VOL. 132 | NO. 182 | Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Boston-based real estate investment firm Plymouth Industrial REIT has expanded its local portfolio with the acquisition of a 132,000-square-foot industrial center in southeast Memphis.
Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland has posted a letter from 153 local clergy members in the Memphis area backing the city’s call for a waiver from the Tennessee Historical Commission next month to allow the city to remove Confederate monuments from city parks.
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art might be leaving Midtown. The museum’s board has voted to allow the museum’s staff and the board’s long-range planning committee to evaluate locations in Memphis outside of Overton Park as possible homes for the Brooks’ permanent collection and future museum facilities.
When the Tennessee Historical Commission votes Oct. 13 on a waiver that would permit the city of Memphis to remove Confederate monuments from two city parks, it won’t be anywhere near the last word on the matter.
Big names slated to appear at 4th Memphis Comic Expo
After a disappointing turnout last year, the 2017 Memphis Comic Expo nearly didn’t happen. But last year, a little before Christmas, Donald Juengling’s father passed away. Richard Juengling had been a big fan of his son’s efforts to stage a creator-oriented comic convention in Memphis.
Alpha Residential Trust, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based real estate investment trust, has entered into an agreement to purchase the 266 Lofts development at the corner of Front Street and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
The Brooks looking for a place outside of Overton Park is a huge story that broke Tuesday evening. And it is one of those stories that has a lot of dominoes you might say. Our story looks at some earlier options the museum developed mid recession, which is what delayed fuller consideration of this whole question.
In Week 1, UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen rallied his team from 34 points down to defeat Texas A&M 45-44. It was the second-largest comeback win in FBS history.
The vice president of Independent Bank’s mortgage division is expecting to tackle about five mortgage pre-qualifications this week as well as a couple of contracts.
As the summer months wind down, the housing market in Memphis and Shelby Country continued the upward swing that it has been on all year.
Memphis native Vonesha Mitchell has joined the Memphis Medical District Collaborative as program manager, community development. Mitchell’s new position rolls together several functions, including recruiting retail for vacant and underutilized storefronts, working with U3 Advisors to launch and administer the Hire Local program, developing assistance package and incentive programs, and engaging current and potential businesses in the district to understand opportunities and concerns.
Have you ever thought of moving to another city? For many job seekers who are searching in a difficult market, I often recommend looking in other places. But, searching in one city while you live in another can be a challenge.
It is that time of year. No, not the start of football season – the start of budgeting season. If you’ve had a great year and your 2017 marketing efforts are producing a strong, measurable return on investment, then setting your 2018 marketing budget may not be too difficult. But if this year’s plans just haven’t generated results for your organization, you may be left wondering what to budget for 2018.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A Republican congressional candidate in Tennessee spent campaign funds to cover the cost of 2,000 rounds of machine gun ammunition from his personal stockpile.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – An audit has found that the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has not updated the state's endangered species list in 16 years, even though it is required to do so every two years.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A lawsuit says Chevron isn't cooperating with a Tennessee attorney general investigation that has claimed the company has fraudulently bilked more than $18 million from a petroleum cleanup fund.
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) – "One more thing." With that phrase, Apple paid homage to its late co-founder Steve Jobs for the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone on Tuesday when it unveiled its latest – and, at $999, its most expensive – new version of the device, the iPhone X.
WASHINGTON (AP) – In a stark reminder of the damage done by the Great Recession and of the modest recovery that followed, the median American household only last year finally earned more than it did in 1999.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Republicans are struggling with how many billions of dollars President Donald Trump's tax code overhaul will add to the deficit as they work on a GOP budget plan that's a prerequisite to any far-reaching change in the nation's tax system.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Getting checked for cervical cancer isn't one-size-fits-all: Millions of women may soon have to decide between a routine Pap or a newer test that detects if they have a cancer-causing virus.