Category “News”

Concourse co-founder named Communicator of the Year

​The voice behind the movement to rehabilitate the 1.5-million-square-foot Sears Crosstown building into a thriving vertical urban village is being recognized as the 2016 Communicator of the Year.

January 12, 2017
From ‘impossible’ to ‘catalyst’

Crosstown Concourse has been hailed as one of the city’s most complicated projects. With a renovation cost of $200 million, the project’s visionaries, contractors, architects and aids speak about how the renovation grew from a Recession-era impossibility to a national gem.

November 4, 2016
Crosstown’s Million-Square-Foot Office and Retail Park

It seems like every month brings a new tenant announcement for Crosstown Concourse. With the building’s 2017 opening closer than ever before, we’ve compiled a list of known office and retail tenants. 

October 28, 2016
Methodist to build offices inside Crosstown Concourse

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare is about to start construction to house several of its corporate offices and 350 employees inside Crosstown Concourse.

October 25, 2016
Million-dollar permits continue for Crosstown

The latest building permit for Crosstown Concourse is for the Southern College of Optometry.

September 8, 2016
French Truck Coffee making splash in Memphis

Jimmy Lewis said that when he agreed to move his Relevant Roasters concept into Crosstown Concourse, he was taking a risk.

August 26, 2016
SCS Approves Crosstown High, Four other charter schools

Five new charter schools received approval Tuesday night to open next school year, including Crosstown High and an early college high school involving Southwest Tennessee Community College

August 24, 2016
Back Institute plans $1.4M construction in Crosstown Concourse

The Crosstown Back & Pain Institute plans to build a $1.4 million facility inside Crosstown Concourse, according to new building-permit documents.

August 15, 2016
YMCA to open Crosstown location with Church Health Center

​A new partnership will bring a state-of-the-art workout and wellness facility to Crosstown Concourse this January.

August 4, 2016
3 future tenants plan $3.5M build-out of spaces in Crosstown Concourse

Three future tenants of Crosstown Concourse filed building documents this week showing they plan to spend more than $3.5 million total to build out their spaces

July 26, 2016
Relevant Roasters To Become French Truck Coffee

Geoffrey Meeker of the New Orleans-based French Truck Coffee has entered into a partnership with Jimmy Lewis of Relevant Roasters. 

July 25, 2016
Crosstown now offering 165 apartments

The 165 available apartments atop Crosstown Concourse and its beehive of artistic, health, cultural and academic activity can be reserved starting today.

June 28, 2016
Site work kicks in as Crosstown Concourse churns toward January finish

The Crosstown Concourse construction project has reached a phase that passersby along North Watkins can more easily see: The site work outside.

March 29, 2016
The Memphis Movement

A strong culture of arts-based regeneration and new civic-minded developments herald a long-anticipated turnaround for Memphis, but will the benefits of neighborhood-based revitalization spread citywide?

February 24, 2016
Crosstown Concourse construction exceeds minority contract ‘commitment’

A five-man crew from A1 Electrical worked Friday installing some of the new conduit, wiring and 1,002 LED light fixtures for the four-level parking garage at Crosstown Concourse.

February 7, 2016
Crosstown: A Historic Neighborhood & Building Reborn

Bordered by Poplar and North Parkway, with Cleveland Street as the main drag, the Crosstown neighborhood just east of Uptown Memphis is best known by its anchor, the 89-year-old, 1.5 million-square-foot Sears Crosstown building.

January 26, 2016

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