A mixed-use development that will bring hundreds of new residents to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center campus and Medical District received a key approval from the State Building Commission’s executive committee on Monday, March 22.
Dubbed “Orleans Station,” the redevelopment will fill 10.2 acres with 372 apartments, 16,000-square-feet of retail, and a plaza.
About 30 years ago, Michael Whitt, Ph.D., developed what now is a series of surrogate viruses to check the effectiveness of vaccines without having the dangerous ones in the lab.
What Whitt developed allows pharmaceutical companies and labs to test for immune response without using live, dangerous viruses, including SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus.
Local developers have acquired three properties in the Edge District with plans for a gelato shop at one of the locations.
The Daily Memphian. January 11, 2021.
Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center received a $300,000 challenge grant from Research to Prevent Blindness for studies in the university’s department of ophthalmology.
The money will be distributed over four years. UTHSC will match the grant.
Memphis Business Journal. January 4, 2021.
The Daily Memphian. August 5, 2020. Construction is to start next week to turn a two-block-long, 25-foot-deep depression that divides the Edge District into a social seam for gathering, playing, entertainment, public art, eating and even shopping.
The Daily Memphian. July 15, 2020. Memphis boutique chocolate maker Phillip Ashley Chocolates is among a dozen small businesses getting a boost from FedEx in an online shopping event, Big Days of Small, July 15 and 16.
Memphis Business Journal. July 15, 2020. A new grocery delivery service, Bluff City Greens, has launched in Downtown and South Memphis.