Some of the projects the DMC highlighted from 2016 was the Main to Main Multimodal Connector Project, the transformation of the Harahan Bridge into Big River Crossing, the groundbreaking of ServiceMaster’s new headquarters in the old Peabody Place Mall, a master plan for the Pinch District, and an increase in artwork and murals.
Michael Hooks Jr received a Special Award of Merit for work on the Main to Main project.
Tiger Lane. Crosstown Concourse. The Shelby Farms “Heart of the Park” expansion. The Main to Main Multi-Modal Connector Project across the Harahan Bridge. Some of the city’s biggest development projects lead to Allworld Project Management, a 5-year-old firm that’s taking the project management industry to new, tech-focused territory.
With members of his staff sharing centerstage, Michael Hooks Jr. talks to the crowd that came to celebrate the 5-year anniversary of Allworld Project Management. (Photo courtesy of Allworld Project Management.)
The Memphis Business Journal celebrated its 36th annual Small Business Awards with some familiar faces and some not-so-familiar faces. This year’s Small Business Awards were held Tuesday, May 17, at the Holiday Inn at the University of Memphis. The event honors Memphis’ essential small businesses in three categories based on company size, as well as Executive of the Year. The winners are selected by a panel of independent judges.
A cohort of minority-owned businesses have used a new Greater Memphis Chamber loan program to complete ISO 9001 certification, which opens them up to new federal contracting opportunities where the certification is required.
A local, black-owned project management company that can claim banner projects such as Tiger Lane, Shelby Farms Heart of the Park and Crosstown Concourse is starting a project of its own.
Allworld Project Management, founded by Michael A. Hooks Jr. in 2010, purchased a vacant two-story office building at 60 N. B.B. King Blvd. in September for $532,500 — according to deeds on file with the Shelby County register.
A fast-growing, African-American-owned, technology-based business won a grant Wednesday to help fix up its new headquarters at 60 N. B.B. King in Downtown Memphis.
The locally owned firm’s plans to restore the previously vacant-two story building near the corner of Jefferson Avenue and B.B. King Boulevard earned approval from the Downtown Commission’s Design Review Board Wednesday, April 5.