Get Down Memphis

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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Free Downtown Memphis yoga class grows in popularity

via the Commercial Appeal. A free Downtown Memphis yoga class has swelled in popularity.

Downtown Memphis Commission and Memphis River Parks Partnership host Our Yoga Downtown at the River Garden every Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. April through September.

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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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Upcoming Meetings

Please click on the meetings below for more information:

DMC Board

Nov. 21, 2019

Center City Development Corporation

Nov. 20, 2019

Center City Revenue Finance Corporation

Nov. 19, 2019

Design Review Board

Dec. 4, 2019

Downtown Mobility Authority

Nov. 20, 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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Have an Idea for a Downtown Event?

Learn how our Event & Activation Grants can help make your idea a reality!
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