2 Million
- Monday, December 24, 2012
164 Union Ave.
Memphis, TN 38103
Sale Amount: $3.2 million
Sale Date: Dec. 5, 2012
14. Bioworks Seeks to Restore Hotel
- Thursday, December 20, 2012
Memphis Bioworks Foundation is working to renovate the old Holiday Inn building in Memphis Medical Center into a mixed-use facility.
Brandon Wellford, chief financial officer and director of real estate for Memphis Bioworks Foundation, said the vision is to redevelop the 12-story property with hotel space on the top; apartments for Memphis Medical Center students, staff and faculty in the mid-levels; and retail on the ground floor.
15. MED Closes on Purchase of Pauline Properties
- Tuesday, December 18, 2012
The Regional Medical Center at Memphis has closed on its $2.2 million purchase of two buildings at 135 N. Pauline St. as part of its expansion.
16. MED Rehabs Downtown Campus
- Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The Regional Medical Center at Memphis is in the midst of extensive rehabbing of its Downtown campus at 877 Jefferson Ave., providing a much-needed face-lift for many of its dilapidated buildings.
17. LED Switch Lets UTHSC Save Money On Utilities
- Monday, July 30, 2012
Faced with the cost of illuminating 2 million square feet of space, University of Tennessee Health Science Center has a bright idea to lighten its energy load.
The Memphis medical college is projecting utility cost savings of tens of thousands of dollars annually after it began this year replacing old incandescent and high-pressure sodium lights with smaller, brighter LED fixtures.
18. City Council Discusses Property Tax Hike
- Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Memphis City Council members will talk more Tuesday, March 6, about the city’s flow of red ink.
On the council’s agenda is the second of three votes on the ordinance that would send out a one-time-only property tax bill that is an 18-cent increase in property taxes. The council meets at 3:30 p.m. at City Hall, 125 N. Main St.
19. Unions Give Wall Street Protesters Some Oomph
- Thursday, October 6, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – A diverse group of powerful unions joined demonstrations near Wall Street on Wednesday, lending focus, credibility and potentially hundreds of participants to a group that started out with a few college students camping out in lower Manhattan.
20. Reservation Rebound
- Friday, July 29, 2011
The Memphis hotel and lodging market is experiencing increased demand and rising occupancy rates thanks to no new hotel construction and flat supply.
“Memphis is pretty much a mid-scale market, and the market is doing better right now than it was at this time last year,” said Chuck Pinkowski of the hotel consulting firm Pinkowski & Co. “With the improving economic situation, both commercial and leisure travel are coming back.”
21. Council One Step Closer to New District Lines
- Tuesday, July 12, 2011
On the hottest weekend of the summer so far, candidates looking for votes in the October city elections had some uncertainty to go with the door hangers and other parts of the hand-to-hand campaign process.
22. $39 Million Permit Filed For UTHSC Research Lab
- Tuesday, April 26, 2011
71 S. Manassas St.
Memphis, TN 38103
Permit Amount: $39 million
Permit Date: Applied April 2011
Owner: University of Tennessee
Tenant: University of Tennessee
23. Church’s Chicken Site Sells for $413,000
- Wednesday, April 20, 2011
A pair of sales has been recorded for the Church’s Chicken property at 925 Poplar Ave.
In the first transaction, Cajun Operating Co. sold the property to Cajun Global LLC for $413,000. In the second transaction, filed immediately after the first, Cajun Global LLC sold the site to Cajun Realty LLC for $413,000.
24. Wolf River Blvd. Land Sells in Lieu of Foreclosure
- Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Two parcels on Wolf River Boulevard
Sale Amount: $1.7 million
Sale Date: Dec. 28, 2010
Buyer: SunTrust Bank
Seller: Wolfby GP
25. $3.6M Financing Filed for Legends Park Lots
- Thursday, February 3, 2011
Legends Park East LP has financed four parcels through Enterprise Mortgage Investments Inc. for $3.6 million. The parcels are Lot 3 (Block I), Lot 5 (Block G), Lot 6 (Block E) and Lot 7 (Block C), all in phase one of Legends Park Planned Development.
26. $5.3M Permit Application Filed for Soulsville Charter School
- Tuesday, September 28, 2010
1115 College St.
Memphis, TN 38106
Permit Amount: $5.3 million
Project Cost: $5.3 million for phase one
Permit Date: Applied September 2010
Completion: July 2011
Owner: Soulsville Foundation
Tenant: Soulsville Charter School
Contractor: Looney Ricks Kiss
Architect: Flintco Inc.
27. Legends Park West LP Files $7.7M in Loans
- Friday, September 24, 2010
Legends Park West LP, an entity affiliated with Legends Park West developer McCormack Baron Salazar, has filed two loans related to the property’s development on the former Dixie Homes housing project site. A $6.3 million construction loan was filed through U.S. Bank NA, while a $1.4 million delivery recourse loan was filed through Enterprise Mortgage Investments Inc.
28. Vacant Midtown Garage, Motel Could Get New Life
- Thursday, August 26, 2010
Most who drive by the vacant parking garage at Madison Avenue and Pauline Street aren’t even aware there are motel rooms atop the garage.
29. Church’s Chicken Files Loan on Poplar Locale
- Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Cajun Operating Co., the Atlanta-based company that runs the Church’s Chicken franchises, has filed a $3.7 million deed of trust, assignment of leases and rents, security agreement and fixture filing through Bank of America NA on its restaurant at 925 Poplar Ave. in Greenlaw.
30. Transformation of 109-Year-Old Downtown Building Moves Forward
- Tuesday, March 31, 2009
59 S. Main St.
Memphis, TN 38103
Permit Amount: $1.5 Million
Project Cost: $2 million
Permit Date: Applied March 2009
Owner: Frix Properties
Tenant: Mixed (Frix-Jennings Clinic, coffee shop, apartments)
Contractor: Frix Properties
31. UTMG Renovation To Begin at Midtown Tower
- Thursday, March 26, 2009
Investec Realty Services Inc., manager of the 1407 Union Ave. building in Midtown, has filed a $501,000 permit application with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement to renovate 80,000 square feet on seven floors of the building for the University of Tennessee Medical Group Inc.
32. Design Review to Consider Three-Story Mixed-Use
- Wednesday, August 6, 2008
The Center City Commission Design Review Board today will consider a proposal for a construction project and two signage projects.
The construction project, Legends Park Commercial I, is a three-story, mixed-use building that will be built near the intersection of Poplar Avenue and Pauline Street.
33. Midtown Medical Office Bldg.Sells for $9.1 Million
- Tuesday, April 17, 2007
A six-story medical office building on North Pauline Street has sold for $9.1 million.
135 No. Pauline Properties LLC sold a 65 percent interest in the real estate to Kessler/Berwyn Medi
34. MHA Cranks Up Redevelopment Efforts Citywide
- Tuesday, April 3, 2007
The Chicago neighborhood of Marty Boscaccy's youth was a vibrant place, where commercial and residential developments were interwoven.
"You'd go to a busy street and you'd have Rocky's drugstore on the corner, but there would be flats above it where people lived," he said. "They call that 'New Urbanism,' but it's actually the way cities all over the country were developed."
35. Archived Article
- Tuesday, February 13, 2007
3800-3810 Hacks Cross Road
Memphis, TN 38125
Sale Amount: $6.9 million
Sale Date: Jan. 24, 2007
36. Archived Article: Lead
- Friday, February 25, 2005
Bioworks Construction underway
Bioworks Development Propels Forward
Work force initiatives under way as demolition progresses
The Daily News
When demolition began last month at the former Baptist Memorial Hospital site in ...
37. Archived Article: Events
- Friday, September 3, 2004
The Daily News offices will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day
The Daily News offices will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day. Offices will reopen at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday and remain open during normal business hours. The National C...
38. Archived Article: Light Railt2 (lead)
- Tuesday, March 16, 2004
Light rail 2
Light Rail to Move More Than People
City says project could spur development along routes
The Daily News
As rapid population growth and new residential development in the citys outer suburbs proves, many Memph...
39. Archived Article: Light Rail1 (lead)
- Monday, March 15, 2004
Light rail 1
Madison to Airways, Light Rail on Track
Following trolley line extension, talk moves to regional rail
The Daily News
Today marks an important moment in the history of public transportation in Memphis the long-...
40. Archived Article: Parking (lead)
- Monday, November 10, 2003
Medical District Parking Needs Examined
Study could determine new demand in growing district
The Daily News
The face of the Downtown Medical District has changed in recent years the result of one hospitals...
41. Archived Article: Hospital (lead)
- Tuesday, February 25, 2003
Seismic worries key in VA hospital additions
Seismic worries key in VA hospital additions
By ANDREW BELL
The Daily New
The fact that Memphis rests atop a precarious major fault line led federal engineering officials to adjust its Downtow...
42. Archived Article: Mata (lead)
- Tuesday, November 26, 2002
Cooper-Young businesses dont trust light rail plan
Cooper-Young business owners skeptical of MATA plan
By SUE KIRSTEIN
The Daily News
Plans to build a light rail system extension from Downtown to the airport have Cooper-Young area reside...
43. Archived Article: Biotech (lead)
- Tuesday, June 18, 2002
Memphis Biotech Memphis Biotech makes its move By MARY DANDO The Daily News The first move to convert the now-vacant Baptist Memorial Hospital property into the site of the new UT/Baptist Research Park occurs in the form of a resolution to receive $...
44. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, January 4, 2001
Monday, the city will begin a 60-day test period along Union Avenue between Manassas Street and East Parkway Monday, the city will begin a 60-day test period along Union Avenue between Manassas Street and East Parkway. The test will involve maintain...
45. Archived Article: Law Briefs 2
- Thursday, December 28, 2000
On Jan Twenty-two attorneys from Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2001-2002. Attorneys from the Memphis office are E. Franklin Childress, Glen Reid Jr. and William S. S...
46. Archived Article: Drb St
- Wednesday, November 3, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Land use affects boards discusson on Churchs By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Razing a takeout restaurant to replace it with another one by the same chain may not seem like a big deal, but the Center City Commissions Design Rev...
47. Archived Article: Bmh Chg
- Thursday, December 11, 1997
By CAMILLE H BMHC to build Midtown hospital, demolish towers By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. has filed the largest certificate of need in the state of Tennessee for an expansion project that includes more than ...
48. Archived Article: Surgery Center
- Monday, May 20, 1996
5/20 jts surgery center New surgery center to break ground in midtown By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Montgomery Martin Contractors Inc. will break ground on an 18,000-square-foot Midtown Surgery Center late this month and expects to complete the $2....
49. Archived Article: Rfc Jts
- Tuesday, December 12, 1995
12/12 jts RFC prewrite Old Hotel Grand up for renovation Three Downtown, Midtown property developers approach Revenue Finance Corp. for tax breaks By JAMES SNYDER Three property owners come before the Center City Revenue Finance Corp. today for appr...