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Royal Furniture moving after downtown building purchased by New York developer

“We don’t just want to fill this space—we want to create something remarkable. Memphis’ and Downtown’s growing demographics warrant a concerted recruiting effort for something dynamic, kinetic and sustainable ... ," New building owner,Tom Intrator, said in a statement.

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Renovation of Downtown Memphis warehouse to create more space for artists

Planned renovations for a warehouse on Virginia Avenue West near Kentucky Street could make more room for artists amid an explosion of Downtown development projects.

Phillip and Joseph Lewis, owners of the Medicine Factory warehouse at 85 Virginia Ave. W., were approved for a $150,000 developmental loan from the Downtown Memphis Commission's Center City Development Corp. board to help fund the renovation. 

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Construction to begin on The Ravine, $5M greenspace project near Downtown

The Ravine, a $5 million project in The Edge District near Sun Studio, will feature retail and restaurant space, an amphitheater and children’s play structures and water features along the old rail corridor that runs beneath street level near High Cotton Brewing.

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Developers get $650K grant aimed at saving historic buildings on South Front Street

"I think this is precisely the kind of grant that CCDC needs to look into doing more of,"  CCDC board member Ray Brown said before voting to approve the grant. "It's an astonishing building. It's an emergency situation. We have a credible developer who's turning himself into a Downtown hero, if he's not careful, and it takes us a little bit out of our comfort zone and that's a good thing."

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Upcoming Meetings

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DMC Board

Jun. 27, 2019

Center City Development Corporation

Jun. 19, 2019

Center City Revenue Finance Corporation

Jul. 9, 2019

Design Review Board

Jul. 10, 2019

Downtown Parking Authority

Aug. 21, 2019

Downtown Dashboard 2018

Browse our interactive, online 2018 fiscal year State of 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

Learn how Downtown Property PILOTs help put blighted properties into active uses without reducing taxes.
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