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Students return to the University of Memphis campus on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020.  (Photo: Joe Rondone/The Commercial Appeal)

The University of Memphis is looking to build a new student housing complex on Deloach Street that could house more than 500 students. 

Separately, Memphis developer Amin Zaki is looking to build a mixed-use development with office space and apartments on the east side of Union Avenue Extended, just south of Poplar Avenue. 

Both are asking the Memphis and Shelby County Board of Adjustment for zoning exemptions for the projects. The cases will come before board during a Sept. 23 meeting. 

Previously: $19M off-campus student apartment building planned near University of Memphis

Memphis development: ‘There’s no stopping’: Union Row gets new name, lays out plan for continuing amid pandemic

U of M is seeking to build a gated complex of five, four-story buildings which would include two-, three-, four-