Companies have committed to spending some big bucks to build a new school in Frayser, an auto body shop Downtown, and some new golden arches on Union, all according to city building permits pulled Monday.
Memphis Business Academy
, a charter school focused on economics and financial literacy, plans to build a new school at 2180 Frayser Blvd. in the Frayser Plaza strip mall. That project is valued at just north of $4.9 million.
ABRA Auto Body and Glass has locations all over the Memphis area from Horn Lake, Collierville, Bartlett, and more. A new building permit suggests the company will expand that empire into the heart of the city with a new shop at 296 Adams.
The company plans to retrofit the old Tennessee Valley Electric Supply Co. building (the one that also reads "Tvesco Inc." on the side) in a $2.3 million project.
The existing McDonald's on Union in the Medical District just isn't cutting it anymore. That seems to be opinion of the store owners there as they want to replace the building with a brand new one worth about $950,000.