VOL. 123 | NO. 132 | Tuesday, July 8, 2008
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners is set to move forward this month with an idea Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. first pitched back in May: a committee that would examine current and future revenue needs of county government.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac took another beating Monday, and investors may be wondering if it is time to buy shares in the government-sponsored mortgage buyers.
4009 Air Park Cove, Memphis, TN 38118, Sale Amount: $1.5 Million -
Longtime Memphis-based wine and spirits distributor United Liquors Corp. has sold its warehouse and assets to TCD Co. for $1.5 million. The buyer – whose acronym stands for Tennessee Crown Distributing – is a subsidiary of McDonough, Ga.-based Georgia Crown Distributing Co., which currently operates a TCD entity in Chattanooga, Tenn., and also owns Alabama Crown Distributing Co.
A tight real estate market demands versatility from its professionals. If brokers who primarily or even exclusively deal with the residential side of the business are able to switch gears and land a commercial deal here or there, they might keep their livelihood afloat.
Summer has barely begun, but retailers already are focusing on back-to-school sales, which are expected to be especially critical this year as consumers rein in spending.
PHOENIX (AP) – Republican presidential candidate John McCain acknowledged the steep drop in U.S. jobs and said he would help the economy by cutting taxes, encouraging free trade, building nuclear power plants and launching other initiatives.