Target Industries

Areas of Focused Economic Development


The City of Memphis and Shelby County government are committed to strengthening the area's economic development. For this reason, the two governing bodies are targeting the following industries for their economic strength and stability:
  • Biomedical (research and manufacturing)
  • Electronics (assembly, repair, and manufacturing)
  • Information technology
  • Logistics, music, film, and tourism
  • Manufacturing

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Additional Information


To learn more about what the City of Memphis and Shelby County are doing to encourage local economic growth, read about our incentive-based PILOT Program.