We have blogged – most recently in 2017 – about the national trend of companies moving from suburban locations to downtowns.  The announcement by Indigo Ag and FedEx Logistics suggests that Memphis is now part of this movement.  We’ve also written about the way that Memphis may have a “new” downtown in the next four years, but here’s what we wrote in 2017:

Years ago, after listening to the latest idea for revitalizing downtown, former Beale Street developer John Elkington facetiously said Memphis is always chasing the latest trend, but “usually, it’s 10 years after everyone else.”


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