“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.