School’s prestige vs. house values? U of M, neighbors square off

By , Daily Memphian Published: October 23, 2020 4:00 AM CT

The University of Memphis wants to build new student apartments in part to become less of a commuter school and gain academic prestige. But neighbors say the proposed apartments are too close to their houses and will hurt property values and their quality of life.

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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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