170 N. Main St. Memphis, TN 38103
M– F 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m
Strategic Initiatives, managed by Mary Claire Borys, serves as a part of HCD Director Ashley Cash’s Office in the role of the City’s in-house developer for construction/redevelopment projects, particularly those projects which are in Tourism Development Zones (TDZs) which are Downtown and around the Fairgrounds (now Liberty Park).
The Raleigh Springs Civic Center is a reimagining of the site of the historic Raleigh Springs Mall. Once a staple of the Raleigh community, the space is now a multifunctional epicenter that the residents can utilize and enjoy.
The Fairgrounds site, now renamed as Liberty Park, includes the construction of the Memphis Sports & Events Center (for indoor sports) and an 18-acre mixed-use development including retail, food and beverage, hospitality, office, multi-family residences, and family entertainment.
Oversaw HCD’s contribution of funds to Crosstown Concourse, the Overton Park Garage, Pyramid redevelopment to Bass Pro Shops among many other projects over the years.