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DMC Announces OPEN ON MAIN Initiative to Begin in May 2017

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The Downtown Memphis Commission’s OPEN ON MAIN Initiative is creating pop-up activation space at two locations in Downtown Memphis from May-November 2017. The spaces at 7 & 9 N. Main St. will be available, rent-free, for tenant activation in increments of two weeks to two months during this time.

The goal of OPEN ON MAIN is to enhance the pedestrian experience, support local makers/entrepreneurs and bring attention to properties for lease on the Main St. Mall.

OPEN ON MAIN Program Details and How To Pop-Up Guide

Click here to download our "How to Pop-Up" Guide to OPEN ON MAIN and get full details on both spaces and examples of successful pop-ups.

7 N. Main Street

- Two possible configurations: 860 square feet or 420 square feet of retail space
- Approx 16’ high ceilings
- Two store-front windows
- Access to employee bathrooms on basement level
- Located in Downtown Core, near Court Square

9 N. Main Street

- Approx 573 square feet of retail space
- Approx 16’ high ceilings
- Large store-front windows
- Access to employee bathrooms
- Located in Downtown Core, near Court Square

Apply to be an OPEN ON MAIN tenant

Are you a local maker/entrepreneur? Apply now to become a tenant of OPEN ON MAIN and lease (rent-free) one of the two spaces currently available. 

To apply to be an OPEN ON MAIN tenant, please:

  • Click Here to fill out online application or use the form below
  • Email photos of merchandise and current/previous activations to: popup [at] downtownmemphis [dot] com

Deadline: Rolling (April 1 suggested due to schedule)
Qualifying tenants must show proof of insurance before occupation of space.