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

Posted on 5/2/2018

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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Explore Bike Share Announces Station Locations Ahead of Spring Launch

Posted on 3/28/2018

Explore Bike Share, a nonprofit bringing a 60-station, 600-bike bike share system to Memphis this spring, has revealed its station location map and official system brand and website.

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2018 Open on Main - Apply Now for our Retail Activation Initiative

Posted on 3/20/2018

Open on Main - 2018

The Downtown Memphis Commission’s OPEN ON MAIN Initiative is once again creating pop-up retail activation space at two locations in Downtown Memphis. The goal of OPEN ON MAIN is to enhance the pedestrian experience, support local makers/entrepreneurs/retailers and bring attention to properties for lease in the Downtown Core.

From May-October, the spaces at 100 Peabody Place, Suite 175 & 145 South

Main Street, Suite 110. will be available, rent-free, for retail activation in increments of one month or longer.

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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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