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Missouri company buys warehouse; plans industrial center

COLUMBUS — St. Louis-based Stuart B. Millner and Associates has bought the 700,000-square-foot Omnova Solutions warehouse and office space with plans to turn it into a multi-tenant industrial center.

Omnova’s distribution center will remain as a tenant on the property, which sits on 92 acres near Columbus on Mississippi Highway 69 South.

Multiple companies have been located at the property since it was developed in 1963. Omnova began phasing out its manufacturing operations at the Columbus facility in 2011.

Millner and Associates says in a news release that phase one of the project is expected to be finished in the coming weeks.

Officials say once phase one is completed the property will be ready for occupancy.

Millner and Associates says it intends to invest $10 million in the property.

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