A guide: Making sense of economic development terms

By , Daily Memphian Published: March 13, 2022 4:00 AM CT

Don’t know the DMC from the MLC, or the CCRFC from the CBID? Here’s a quick guide to some commonly used business and economic development terms and organizations. 


Economic Development Growth Engine (EDGE) Downtown Memphis Commission Memphis Landmarks Commission Payment in lieu of taxes PILOT opportunity zone tax increment financing
Neil Strebig

Neil Strebig

Neil Strebig is a chef turned journalist covering economic development and commercial real estate for The Daily Memphian. He grew up in Pennsylvania and has worked at media outlets including the York Daily Record/USA Today Network and most recently as Report for America Corps Member with Lookout Santa Cruz. He is a graduate of Point Park University in Pittsburgh.


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