DMC Recaps 2016 Successes

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.

2016 Small Business Awards

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.

Black-owned project management company building new Downtown HQ

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.