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DMC names Top 10 Downtown redevelopment 'game changers'

Posted on 1/22/2018

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.

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Buff City Soap Opens Permanent Storefront on Main Street After Successful Open on Main Pop-up Shop

Posted on 12/4/2017

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.

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Oswalt Selected as Downtown Memphis Commission President

Posted on 11/16/2017

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.

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DMC 2017 Annual Meeting & 40th Anniversary Celebration

Posted on 10/11/2017

Did you miss our 2017 Annual Meeting? Get a recap of the event where we recognized impactful Downtowners with our Vision Awards, involved our community partners in our party at Civic Center Plaza, and more! Read through our State of Downtown 2016-2017 report and watch our videos with our community partners.

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Local Artist Selected to Lead Downtown I-40 Underpass Installation

Posted on 10/9/2017

Local artist Kong Wee Pang has been selected to lead a lighting and mural installation to be located at the I-40 Underpass at North Main Street near the Cook Convention Center.

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Open on Main Pop-Up Shop Initiative Expands

Posted on 8/8/2017

Open on Main, the Downtown Memphis Commission’s (DMC) storefront activation initiative continues its growth with the addition of two locations at 86 and 88 North Main Street.

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Edge project developers approved for $19 million tax break

Posted on 8/8/2017

The $73 million mixed-use development set to transform Memphis's Edge District got a big boost from the Downtown Memphis Commission (DMC) Tuesday morning.

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Memphis Farmers Market adds second marketplace in Court Square Park

Posted on 6/20/2017

Memphis Farmers Market is thrilled to announce its second market place, MFM2 (Squared). This new Wednesday market is in partnership with Downtown Memphis Commission and will be located at Court Square in Downtown Memphis. MFM2 will be open from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., every Wednesday beginning June 28th through September 27th.

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DRB Approves New Lighting for Hernando Desoto Bridge

Posted on 6/7/2017

The same Philips Lighting that's caught the eyes of Memphians on Big River Crossing will soon come to the famous "M" bridge.

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Apply for I-40 Underpass Lighting and Mural Installation RFQ

Posted on 5/15/2017

DMC and UrbanArt Commission are commissioning a lighting and mural installation that will positively impact existing conditions of the I-40 underpass at North Main Street and at the crosswalk near Old Dominick Distillery.

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