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Crescent Center leader says property tax explains Nashville edge over Memphis

by Thomas Bailey Jr. The man in charge of Memphis’s most prominent East Memphis office building says the city could have a lot more Crescent Centers — and the jobs they house — if property taxes weren’t so high. “I decided to try to figure out: Why is Nashville growing more than Memphis?” Steven Guinn said in his presentation this week to an Urban Land Institute Memphis event. “It’s in the same state. Got the same governor we’ve got. Got the same laws. Why is (Nashville) going better than we … Read More

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