U of M drops stance on need for apartment zoning after a neighbor — the mayor — weighs in

By , Daily Memphian Published: September 18, 2020 4:23 PM CT

The University of Memphis had claimed it was not bound by local zoning for its plans to partner with a private developer to build student apartment buildings where houses now stand near campus. But the U of M changed its stance.


University of Memphis apartment development planning and development Board of Adjustment
Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.

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