Posts Tagged ‘Downtown Jackson’

Downtown Jackson still battling problems with perception issue

by Nash Nunnery Published: October 5,2009

Tags: Downtown Jackson

As owner of Steve’s Downtown Deli, Steve Long has served up his signature soups and sandwiches to hungry professionals for eight years in downtown Jackson. And he’s happy right where he is on the corner of Congress and Pearl streets, despite losing a significant amount of his customer base when Cellular South vacated the Capital […] [...]

Regions Bank has long had a downtown presence

by Nash Nunnery Published: October 5,2009

Tags: Downtown Jackson, Regions Bank

Deposit Guaranty Bank was the brainchild of 14 prominent Jackson businessmen who in 1925 decided to break into the city’s traditionally tight banking community. In 1929, Mississippi’s second-largest bank moved into a new home on Capital Street, and the Deposit Guaranty Bank building became a Jackson landmark. By the start of World War II, DGB […] [...]

After latest exodus, what’s next?

by Nash Nunnery Published: October 5,2009

Tags: Downtown Jackson, office space

Downtown Jackson leaders believe things have never been better for business district On the surface, it would appear that downtown Jackson is booming. There’s the opening of the Jackson Convention Complex and on-going restoration of the King Edward Hotel, both considered anchors of the city’s resurgence after years of playing second-fiddle to the mega-growth occurring […] [...]

Developing downtown

by Clay Chandler Published: May 11,2009

Tags: Downtown Jackson, revitalization

King Edward Hotel, Farish Street at the heart of Jackson’s downtown revitalization After a hang-up involving the building’s windows, the redevelopment of the King Edward Hotel in downtown Jackson is on track for completion Nov. 1. The $89.6-million project, whose public funding in the form of loans and tax incremental financing bonds is less than […] [...]

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