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Robb Hunter of Havana Mix Awarded CCDC Development Loan for Expansion

The Downtown Memphis Commission (DMC) approved a development loan of up to $200,000 for Robb Hunter, on behalf of Belz Enterprises, to develop the previously vacant property at 250 Peabody Place, #102-104. 

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Renasant Bank Announces Naming Rights Partnership with Memphis Convention Center

The City of Memphis and Renasant Bank today announced a naming rights partnership for the Memphis convention and meetings facility to be renamed the Renasant Convention Center. The naming rights partnership, which takes effect immediately, runs for 10 years, with the bank having the option to extend the naming rights via an additional two, 5-year term options. The naming rights agreement between Renasant Bank and the Memphis Convention Center was brokered by Denver-based Impression Sports & Entertainment and its partnership with Donegal Associates. 


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Bringing more retail to Downtown Memphis: Here's how officials are working to fill vacancies

"The beauty of having this campaign, Open on Main, and us being granted this space through the end of the year is that we really are having a solid five months of operating that we're going to be able to learn. We get to pitch the entire experience in store, custom as well as off the rack stock sizing. It's really giving us the opportunity to learn whether or not stock sizing is going to work, whether or not people see something off the rack and are called to purchase it."
– Lauren Draffin, Beg & Borrow

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Hotel Boom

via the Commercial Appeal. Memphis' core is seeing an explosion of hotel projects.

In Downtown and Midtown Memphis, there are more than 2,000 hotel rooms in various stages of development from the recently completed to the newly announced.

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Upcoming Meetings

Please click on the meetings below for more information:

DMC Board

Apr. 24, 2020 at 9:00 am

Center City Development Corporation

Apr. 15, 2020 at 9:00 am

Center City Revenue Finance Corporation

Apr. 14, 2020 at 9:00 am

Design Review Board

No upcoming meetings

Downtown Mobility Authority

Apr. 22, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Downtown Dashboard

Browse our interactive, State of Downtown and Downtown Dashboard, a comprehensive economy activity lens into the DMC’s latest investments and activations across Downtown Memphis.
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Downtown Property PILOTs

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