Memphis Economy is Growing Hopeful



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A Memphis Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Peabody Hotel reflected economic hope for Memphis in 2015. The hope is to bring new business to the city and Shelby County. The two biggest assets the region offers are available capacity and a strengthening school system that provides young workers ready and able to join the […]

Good Things Happening in Memphis Schools



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Schools should always be a scrutinized decision when considering where to live and raise a family. Memphis has been on a serious journey to improve its school system and is showing real improvement. Emphasis has been placed on more parent involvement with students, schools, and community resources. The overarching goal is for students to graduate […]

Why are Investors Flocking to Downtown Dallas?



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As a flurry of development projects sweep through the downtown district of Dallas, the urban core of one of the state’s biggest cities is finally receiving its due. Many of those projects are focused on redevelopment rather than new development, thus paving the way for the downtown area’s transformation. Stretching between Pacific Avenue and Commerce, […]

Millennial Entrepreneurs Take Over Mile High City



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Millennial entrepreneurs are flocking to Denver. According to a new study conducted by NerdWallet, the Denver is ranked as the fifth best city for entrepreneurs in the millennial age group.

Winter in Memphis



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Mention the word snow and the store shelves empty as everyone goes into survival mode. Not because the winters are so harsh but because no one is used to driving or getting around in the snow. The Memphis winter is more like a prolonged autumn than a winter. By February, small flowers are beginning to […]

Watch Out Santa … for America’s Naughtiest Cities!



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Ho ho ho! Yes, kids, it’s that time of year when a certain overweight old guy in a red suit drives a reindeer-fueled sled through the skies.

Memphis Has Vision



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Memphis is a city of vision. One of those visions that is taking on life is improved economic performance. Job losses bottomed out late in 2010 and Memphis is now number 17 in the nation for job growth. The greater metropolitan area has seen consistent growth in gross domestic product over the last couple of […]

Houston Named as the Market to Watch in Commercial Real Estate Boom



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According to a report recently released by the Urban Land Institute and Price Waterhouse Cooper, Houston leads the country in terms of markets to watch for the coming year.

Mixed-Use Property Developments Growing in Popularity in Memphis



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Mixed-use property developments are rapidly growing in popularity throughout Memphis, according to the latest reports. Memphis Business Journals recently reported the purchase of almost 19 acres by McNeill Commercial Real Estate.

Chicago Real Estate Sales on Pace for Best Year Since 2007



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In light of low interest rates and an improving economy, sales in Chicago are now on pace to reach the best levels this year since 2007.