Downtown tourism development zone captures sales tax growth

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 05, 2019 1:04 PM CT | Published: March 17, 2019 4:00 AM CT

A special tax financing district Downtown has ginned up more than $223 million since its inception in 2001, capturing sales tax growth for projects to lure more visitors.

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Wayne Risher

Wayne Risher

Business news reporter, 43-year veteran of print journalism, 35-year resident of Memphis, University of Georgia alumnus and proud father and spouse of University of Memphis graduates.


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