When developers seek incentives should officials check their backgrounds?

Union Row developers didn’t get careful vetting

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: September 18, 2019 3:23 PM CT | Published: September 17, 2019 4:00 AM CT
Marc Perrusquia
Special to The Daily Memphian

Marc Perrusquia

Marc Perrusquia is the director of the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis, where graduate students learn investigative and explanatory journalism skills working alongside professionals. He's won numerous state and national awards for government watchdog, social justice and  political reporting. Follow the Institute on Facebook or Twitter @psr_memphis.

Extra to our Special Report: Unlike Memphis, some cities dig deep into the backgrounds of developers seeking public incentives.


Downtown Memphis Commission J. Kevin Adams Jennifer Oswalt tax increment financing Union Row


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