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Oakridge’s Department of Energy East Tennessee Technology Park Recognized for Saving Resources and Taxpayer...

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes the efforts of the Department of Energy’s East Tennessee Technology Park in Oak Ridge, TN for taking steps to improve efficiency, save resources and reduce costs as part of the Federal Green Challenge (FGC).

Corps Allocates $37 Million for Chickamauga Lock, Construction Continues for Third Consecutive Year

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) says the Army Corps of Engineers Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2017 includes good news for all of East Tennessee – and everyone who benefits from river traffic passing through the Chickamauga Lock in Chattanoog

TDEC Announces Cleveland as Stormwater Program Participant

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau announced today the City of Cleveland as the latest participant in the Tennessee Qualifying Local Program (QLP). The program aims to eliminate the duplicative efforts at the state and local level in the stormwater permitting process

TDEC Lifts Water Contact Advisory for North Fork Holston River

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today lifted a water contact advisory for the North Fork Holston River in Hawkins and Sullivan Counties that went into effect on April 28. A sewer line break in Weber City, Virginia was repaired on Friday and no sewage is entering the river from that location any longer

Lamberson and Poag Receive Top Pinnacle Award Honors

The Memphis Area Association of REALTORS® Commercial Council honored the top performers in commercial real estate for 2016 at the 16th Annual Pinnacle Awards gala held April 6 at the FedEx Event Center at Shelby Farms. Coming away with the evening’s highest honors were Commercial Hall of Fame inductee Dan Poag, of Poag Shopping Centers, and Wyatt Aiken Commercial Broker of the Year winner Johnny Lamberson, of CB Richard Ellis Memphis.
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JLL Selected to Market Former Bayer Campus in Memphis

Bayer U.S. has hired JLL to market for sale or lease its 43-acre, six building, 1 million-square-foot research and development center in Memphis. “The 43-acre former Bayer Research and Development campus represents an ideal redevelopment opportunity for healthcare corporations and other users seeking well-located sites in and around the Mid-South region,” said Jack Wohrman, SIOR, JLL Vice President. More...

Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Collection in Giles, Pickett and Rutherford Counties on Nov. 5

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s mobile household hazardous waste collection service will be in Giles, Pickett and Rutherford Counties on Saturday, Nov. 5. Since the program’s inception in 1993, more than 322,000 households have properly disposed of more than 21 million pounds of material.

THDA announces winners of 2016 Tennessee’s Best awards

The Tennessee Housing Development Agency has announced the winners of the 2016 Tennessee’s Best awards during the Governor’s Housing Conference held this month in Nashville.

Commissioner Gonzales Announces Non-Depository Financial Institution Annual Supervision Fee For Fiscal Year 2016-2017

Pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. § 45-1-118(i), Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions Commissioner Greg Gonzales announced today the annual supervision fee for non-depository financial institutions in fiscal year 2016-2017, effective October 14, 2016. The fee is $1,025.00 for mortgage licensees and flexible credit licensees, and $625.00 for all other licensees and registrants, except mortgage loan originators, w

Rutledge Statement Following Oral Arguments Challenging EPA’s Power Plan

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released a statement today after the conclusion of oral arguments in West Virginia v. EPA, the court challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan

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MERCY LOAN FUND PARTNERS WITH NATIONAL CHURCH RESIDENCES TO PRESERVE MUCH-NEEDED...

Mercy Loan Fund (MLF), a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) based in Denver, Colo., has announced it has partnered with National Church Residences (NCR) to help preserve 55 affordable homes for seniors at Hickory Hollow Senior Apartments in Memphis, Tenn.

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June Market Report

Memphis-area home sales for June increased 4.2 percent from a year ago, with 1,887 total sales recorded in the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS®MAARdata property records database. Sales were up 6.1 percent from May when there were 1,779 total sales. Average sales price from June-to-June was up 1.6 percent, at $186,626. Inventory increased 1.7 percent, with 4,777 units listed for sale. Year-to-Date sales volume was up 13.3 percent at $1.53 billion.