March 25, 2018

Boyle Investment Co. Celebrating 85th Year

Memphis Daily News

March 25, 2018

Boyle Investment Co. celebrated its 85th anniversary with a luncheon on Friday, March 23, for its 113 employees on the top floor of its new Class A office building at 949 S. Shady Grove Road.

That new office building also marks the complete build-out of the Ridgeway Center, a 204-acre mixed-use development launched in the early 1970s in East Memphis.

Boyle is one of Memphis’ oldest real estate development, sales, leasing and management firms.

The two largest mixed-use developments of Boyle’s are Ridgeway Center and Schilling Farms, which as been under development in Collierville for 20 years as of 2018.

The 443-acre Schilling Farms community features newly completed projects such as a 50,000-square-foot ‘Class A’ office building, the second phase of The Carrington multifamily project, and a 9,000-square-foot retail center. Schilling Farms has become a popular site for corporate headquarters in recent years – it is home to Helena Chemical Corp. and Mueller Industries Inc. is constructing its new corporate headquarters there.

Boyle made its first foray outside the Memphis market in 2001, opening an office in Nashville, where it has grown from two employees to 30. Boyle Nashville LLC and their joint venture partners have acquired, developed and manage more than 3.2 million square feet of commercial space, and have more than 532,000 square feet of commercial space under construction.

Since its founding in 1933, Boyle remains family owned with the third generation now involved in management. The company is led by Henry Morgan, co-chairman, and Paul Boyle, president. Other family members include Bayard Boyle Jr., co-chairman, and executive vice presidents Henry Morgan Jr. and Bayard Morgan.

Boyle also has 31 employees who have been with the company for more than 20 years, including Mark Halperin (45 years), Joel Fulmer (46 years) and Russell E. Bloodworth Jr. (49 years).