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As property values fall, Orange Mound reaches 'point of no return'
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As property values fall, Orange Mound reaches 'point of no return'

Orange Mound is at a crossroads. That's what Shelby County Assessor Melvin Burgess thinks, at least. Over the past decade, property values have...

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Here's what recently opened, coming soon
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Here's what recently opened, coming soon

From national chains to local ventures, several stores and restaurants opened their doors in Germantown in recent weeks or expect to do so in the...

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South of Beale owner plans new restaurant space, apartments
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South of Beale owner plans new restaurant space, apartments

About 10 years ago, Ed Cabigao took a gamble. He thought the South Main Arts District would take off, so he chose the neighborhood for his...

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The Juicy Crab, Five Below, Ross coming to East Memphis shopping plaza
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The Juicy Crab, Five Below, Ross coming to East Memphis shopping plaza

Three new tenants will soon join the Eastgate Center at Park Avenue and White Station Road in East Memphis. The new tenants are part of a...

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Apartments, retail, office space planned for Cooper-Young
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Apartments, retail, office space planned for Cooper-Young

A local development team plans to demolish a vacant metal building at 871 S. Cooper St. and replace it with a three-story building that will have...

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Fred's to close all of its stores in Chapter 11 bankruptcy liquidation
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Fred's to close all of its stores in Chapter 11 bankruptcy liquidation

Discount merchandise retailer and pharmacy chain Fred's filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday with plans to close all of its stores. The company...

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Loews moves Memphis convention center hotel forward as lawsuit over incentives continues
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Loews moves Memphis convention center hotel forward as lawsuit over incentives continues

Representatives for the planned 500-room convention center hotel that hopes to rise at 140 N. Main St. will request special permitting next month...

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First phase of Uptown Snuff District takes shape with plan for retail, event space
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First phase of Uptown Snuff District takes shape with plan for retail, event space

The first step in what developers hope can become a $200 million dollar multi-use development in Memphis' Uptown neighborhood is taking shape....

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A massive warehouse is planned for North Memphis. Could it be Amazon?
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A massive warehouse is planned for North Memphis. Could it be Amazon?

If the massive warehouse planned just north of the Nike facility in Raleigh gets built, it stands to be a hub of job creation in northern Memphis....

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North Memphis warehouse planned next to Nike facility
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North Memphis warehouse planned next to Nike facility

A new warehouse is planned for what is now a 99-acre vacant lot immediately north of the Nike distribution center in North Memphis. Development...

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Gibson Guitar Factory building owner faces lawsuit over FedEx Logistics lease commission
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Gibson Guitar Factory building owner faces lawsuit over FedEx Logistics lease commission

Somera Road, the New York company that owns the Gibson Guitar Factory building in Downtown Memphis, requested a hearing to decide whether a lawsuit...

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Crescent Center owner plans Memphis exit in favor of growth in 'dynamic' North Carolina
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Crescent Center owner plans Memphis exit in favor of growth in 'dynamic' North Carolina

Highwoods Properties, the real estate investment trust that owns the Crescent Center in East Memphis, has plans to exit the Memphis market in favor...

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EDGE leaders approve $1.4 million tax break to film show in Memphis
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EDGE leaders approve $1.4 million tax break to film show in Memphis

Economic development leaders on Wednesday approved a $1.4 million tax break to keep the filming of television show "Bluff City Law" local. The tax...

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Memphians will wake up to a 'completely different' Downtown
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Memphians will wake up to a 'completely different' Downtown

Inside the old William C. Ellis & Sons Machine Shop in Downtown Memphis, the concrete floors are uneven and in spots, crumbled into dirt. The...

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Chinese e-commerce company plans Memphis distribution center
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Chinese e-commerce company plans Memphis distribution center

Chinese e-commerce company Cherry Tree International Corp. has plans to open a Memphis distribution center at 3955 E. Holmes Rd. The company, a...

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Recording studio, record label proposed for Downtown Memphis by LA talent manager
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Recording studio, record label proposed for Downtown Memphis by LA talent manager

A California entrepreneur plans to open a Memphis music recording studio for area artists. Samuel Aroutiounian proposes to open a record label and...

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Memphis Chamber kicks off economic development informational series in Orange Mound
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Memphis Chamber kicks off economic development informational series in Orange Mound

Representatives from the Greater Memphis Chamber met Tuesday in Orange Mound with residents and elected officials for an information session about...

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Lit Restaurant Supply won't search for new Downtown location after store closure
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Lit Restaurant Supply won't search for new Downtown location after store closure

When Scott Blen, the owner of Lit Restaurant Supply, learned the Downtown building his business had occupied was under contract to be sold, the...

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Former Memphis Firestone property pulled from tax sale amid legal questions
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Former Memphis Firestone property pulled from tax sale amid legal questions

The former Firestone plant expected to appear in Tuesday's tax sale won't be sold until at least October, the Shelby County Trustee's Office...

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A shuttered Firestone plant, a defunct golf group and a tax sale
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A shuttered Firestone plant, a defunct golf group and a tax sale

To save its five properties from a tax sale on Tuesday, the Mid-South Junior Golf Association had two options: Pay all its back taxes in one lump...

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Memphis pastors urge church members to boycott Family Dollar stores because of unsanitary conditions
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Memphis pastors urge church members to boycott Family Dollar stores because of unsanitary conditions

Several pastors in Memphis are taking to their pulpits to urge parishioners to start a boycott. The target? Family Dollar stores, which the pastors...

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The Memphis Firestone site will be sold at a tax sale; here's why EDGE wants to buy it
News 2 months ago
The Memphis Firestone site will be sold at a tax sale; here's why EDGE wants to buy it

The Economic Development Growth Engine for Memphis and Shelby County could become the new owner of the former Firestone plant in the New Chicago...

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Cigar bar, open mic nights and supper shows among plans for new Downtown Memphis lounge
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Cigar bar, open mic nights and supper shows among plans for new Downtown Memphis lounge

If Cafe Lit, the African American literature-themed lounge and supper club planned for Madison Avenue in Downtown Memphis, is successful, it will...

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From Starbucks to The Citizen, here's a look at development along Memphis' Union Avenue
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From Starbucks to The Citizen, here's a look at development along Memphis' Union Avenue

If the $950 million Union Row project happens as planned, Union Avenue in Downtown will be transformed within the next few years. There will be new...

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Fred's to close another 129 stores as future looks grim; 5 in Memphis area among closures
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Fred's to close another 129 stores as future looks grim; 5 in Memphis area among closures

Discount merchandise retailer Fred's is closing another 129 stores as the company's swift contraction continues, placing its survival in doubt. The...

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Black literature-themed lounge planned for Downtown Memphis
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Black literature-themed lounge planned for Downtown Memphis

Owners of a proposed Downtown lounge have plans to highlight some of the great works by black authors. At Cafe Lit, everything from the wallpaper...

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South Florida developers plan two apartment buildings near University of Memphis
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South Florida developers plan two apartment buildings near University of Memphis

South Florida developers have plans to transform an old McDonald's site and a former gas station into apartments that will rise near the University...

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Soulsville is home to a major tourist attraction and a college. Why is development so slow?
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Soulsville is home to a major tourist attraction and a college. Why is development so slow?

When Rebecca Matlock Hutchinson and her husband decided to purchase a home 17 years ago, they settled in Soulsville. Hutchinson knew the...

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Longtime Frayser resident to open Vann Cut barber shop
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Longtime Frayser resident to open Vann Cut barber shop

For the past 16 years, Carnell Vann has worked at Distinguished Looks barber shop in Frayser. That was where he refined his skill and while helping...

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Abandoned apartment complex, Downtown site near I Am a Man property to be redeveloped
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Abandoned apartment complex, Downtown site near I Am a Man property to be redeveloped

Two pieces of abandoned city-owned land are poised to change drastically in private hands over the next several years. On Monday, the City of...

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