Next City: "Lessons From a Downtown District That’s Bucking National Trends"
May 20, 2024

Op-ed: Memphis’s medical district is growing and bringing investment to its residents, thanks to place-based collaborations between local institutions.

"While many urban downtowns around the country are continuing to be plagued by office and retail vacancies, a 2.6-square-mile area in Memphis’s downtown is bucking the trend.

In Memphis’s medical district, eleven new businesses opened last year — 10 of them owned by women and people of color, and supported by almost $150,000 in targeted grants."

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