Purchase prices skyrocket for downtown Chattanooga buildings

Published Feb. 10 2016

Downtown Chattanooga posted what may be its biggest private sale ever last month when Atlanta-based The Simpson Organization paid $36.9...

Chickamauga lock getting more funding in 2016, but future cuts loom

Published Feb. 10 2016

Work on the delayed new lock at the Chickamauga Dam in Chattanooga got a $29.9 million boost Tuesday when the...

Personal Finance: Closed end funds II -- risks and rewards

Published Feb. 10 2016

Last week, we looked at a subset of pooled investment vehicles known as closed end funds. Those funds occupy a...

Waupaca Foundry merges with Hitachi Metals Automotive Components

Published Feb. 10 2016

Waupaca Foundry Inc. said Tuesday it will merge with Hitachi Metals Automotive Components USA LLC as part of a larger...

Sears to accelerate store closing plan

Published Feb. 10 2016

Sears says it will accelerate plans to close unprofitable stores and will consider additional staff cuts as it tries to...

Obama unveils record $4.1 trillion election-year budget

Published Feb. 10 2016

President Barack Obama on Tuesday unveiled a record $4.1 trillion, election-year budget that finances Democratic priorities like education, health care...

Chattanooga-based Bellhops adding rental truck option

Published Feb. 9 2016

Bellhops announced Tuesday it's adding a built-in rental truck option in some of its currently served markets, including Chattanooga.

UAW, rival labor group differ on appeal of election at Chattanooga VW plant

Published Feb. 9 2016

The American Council of Employees at Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant is supporting the federal appeal by the automaker of last year's...

Ikea recalls ceiling lamps for risk of falling glass shades

Published Feb. 9 2016

Swedish furniture retailer Ikea is recalling two types of ceiling lamps because of a risk that the glass shades might...

Chattanooga Chamber hires Florida citrus advocate as new policy vice president

Published Feb. 9 2016

The Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce has hired the chief marketing officer for the Florida Department of Commerce as its new...

CBL adds stores in North Carolina center

Published Feb. 9 2016

CBL & Associates Properties Inc. announced today it will add home retailer West Elm at its Friendly Center in Greensboro,...

Job fairs slated for 2 VW suppliers

Published Feb. 9 2016

The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce is partnering with area Volkswagen parts suppliers for two February job fairs.

UTC joins downtown resurgence with its own building boomlet

Published Feb. 9 2016

For years, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga was seen as too disconnected from the renaissance that's taken hold in...

Court closes 'squalid' nursing home operated by Hixson-based New Beginnings

Published Feb. 9 2016

Nursing home patients will be removed from a Georgia facility today after a federal judge rejected a company request to...

Neighbors of proposed East Brainerd subdivision wary of water runoff

Published Feb. 9 2016

The proposed builder of 39 single-family homes in East Brainerd heard the pent-up frustrations of neighbors Monday afternoon over water...

These are the top five cities in the Southeast for baby boomers to start a business

Published Feb. 9 2016

Southeast Discovery, a real estate consulting firm specializing in serving baby boomers, identified the top five cities in the Southeast...

TVA installs last of coal scrubbers at Gallatin plant

Published Feb. 8 2016

The Tennessee Valley Authority has completed the installation of scrubbers at its Gallatin Fossil Plant to cut certain smog emissions...

Prices at Chattanooga gas pumps hit lowest level since 2008

Published Feb. 8 2016

Average retail gasoline prices in Chattanooga fell another 3 cents a gallon in the past week to dip below $1.50...

CBL cuts share in North Carolina center; company shares fall to 6-year low

Published Feb. 8 2016

CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. has cut its ownership share in the Triangle Town Center and Commons in Raleigh, N.C.,...

VW to offer 'generous' compensation to owners, report says

Published Feb. 8 2016

Volkswagen will offer generous compensation packages to the roughly 600,000 U.S. owners of diesel vehicles whose emissions are over the...

Moving up in the business world

Published Feb. 7 2016

EMJ Corp. has appointed Philip Augustino to senior vice president of construction. In his new role, he will report to...

Small Biz: Health care law makes tax season tougher for small companies

Published Feb. 7 2016

As more requirements of the health care law take effect, income tax filing season becomes more complex for small businesses.

Under Construction: Hefferlin + Kronenberg Architects to move into new building

Published Feb. 7 2016

Hefferlin + Kronenberg Architects was founded in 1999 and has 15 employees, six of whom are architects, making it one...