Real Estate
We work with you

The MMDC Real Estate program works with real estate professionals, developers and businesses at every stage and every scale. Whether you are building incremental infill projects or large mixed-use developments, MMDC offers tools and assistance to plug into the increasing interest in and opportunity for real estate development and investment in the Medical District. Explore our resources below, or contact us at

Planning Activities & Technical Support
MMDC offers in-house guidance and support to help developers work through their project — from project assessments to providing market study data to pro forma assistance to thinking through a critical design and impact-oriented lens.

Check out our Impact Assessment Tool that provides an overview for how real estate projects should be developed with the pillars of vibrancy, equity, and prosperity in mind.
Neighborhood Profiles
In service to the distinct neighborhoods within the Medical District, MMDC creates presentations in the form of “neighborhood snapshots” that assess current conditions and opportunities for each community.
The Edge District
MMDC Form Book

The MMDC Form Book is a resource of architectural guidelines and designs for use in real estate development in the neighborhoods of the Memphis Medical District. The Form Book provides a series of designs across multiple typologies to help developers and community members build and replicate quality housing.

If you're interested in bringing a project to life using the Form Book, contact

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Market Studies
& Data
MMDC provides data-rich market studies that help real estate developers and businesses identify market gaps and opportunities in the District.
Retail Market Study
This retail market study provides projected supportable retail development by industry type within the Medical District. Completed August 3, 2020.
This residential analysis provides a comprehensive look at the housing market, demographics, and workforce of the Memphis Medical District. Completed October 7, 2022.
Financing Tools
Pre-Development Grants
MMDC offers a pre-development grant program - our “SEED” fund - that takes back-of-the-napkin ideas into reality. Developers and businesses interested in investing in the Medical District may apply for up to $5,000 to assist in the development of architectural renderings, pro forma analysis, and other pre-development activities.
Learn about Pre-Development Grants
"GROW" Capital Fund
MMDC's internally-managed “GROW” fund provides low-cost capital for pre-development and due diligence activities with investment sizes ranging from $30K-$250K.

If you're interested, contact
MMDC Improvement Grants offer up to $15K per project for a variety of improvements for commercial, mixed-use, and multi-family residential property. Both tenants and property owners are eligible for up to $7,500/per to assist in the development and completion of projects.
Learn about improvement Grants
"BUILD" Capital Fund
The “BUILD” fund is a partnership with Pathway Lending (as well as additional banking and philanthropic partners) that can inject between $250K-$3M into projects for construction, mezzanine, and gap financing that help bring projects to fruition.

If you're interested, contact

available real estate

Start your search for the perfect property for your business with this interactive map of District listings. Click on any property of interest to connect with the broker or owner listed.

Recent real estate wins
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Business Feature: Sheet Cake Gallery

Sheet Cake Gallery opened in Memphis' Edge District in December 2023. Owner Lauren Kennedy shares her story and her vision for the gallery.  

2023 MMDC Real Estate Report

Overview of MMDC's 2023 Real Estate Investments, Grants, and Planning Activities


Whether you are an employee, student, small business owner, supporter, or community member, the Medical District means something unique to each of us and we all contribute to the District's success in our own way.