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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).

Raleigh Springs Civic Center

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.

Liberty Park

liberty park

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.

Liberty Park

Cossitt Library Renovation

The ongoing $6.5 million renovation of Memphis’s first public library, originally opened in 1893.

Past Projects

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.

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