Posts Tagged ‘commercial’

Commercial insurance market is stable and growing

by Lisa Monti Published: September 20,2013

Tags: Business, commercial, Gulf Coast, insurance, Mississippi, real estate

The overall state of the commercial insurance market in Mississippi is stable and growing, according to state Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney. One market trend Chaney sees is increases in the commercial auto and workers compensation rates. “That is due to the fact that we are coming out of a soft market,” he said. Insurance executives […] [...]

MDMR closes waters to oystermen due to water quality

by MBJ Staff Published: February 6,2013

Tags: close, commercial, fisherman, fishing, oyster, oysterman, state agency, water, Weather

GULF OF MEXICO — The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources has closed three areas to oyster harvesting because of water quality issues. The affected harvesting areas are Area II “A,” which includes northern portions of the Pass Christian, Henderson Point Reef and northern portions of Hornet’s Reef; Area II “E,” which covers Square Handkerchief reef […] [...]

Demolition begins of historic downtown building

PASACGOULA — Crews are tearing down the Brumfield’s Building, a fixture in downtown Pascagoula since the 1920s. Hurricane Isaac damaged its roof, which caused damage to walls. The family corporation that owns it determined the cost would be too high to save the building, which was a bank before it became a premier men’s clothing […] [...]

Attorneys preparing final briefs in hospital-annexation case

OXFORD — Attorneys have 30 days to submit final briefs in case that will decide whether the land that a company has selected as the location of its new $300 million hospital will be included in the Oxford city limits. The Oxford Eagle reports Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi wants to build on the 160-acre site […] [...]

FNC index shows improving U.S. property values

OXFORD — U.S. property values continue to show signs of improvement, in line with indications of continued expansion in economic activity and better employment rates in recent months, according to FNC’s latest Residential Price Index (RPI). Favorable developments in the housing sector, including declining foreclosure activities and rising home sales, have contributed to the continued […] [...]

New land-use code could spur development

TUPELO — A new development code in Tupelo will allow more mixing of land uses. The code is expected to go to a vote in January, reports the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal. If the City Council adopts the code, a transition period will follow. During that time, developers will be able to choose which code […] [...]

Aldermen mull options for land after swap proposal fails

by Associated Press Published: November 20,2012

Tags: city, commercial, government, lawnd, municipal, municipality, property, real estate, state

OCEAN SPRINGS — The Ocean Springs Board of Alderman has heard discussions about the future of the Harbor Landing property. The Harbor Commission and attorneys for Albert Duckett and Amanda Kennerly discussed the Harbor Commission proposal to turn the 1.7 acres of land into a green space park with additional parking for the boat launch […] [...]

Officials say citizens reconsidered, now want rezoning

D’IBERVILLE — D’Iberville officials have opened more land for economic development, changing the zoning on the southwest portion of the intersection of interstates 10 and 110 from mostly residential to commercial. The Sun Herald reports the city had tried to rezone the property a few years ago, but residents objected. Deonne Olier, city planning and […] [...]

Simon Property Group honored for ‘green’ efforts

RIDGELAND — Simon Property Group Inc., a retail real estate company, has won two recent awards for its commitment to sustainability issues. Simon properties in Ridgeland include Northpark Mall. For the second consecutive year, SPG has been recognized by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) with inclusion in its select Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI). Once […] [...]

Community college lone bidder for bankrupt country club

COLUMBUS — East Mississippi Community College is the sole bidder for the bankrupt Columbus Country Club. Deadline for bids was Sept. 14. The auction is scheduled for Oct. 5. Jason Browne, a spokesman for EMCC, tells the Commercial Dispatch the school’s administrators are not ready to comment on the bid. EMCC board members discussed purchasing […] [...]

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