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 [...] [...]
The District at Eastover, a $110 million mixed-use development on the site of Jackson’s Old Blind School, appears to have cleared one of its last major hurdles. In late August, the Jackson City Council approved a zoning request from developer Ted Duckworth that would allow for a combination of retail, office space, residential units and [...] [...]
Jackson developer hopes that his District at Eastover is soon a reality Ted Duckworth has spent the better part of three years working on the District at Eastover in Jackson. And he is as close as he ever been to concrete results. After negotiations with Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann over lease terms for the [...] [...]
Developer says he prefers sell option, and he will respond to whatever state decides to do The District at Eastover, a proposed $150-million mixed-use development at the Old Blind School property in Jackson, may have new life. Just before lawmakers took a session break in early April, Gov. Haley Barbour vetoed a bill that would [...] [...]