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Airport adds Spirit, flights to LAX, Vegas, Orlando

Spirit Airlines is literally flying into the Memphis market, and it’s bringing three new nonstops with it. Memphis International Airport announced Tuesday, Dec. 14, that the Miramar, Florida-based airline is launching nonstop service to Las Vegas McCarran International Airport and Orlando International Airport on April 20 and daily flights to Los Angeles International Airport beginning […]

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PILOT requests could generate $162M in local investment

About $162 million worth of capital investment and 300 jobs could be created in Shelby County after a city-county board meets later this month. Medtronic Logistics LLC, CEVA Logistics U.S. Inc. and Performance Food Group Inc. will request tax incentives from the Economic Development Growth Engine for Memphis & Shelby County (EDGE) board when it […]

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Study: Memphis pays 2nd-lowest utilities cost

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Utility customers in the Memphis metropolitan area pay some of the lowest bills of any metro area in the country, according to a study by online bill payment company doxo. Memphis ranked just behind Austin, Texas as the second-most affordable metro area for utilities. The average monthly bill in Memphis was $197, […]

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Memphis among the 30 most affordable metro areas in the U.S.

Affordability could be another draw Memphis-area employers can offer to recruit and retain employees. According to a new analysis by The Business Journals of regional affordability data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Memphis ranked No. 15 in overall affordability among the nation’s 100 largest metros. The No. 15 spot is shared with Louisville, Kentucky. The […]