MBJ: Done Deal: New coffeeshop to open in Arlington

MBJ: Done Deal: New coffeeshop to open in Arlington A new coffee concept will open in Arlington. Crave Coffee and Bistro, owned by Ben Hickey — formerly with Amerigo’s — and his wife, Lana Hickey, signed a lease at 11615 Highway 70. …. MBJ: Done Deal: New coffeeshop to open in Arlington Advertisements Continue reading MBJ: Done Deal: New coffeeshop to open in Arlington

CA: Arlington courier service grows by focusing on lab specimens only

CA: Arlington courier service grows by focusing on lab specimens only “The new $1.5 million headquarters that Laboratory Express will start building next week in Arlington helps prove that less is more. The 19-year-old courier company, which nicknames itself LabExpress, specializes in transporting blood, urine and other laboratory specimens between clinical and lab sites across the nation. Founder and president Jerry Knauss has at his disposal a transit network of 16 full-time employees, about 1,150 independent contractors, their vehicles, and the cargo holds of commercial airlines. The company operates in 500 markets and 42 states. … Some have tried tempting … Continue reading CA: Arlington courier service grows by focusing on lab specimens only

MBJ: DeSoto County, Arlington and Millington are the latest areas to embrace the Greenprint 2015/2040.

“More Mid-South jurisdictions are committing to go green. DeSoto County, Arlington and Millington are the latest areas to embrace the Greenprint 2015/2040, a 25-year plan that would add 500 miles of off-street trails and 200 miles of on-street bike lanes across the region. If the plan is fully adopted and carried through, the trails will connect residents to 95 percent of the “large park acreage” in the area. A $2.6 million HUD Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant given to the Shelby County government by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development provided funding. With this latest round of adoptions, municipalities across Tennessee, Arkansas … Continue reading MBJ: DeSoto County, Arlington and Millington are the latest areas to embrace the Greenprint 2015/2040.

MDN: Maines Paper & Food Service Seeks $2.5 Million Permit

“More new construction is planned at the Maines Paper & Food Service cold-storage facility in Arlington. A $2.5 million building permit application has been filed with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement for the facility at 11420 Gulf Stream Road, listing the scope of work as “mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection.” The 56,780-square-foot Class A facility, which is owned by W D Arlington LLC, was built in 1998 and is situated on 6.1 acres at the northeast corner of Gulf Stream Road and Tenn. 385. The Shelby County Assessor of Property’s 2014 appraisal of the site is $2.2 million. … Continue reading MDN: Maines Paper & Food Service Seeks $2.5 Million Permit

MBJ: For young families in Tennessee a new study by consumer advocacy website, NerdWallet says Arlington and Atoka are the places to be.

“The study by NerdWallet looked at home affordability, prosperity and growth, quality of education and family-friendliness when crunching the numbers to determine the best cities for young families in Tennessee. Only areas with 5,000 or more residents were analyzed, for a total of 99 cities, towns and other census-designated places in the state. Arlington jumped 20 spots from last year’s ranking to top the list. NerdWallet attributed Arlington’s first place rank to “high growth in prosperity, as well as for its ‘family friendliness’ score.” Family income growth from 1999-2013 has increased 77.36 percent in the town, according to the report. Atoka was … Continue reading MBJ: For young families in Tennessee a new study by consumer advocacy website, NerdWallet says Arlington and Atoka are the places to be.

MDN: Maines Paper & Food Service Plans Construction

“New construction is planned at the Maines Paper & Food Service cold-storage facility in Arlington. … One of the largest independent foodservice distributors in the U.S., Conklin, N.Y.-based Maines generates an annual revenue approaching $4 billion and distributes to single-unit and regional chain restaurants, educational and health care institutions, convenience stores and other outlets spanning 36 states, according to the company’s website.” Digest – Memphis Daily News. Continue reading MDN: Maines Paper & Food Service Plans Construction

MBJ: Parking garage development anticipates 50 new hires by Accredo

“Accredo Health Group Inc. will hire 50 people by the end of the year in Memphis, prompting a Massachusetts-based developer to plan a new 500-space parking garage near Accredo’s campus.” (MBJ) Continue reading MBJ: Parking garage development anticipates 50 new hires by Accredo

Pyro, Jerry’s, Kooky Canuck, and Frost are expanding.

Arlington, which will enjoy a $100 million expansion at its Microport facility in the near future, was selected for TN’s Downtowns program. Cordova — Pyro Pizza expands with 3rd pizzeria in Cordova Jerry’s Sno Cones, and Kooky Canuck are expanding with second locations in Cordova as well. Frost is looking to open a second location, not in Cordova.   Continue reading Pyro, Jerry’s, Kooky Canuck, and Frost are expanding.