The complexities of developing a large-scale project from concept to ribbon-cutting aren’t for the faint-hearted. Dealing with plans, permits, titles and unimaginable obstacles can take years and even then, things can go awry on any given day and it’s back to the drawing board. And then there’s the courtship of tenants for retail space and […] [...]
When Austin, Texas-based Whole Foods Market announced earlier this year that it would build a store at Jackson’s Highland Village shopping center, it was assumed that nearby commercial and residential real estate would receive at least a small bump in value. Two studies conducted within the past six years — one by Realtors in Portland, […] [...]
by Clay Chandler Published: March 4,2012
Tags: Breck Hines, City of Jackson, Department of Finance and Administration, District at Eastover, Eastover, Entergy, Fondren, Gov. Phil Bryant, Mississippi, Mississippi Business Journal, Northeast Jackson, Old Blind School, School for the Blind Trust Fund, Ted Duckworth, The District Land Development Co.
Developers of The District at Eastover in Northeast Jackson finally own the site for the mixed-use project. Ted Duckworth and Breck Hines, co-owners of the The District Land Development Co., bought the 21-acre Old Blind School site from the state for $3.3 million. The deal closed Feb. 24. Hines said in an interview last week […] [...]
by Clay Chandler Published: February 26,2012
Tags: agriculture, Austin, Breck Hines, CNN, CNNMoney.com, Darrah Horgan, Duckworth Realty, Eastover, Guy Boyll III, Highland Village, JACKSON, John Mackey, Luke Lundemo, Mississippi, Mississippi Business Journal, Old Canton Road, Portland Oregon, Rainbow Natural Grocery Cooperative, Texas, The District Land Development Company, Whole Foods, Whole Foods Effect
Not quite a year ago, the folks who operate Highland Village got a phone call that brought some very good news for the shopping center in Northeast Jackson. On the line were officials from Austin, Texas-based Whole Foods Market, which sits at the top of the A-list of health food grocers. Whole Foods had decided […] [...]