Posts Tagged ‘Duckworth Realty’

Jackson’s new mayor vows to make city better for business

by Published: July 10,2014

Tags: Business, city hall, climate, Duckworth Realty, JACKSON, Mississippi

Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber says he will soon launch a “technical assistance shop” to help the city become more of a partner rather than a hindrance to both new businesses and current ones. It’s part of a strategy, he said, to end Jackson’s tendency to be “its own problem.” Yarber said he has handed the […] [...]

Developers break ground for One Eastover Center

JACKSON — Holder Properties has broken ground for One Eastover Center, a 120,000-square-foot Class “A” office building located in the District at Eastover, a 21-acre mixed-use community. The office development will be located on the northern end of the District at Eastover utilizing 2.54 acres along Eastover Drive and the I-55 Frontage Road. The five-story […] [...]

Breck R. Hines

As a member of the Class of 1997 at Jackson Academy, Breck Hines was chosen as Most Likely to Succeed. Needless to say, his JA classmates were spot-on with their vote. Today, Hines is executive vice president of Duckworth Realty. The University of Mississippi graduate also co-owns and operates an ice manufacturing and sales company […] [...]

Survey: Metro Jackson office markets showing some strength

Jackson’s Central Business District office market is starting 2012 much as it did 2011 with slightly more than a quarter of available space empty. That’s the good news. The CBD wouldn’t be keeping its current occupancy levels had expected lease renewals not come through, commercial real estate professionals say. Parkway Properties’ 120-building fourth-quarter office market […] [...]

THE WHOLE PACKAGE — Whole Foods in Jackson could mean renaissance for Eastover, Fondren and other neighborhoods

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 […] [...]

Eastover mixed-use development, including hotel, clears major obstacle

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 […] [...]

A BIG DEAL

by Published: April 3,2011

Tags: Duckworth Realty, John Barton, John Michael Holtmann

Regions Plaza fills 50,000 square feet in lease with state A signing of a lease by the State of Mississippi for more than 50,000 square feet in the half-empty Regions Plaza building last Friday gave downtown Jackson’s office market just the break it had wanted. The new tenants are the Mississippi State Personnel Board and […] [...]

Breaking News: Regions Plaza fills 50,000 SF in leases with state

A signing of a lease by the State of Mississippi for more than 50,000 square feet in the half-empty Regions Plaza building Friday gave downtown Jackson’s office market just the break it had been wanting. The new tenants are the Mississippi State Personnel Board and the Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration’s Management and Reporting […] [...]

New wave of retailers look to Jackson market

National retailers wagering they can lure Jackson shoppers to new and backfilled stores in Metro The recession’s retail casualties have left behind a lot of empty buildings around the country, giving surviving retailers a wide choice of vacant space. Considering what’s out there, it shows confidence in metro Jackson’s upside that the nationals are betting […] [...]

Grocery to open in South Jackson

Vowell’s Marketplace has signed a lease for the old Kroger building at Raymond and McDowell roads in South Jackson. The company plans to open a new grocery store in October which will employ 50 people and generate an estimated $9 million in sales taxes annually. Last week the Jackson City Council has approved a $50,000 […] [...]

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