Efforts to bring grocery to Downtown/South City fail

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 18, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: October 18, 2020 4:00 AM CT

A developer has given up — for now — on a two-year effort to recruit a grocery store to serve South City in an otherwise comprehensive, $227 million project to improve the quality of life in the economically distressed neighborhood.


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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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