Posts Tagged ‘apartments’

Ridgeland apartments face classification deadline

by Published: September 3,2014

Tags: apartments, Business, Mississippi, ridge land

Ridgeland has given the owners of its dozen-and-a-half apartment complexes until Sept. 6 to apply for classifications that will determine whether the complexes must be demolished or gain time to meet sweeping new zoning and building-density rules. Some, such as the decades-old Baymeadows Apartment on Pine Knob Drive, may have to come down and its […] [...]

What’s behind the plan? Apartment zoning in Ridgeland targets minorities, lawsuit says

by Published: September 3,2014

Tags: apartments, Business, lawsuit, Mississippi, Ridgeland

A federal lawsuit filed last Friday charges that Ridgeland’s bid to phase-out current apartment complexes seeks to rid the city of affordable housing occupied primarily by blacks and Hispanics. The suit on behalf of the 260-unit Baymeadows Apartments is in response to an overhaul of the city’s zoning ordinance in February that designated five of […] [...]

Jackson State to rent apartments for up to $1.9M

JACKSON — Jackson State University will lease 444-bed apartment complex next to its campus, with hopes of buying it later to accommodate increasing enrollment. The College Board approved plans for JSU to lease the Palisades apartments, spending as much as $1.9 million. Because some apartments are leased, only 290 beds would be available immediately. JSU […] [...]

Businessman admits to defrauding USDA in kickback scheme

HATTIESBURG — A Hattiesburg businessman has pleaded guilty to a kickback scheme, which defrauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Prosecutors say 82-year-old T.L. Pittman Jr. entered the plea in federal court in Hattiesburg to a bill of information that charged him with one count of theft of government funds. He will be sentenced Aug. 18. […] [...]

Owners of blighted buildings given deadline to submit plan

BILOXI — The owners of two of Biloxi’s biggest eyesores — the unfinished casino and the senior citizens apartments downtown — have until Nov. 1 to tell the city what they plan to do with the buildings. On July 30, the city served papers to the Catholic Charities Housing Association for the building on U.S. […] [...]

Bridgeway Apartments chooses Darryl Bruno

by Published: August 9,2013

Tags: apartments, Bridgeway Apartments, Darryl W. Bruno

Bridgeway Apartments in Picayune has named Darryl W. Bruno, LCSW as executive director. Bruno comes to Bridgeway with more than 26 years of experience in mental health, substance abuse and other social work settings. He founded the Kids In Crisis Project Inc. in 1989, which provided educational programs, seminars and counseling services to professionals, parents […] [...]

Abandoned Aeolian building to be renovated

VICKSBURG — A Vicksburg building that has been empty and neglected for years appears headed for a dramatic turnaround. The four-story Aeolian building has been vacant since 1991. But The Vicksburg Post says nearly $750,000 worth of income-based tax credits will be used to make the building into senior apartments. The money from the Mississippi […] [...]

Firm brokers sale of apartments for $10.1M

by Published: April 12,2011

Tags: apartments, mergers and acquisitions, real estate

JACKSON — Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services has brokered the sale of Parham Pointe, a 393-unit 341,430-square-foot bank-owned multi-family property in Jackson. The sales price of $10.1 million represents $25,700 per unit and $30 per square foot. Scott Harris, a senior vice president, investments, in the firm’s Oak Brook office, and Bradley Barham […] [...]

City looking to enact redevelopment tax

RIDGELAND — The City of Ridgeland will seek legislative — and ultimately voter — approval for a 1 percent increase in the local sales tax to redevelop a southeastern area and reduce the number of apartment complexes. The tax would be very similar to the tourism tax currently levied on Ridgeland hotels, motels and restaurants, […] [...]

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