Posts Tagged ‘demolish’

Caesar’s drops lease; cleanup begins at former Casino Magic site

BILOXI — Caesars Entertainment has dropped its lease on the Casino Magic property in East Biloxi and crews are cleaning out the tower. The Sun Herald reports city officials say they are frustrated that nothing is being done to demolish the abandoned casino project next door. Jerry Creel, Biloxi’s community development director, told the city […] [...]

Ala. contractor wins Baptist demolition/renovation contract

by Associated Press Published: March 25,2013

Tags: bid, build, builder, building, construction, contract, contractor, demolish, demolition, health, health care, hospital, medical, medicine, renovation

JACKSON — Brasfield & Gorrie was recently awarded a multi-phase nursing unit renovation project at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. The project will consist of the complete demolition and renovation of approximately 156,000 square feet of existing nursing units. The cost of the project was not disclosed. Birmingham, Ala.-based Brasfield & Gorrie will work with […] [...]

Former carpet mill to be razed; site to offer green space

GREENVILLE — The city of Greenville will tear down the old US Axminister Carpet Mills plant and convert the site into green space. The Delta Democrat Times reports the city this past week approved a demolition contract with Huntington Machinery Inc. and Gentry Demolition LLC. The companies will tear down the building, which has been […] [...]

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 […] [...]

Historic building to be razed after damage from Isaac

by Associated Press Published: November 29,2012

Tags: building, Commercial Real Estate, culture, demolish, Heritage, historic, histoy, hurricane, raze, satorm, tropical, Weather

PASCAGOULA — Hurricane Isaac has done irreparable damage to the Brumfield’s Building, a fixture in downtown Pascagoula since the 1920s. A spokesman for the family said a contractor has been selected and the building will be torn down, once the city has been consulted and all requirements and considerations met. Losing the building will knock […] [...]

Homes to be demolished as park development begins

by Associated Press Published: November 13,2012

Tags: culture, demolish, demolition, development, federal government, fort, Heritage, history, home, house, park, residence, tourism, tourist, vacation, visitor

NATCHEZ — Derelict houses along the Natchez bluff could soon be coming down as the National Park Service gears up for work to develop a park at the site of Fort Rosalie. Natchez National Historical Park superintendent Kathleen Jenkins said the park service expects soon to have clearance to remove deteriorating housing from the fort […] [...]

Coast City Council: Repair abandoned hotel or raze it

by Associated Press Published: August 22,2012

Tags: city, convention, demolish, hotel, lodging, meeting, municipality, renovation, rerasl estate, tourism, tourist, visitor

BILOXI — The Biloxi City Council says the White House Hotel should be repaired or demolished. Councilman George Lawrence told The Sun Herald he would vote to force repairs of the hotel on U.S. 90, which has sat vacant for more than 20 years, but not for demolition. Jerry Creel, community development director, says he […] [...]

Downtown Inn to be demolished; new boutique hotel planned

by Associated Press Published: August 9,2012

Tags: construction, convention, demolish, demolition, downtown, hospitality, hotel, inn, lodging, meeting, raze, tourism, tourist, vacation, visitor

OXFORD — The owners of the Downtown Inn in Oxford say it will be demolished after football season and replaced with new hotel. The Oxford Eagle reports the Courthouse Square Preservation Commission voted to allow the Chamblee Co., which owns the hotel, to demolish the exiting building and replace it with a four-story boutique hotel. […] [...]

Officials plan to demolish abandoned homes

by Associated Press Published: January 17,2012

Tags: abandoned, clean up, community development, demolish, homes, houses, municipal government, real estate, residences

FULTON — Fulton officials are moving forward with plans to clean up or demolish unkempt and abandoned houses throughout the city. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal says 10 properties thought to be abandoned are being considered for demolition by the Fulton Board of Aldermen. They say the houses are dilapidated and pose health and safety […] [...]

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