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.Read the full article
Two Downtown Memphis contests announced to help improve Beale Street.Read the full article
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is creating a $412 million research center, the largest project ever on the Memphis hospital's campus.Read the full article
Creative communications consulting firm, DCA has submitted plans for its new South Main headquarters to the Downtown Memphis Commission.Read the full article
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.Read the full article
Additional Funding from Downtown Memphis Commission and Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau Creates New Opportunities for Work Local Program
Hospitality Hub's Work Local program is expanded to five days per week with additional funding from Downtown Memphis Commission and Memphis Convention & Visitors BureauRead the full article
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.Read the full article
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.Read the full article
The Downtown Memphis Commission's initiatives "Open on Main" and "The 101" are coming together to equal the ultimate goal of filling storefronts on Main Street, and Buff City Soap's newest storefront exemplifies those efforts.Read the full article
The Downtown Memphis Commission (DMC) board of Directors voted to retain Jennifer Oswalt as the permanent President/CEO of the DMC in a unanimous vote held during their regular board meeting on November 16.Read the full article