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  1. Felicia Suzanne Willett named Executive of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    One of the city's best-known chefs can add the title Executive of the Year to her list of accolades. Felicia Suzanne Willett , chef and owner of Felicia Suzanne's Restaurant in Downtown Memphis located at 80 Monroe Ave. was presented the EOY honor at the Memphis Business Journal's 35th annual Small Business Awards May 21. In addition to her Southern, Creole, Delta inspired restaurant, Willett also has a product line made with all-natural ingredients called Flo's Homemade Goodness.

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  2. In the kitchen with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Business Journal

    The Juice Plus+ Technical Training Center for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis is preparing teens and young adults to enter the workforce through hands on learning. Built in 2006, the TTC is a 24,000-square-foot center situated at 903 Walker Ave. Culinary, logistics, welding, automotive and customer service tracks are offered to students 16 to 21 years old.

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  3. Hotel Overton gets input from Midtown stakeholdersRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Business Journal

    Solomito Land Planning kicked off a series of neighborhood meetings Wednesday night to meet concerns of adjacent property owners and surrounding businesses when it comes to razing the French Quarter Inn for a new boutique hotel. Brenda Solomito Basar , owner of Solomito Land Planning, said the property owners are breaking the Land Use Control Board's neighborhood meeting requirement into three separate meetings: one to address the concerns of immediate property owners, one to address the concerns of those within a 500-foot radius and a third meeting for the general public.

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  4. Coca-Cola files permit for distribution facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Business Journal

    Charlotte-based Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated is the nation's largest independent bottler of Coca-Cola products.

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  5. Fino's Italian Deli to add East Memphis locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Business Journal

    Fino's from the Hill, located at 1853 Madison Ave., is adding a second restaurant, Fino's East, situated at 703 Brookhaven Circle next to Hog & Hominy. The new space is roughly 3,500 square feet and will include seating for around 100 people.

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  6. Logistics company coming to Downtown MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Business Journal

    A Cincinnati-based transportation services company is planning its third expansion since 2014 in the state, turning its attention to Memphis. Total Quality Logistics is opening a sales office in Downtown Memphis, a move that is expected to create at least 100 new jobs in the next five years.

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  7. Open Arms Care facilities sold to Nashville nonprofitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Business Journal

    Open Arms Care Corp., an immediate care facility for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, has sold its Memphis operations to another Tennessee nonprofit for $3.6 million. Open Arms Care Corp. sold its Memphis office at 5120 Yale Road and its eight group homes in a $3.6 million transaction to WCO AL DP LLC, a subsidiary of affordable housing nonprofit Woodbine Community Organization of Nashville, according to an April 27 warranty deed.

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  8. Delta layoff result of terminated contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Business Journal

    DAL Global Services is expected to layoff 130 employees as the result of Gate Gourmet ending its contract for cabin service. The previously announced layoff of 130 employees by Delta Air Lines Inc. subsidiary DAL Global Services is the result of a terminated contract.

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  9. Boardwalk planned for Wolf River HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Business Journal

    A nonprofit organization committed to improving neighborhoods around the U.S., it launched a campaign in Memphis this year called "Discover Ioby." Livable Memphis, a program within the Community Development Council of Greater Memphis, partnered with ioby on the campaign to deliver $50,000 in available match funds with a goal to spearhead 20 projects in the city.

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  10. Main Street restaurant renews 10-year leaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Business Journal

    Patrick and Deni Reilly , local owners of Majestic Grille, renewed their lease as a continued commitment to Downtown Memphis. Coming on the scene in 2005, Majestic Grille has been at the forefront of the past decade's redevelopment of the restaurant and retail segment on Main Street.

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  11. Employee benefits firms mergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Business Journal

    Memphis-based Group Benefits LLC will merge with McManus Reilly Benefits, a move that will include Group Benefits doubling its office space at its headquarters on Ridge Lake Boulevard. Group Benefits is the 11th largest employee benefits company in Memphis, with 13 employees, while McManus Reilly Benefits had five employees in 2014, according to MBJ research in the Book of Lists.

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  12. Kroger invests in Midtown landRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Business Journal

    The Mid-South's grocery store giant has purchased about 18 acres of mostly vacant land near the intersection of Poplar Avenue and North Cleveland Street in anticipation of future development associated with Crosstown Concourse. Kroger Co.

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  13. Downtown technology company renovating officesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Business Journal

    Monday, CBRE Memphis filed a $58,600 tenant alterations permit for Lokion , a Memphis-based web development company, at 88 Union Ave. T A Brown Construction is updating some of the company's existing office space with new carpet, paint and cabinet alterations, according to the permit.

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  14. Gus's Downtown location gets new Australian neighbor, redevelopment plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Business Journal

    Gus's Downtown location on Front Street has a new neighbor - Australian developer Drapac Group USA, which bought the vacant lot and empty building to the immediate South of the chicken restaurant. Drapac Group, an Australian property investment and development company, has acquired its first property in the Memphis market and is looking for more.

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  15. DeVry shutting down Memphis campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Business Journal

    According to an announcement outlining the school's transformation strategy made during its fiscal third quarter 2015 earnings call, DeVry will close 14 campus locations in 11 markets. DeVry has 81 locations around the U.S. "Fourteen locations - or about 20 percent of our campuses - will move to an online-only model," Daniel Hamburger , president and CEO of DeVry Education Group, said during the call.

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  16. Top home sales for the week are lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Business Journal

    This week's big residential sales were a touch on the skimpy side - another period with no million-dollar sale. The top transaction was a 3,240-square-foot, three-bedroom, three-bathroom townhouse with a view of the Mighty Mississippi in the 38103 Memphis ZIP.

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  17. I Love Juice Bar coming to MidtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Business Journal

    From the man who gave Memphis The Cosmic Coconut, Scott Tashie is now bringing a Nashville-based franchise to 553 S. Cooper St. I Love Juice Bar was founded by John and Vui Hunt in Brentwood in 2013 and has already expanded to other parts of Tennessee along with Alabama and Kentucky. Locations are in the works for Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and West Virginia.

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  18. Where will Huey's restaurant open next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Business Journal

    Huey's Restaurant has served the Greater Memphis community since 1970 and has gradually expanded over the years to its current eight locations in East Memphis, Cordova, Downtown, Collierville, Southaven, Southwind, Midtown and Germantown. Millington and Olive Branch could be next.

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  19. Happy Mexican adding patioRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Business Journal

    Rafael Ramirez , owner of Happy Mexican Restaurant and Cantina at 6080 Primacy Parkway in East Memphis, filed a building permit Tuesday for a $6,000 concrete patio.

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  20. Retailer opens Germantown location after 65 years in MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Business Journal

    A company that has served the greater Memphis area for 65 years will celebrate that milestone with the opening of a new location. Robert W. Kiser debuted the original Kiser's Floor Fashions in 1950, and now the third-generation run family business plans to launch store No.

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