Choosing Memphis: the impact of IKEARead Article

"By choosing Memphis, it solidifies the importance of Memphis as a retail market that has opportunity to grow a lot more. Because IKEA has chosen Memphis, other retailers will look at the Memphis opportunity. We will see other quality national retailers who may have been on the fence with ...
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As arts funding shrinks, Memphis churches step up outside of Sunday serviceRead Article

In a music capital with limited resources, churches support their communities with vibrant arts and music programming. 
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Shelby Farms meets its $70 million capital campaign, plans The Heart of the ParkRead Article

Shelby Farms Park Conservancy officials have recently announced the completion of an historic $70 million capital campaign for transformative enhancements to Shelby Farms Park.  
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Cordova began as a railroad station constructed in 1889 and has since grown to one of Memphis’ largest suburban residential and commercial districts. The Wolfchase area at its northern border is the city’s largest mall and retail center while Germantown Parkway offers miles of shopping, dining, and office space, including the region’s first IKEA. Cordova’s crowning jewel is arguably Shelby Farms Park. Recently renovated to the tune of $52M, this 3,520-acre, multi-use recreation space is the second largest urban park in the country.


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