Permit filed for FedEx's East Memphis HQ renovations

Apr 06, 2018 By: Meagan Nichols
Categories: General

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Memphis Business Journal
By: Meagan Nichols

A nearly half-million-dollar building permit was submitted this week for FedEx.

The permit was filed April 4 for “interior modification, 2nd floor” at 942 S. Shady Grove Road.

Grinder, Taber & Grinder Inc. was listed as the contractor, The Crump Firm Inc. Architects as the architect and FedEx Corporate Services as the owner/tenant.

When asked to comment on the roughly $420,000 permit, FedEx Corp. provided the following statement:

“This permit is for interior modifications at our corporate headquarters on Shady Grove, and Grinder, Taber & Grinder will be the contractor on this project.”

FedEx did not comment beyond that statement.

Memphis-based FedEx Corp. serves more than 220 countries and territories across the globe and employs more than 400,000 people. The company reported $16.5 billion in revenue for its third quarter 2018 earnings, released March 20. Earlier in March, FedEx Corp. announced its plans to invest $1 billionto modernize its Memphis SuperHub at the Memphis International Airport.