Wiseacre no longer committed to moving into Mid-South Coliseum

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Wiseacre Brewing Company may not be moving into the Mid-South Coliseum after all.

Wiseacre told the city they are not positioned to move forward on the lease, but has not eliminated it as an option.

The exclusive period has now passed.

In a statement, City of Memphis Chief Operating Officer Doug McGowen said:

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“We will now convene key stakeholders at the Fairgrounds around the study that the Urban Land Institute completed in 2015. We will work to inform a Tourism Development Zone application that the City of Memphis will submit to the state this fall. Our group will view the entire Fairgrounds and surrounding area and will include for consideration all of the previous public input and development ideas that were gathered in earlier discussions."