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Driving Memphis &
Shelby County Forward

Economic Development
Growth Engine

EDGE brings together public and private entities to create new opportunities for economic advancement and prosperity.

Driving Memphis &
Shelby County Forward

Economic Development
Growth Engine

EDGE brings together public and private entities to create new opportunities for economic advancement and prosperity.

Driving Memphis &
Shelby County Forward

Economic Development
Growth Engine

EDGE brings together public and private entities to create new opportunities for economic advancement and prosperity.

– Program –
PILOT

A temporary, partial abatement of future real and/or personal property taxes that an applicant would otherwise have paid.

– Program –
TIF

Funds public infrastructure and improvements, and can finance private entities.

– Program –
ICED Loan

Small, forgivable loans that assist in facade and building improvements.

– Program –
IRB

Bonds that offer low-cost financing for manufacturing projects.

– Program –
FTZ

Allows companies importing parts/products to delay, reduce or eliminate taxes.

– Program –
FTZ

Allows companies importing parts/products to delay, reduce or eliminate taxes.

EDGE By the Numbers

Economic Impact Since 2011
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Created & Retained

Memphis/Shelby
County Jobs

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MWBE Spend

with local MWBEs

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More Than

In Capital Investment

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Generated

In Tax Revenue

EDGE By the Numbers

Economic Impact Since 2011
Digital rendering of man with medal white on red background
Created & Retained

Memphis/Shelby
County Jobs

Digital rendering of dollar bills white on red background
MWBE Spend

with local MWBEs

Digital rendering of hand with coins falling into palm white on red background
More Than

In Capital Investment

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Generated

In Tax Revenue

Award-Winning Transparency

EDGE and its partners provide incentive, finance and small business development programs that help your business grow.

View Shelby County businesses that have received grants from EDGE Programs

Map with Pins for EDGE projects

Award-Winning Transparency

EDGE and its partners provide incentive, finance and small business development programs that help your business grow.

View Shelby County businesses that have received grants from EDGE Programs

Map with Pins for EDGE projects

EDGE Recognition for Excellence

Upcoming Meetings

Newsroom

Summer Avenue Plans for Neighborhood Revitalization

The Heights General Partnership, lead by Drew Joyner, Octavious Nickson, and Chris Hendrix was approved for a $75,000 ICED loan for three contiguous parcels at 3393 Summer, 3437 Summer, and 610 National.

C-PACER Program Leverages Private Funding for Public Good

A sustainability landmark in Memphis was approved at the EDGE September board meeting with the inaugural C-PACER program for Tennessee. Memphis will be the first city in the state to adopt these resiliency measurements for economic growth and will serve as a blueprint for later municipal programs.