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Bass Pro Shops Project for Memphis Pyramid Moving Forward

MEMPHIS, TN - Moves to get outdoor retailer Bass Pro put a major store in the Memphis Pyramid have taken a step forward.

Robert Lipscomb, the city's project manager for finding a new Pyramid tenant, says Bass Pro Shops has signed a development agreement.

Memphis has been in negotiations with the company for more than two years, but the project is still not assured.

The development agreement must be approved by the mayors of Memphis and Shelby County as well as by the city council and county commission.

Lipscomb said he will be outlining the agreement to city and county officials over the next few days.

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