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  1. Newby's plans major changes to avoid closureRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Business Journal

    After losing its property to the bank, popular Memphis college bar Newby's is facing closure - unless, that is, its owner can buy back the property, demolish its theater for parking and begin serving lunch. Todd Adams , who bought the bar, restaurant and music venue in 1997, said he's working with investors to repurchase the bar's 5,000-square-foot building at 539 S. Highland St. and its connected 6,000-square-foot theater-turned-events-venue building at 535 S. Highland.

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  2. Amerigroup and CareMore launching in MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    Amerigroup Community Care will begin covering Shelby County TennCare members on Jan. 1, 2015. And those TennCare holders will have three new options for health care when CareMore Medical Group opens three new Care Centers in the Memphis area in early 2015.

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  3. ABF Freight asks contractors for bids on Memphis expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    ABF Freight is planning to move its Little Rock, Arkansas, hub to Memphis, which could create as many as 400 jobs. ABF Freight System Inc. has asked three contractors, including one in Memphis, to bid on the $20.5 million expansion of its local terminal, sources say.

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  4. Mobile grocer Green Machine may park permanent store DowntownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    The Green Machine grocery bus, shown here in the Southern Heritage Classic Parade, is looking to open a permanent store. The Green Machine grocery bus is looking to open its first brick-and-mortar location in a historic building in Downtown Memphis, according to a news report.

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  5. Piano bar Zebra Lounge sets Overton Square opening dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Business Journal

    The Zebra Lounge, a piano bar in Chicago, will open a new location, its second, in Midtown Memphis' Overton Square. Zebra Lounge, an iconic piano bar in Chicago, has set an opening date for its new lounge in Midtown Memphis.

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  6. Cox Media buys two FOX 13 properties for $3.7MRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Business Journal

    Cox Media Group, the new owner of WHBQ-TV FOX 13, has purchased two Memphis properties from The Fox Television Stations Inc. for nearly $3.7 million. KTVU LLC, an affiliate of Cox, on Oct. 8 purchased FOX's 26,000-square-foot building at 483 S. Highland St. for $2.6 million and its 3,200-square-foot transmitter building at 6555 Raleigh Lagrange Road for $1.1 million, according to public deed transaction records .

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  7. Take a look inside new South Main distillery's future homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Business Journal

    Before a historic building in the South Main district of Downtown Memphis is transformed into a top-of-the-line distillery, we wanted to give you a taste of what the space will be. Construction is already underway at the 54,000-square-foot building at 301 S. Front St., which will house Old Dominick, as well as a speakeasy-style restaurant and bar .

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  8. Twelve Memphis-area schools to join Achievement School DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Business Journal

    Twelve Shelby County schools are in process of entering the Achievement School District, which manages under-performing state schools or partners them with ASD-authorized neighborhood charter programs. In 2015, Green Dot Public Schools will take over Wooddale Middle School and Raleigh Egypt High School.

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  9. Folk's Folly renames butcher shop after founderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Business Journal

    Folk's Folly Prime Steak House is about to launch a renovation of its Prime Cut Shoppe, which will be rebranded as Humphrey's. The minor renovation of the space at Folk's Folly, which is at 551 S. Mendenhall Road, will give Humphrey's Prime Cut Shoppe's a "refreshed retail and online experience," giving Memphis another modern, high-end butcher shop option, according to a release.The restaurant and retail shop will stay open during construction, which begins Monday and runs into November, the release said.

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  10. Sprouts pulls $1.5M permit for Germantown renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Business Journal

    Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. plans to renovate a former Schnucks grocery store in Germantown for $1.5 million ahead of a 2015 opening. Sprouts pulled the permit for a 30,000-square-foot space in The Shops of Forest Hill, which is at Poplar and Forest Hill Irene Road, that will be the grocer's second in the area .

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  11. Rizzo's Diner gets grant to relocate to South MainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Business Journal

    The South Main area of Downtown Memphis was recently named on a list of 10 "undercover stylish" neighborhoods in the U.S. A Downtown Memphis Commission board has approved a small storefront improvement grant for the upscale Rizzo's Diner, which plans to relocate to the South Main district. The Center City Development Corp. at its board meeting this week approved a matching grant of $12,450 to Rizzo's Diner LLC for improvements to the 2,700-square-foot space at 492 S. Main St., which was previously occupied by Cafe Soul.

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  12. PILOT for Benchmark Education approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Business Journal

    The Memphis and Shelby County economic development arm Wednesday unanimously approved a tax for a company looking to move its distribution operations from New York. The Economic Development Growth Engine for Memphis & Shelby County on Wednesday approved a four-year payment-in-lieu-of-tax incentive of nearly $458,000 to Benchmark Education Co.

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  13. EDGE approves incentives to lure UK tux companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Business Journal

    One of the largest tuxedo rental companies in the U.K. won approval Wednesday for a nearly $1.1 million incentive to open a large distribution operation in Memphis. One of the largest tuxedo rental companies in the U.K. won approval Wednesday for a nearly $1.1 million incentive to open a large distribution operation in Memphis.

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  14. Wal-Mart to slow U.S. growth in favor of online salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Business Journal

    A new Super Wal-Mart in East Memphis could be the last new area location for some time. Wal-Mart told investors Wednesday it plans to scale back its growth in U.S. locations to put focus on online sales.

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  15. Restaurant, bars could join spirits distillery in South Main buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Business Journal

    D. Canale & Co. is returning to its roots with plans to open spirits distillery and tasting room Old Dominick in Downtown Memphis.

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  16. Developer plans $2M spec warehouse off I-40 near WhittenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Business Journal

    A development firm has applied for a $2 million permit to build a new speculative warehouse north of Interstate 40 between Whitten and Appling roads. Appling Farms Properties #2 LP, which is operated by Memphis-based Grace Development LLC, has hired contractor Flintco Inc. to build a 50,000-square-foot shell building at 7005 Appling Farms Parkway, according to the public building permit.

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  17. Next EDGE agenda includes FedEx and distribution centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Business Journal

    The agenda for Monday's EDGE meeting and PILOT considerations has been released, and on it are potential new investments from one established name and a couple new kids on the block. FedEx SupplyChain Systems is looking to expand in Memphis with a new, $6.8 million facility that would create 87 new jobs.

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  18. Highland Row developer applies for first, $20M building permitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Business Journal

    An Indiana-based developer is seeking its first, $20 million building permit for apartments as part of a huge mixed-use project near the University of Memphis. Indianapolis-based Milhaus applied for the permit, as expected , for construction of a four-story apartment building at 387 S. Highland St. for its planned $60.7 million Highland Row project.

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  19. Developer plans new $17.9M mixed-use project in South MainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Business Journal

    A new mixed-use apartment and retail development, 266 Memphis Lofts, is planned for a prominent corner in Downtown Memphis. A development team that's already heavily invested in Downtown Memphis is planning to build a new mixed-use apartment and retail complex in the South Main neighborhood for nearly $17.9 million.

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  20. Developer moves forward with $8M apartment complex near U of MRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Business Journal

    A developer is about to go vertical with construction of a new $8 million apartment complex aimed at University of Memphis students. Irving, California-based Rael Development Corp., now that it has its slab , has pulled a $6.6 million permit to begin work on the structure - a 64-unit, four-story complex at 3595 Southern Ave., which is at the southeast corner of Southern and Brister.

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