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Two Beale Street Design Contests Announced

Posted on 3/6/2018

Two Downtown Memphis contests announced to help improve Beale Street. 

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St. Jude to Build $412M 'Linchpin' Advanced Research Center

Posted on 2/21/2018

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is creating a $412 million research center, the largest project ever on the Memphis hospital's campus. 

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DCA Unveils New-Look Downtown HQ

Posted on 2/14/2018

Creative communications consulting firm, DCA has submitted plans for its new South Main headquarters to the Downtown Memphis Commission.

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Medical District Streetscape Project Has Been Named a Building Memphis Awards finalist

Posted on 2/2/2018

The enhancements at the intersection of Marshall and Monroe as well as others in the area have been named a finalist for best renovation project for streetscape improvements. Winners will be announced at the 2018 Building Memphis Awards from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, February 27th at the Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road.

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Additional Funding from Downtown Memphis Commission and Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau Creates New Opportunities for Work Local Program

Posted on 1/31/2018

Hospitality Hub's Work Local program is expanded to five days per week with additional funding from Downtown Memphis Commission and Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Memphis Greenspace Moves Forward with Park Activation Plans

Posted on 1/25/2018

Memphis Greenspace, Inc., a Tennessee nonprofit corporation with a mission to start, strengthen and support neighborhood and community involvement surrounding park-based recreation, has announced its spring activation strategy for its current park portfolio of Memphis Park and Health Sciences Park.

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DMC names Top 10 Downtown redevelopment 'game changers'

Posted on 1/22/2018

The Downtown Memphis Commission (DMC) has created a new list of vacant properties that it wants to see redeveloped.

Complied by new DMC president Jennifer Oswalt and Brett Roler, DMC vice president of planning and development, the list of "game changers" is meant to raise awareness while also sending a clear message to Downtown property owners.

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Buff City Soap Opens Permanent Storefront on Main Street After Successful Open on Main Pop-up Shop

Posted on 12/4/2017

The Downtown Memphis Commission's initiatives "Open on Main" and "The 101" are coming together to equal the ultimate goal of filling storefronts on Main Street, and Buff City Soap's newest storefront exemplifies those efforts.

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Oswalt Selected as Downtown Memphis Commission President

Posted on 11/16/2017

The Downtown Memphis Commission (DMC) board of Directors voted to retain Jennifer Oswalt as the permanent President/CEO of the DMC in a unanimous vote held during their regular board meeting on November 16.

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DMC 2017 Annual Meeting & 40th Anniversary Celebration

Posted on 10/11/2017

Did you miss our 2017 Annual Meeting? Get a recap of the event where we recognized impactful Downtowners with our Vision Awards, involved our community partners in our party at Civic Center Plaza, and more! Read through our State of Downtown 2016-2017 report and watch our videos with our community partners.

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