Black developer, architect and branding power proposed hotel/condo high-rise

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: October 20, 2020 8:22 AM CT | Published: October 20, 2020 4:00 AM CT

Ralph Lauren model Tyson Beckford is friends with the Memphis-born architect for the proposed $180 million high-rise in the Pinch District. The Beckford Hotel would reflect Beckford’s image, described as: “Where sophistication meets chic.”


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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey retired in January as a business reporter at The Daily Memphian, and after 40 years in journalism. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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