News by Topic: Memphis Projects

New Graceland hotel gets early green light

guest-house-at-graceland-600xx1768-1178-22-0From the Memphis Business Journal

The Land Use Control Board gave unanimous approval for Elvis Presley Enterprises to build the new “Guest House at Graceland Thursday.” (more…)


450-room Guesthouse at Graceland moves toward approval

Read full story at www.commercialappeal.com 
By Jonathan A. Capriel
Posted June 12, 2014

Plans to build an Elvis-related, four-star hotel near Graceland took a leap forward on Thursday.

Elvis Presley Enterprises received unanimous approval from the Land Use Control Board for its $70 million Guesthouse at Graceland. The development will be anchored by a six-story, 450-room hotel. (more…)


Graceland plans major expansion; hotel designed by HBG

Commercial Appeal newspaper
By Ted Evanoff, evanoff@commercialappeal.com
www.commercialappeal.com

One of the biggest hotels in Memphis could soon rise next to Graceland.

Elvis Presley Enterprises Inc. is considering plans for a 450-room hotel alongside Graceland, the late music star’s mansion on Elvis Presley Boulevard.

Presley Enterprises, which owns the brand for one of the most recognized American icons in the world, confirmed the proposal was presented Wednesday to the city.

Full plans call for an upscale restaurant, sports bar and nearby movie theater, bringing the projected construction price including the hotel to about $70 million, according to city officials.

Plans for the construction site were filed Wednesday afternoon with city of Memphis land-use officials, said Kevin Kern, Presley Enterprises public relations director.

Hnedak Bobo Group, a Memphis architectural firm, has been hired to design the new hotel, tentatively scheduled to open in 2015 under the name The Guesthouse at Graceland, Presley Enterprises said. (more…)


Metro 67 Wins GOLD in Preeminent MHN Awards

Metro 67 Apartments has done it again! The project was awarded GOLD in the preeminent MHN (Multi-Housing News) awards program. Judges were very impressed with HBG’s renovation of the historic downtown Memphis Union Planters Bank building as modern energy-efficient condominium-style apartments.

The MHN Excellence Awards recognize the multifamily industry’s most noteworthy people, companies and properties. Winners were (more…)


HBG Partner Janet Haltom named a Superwoman of Business

Congratulations Janet Smith-Haltom, for being named to the inaugural class of the Memphis Business Journal’s Super Women in Business Awards, established to honor the city’s most influential women in business.  Janet, one of 25 honorees, is …being recognized for her vision and leadership on landmark Memphis renovation projects such as the Shelby County Courthouse, Orpheum Theatre, Fire Museum of Memphis, Metro 67 Apartments, Junior Achievement/Exchange City and the Peabody Place Historic Block. https://www.facebook.com/memphisbusinessjournal


Top of the Lists: HBG

The Memphis Business Journal is providing a peek at the lists in this Friday’s print edition as they reveal the Memphis area’s five largest architectural firms. Hnedak Bobo Group has been the largest architecture firm in Memphis for over a decade. The list ranks the firms by their number of local, full-time licensed architects. View the list here.


HBG ranked #1 architecture firm in Memphis

We’ve been at the top of the Memphis Business Journal Book of Lists charts for over a decade!


Design Stars: Hnedak Bobo Group snags ‘Timmy’ for Metro 67

By Tom Bailey Jr.
Memphis’ Commercial Appeal

Hnedak Bobo Group has won a seventh award — this one national — for the way it renovated an historic former bank building for the new Metro 67 luxury apartments Downtown.

In a Boston ceremony last month, the architecture firm was one of just 10 from across the (more…)


News by Topic: Memphis Projects

450-room Guesthouse at Graceland moves toward approval

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Read full story at www.commercialappeal.com  By Jonathan A. Capriel Posted June 12, 2014 Plans to build an Elvis-related, four-star hotel near Graceland took a leap forward on Thursday. Elvis Presley Enterprises received unanimous approval from the Land Use Control Board for its $70 million Guesthouse at Graceland. The development will be anchored by a six-story, 450-room hotel.


Graceland plans major expansion; hotel designed by HBG

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Commercial Appeal newspaper By Ted Evanoff, evanoff@commercialappeal.com www.commercialappeal.com One of the biggest hotels in Memphis could soon rise next to Graceland. Elvis Presley Enterprises Inc. is considering plans for a 450-room hotel alongside Graceland, the late music star’s mansion on Elvis Presley Boulevard. Presley Enterprises, which owns the brand for one of the most recognized American… Read more »


Metro 67 Wins GOLD in Preeminent MHN Awards

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Metro 67 Apartments has done it again! The project was awarded GOLD in the preeminent MHN (Multi-Housing News) awards program. Judges were very impressed with HBG’s renovation of the historic downtown Memphis Union Planters Bank building as modern energy-efficient condominium-style apartments. The MHN Excellence Awards recognize the multifamily industry’s most noteworthy people, companies and properties. Winners were


HBG Partner Janet Haltom named a Superwoman of Business

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Congratulations Janet Smith-Haltom, for being named to the inaugural class of the Memphis Business Journal’s Super Women in Business Awards, established to honor the city’s most influential women in business.  Janet, one of 25 honorees, is …being recognized for her vision and leadership on landmark Memphis renovation projects such as the Shelby County Courthouse, Orpheum… Read more »


Top of the Lists: HBG

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The Memphis Business Journal is providing a peek at the lists in this Friday’s print edition as they reveal the Memphis area’s five largest architectural firms. Hnedak Bobo Group has been the largest architecture firm in Memphis for over a decade. The list ranks the firms by their number of local, full-time licensed architects. View… Read more »


Design Stars: Hnedak Bobo Group snags ‘Timmy’ for Metro 67

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By Tom Bailey Jr. Memphis’ Commercial Appeal Hnedak Bobo Group has won a seventh award — this one national — for the way it renovated an historic former bank building for the new Metro 67 luxury apartments Downtown. In a Boston ceremony last month, the architecture firm was one of just 10 from across the