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THE DISTRICT

With 40,000+ employees and students and 10,000+ residents, the Memphis Medical District is poised for growth, expansion, and opportunity. We’re right between Downtown and Midtown Memphis, and home to large medical and educational institutions — plus a slew of small businesses that make our district unique and vibrant.

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The Medical District connects Downtown and Midtown Memphis and is home to a dynamic mix of medical and educational institutions, small businesses, cultural assets, and neighborhoods that make our District unique and vibrant.


Who else calls the Medical District home? Click each name on the map to explore our neighborhoods!

Uptown

Located near Harbortown and the Pinch District, Uptown is seeing growth with new developments and improvements to parks and streetscapes. Residents enjoy new homes as well as renovated 19th-century properties with proximity to Downtown restaurants and shopping.

the pinch

Founded by Irish, Italian, Russian, Greek, and Jewish immigrants in the early 19th century, the Pinch District was Memphis’ first commercial district and neighborhood. Today, the Pinch is re-emerging as a commercial center and is home to new small businesses and larger developments like Bass Pro Outdoor World and the expanding St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Learn more about The Pinch.

Peabody-Vance

Conveniently located between downtown and midtown, Peabody-Vance offers a variety of housing options from historic mansions to cozy family apartments. This diverse neighborhood mixes historic charm with an up-and-coming commercial corridor.
Learn more about Peabody-Vance.

Madison
Heights

This corridor connecting Crosstown to the Medical District is experiencing a rediscovery. One of the most ethnically-diverse areas of Memphis, it is home to popular global restaurants and a host of other businesses, both new and well-established.

The Edge

With 24,000+ employees and students and 10,000+ residents, the Memphis Medical District is poised for growth, expansion, and opportunity. We’re right between Downtown and Midtown Memphis, and home to large medical and educational institutions — plus a slew of small businesses that make our district unique and vibrant. Learn more about The Edge.

The Memphis Medical District

The Medical District connects Downtown and Midtown Memphis and is home to a dynamic mix of medical and educational institutions, small businesses, cultural assets, and neighborhoods that make our District unique and vibrant.


Who else calls the Medical District home? Click each name on the map to explore our neighborhoods!

A DISTRICT ON THE MOVE
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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

Sheet Cake Gallery Adds a Splash of Color to the Edge District

A sweet, new haven for art enthusiasts has made its home in the Edge District! Sheet Cake Gallery is a contemporary art gallery and consulting practice in Memphis, focusing on artists based in and connected to the regional South.

LOCAL BUSINESSES
WITH BIG IMPACT
LOCAL BUSINESSES
WITH BIG IMPACT
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Memphis Flyer Cover Story: "Edge Energy"

The energy in the Edge District is undeniable! But don't just take it from us, check out the The Memphis Flyer's latest cover story to learn more about the unique mix of new and old businesses, institutions, and leaders that are committed to collaboratively honoring the past while shaping the future of the District, together.

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MMDC's National Small Business Week Highlights Major Growth in Local Procurement Activity

Wondering what economic development in your community looks like? Here's a recap of our recent National Small Business Week events at Varsity Spirit's HQ!

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Faces of the Medical District: Anne Marie Wyatt, Owner of SANA Yoga

We couldn’t have an equitable, vibrant, and prosperous Medical District without our people – which is why MMDC will be spotlighting a new business owner, creator, or activator within the District every other month. We’re excited to be kicking this series off with an interview from Anne Marie Wyatt, owner of Sana Yoga!

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MEET OUR
AMBASSADORS

Medical District Ambassadors focus on keeping the District clean and inviting. They are approachable and welcoming for visitors, employees, students and residents. Ambassadors can help with directions or offer suggestions for places to eat and visit in the District. They also ensure that the District is free of weeds, litter, and graffiti.

Pieces of graffiti removed
Trash cans emptied
Hospitality interactions