» Subscribe Today!
More of what you want to know.
The Daily News
X

Forgot your password?
TDN Services
Research millions of people and properties [+]
Monitor any person, property or company [+]

Skip Navigation LinksHome >
VOL. 133 | NO. 20 | Friday, January 26, 2018

Latest Economic Overview Shows Growth Across Sectors

By Andy Meek

Print | Front Page | Email this story | Email reporter | Comments ()

The Daily News has charted big moves in these pages from some of the Memphis public companies like FedEx and First Horizon that have paid employee bonuses and hinted at major investment as a result of the recent federal tax legislation.

We’ve covered the rising fortunes and the headwinds of companies big and small, plus presented regular dives into sectors like home sales and mortgage activity; along with covering the steady of flow of everything from commercial real estate deals to news in health care, restaurants, finance and more.

To complement that composite of business news that lives each day in these pages, we also present our regular Economic Overview, a package of data meant to provide a quantitative snapshot of the local economy.

It’s meant to give readers hard numbers on everything from real estate to employment data and trends, representing a foundation that can be used to gain a better understanding of the local economy and business environment.

RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 57 280 1,209
MORTGAGES 55 244 916
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 8 52 151
BUILDING PERMITS 158 699 2,751
BANKRUPTCIES 37 157 618
BUSINESS LICENSES 12 77 276
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 0 0
MARRIAGE LICENSES 0 0 0