Old Office Depot on Union could become 5-story apartment complex, 7-story parking garage

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Plans for another new apartment complex are in the works in the Memphis Medical District.

According to documents submitted to a local planning board, development group Hunington Properties is looking to build a five-story apartment building and seven-story parking garage at 785 Union Ave., which was formerly an Office Depot store.

The complex will also include outdoor amenity spaces including a pool and a plaza along with Union.

Plans show the layout of a proposed residential development in the Memphis Medical District.
Plans show the layout of a proposed residential development in the Memphis Medical District.

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Plans also show a bus stop would be added in front of the building on Union.

The Memphis and Shelby County Board of Adjustment would have to approve a use variance for part of the 2.5-acre property for the project to move forward.

Corinne S Kennedy covers economic development and healthcare for The Commercial Appeal. She can be reached via email at Corinne.Kennedy@CommercialAppeal.com 

This article originally appeared on Memphis Commercial Appeal: Memphis Medical District: New apartments, parking garage planned