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Great Wolf resorts joins growing number of hotels under cash pressure from pandemic, has project in the works in Jackson, Tennessee.
News 5 days ago
Great Wolf resorts joins growing number of hotels under cash pressure from pandemic, has project in the works in Jackson, Tennessee.

A $1.7 billion loan backed by 17 Great Wolf Resorts Inc. hotels and water parks was flagged for concerns this month after the borrower said the...

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Guest column: Erin Harris of Carpenter Art Garden on the role of art and education in Binghampton.
News 1 week ago
Guest column: Erin Harris of Carpenter Art Garden on the role of art and education in Binghampton.

The idea of an art garden started with my parents. Mom was an artist and my father an architect and gardener. I've always put art and gardening...

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Boyle eyes several changes for next round of $270M Cool Springs development
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Boyle eyes several changes for next round of $270M Cool Springs development

One of the bigger real estate developers in Greater Nashville aims to add 241 extra apartments and a second hotel into the next phase of its $270...

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Raymond James discusses near move to One Beale, makes new accusations
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Raymond James discusses near move to One Beale, makes new accusations

In May 2014, Raymond James executives sought approval from the company's board of directors to move its Memphis offices to One Beale. The company...

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Apartment development near Liberty Bowl seeks PILOT from EDGE, proposed by Marion Threatt and Chad Fischer.
News 2 weeks ago
Apartment development near Liberty Bowl seeks PILOT from EDGE, proposed by Marion Threatt and Chad Fischer.

Marion Threatt and Chad Fischer are moving forward with the Hollywood Street apartment project they first announced in 2017. Now named Central...

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Cover story: Memphis office CRE experts, building owners, brokers, designers discuss how coronavirus may change how and where people work.
News 2 weeks ago
Cover story: Memphis office CRE experts, building owners, brokers, designers discuss how coronavirus may change how and where people work.

Many pundits and news websites appear confident in the coronavirus' long-term effects on office real estate. CNBC declared it will bring back high...

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Landlords and tenants worry about safety, health, and wellness in a post-COVID world.
News 2 weeks ago
Landlords and tenants worry about safety, health, and wellness in a post-COVID world.

The Best Places to Work awards honors companies in the Mid-South that create policies and foster a work environment that employees value. We invite...

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Experts from Colliers, Archimania, and Office Interiors discuss changes to CRE market as companies return to the workplace
News 3 weeks ago
Experts from Colliers, Archimania, and Office Interiors discuss changes to CRE market as companies return to the workplace

While office-based companies were never forced to shut down under Shelby County's safer-at-home orders, many pulled their employees out of the...

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Washington Prime Group, owner of Oak Court Mall, sees big delays in rent at its malls nationwide
News 3 weeks ago
Washington Prime Group, owner of Oak Court Mall, sees big delays in rent at its malls nationwide

The owner of Oak Court Mall and other malls nationwide expects long delays in rent, leading to enormous uncertainty as retailers struggle with long...

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Ready to bring employees back to the office? Here's what public officials want you to know.
News 3 weeks ago
Ready to bring employees back to the office? Here's what public officials want you to know.

Office jobs have remained a gray area throughout the COVID-19 crisis. Public officials never closed office buildings, but companies have been...

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Can't pay rent for your business? Don't do this, attorney says
News 3 weeks ago
Can't pay rent for your business? Don't do this, attorney says

The arrival of a new month, and another rent deadline, draws more attention to the rising tensions between commercial landlords and tenants. Winnie...

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Prospero Health doubles office space at One Commerce Square in Downtown Memphis.
News 1 month ago
Prospero Health doubles office space at One Commerce Square in Downtown Memphis.

The letter with the option to lease additional office space in Memphis sat on Michael Scarbrough's desk for a time. A Memphis native, Scarbrough is...

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How the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis became lead of local COVID-19 relief.
News 1 month ago
How the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis became lead of local COVID-19 relief.

To help the community through a pandemic, the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis is playing a new, huge role. On Sunday morning, March 15,...

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Restaurants and retail to open under guidelines in Gov. Bill Lee’s new “Tennessee Pledge
News 1 month ago
Restaurants and retail to open under guidelines in Gov. Bill Lee’s new “Tennessee Pledge"

Restaurants and retail stores in most of Tennessee will be allowed to reopen Monday, provided they follow Gov. Bill Lee's new "Tennessee Pledge."...

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Hollywood Feed expands same-day delivery, works with pet food pantry
News 1 month ago
Hollywood Feed expands same-day delivery, works with pet food pantry

Jean McGhee said that a lot of people are feeling lonely during COVID-19. But, she isn't one of them. She owns the Hollywood Feed stores along with...

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John Good, Jernigan Capital CEO, on weathering the COVID storm and effects on business
News 1 month ago
John Good, Jernigan Capital CEO, on weathering the COVID storm and effects on business

For five weeks, Jernigan Capital (JCAP) CEO John Good rode out the COVID-19 pandemic at his vacation home in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. It's a...

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Warnings multiply as Memphis malls and other retail properties brace for COVID fallout
News 1 month ago
Warnings multiply as Memphis malls and other retail properties brace for COVID fallout

Owners of the nation's malls, retail plazas, and Main Street storefronts are sounding alarms over the magnitude of the financial wreckage in store...

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Cheryl Pesce the Lifestyle Store in Crosstown Concourse pivots business amid coronavirus
News 1 month ago
Cheryl Pesce the Lifestyle Store in Crosstown Concourse pivots business amid coronavirus

Cheryl Pesce said she considers herself something of a Memphis tourist. Whenever something new opens, she and her daughter go check it out. That's...

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Guest column: Bob Fockler of the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis on philanthropy amid COVID-19
News 1 month ago
Guest column: Bob Fockler of the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis on philanthropy amid COVID-19

The economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic are straining companies and organizations across the community, with business leaders...

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Vince Smith moves forward with apartment complexes Lakeland Commons, Poplar Art Lofts, and Museum Lofts.
News 1 month ago
Vince Smith moves forward with apartment complexes Lakeland Commons, Poplar Art Lofts, and Museum Lofts.

Entering the current crisis, apartment developer Vince Smith had a pair of complexes under construction - in Lakeland and Downtown - and a third in...

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Brown Gill says coronavirus will hit landlords in May, June, July
News 1 month ago
Brown Gill says coronavirus will hit landlords in May, June, July

Gill Properties is one of 49,000 real estate companies that had been approved for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), as of April 13. While...

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Guest column: David Franks with Argent Trust Co. discusses the benefits of a community property trust.
News 1 month ago
Guest column: David Franks with Argent Trust Co. discusses the benefits of a community property trust.

Memphis is the home of several large and successful corporations, including FedEx, AutoZone, First Horizon and International Paper. Others, like...

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Coronavirus will hurt industrial real estate, Memphis brokers/contractors say.
News 1 month ago
Coronavirus will hurt industrial real estate, Memphis brokers/contractors say.

In the early days of the coronavirus' spread through America, it seemed it may not have a negative effect on Memphis' industrial real estate market...

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With retail real estate hurting, The Shopping Center Group's Shawn Massey and Gill Properties' Barry Maynard help in other ways
News 1 month ago
With retail real estate hurting, The Shopping Center Group's Shawn Massey and Gill Properties' Barry Maynard help in other ways

Shawn Massey was sitting in his living room one Wednesday evening, watching ESPN, when he realized the coronavirus would directly and significantly...

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Vaco Memphis partners with City to help displaced workers and MHA residents, talks impact on business
News 1 month ago
Vaco Memphis partners with City to help displaced workers and MHA residents, talks impact on business

About a week-and-a-half ago, Kirk Johnston, executive partner with Vaco Memphis, approached Mayor Jim Strickland with an idea. The coronavirus had...

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Memphis Business Journal signs lease to relocate office to Trustmark building.
News 1 month ago
Memphis Business Journal signs lease to relocate office to Trustmark building.

The Memphis Business Journal is set to move from Oakleaf Office Lane to 5350 Poplar Ave. After signing a lease March 10, the MBJ expects to move to...

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South Main retail, Airbnb development moving forward, according to developer Kenny Lipschutz
News 1 month ago
South Main retail, Airbnb development moving forward, according to developer Kenny Lipschutz

A New York-based developer is moving forward with his plan to turn 400 S. Main St. into three retail spaces and 18 short-term rental units....

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Guest column: Leslie Smith of Epicenter discusses Mid-South startups and COVID-19.
News 1 month ago
Guest column: Leslie Smith of Epicenter discusses Mid-South startups and COVID-19.

We are living in uncommon times. Information is coming at us more rapidly than we can process, and it often feels like our responses are not coming...

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HBG, UrbanArch, Fleming, and Self Tucker are hoping for the best, preparing for the worst
News 1 month ago
HBG, UrbanArch, Fleming, and Self Tucker are hoping for the best, preparing for the worst

Mid-South architects are largely as busy as ever, as their clients have been reluctant to halt projects that were under construction - or about to...

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University of Memphis' MD2K Center develops app to help track social distancing
News 1 month ago
University of Memphis' MD2K Center develops app to help track social distancing

On March 12, MBJ asked Santosh Kumar, director of the MD2K center for Excellence, if his team was doing research to combat the spreading...

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