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Strickland: ‘All other Fairgrounds choices better than Coliseum’

Memphis Business Journal - November 1, 2017

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland has decided the city should invest in building a new indoor youth sports complex rather than renovating the Mid-South Coliseum. As the speaker at a Pinnacle Bank client luncheon Tuesday, Oct. 31, Strickland addressed a question about the Mid-South Fairgrounds Tourism Development Zone (TDZ) application. In his response, Strickland also addressed a burning […]

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Big River Crossing marking one year with light show

WREG News Channel 3 - October 17, 2017

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Big River Crossing will celebrate its one-year anniversary Sunday, and the unique attraction is drawing big crowds to the river in its first year. Nearly 250,000 people have made the one-mile crossing across the Mississippi River over the old Harahan Bridge’s new pedestrian walkway, project leaders say. About 15 percent of those […]

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Methodist marks halfway point in $275 million expansion project

The Commercial Appeal - October 12, 2017

Touting what they call one of the most transformative projects the Medical District has ever seen, Methodist University Hospital officials say they’ve reached the halfway point in constructing a $275 million tower that will consolidate services and increase capacity while accommodating technological upgrades. The hospital, part of the Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare system, hosted a topping-out celebration this week as the […]

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Methodist holds ‘topping out’ ceremony for tower, names it after prominent Memphian

Memphis Business Journal - October 10, 2017

Construction on Methodist University Hospital’s $275 million tower is officially halfway done, and the tower now has a new name. On Tuesday, Oct. 10, hospital leaders, employees, and members of the project team gathered for a “beam signing.” “This is not just a building; this is an economic impact in this community,” said Michael Ugwueke, […]

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Look inside: Engineers tour Coliseum for new TDZ application

Memphis Business Journal - September 1, 2017

The top executives of Memphis’ largest engineering firm were climbing stairs, scaling catwalks and shining flashlights down vacated corridors of the Mid-South Coliseum Friday. Charles “Chooch” Pickard, a preservation architect and urban designer who recently joined ArchInc as partner, led Allen & Hoshall president Harry Prattand Micheal Young, president emeritus, on a tour of the Coliseum Sept. 1. To take your […]

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Shelby Farms Boutique Hotel

The Daily News - July 6, 2017

Two proposed developments in two of the city’s high-profile areas – a 130-room boutique hotel near Shelby Farms and a new gated community in Midtown – will headline the Land Use Control’s Thursday, August 10 meeting. According to documents released by the Office of Planning and Development Thursday, the new hotel at the northwest corner of Whitten […]

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Hotel proposed for Shelby Farms Project

Memphis Business Journal -

The developers behind a planned $200 million mixed-use project near Shelby Farms Park have now added a boutique hotel to the mix. In December, DB Development Co. closed on its purchase of a 55-acre tract of land at Mullins Station and Whitten Road for $4 million. The project is also set to include apartments, restaurants, […]

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Surveying the FedEx St. Jude Classic Golf Tournament

Press Release - June 14, 2017

Allen & Hoshall employees volunteered their time at the PGA’s FedEx St.Jude Classic golf tournament. Several of our land surveyors were right at home using survey equipment to locate the golf balls on the fairways and greens at the TPC Southwind Golf Course.  Using a combination of conventional total stations, RTK GPS receivers and laser […]

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Methodist University Hospital Continues Modernization

Daily News - May 31, 2017

Methodist University Hospital is seeking a $2.5 million building permit to continue work on its $280 million modernization project on its campus, 1265 Union Ave. The application filed with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement describes the scope of work simply as “alterations.” It lists Juan Self of Self-Tucker as the architect, Mike Sheridan of Allen & […]

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Surveying the Memphis In May BBQ Cooking Contest

Press Release - May 19, 2017

Allen & Hoshall supported the Memphis in May organization’s 2017 World Champion BBQ Cooking Contest at Tom Lee Park by volunteering to ‘stake-out’ all 240+booths.  In preparation of the staking, our surveyors used Trimble R-10 RTK units to map the entire  park for organizers to place each BBQ cooking contest participant’s booth.  Once designed, our team returned to […]

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