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Brewery plans $49M upgrade with 155 new jobs in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – A brewery is planning a $49 million upgrade in Tennessee that it says will add 155 jobs. According to the Daily Memphian, Blues City...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – A brewery is planning a $49 millionupgrade in Tennessee that it says will add 155 jobs.

According to the Daily Memphian, Blues City Brewery in Memphis is one of three U.S. contract-brewing facilities operated by Wisconsin-based City Brewing Company. The company is seeking a local property tax break worth $3.7 million over 12 years.

The Economic Growth Engine for Memphis & Shelby Countysays the operation will generate $10 million in property tax over the 12-yeartime frame.

The facility currently employs 516 people making an averageof $54,000 annually.

City Brewing bought the plant nine years ago.