Memphis and Surrounding Areas Long Term Green Plan

Memphis, Shelby County, and surrounding counties have embarked on a 25-year plan to make the region green friendly. While a few projects are already under way, most remain in the planning stages. However, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently granted $2.6 million for a two year planning and pre-implementation phase of the […]

Memphis Is Growing At A Steady Pace

There is some perception that Nashville out shines Memphis when it comes to economic clout. However, a closer look at the numbers reveals that perception is not exactly accurate. Of the 25 wealthiest zip codes in Tennessee, Memphis and Shelby County have 11 among the riches. Six of those eleven are completely within Memphis city […]

Memphis Residential Investments On Target

When you are looking for residential invest property, you need to take a serious look at the Memphis area. There are few if any other major metropolitan areas with higher rents and more renters than in Memphis. More than half of the households in Memphis prefer to rent rather than own. Something making Memphis particularly […]

Doing Business in Memphis

Memphis by itself is an awesome place to do business. On top of that, many incentives are offered to both new businesses and existing businesses wanting to expand in the metro and county areas. The primary incentives offered include: Tax Incentives Training and Workforce Assistance Project Assistance Infrastructure and Energy Incentives Financing Incentives Tax incentives […]

Memphis New Home Permits Mostly Stable

Year-on-year, Memphis and Shelby County saw a slight increase in new home permits. Third quarter numbers for 2014 were up 3.4 percent. However, new home permits were down 13.4 percent compared to the second quarter of 2014. The exact numbers were 212 new construction permits in the third quarter of 2014 compared to 245 permits […]

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