News releases from Memphis Business Journal
“Obviously, they need the property and will get it developed as quickly as they can,” said Scott Brockman, president and CEO of the MSCAA.
If you’re looking to score a deal on a new home, the odds aren’t in your favor. This is a seller’s market, and in May, both the average home sales price and number of homes sold increased...
The sports trading card game, like many businesses, has its waves. It was down in much of the 1990s. But, product diversification and recent trends has Bartlett's TNC Sport on the upswing and...
Business of Pride: Jasmine Tasaki of WeCareTN
June 16, 2021
Business of Pride: Jasmine Tasaki is a trailblazer, advocate, and community organizer who seamlessly aligns her professional and personal life to protect the rights of transgender women. "We are all...
Business of Pride: Tami Montgomery of DRUS Place
June 14, 2021
Business of Pride: Tami Montgomery's first job in the bar business “started the day I bought this bar,” she said of DRUS Place, which she has owned for 13 years.
TN proposes to invest $52 million in the Memphis Regional Megasite to address wastewater and water infrastructure. It also wants to invest $80M in TCAT to help ready a workforce, and spend $100M to...
Restaurant Iris moving to East Memphis
June 08, 2021
Memphis' largest private company now touts a national network of more than 1,000 independent appraisers focused on auto and heavy equipment appraisals.
"My sense of fashion is high-class comfort, whatever you're comfortable in," Cornelius Martin said. "Anything that makes sense to you."
Leadership changes underway atop Brooks Museum
June 03, 2021
On the cusp of a monumental transition in its history with a move Downtown, one of the biggest arts institutions in Tennessee is undergoing a leadership change at the top.
This month in Mid-South business bankruptcies includes a company that does student housing near Mississippi State.
There are currently five Chipotles in the area: Cordova, Midtown, Ridgeway Trace, Southaven, and at Wolfchase Galleria. The first Memphis Chipotle opened in Ridgeway Trace in 2011.
Fire Station No. 1: City responds with new construction to cover Downtown and Pinch District
May 26, 2021
Memphis-based BGKT Architects LLC is handling design, but a general contractor hasn’t been selected. A city spokesperson said the contractor will be chosen from bidders on June 16.
Pink Palace rebrands to MoSH
May 21, 2021
Pink Palace Museum and Pink Palace Family of Museums announced on May 21 that it is undergoing a rebrand. It will now be known as MoSH — Memphis Museum of Science & History.
Nichols For Your Thoughts: My Memphis interlude
May 21, 2021
"No matter where I go, the Bluff City goes too. There is a pride in hailing from the 901 that isn’t solely attached to a physical locale. It’s an intrinsic piece of who we are as people. Memphis has...
Vinyl Tap capitalizes on Cricut craze
May 20, 2021
'Jack of all trades' opens South Main Nutrition
May 20, 2021
As businesses decide how they should return to the office — and whether they should at all — Obsidian PR has landed on a hybrid plan. They'll be in the office Monday through Wednesday, and remote...
Walgreens plans $30M investment, 200 jobs in Memphis
May 14, 2021
About 160 of the jobs would pay an average of $31,000 per year plus benefits, with the rest ranging from $48,000 to $164,000, according to the firm's PILOT application.
U of M partners with LA-based co., expands educational opportunities for corporate workforce
May 13, 2021
U of M has partnered with InStride, which has a network of more than 30 corporate partners that includes Aramark and Carvana.
Carrier Corp. will host open interviews Saturday, May 15, at its facility located at 97 S. Byhalia Road. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Amazon wants to fill 3,200 open positions in Memphis, with $100 bonus for being vaccinated
May 13, 2021
Since the start of 2017, Amazon has built or announced at least 10 facilities in the Memphis region. Right now, they have 3,200 open jobs available locally.
The women were nominated through an open call issued by the Memphis Business Journal. After weighing both career achievements and their work in the community, the editorial staff, following much...
Muddy's Bake Shop to expand Broad Avenue location
May 12, 2021
"It's hardware and internet, phone, and security service that's complimentary for a year. That's one less bill we have to worry about," said Tanyell Cole of Jumpin' Jellybeans.
As Tennessee and Arkansas further inspect part of the underside of the Hernando de Soto Bridge with drones and personnel, the bridge is closed to all traffic indefinitely.
Grizzlies partner with WynnBET, deal includes new FedExForum sports bar (open to the public)
May 11, 2021
“We are aiming for the space to be open for big sports days throughout the calendar, including college football games, the NFL, professional golf, baseball, soccer, and more."
A trucking company is planning a motor freight service center, including a massive open-air-cross-dock facility, in Memphis on East Holmes Road.