Medical District

Situated between Midtown and Downtown, the Medical District was developed as a central location to serve the healthcare needs of the Mid-South. It employs 30,000 people and educates another 7,800 students each day across its numerous colleges and universities. Recently, the Memphis Medical District Collaborative began work in the area to improve safety, amenities, and infrastructure, including crosswalk updates and a newly installed dog park at Madison Ave. and North Orleans. Through these efforts, the MMDC hopes to inspire more people to live the neighborhood, which rationally been seen only as an economic and employment hub.

Development NewsThe Wonder Cowork Create balcony extends over Floyd Alley. (Eric Clausen)

Artists to open new co-work space in Edge District

Development NewsReadbox

Memphis Public Libraries use Readbox to build awareness

Feature StoryThe buildings will undergo extensive interior and exterior renovations this year.
Development NewsUTHSC CHIPS building

UTHSC opens $40M patient simulator center

Development NewsMLK Day of Service

City fights blight for MLK Day of Service

Feature StoryAn empty pedestal the morning of December 21. (Dylan Sandifer)

Cranes at twilight remove Confederate monuments from Memphis parks

Featured PostMike Larrivee works with students from the Bridge Builders program at a December 9 planting event.
Development NewsFred Spikner

Local entrepreneur plans "affordable" shipping container apartments

Development NewsTriMetis

Lab space at center of new Medical District partnership

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New shipping container retail village to open in the Edge District

Development NewsLiberto Surgical
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 NewsDr. Kevin Kunz, left, and Dr. David Stern colloborated to develop a proposal for a statewide addiction medicine network.

A workforce of addiction medicine specialists starts in Memphis

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

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