Further business expansions in Frayser bring more optimism

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 29, 2021 7:45 PM CT | Published: May 29, 2021 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee (middle left) and Amazon director of regional operations Rob Packett (middle right) attended the press conference on Jan. 27, 2020, announcing the new Amazon fulfillment center on the Raleigh/Frayser border.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee (middle left) and Amazon director of regional operations Rob Packett (middle right) attended the press conference on Jan. 27, 2020, announcing the new Amazon fulfillment center on the Raleigh/Frayser border. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

Community leaders are optimistic the current trajectory of one of Memphis’ largest Black neighborhoods is trending upward after years of disinvestment.

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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Bartlett and North Memphis neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. He also analyzes COVID-19 data each week. Omer is a former Jackson Sun reporter and University of Memphis graduate.


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