Monthly Archives: February 2015

  •   Are you a sad and lonely Democrat of Shelby County? Are you tired of all your Republican friends making jokes about your chosen party? It’s time to take charge and make a change. You can do it. Here’s how: Register to vote. Figure out what precinct and house (state representative) district you live in. […]

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  •   Another food trucker is going brick and mortar. Ermyias Shiberou who brought us Stickem is opening a restaurant next door to The Bar-B-Que Shop on Madison Avenue in Midtown. Dubbed Blue Nile, he will serve authentic Ethiopian cuisine in addition to some Stickem favorites. He expects to open this spring. For updates follow https://twitter.com/BlueNile901 […]

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  • I spent the last couple years working with Henry Turley. I wasn’t a full-time employee or anything—just helped out on some projects and kept my real estate license there. I’m moving on again, to become Vice President of Retail Brokerage at Newmark Grubb Memphis. I had a lot of fun working downtown at the Cotton […]

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  •   The Commercial Appeal originally published this article on Sunday, February 8 in the Viewpoint section: http://www.commercialappeal.com/opinion/columnists/guest-column-with-great-opportunity-comes-even-greater-risk_95713443 With 175 available acres smack in the middle of Memphis, the Fairgrounds present an exciting opportunity. Combined with a powerful public financing tool called a Tourism Development Zone, the redevelopment of the Fairgrounds has tantalized private developers and […]

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  •   EDGE gave IKEA a PILOT. That’s a lot of acronyms to say a furniture store just got a huge tax break from Memphis and Shelby County. The company won’t pay $9.5M in property taxes for well over a decade. Would they have come here anyway, gracing us with jobs and sales tax revenue and […]

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