About Memphis

Why Memphis?

At Enterprise Realtors and Mid South Home Rentals, we have been working with and serving investors since 2003 when our company started. Even though we have grown into a full service brokerage, our beginning was solely based on helping clients from outside of Memphis identify, purchase, and then manage investment homes in the greater Memphis area. Many new clients wonder what draws investors to the Memphis market year after year. Here are just SOME of the reasons, past and present, of why many investors choose Memphis to Invest in real estate.

Memphis Has The Attributes Of A Dynamic Market For Real Estate Investors

  • Realtor.com states that Memphis is rated as the #1 real estate market where first-time buyers are battling investors for the best homes.
  • Memphis Business Journal highlights Memphis is in housing shortage.This article shows that supply and demand discrepancies help to keep prices high and the demand for rental property high as well.
  • Bloomberg shows Memphis has been the #1 metro area in the U.S. for job creation when compared to the average area employment rate over the past 10 years.
  • Memphis International Airport – the second-busiest cargo airport in the world - workers and housing are always in demand - both for owner occupants and investors!

Major Factors about Memphis through the years that have attracted investors to our market!

  • 3rd largest railway center in the US
  • 2nd busiest port on the Mississippi River
  • Home to more Fortune 500 companies than Los Angeles, CA – FedEx, International Paper, and AutoZone – Also World Headquarters of private industry – Service Master
  • FedEx Global World Hub – Boasting more than 30,000 employees
  • 3 Major Interstate systems – I-40, I-55, and future I-69 – Major trucking industry
  • Memphis known as “World’s Distribution Center” due to above factors
  • 27th largest “major” city in the US / 5th largest city in the South East
  • Major Medical Hub and significant Biomedical research industry
  • Home of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Home FedEx St. Jude Classic Golf Tournament 
  • Major sports located in downtown Memphis -  NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies and The Memphis Redbirds baseball
  • Home of  World Famous Beale Street
  • Home to 2nd most visited home in the US (behind the White House) Graceland – Elvis Presley. And much, much more making Memphis a major vacation destination!  The new Elvis movie has made this destination even more in demand.