100 North Main Renovation Plans Announced (Downtown)

According to the MBJ, the owners of 100 North Main (the tall white box downtown with the rooftop restaurant that has stopped rotating) will put $100 million towards turning it into a mixed-use building (hotel + apartments). “The owners of the 100 N. Main office tower in Downtown Memphis plan to spend $100 million turning the building into apartments and a hotel. The ownership group’s managing member, Isaac Thomas, said the 20-30 tenants have until June 1 to vacate the 38-story building so construction can begin this year on 250 apartment units and a 170-room hotel. Thomas said he expects to … Continue reading 100 North Main Renovation Plans Announced (Downtown)

Recent University of Memphis/Highland area news

—  U of M partnering with Univ. of Utah to target veterans:  “The University of Memphis has created a partnership with the University of Utah to provide research for the National Center for Veterans Study…The goal of the center is to research and develop methods to improve the lives of veterans around the U.S.” — Wilson School to operate independently from U of M’s Fogelman College:  “The Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management at the University of Memphis has begun operating as an independent school. It had previously operated as part of the Fogelman College of Business and Economics. The move, according to … Continue reading Recent University of Memphis/Highland area news