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Postponed: State of Downtown Annual Community Gathering

Out of respect for our community, we have made the decision to postpone our State of Downtown Annual Meeting and Vision Awards set for Wednesday evening. 

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Handy Park Design Challenge - Winners Announced

The Downtown Memphis Commission and Beale Street Management announced four winners in the Handy Park Design Challenge, which sought creative design solutions for the historic Beale Street park.

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'Mighty Lights' Introduces Dual LED Lighting Package to Bookend Memphis Riverfront

Memphis Bridge Lighting Inc., the nonprofit that orchestrated the dynamic Philips LED lighting package on Big River Crossing in October 2016, is proud to introduce Mighty Lights, a nightly attraction that combines the lighting of both the Big River Crossing and soon-to-be re-illuminated Hernando de Soto bridges.

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Open on Main, DMC's Pop Up Retail Strategy, Returns May 2018

Open on Main, the Downtown Memphis Commission’s (DMC) retail activation initiative will, once again, be open for business at two locations beginning May 2018.

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Upcoming Meetings

Please click on the meetings below for more information:

DMC Board

Oct. 25, 2018

Center City Development Corporation

Nov. 14, 2018

Center City Revenue Finance Corporation

Nov. 13, 2018

Design Review Board

Nov. 7, 2018

Downtown Parking Authority

Nov. 14, 2018

2016-2017 State of Downtown Report

Read the State of Downtown report issued by Downtown Memphis Commission to learn about market trends, demographics and district opportunities.
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Downtown Property PILOTs

Learn how Downtown Property PILOTs help put blighted properties into active uses without reducing taxes.
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Have an Idea for a Downtown Event?

Learn how our Event & Activation Grants can help make your idea a reality!
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New Development Shaping Downtown
More than $3 billion in new development projects are underway in Downtown. Check out this overview to see how Downtown is changing.
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