VOL. 123 | NO. 150 | Friday, August 1, 2008
In another case where numbers don’t paint the entire picture of the real estate market, consider the latest office statistics for Memphis compiled by the local branch of CB Richard Ellis (CBRE).
The Memphis Charter Commission still has some important legal and political questions to resolve before it sends a list of proposed charter changes to city voters.
The new master plan for Shelby Farms looks a lot like the plan James Corner of New York-based field operations submitted earlier this year to get the master plan contract.
NEW YORK (AP) – Restaurant companies may have depended too much on easy-to-borrow money to back aggressive expansion plans, industry experts say – a move that may lead to more bankrupt chains and fewer new eateries opening in the months to come.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Public companies can use their Web sites exclusively to disseminate information to investors under guidelines adopted Wednesday by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
It’s been a little more than two months since they had a private meeting with top brass from the Memphis Zoo to talk about the fate of Overton Park’s old-growth forest. Next week, representatives from Citizens to Preserve Overton Park will take their message into another important venue.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Nissan North America Inc. said Wednesday it will offer buyouts to about 6,000 employees at the company's two Tennessee plants and eliminate a night shift at one plant because rising fuel prices and the economic downturn have slowed sales of trucks and sport utility vehicles.
NEW YORK (AP) - The dollar was mixed Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve and European central banks said they would extend more credit to banks still roiled by financial market turmoil.
NEW YORK (AP) - Oil prices dropped more than $3 a barrel Thursday, retreating from the previous day's surge, as disappointing data on the U.S. economy signaled further cutbacks in energy demand for the world's thirstiest oil consumer.