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2022 Super Women in Business: DMC’s Penelope Huston

Posted on 7/5/22

Penelope Huston has had a significant hand in the resurgence of the city core through her role as VP of Communications, Marketing, and Events for the Downtown Memphis Commission (DMC). Huston oversees a DMC team that expects to host, sponsor, and produce more than 250 events in 2022 — 200 of them free. What many […]

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Downtown Memphis housing is in demand.

Posted on 7/5/22

According to Rent Cafe, Memphis was one of the country’s most competitive rental markets last year. “We know that residential apartment occupancy is at about 95% Downtown,” said Paul Young, president of the Downtown Memphis Commission. “We know that demand continues to be high for apartments.”

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Loews Development No Longer Moving Forward

Posted on 2/8/22

Joint statement from City of Memphis and Downtown Memphis Commission: While we are disappointed that Loews Hotels will not be coming to Memphis as planned, we remain encouraged by the continued growth of the industry, particularly in our Downtown core. With the recent success of several hotels opening downtown, including the Hyatt Centric and a […]

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Posted on 1/19/22

MEMPHIS, TN—In partnership with Old Dominick Distillery and the Downtown Memphis Commission, Choose901 is gearing up to give local bartenders a chance to showcase their skills during the Choose901 Downtown Cocktail Contest. From February 24th, which is recognized as World Bartender Day, until the end of March —cocktail connoisseurs working in Harbortown, South Main, North […]

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Innovation: The Hallmark of Excellence

Posted on 11/5/21

DAVID T. DOWNEY, CAE, ASSOC. AIA, PRESIDENT & CEO, IDA We continue to draw inspiration from this year’s Annual Conference & Marketplace, sharing ideas, solutions, challenges and the meaningful work we do every day. And a great example of the tremendous work you’ve produced over the last year is evident in the Innovative Projects showcased […]

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