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Real Estate Matters: Lay of the land for first home loans

If you’re a first-time homebuyer, you’ll find it a little harder to qualify for a mortgage than the first-time buyer who walked in your shoes two years ago. More

Fed officials saw April rate cut as ‘close call’

Most Federal Reserve officials viewed the decision to cut the benchmark interest rate as “a close call” in April, signaling they may hold off from further reductions. More

Computer companies surpass banks in S&P 500

Technology stocks unseated financial companies as the largest industry group in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, reclaiming the top spot they last held in 2002. More

Not enough oil means companies must spend more

Never have so many oil and gas companies spent so much to produce so little. More

On Music Row: Big stars set for CMA Music Festival

The CMA Music Festival is just three weeks away, running Thursday through Sunday, June 5-8 in downtown Nashville. More

Nashville At Law: A weekly roundup of civil litigation in Nashville

A divided Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals took Tennessee’s side on Tuesday in a dispute over tobacco money. More

Deed restrictions can prove tricky

Peter Kurland, an owner in the property housing the Darkhorse Theater, had an interesting day last week trying to determine whether or not his property had a deed restriction that required a church use there. More

Marketplace: Noel Place office building for sale

Chicago-based real estate investor Joel Teglia has put Noel Place office building downtown up for sale. More

Bricks and Mortar

Creating Spaces: Lionstone should move forward

Musica’s frolicking nudes are anything by joyous, as controversy brews. More

Major hotel companies ready to make a play for convention center spot

Now that the process for the new Nashville Convention Center is underway, attention is beginning to turn toward the “headquarters” hotel that would be integrated with the center. More

The Chatter Class: Taking exception with tax exemption

Businesses and their lobbyists don’t often get terribly worked up about arcane legislative language. More

The Music Biz: Jump-starting dance music here gets some Devine intervention

Long before he arrived in Nashville, Devine Taylor had made his mark in the music business on many levels. These ranged from being a bassist to producer, remixer, consultant, manager, talent scout and promoter. More

Deals across the state

As part of an ongoing effort to secure access to the Tennessee River for water-hungry Peach State citizens, Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue signed a legislative resolution urging negotiations with Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen regarding relocation of the state border. More

As ‘Boomers’ near retirement, developers keep eye on trends

Are you a baby boomer? Statisticians consider anyone born between 1946 and 1964 to be a full-fledged baby boomer. More

Real estate transactions

Executive Appointments

Seigenthaler PR adds five members to its team The Memorial Foundation announces board member Energy Automation Systems announces four appointments Winfree joins Pinnacle Judson elected VP for Barge Waggoner Wright joins Colliers office League for the Deaf adds to its board of directors More

Dave Says

Dear Dave, We have three kids enrolled in Christian schools, and it’s very expensive. We truly believe they’re getting a great, faith-based education, but they’re only in elementary school and already we’ve had to dig into our savings. — Maureen More

Paulson should act to stop dollar slump, Americans say in poll

Americans want Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson to act to stop the dollar's decline, which has stoked the inflation eroding their household incomes. More