Southaven developer proposes square deal for growing suburb

Jacob Steimer  |  Reporter  |  Memphis Business Journal

In 1970, Southaven was an unincorporated, 9,000 resident town.  It was so sleepy that it lacked even a McDonald's.

By it's incorporation in 1980, about 16,000 people called it home, and by 2000, it held about 29,000 residents.  Today, more than 53,000 people live in the fastest-growing city, located just over the state line from Memphis.

And yet, Southaven lacks a true center.

Earlier this month, developer Brian Hill announced plans to rectify that, with a $200 million mixed-use development he calls "Silo Square."  

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