“When you think about the entire block – Poplar Avenue to Sanderlin Road and Mendenhall Road to White Station – it’s the most dynamic mixed-use block in all of East Memphis,” said Gill, who cited its two grocery stores, major movie theater, 10 to 15 restaurants, great bars, abundance of office space and residential condos. “It just needs to be more pedestrian friendly.”
“There are no other blocks in East Memphis that has that many uses on it that are walkable.”
Gill Properties Inc. is planning another major development — this one on White Station Road, just north of Poplar Avenue. The one-story project, which is designed to hold 27,000 square feet, will stretch across the five parcels between the Orion Federal Credit … Continued
Gill noted that he made a concerted effort to keep news of the project from getting out before he had a chance to talk to the surrounding neighbors face-to-face because he feels they are an integral part of the process and deserve the developer’s respect.
Overall, Gill said the project — which will include a restaurant, retail space and more office space to go along with the main office building and hotels — has been stressful at times but that he’s enjoyed it so far.
As work continues on one of Germantown’s largest developments, a seven-figure permit was just filed for a future office tenant. A building permit valued at $7 million was submitted Sept. 7 for the soon-to-be headquarters of MAA — a real … Continued
“That’s how I got to know the property, and I just fell in love with it,” Gill said. “It’s a jewel in the center of East Memphis.”
“We’re trying not to change the essence of the campus. … We’re trying to get CEOs [of potential tenants] to go stand on the site and see what a cool campus environment it already is,” Brown Gill said.
A recent Collierville sale is proving how hot the area’s retail market is. Memphis-based Gill Properties recently sold a Collierville retail building for $2.5 million, more than three times what the company paid for it in late 2011. Enlarge Ray … Continued
Great weather during the past several months has helped construction of the office component for the TraVure mixed-use development in Germantown stay slightly ahead of schedule. Construction on the $90 million TraVure began in February and an opening is planned … Continued