How Memphis construction and development continue during the pandemic

An update on developments at the Fairgrounds, Poplar Plaza, and South City

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 15, 2020 6:09 PM CT | Published: September 29, 2020 4:44 PM CT

Learn more about how real estate development and construction of some of the biggest projects in Memphis are continuing — or readying to break ground — despite the pandemic and the economic headwinds.

Leaders of three key Memphis developments - the Fairgrounds, Poplar Plaza, and South City - talk about the scope and status of their projects.

Archie Willis

Archie Willis

Click on the video above to watch the discussion. Our panelists this year included:

  • Archie Willis, Founder & President of ComCap Partners,
    Paul Young

    Paul Young

    which is in the midst of another major phase of the massive, multi-year, multi-million-dollar South City Project. Read more.
  • Paul Young, Director of Housing & Community Development for the City of Memphis, which is overseeing the redevelopment of the Fairgrounds. Read more.
  • Rick Smith, Director of Property Management at Finard Properties, which recently announced plans for $56 million renovation and transformation of Poplar Plaza. Read more.
    Rick Smith

    Rick Smith

You can also register to attend our Commercial Real Estate Seminar on December 3 at 3:30 by clicking here.

The Developing Memphis Seminar was sponsored by:

  • Auto Zone
  • Bass Berry Sims
  • CBIZ MHM
  • Grace St. Luke’s Episcopal School
  • Independent Bank

You can also view our Small Business Seminar by clicking here

And all of our past Daily Memphian Seminars - and other videos - are on our YouTube Channel here.

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