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AutoZone asks for $11M tax break for 130 new jobs, $145 million Downtown expansion

Jacob Steimer
AutoZone asks for $11M tax break for 130 new jobs, $145 million Downtown expansion

AutoZone is planning to invest $145 million and add 130 employees in Downtown Memphis. The company, which was a pioneer in Downtown's resurgence, is asking the Economic Development Growth Engine (EDGE) for Memphis & Shelby County for an $11 million tax break for the expansion. The jobs would pay an average of $80,000 per year, according to the corporation's application.