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|ELVIS PRESLEY'S MEMPHIS OPENS (PHOTOS)
March 03, 2017 - Bizjournal / Elvis Express Radio
Priscilla Presley kicked off a four-day grand opening celebration for Elvis Presley's Memphis on Thursday.
The $45 million, 200,000-square-foot entertainment and museum complex is the second phase of Graceland's expansion plans. It features a new Elvis Presley career museum,
thePresley Motors automobile museum, a 20,000-square-foot Graceland Soundstage performing space and meeting hall, a barbecue restaurant, a 1950s-inspired diner and retail
"If you haven't visited Graceland lately, you haven't visited Graceland," said Joel Weinshanker, managing partner of Elvis Presley Enterprises.
The $92 million, 450-room The Guest House at Graceland hotel, which opened last October, was the first phase of the expansion. The complex is Graceland's most significant
expansion since it opened to the public in 1982.