Be Part of a GREATER Movement. Be Here.
Memphis vibes, and it’s undeniable to residents and visitors alike. Being here is a unique experience. From our Downtown overlooking the mighty Mississippi River to our neighborhoods alive with musical sounds, delicious smells, and historic destinations, we are alive with soul.
We are home to internationally known innovators like FedEx and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. And we continue to move the world today.
Read more about what it’s like to be here.
Greater Memphis is rich in culture, opportunities, people, and industries. We’re the largest majority Black city in the U.S., and we continue to diversify our industries and workforce. In Memphis, we understand that diversity is a superpower that will propel us to greater heights
Memphis is home to 55,000 Black-owned businesses. Learn more about our minority business resources.
With an abundance of outdoor activities and cultural institutions, a low cost of living, a vibrant professional and collegiate sports community, countless music and food venues, and much more, Greater Memphis is a great place to live.
Greater Memphis has the lowest combined utility rates in the country, and some of the lowest local and state tax burdens in the nation. Our entrepreneurial ecosystem is flourishing. Bloomberg named us the city where $100,000 goes the furthest.
And we have one of the largest, cleanest, and low-cost sources of water in the world in the 100-trillion gallon Memphis Aquifer. Looking at the state as a whole, Tennessee is committed to providing an attractive business climate with a focus on low debt and a pro-business regulatory environment.