Landlocked Germantown models urban growth strategiesRead Article

Germantown is looking to densify by supporting major-dollar mixed use projects that are new types of development for the suburban community.
TraVure office and retail development site in the West Poplar District of Germantown, TN,

EPIcenter Germantown launches new co-working space, resources for entrepreneursRead Article

Historic Germantown Commissary

Opera Memphis addresses race with new initiatives inspired by Madame Talbert-McCleaveRead Article

An innovation grant awarded to Opera Memphis will fund a new program, The McCleave Project. Beginning in fall of 2017, Opera Memphis will undertake a number of initiatives organized around the legacy of African-American soprano Madame McCleave. Through facilitated community conversations, ...
Golfers at Germantown Commissary Historic Marker

Germantown bets on live-work-play with $200M town hall projectRead Article

Germantown Mayor Mike Palazzolo who envisions the project as similar to Overton Square with the potential for jazz playing in one of the center’s public realms on cool evenings or a pop-up ice skating rink in the winter.
Germantown train stop

Germantown lands two TDOT grantsRead Article

The City of Germantown will be adding more connectivity to its community and making its streets safer in the process thanks to two newly awarded grants from TDOT.
Rendering of children's space at Germantown Athletic Club
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Once the site of Nashoba Community, a utopian community for emancipated slaves, Germantown was incorporated in 1841. It has one of the lowest crime rates in the state and the highest per capita income of any municipality in Shelby County. The city’s population of nearly 40,000 enjoy over 700 acres of parklands and miles of trails and greenlines, including the Wolf River Greenway. It’s also home to the Germantown Charity Horse Show, Germantown Performing Arts Center and the annual Germantown Festival.

Development NewsHabitat for Humanity partners with Gtown church

Habitat for Humanity and Germantown church build 45th home

Feature StoryAccelerator programs hosted by organizations such as EPICenter Memphis, Memphis Bioworks and Start Co., help entrepreneurs launch businesses and   connect them with pathways to capital. To date, EPICenter has raised more than $16 million in capital.
Development NewsNational Manufacturing Day
Innovation & Job NewsHug Neighborhood Park Friends encourages engagement with city parks with activities like bicycle clubs and rodeos.

Adopt-A-Park program ramping up the call for volunteers

Feature StoryListen To America Small

HuffPost, High Ground News & MLK50 to discuss economic inequality in Memphis

Development NewsJeff Tumlin

New public speaker series to address importance of urban planning

Feature StoryDr. Steven Euler, right, sets up an appointment with a caller's primary care doctor for further care.

New 9-1-1 initiatives seek to alleviate demands of nonemergency calls

Feature StoryFrancis Wright, c. 1825, the year she founded the Nashoba Community.
Development NewsMemhis 3.0 event Ballet Memphis

Memphis 3.0 event maps early progress