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1. 100-Year-Old Question
- Wednesday, September 20, 2017
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art was already more than 10 years old when Sears, Roebuck & Co. opened its nearby Crosstown store in 1927 and the rest of the neighborhood began to fill in, so it was shock for many Memphians to hear about the possibility of the iconic institution leaving the only home it’s ever known.
2. Memphis Gets Nod for New Hotel Tax, Nashville Having Pipeline Problems
- Thursday, April 20, 2017
The state Senate approved legislation enabling the Memphis City Council to consider an ordinance to create a new hotel/motel tax of no more than an aggregate of 5 percent to go toward the city-owned Memphis Cook Convention Center.
3. Memphis Gets Nod for New Hotel Tax, Nashville Having Pipeline Problems
- Wednesday, April 19, 2017
The state Senate has approved legislation enabling the Memphis City Council to consider an ordinance to create a new hotel/motel tax of no more than an aggregate of 5 percent to go toward the city-owned Memphis Cook Convention Center.
4. Last Word: ASD Changes & TNReady Scores, Fred's For Sale? and Cinnabon & Ikea
- Thursday, December 15, 2016
The day after the TNReady reports cards for school districts were released, Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen was in Douglass Wednesday with word of some changes in how the Achievement School District operates.
- Friday, May 20, 2016
Germantown Community Theatre will present Paul Rudnick’s “I Hate Hamlet” Friday, May 20, through June 5 at GCT, 3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road. Buy tickets at gctcomeplay.org.
- Thursday, May 19, 2016
Shelby County Commissioner Van Turner will host a community town hall meeting Thursday, May 19, at 6 p.m. at Anointed Temple of Praise, 3939 Riverdale Road. The focus is the county government’s upcoming FY2017 budget proposal.
7. Orleans at Walnut Grove Sells for $29.2 Million
- Thursday, February 18, 2016
317 Royal Chartres Square E.
Cordova, TN 38018
Sale Amount: $29.2 million
Sale Date: Feb. 4, 2016
Buyer: PC Orleans LLC
8. Memphis' Grocery Wars
- Saturday, December 5, 2015
After Sprouts became one of the newest grocery chains to enter the Memphis market by opening stores in Lakeland and Germantown earlier this year, company spokesman Diego Romero described the chain’s arrival as practically a no-brainer.
9. Hedgemoor Square Sells for $3.6 Million
- Tuesday, May 6, 2014
375 N. Graham St.
Memphis, TN 38117
Sale Amount: $3.6 million
Sale Date: April 30, 2014
Buyer: Summit Hedgemoor Square Apartments LLC
Seller: Hedgemoor Square Apartments GP
Loan Amount: $2.7 million
Loan Date: April 30, 2014
Maturity Date: N/A
Lender: Pulaski Bank
10. Six Office Condos Sell for $1.5 Million
- Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Six office condominiums in the Corporate Gardens complex at 9040 Garden Arbor Drive in Germantown have sold for $1.5 million.
- Saturday, February 22, 2014
The Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County will host the “All in for Animals” Texas Hold ’Em charity poker tournament Saturday, Feb. 22, at 6 p.m. at 935 Farm Road. The poker tournament will feature prizes, food, and a beer and bourbon bar. Cost is $50 before Friday, Feb. 21, or $60 at the door. Visit memphishumane.org.
12. Samuelson Turns Passion Into Race-Management Company
- Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Retired Navy Cmdr. Michael Samuelson of Lakeland has one simple philosophy that sums up his approach to life: “Enjoy yourself.”
For Samuelson, that enjoyment often comes in the form of running, usually on trails and frequently for more than 26 miles during one run. Oh, and he also likes to run across the country, as in from Washington to Delaware in 80 days.
13. TruGreen Buys Office on Forest Hill-Irene
- Tuesday, February 4, 2014
TruGreen LP, the lawn-care services business formerly under the umbrella of the Memphis-based ServiceMaster Co., has purchased a 73,144-square-foot mixed-use office building at 3839 Forest Hill-Irene Road from ServiceMaster Acceptance Corp. for $2.1 million.
14. Belle Forest Community School Makes Debut
- Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Lori Phillips, the principal of the first new school of the new Shelby County Schools, could have had the ribbon-cutting for Belle Forest Community School on the first day of the school year in August.
15. ‘Transition Period’
- Wednesday, July 17, 2013
The number of permits pulled by homebuilders in the second quarter was flat with the same period last year. Shelby County homebuilders filed 269 permits during the second quarter of 2013, the exact same number they filed in the second quarter last year, according to real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
- Saturday, May 18, 2013
The Black Business Association of Memphis will meet Thursday, May 23, at 8 a.m. at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. Jack Sammons, chairman of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority, will discuss what new developments at the airport mean for small businesses. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Friday, May 17, 2013
Germantown Community Theatre will present the musical “Ruthless” May 17 to June 2 at the theater, 3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road. Visit germantowncommunitytheatre.org.
- Saturday, February 23, 2013
Make-A-Wish Mid-South will host Wine for Wishes Thursday, Feb. 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at The Cadre, 149 Monroe Ave. The fundraiser will include food and wine pairings, a silent auction and live music by The Will Tucker Band. Visit midsouth.wish.org.
- Saturday, December 15, 2012
The Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County will host Vaccination Station, a low-cost pet vaccination event, Saturday, Dec. 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the southwest corner of Linden Avenue and Lauderdale Street. Visit memphishumane.org for a list of vaccinations and costs.
20. More Holiday Givebacks
- Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Last week we shared some easy holiday givebacks with The Exchange Club Family Center, SRVS, Shield Inc. and Youth Villages. Keeping the spirit alive, this week let us share more ways you can celebrate the holidays while giving back, at the same time.
- Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Cannon Wright Blount certified public accounting firm will continue its series of seminars about QuickBooks accounting software Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the firm, 756 Ridge Lake Blvd. Each two-hour class costs $75. Seating is limited. To reserve a place, visit www.cannonwrightblount.com/resources, and for more information, call Debbie Bossé or Cathy Russell at 685-7500.
22. Real Estate Pros Figuring Out New Reality
- Monday, January 30, 2012
The real estate market isn’t projected to get back to the pre-bubble bursting days of 2007 anytime soon.
It’s part of the new reality that agents across the board are coping with, and it was the heart of the discussion Thursday, Jan. 26, when real estate information company Chandler Reports hosted its “Master Your Market: 4th Quarter 2011 Update.”
23. Land South of Shelby Forest Sells for $2.3 Million
- Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Near Shelby Forest Park
Sale Amount: $2.3 million
Sale Date: Nov. 17, 2011
Buyer: Warren Nickolas Nunn
Seller: Estate of William S. Howard Sr.
Loan Amount: $2.5 million
Loan Date: Nov. 18, 2011
Maturity Date: n/a
Lender: Patriot Bank
Details: Warren Nickolas Nunn has bought several large parcels of vacant land from the estate of William S. Howard Sr. for $2.3 million, financing it with a $2.5 million loan through Patriot Bank.
24. Defense Depot Property Sells for $1.1 Million
- Tuesday, October 4, 2011
2085 W.E. Freeman Drive
Memphis, TN 38114
Sale Amount: $1.1 million
Sale Date: Sept. 14, 2011
Buyer: Varma Family LP
25. Multifamily Comeback
- Tuesday, September 13, 2011
With signs of resurgence in the commercial real estate industry, the multifamily sector looks to bounce back at an impressive clip.
So far this year, Memphis has seen a handful of big-ticket multifamily sales, including Preserve at Forest Creek ($45.5 million), Lynnfield Place ($22.4 million), Legends at Wolfchase ($27.8 million) and Orchards at Collierville ($15.7 million).
26. Deadline Looms for School Board Plans
- Friday, August 12, 2011
Attorneys on several sides of the schools consolidation lawsuit have until the end of Friday, Aug. 12, to submit their plans to Federal Judge Hardy Mays for a redrawn countywide school board that includes proportional representation for Memphians.
27. Former D.A. Stanton Dies at 83
- Monday, May 30, 2011
Hugh W. Stanton Jr., the district attorney general for Shelby County from 1974 to 1990, died Monday, May 23, at age 83.
Stanton was elected to two eight-year terms as Shelby County’s chief prosecutor after his appointment to the job in March 1974 by then-Gov. Winfield Dunn. His second full term in 1982 was a victory over then-Shelby County public defender A C Wharton Jr.
28. Cabot Affiliate Buys Airport Industrial Warehouse
- Tuesday, April 12, 2011
3924 Crowfarn Drive
Memphis, TN 38118
Sale Amount: $2.2 million
Sale Date: March 28, 2011
Buyer: Cabot III-TN1M01 LLC
Seller: MM Industrial Memphis LLC
29. Local Fare
- Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Located in High Point Terrace just a few blocks from the Shelby Farms Greenline, the new Cheffie’s Café promises custom foods, quality beverages and a neighborhood-friendly atmosphere.
Cheffie’s, 483 High Point Terrace, will fill the space formerly occupied by Gild the Lily, on the northern bay of the High Point Terrace strip. The concept is a collaboration between cookbook author Jennifer Chandler and Matt Wilson, founder and owner of Swanky’s Taco Shop.
30. Back to Nature
- Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Gorgeous weather on Saturday highlighted the Great Outdoors University’s fifth anniversary celebration at Winchester Farms, just east of Memphis along Interstate 40.
A group of 23 kids ages 7 to 17 had the chance to hike, fish and enjoy nature on the 900-acre farm owned by GOU founder and primary benefactor Peter Schutt, who has just been named the National Wildlife Federation’s National Volunteer of the Year. He is the first Tennessean to earn the honor.
31. Golf Performance Center Slated For Timberlake’s Mirimichi
- Tuesday, October 6, 2009
6129 Woodstock Cuba Road
Millington, TN 38053
Permit Amount: $1.3 Million
Project Cost: $1.3 million
Permit Date: Applied October 2009
Owner: Big Creek Golf LLC
Tenant: Callaway Performance Center
Contractor: Eagle Contractors Inc.
32. A River Runs Through Us: Memphis’ once and future connection with the Wolf
- Monday, September 7, 2009
A cottonmouth slithers through the marsh. A wolf spider clings to a cypress tree. A white heron soars above the bottomland forest.
Paddle a canoe down the Ghost River section of the Wolf River in Fayette County and you’ll travel through multiple, distinct ecosystems teeming with wildlife. But while animal sightings convey the true spirit of the Wolf, only one creature – the elusive “river rat” – can verbalize why this river and its wetland corridor are so important.
33. Construction Specifications Institute Elects Davidson President of Memphis Chapter
- Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Pam Davidson has been elected president of the Memphis chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute. Davidson will serve as the third female president in the organization’s 50-year history.
34. Commercial Real Estate Pocked by Financial Ruins
- Monday, August 3, 2009
Commercial real estate deals used to be hammered out in boardrooms, but with the rise of foreclosures in that sector, many of them are now being negotiated at the courthouse.
The steps of the Shelby County Courthouse proved to be a hot spot for high-dollar, high-profile commercial deals in June, a month that saw the most lucrative transaction and two of the top three sales occur following foreclosures.
35. Permit Filed For Owens Corning Alteration
- Tuesday, April 7, 2009
693 Corrine Ave.
Memphis, TN 38107
Permit Cost: $600,000
Permit Date: Applied March 2009
Owner: Belz Union Realty Co. GP
Tenant: Owens Corning Corp.
Contractor: Southern Integrated Services Inc.
36. Interface Properties Re-Enters Memphis Market
- Tuesday, October 7, 2008
A Florida development company absent from the Memphis market for the past few years is returning to the area with plans to develop outparcels at a Collierville retail center and a Germantown hotel.
37. Archived Article
- Tuesday, January 22, 2008
63 lots in
Sale Amount: $6 million
Sale Date: Dec. 26, 2007
Buyer: RAM Holdings LLC
38. Archived Article
- Tuesday, November 6, 2007
2855 N. Houston Levee Road
Cordova, TN 38016
Sale Amount: $4.6 million
Sale Date: Oct. 23, 2007
Buyer: JF Storage Holding LLC
39. Forest Hill Owner Has Assets Frozen
- Thursday, January 11, 2007
Shelby County Chancellor Arnold Goldin has issued an order prohibiting Forest Hill Funeral Home and Memorial Park East LLC, which operates three funeral homes and cemeteries in Memphis, from transferring any assets.
40. Archived Article
- Tuesday, October 10, 2006
One lot in
I-40 Business Center
Loan Amount: $4.5 million
Loan Date: Sept. 28, 2006
Maturity Date: March 28, 2008
41. Archived Article
- Tuesday, September 19, 2006
3691 Elvis Presley Blvd.
And vacant land
Sale Amount: $3.8 million
Sale Date: Sept. 1, 2006
Buyer: Memphis-Graceland RV Park & Campground LLC
42. Loeb Properties Adds Eight Shopping Centers To Retail Portfolio
- Monday, July 3, 2006
Loeb Properties Inc. recently grew its retail unit with the purchase of eight shopping centers for $12.7 million, a move that brings Loeb's retail portfolio to 104 properties.
The shopping centers were sold by contractors Stewart Austin and Michael Weiss as a package deal. But buying eight shopping centers in one transaction from one seller is not the norm, said Bob Loeb, president of Loeb Properties. Usually, the company buys one property at a time.
43. With Easement, Shelby Farms Won't Be Strip Mall Bait
- Monday, February 13, 2006
Shelby Farms, which is one of the largest urban parks in the country, is getting closer to having a permanent buffer against the suburban sprawl that's lapping at its outer edges.
A 15-member committee put together by Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. is hashing out the finer points of how to enact a conservation easement for Shelby Farms, which would prohibit any future development on its 4,500 acres.
44. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Monday, June 30, 2003
Delta Materials adds
Delta Materials adds
Memphis-based Delta Materials Handling Inc. is a new Mitsubishi forklift trucks dealer. Deltas reputation, combined with an experienced management team, positioned the firm to b...
45. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Thursday, April 10, 2003
Northwest to release results Wednesday
Northwest to release
Northwest Airlines will conduct a live audio webcast of a conference call to discuss first quarter results at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.
A webcast can be accessed a...
46. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, December 30, 2002
Calendar of events
Calendar of events Dec. 30-Jan. 5
The Memphis Bar Association presents Desperate Hours, a seminar providing last-minute continuing legal education, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the MBA conference room, One Comme...
47. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, December 23, 2002
Calendar of events Dec. 23-30
Calendar of events Dec. 23-Dec. 31
The Union Planters IMAXs newest film, Lewis & Clark, is open at the Pink Palace Museum. The film is an account of the historical journey undertaken by Merriwether ...
48. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, December 16, 2002
Calendar of events Sept
Calendar of events Dec. 16-Dec. 23
Memphis Investors Group hosts its 7 p.m. meeting at Holiday Inn, 2490 Mount Moriah Road. A panel of local real estate legends will answer questions. For more information, ca...
49. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, December 14, 1998
Dec. 15 The Womans Exchange of Memphis, 88 Racine St., will hold its annual Holly Jolly Christmas House through Dec. 23. The store is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 327-5681. Circuit Playhouse will prese...
50. Archived Article: Tech Focus Chg
- Wednesday, November 19, 1997
ABCing school sites ABCing school sites Area elementary and high schools boast Web sites with information for students and parents By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Both students and parents can benefit from one of the latest trends in educational...
51. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, January 27, 1997
Jan Jan. 28 The Centre for Global Enterprise at Christian Brothers University will host the second Farm Policy Conference and Exhibition at AgriCenter International from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The program will focus on agricultural economic opportu...