Posts Tagged ‘land’

Coast city to nearly double in size this weekend

by Associated Press Published: April 18,2013

Tags: annex, annexation, city government, fire, land, law enforcement, municipal, municipality, police, property, real estate, services

D’IBERVILLE — D’Iberville will nearly double in size Sunday when area it has annexed officially becomes part of the city. Police Chief Wayne Payne tells The Sun Herald his department has been working with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office and will assume full law enforcement in the annexed area north of the city beginning at […] [...]

Property owner settles housing discrimination lawsuit

by Associated Press Published: April 17,2013

Tags: discrimination, federal government, home, house, housing, land, lawsuit, property, real estate, residence, settlement

MAGEE — The U.S. Department of Justice says a Mississippi company will pay a $27,000 settlement in a housing discrimination lawsuit. M.M. and S. Inc. agreed, according to a press release, to pay $20,000 to a family for refusing to rent a home to them, and a civil penalty of $7,000 to the United States. […] [...]

FNC index shows U.S. property values rose again in February

by MBJ Staff Published: April 16,2013

Tags: home, house, land, mortgage, mortgage technology, property, real estate, residence, residential real estate, value

OXFORD — The latest FNC Residential Price Index (RPI) indicates that U.S. property values rose again in February, continuing a trend that began in the spring of 2012, which has become widely recognized as the beginning of the housing market’s recovery. In February, the FNC RPI recorded a 28-month high after rising for 12 straight […] [...]

New law adds wild hog control to state beaver program

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Farmers and wildlife officials say wild hogs are roaming throughout the state, damaging crops and land. As a result, Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill that adds wild hogs to the state beaver-control program. Beginning July 1, a Beaver and Wild Hog Control Advisory Board will be created to come up with […] [...]

Alternative fuel company trying to sell real estate

by Associated Press Published: April 9,2013

Tags: alternative fuel, energy, fuel, land, plant, property, real estate, REFINERY, sale, sell, site

NATCHEZ — Rentech is asking $8.5 million for the 478 acres in Adams County where it once planned to build an alternative fuels plant to convert coal into liquid. Natchez real estate broker Glenn Green, one of the three listed on the property, tells the Natchez Democrat there has been some offers on the property […] [...]

Right-of-way acquisition to begin for new connector road

JACKSON COUNTY — Jackson County and the state will begin buying right of way before the end of the year for a new road that will parallel Interstate 10 and connect a popular shopping area in Harrison County with West Jackson County. The Sun Herald reports the Jackson County Board of Supervisors voted for Neel-Schaffer […] [...]

Mortgage tech company goes global with Brazilian office

OXFORD — FNC Inc., a mortgage technology company, took its operations global this week, officially opening an office in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Last fall, Sao Paulo-based Cetip — Latin America’s largest depository of fixed income securities — selected FNC to deliver a comprehensive collateral management solution for the Brazilian mortgage industry. “We at Cetip are […] [...]

City sells property to nonprofit for home construction

HORN LAKE — Horn Lake is planning to sell some city-owned property to Habitat for Humanity for seven homes to be built by the nonprofit agency. The Commercial Appeal reports that aldermen voted last week to declare seven lots as surplus. Three appraisals will determine their fair market value — and thus the sale price. […] [...]

Mall redevelopment will mean massive demolition

GAUTIER — The redeveloped Singing River Mall will be an open-air shopping center that requires demolition of about 250,000 square feet of existing space. That’s according to an agreement on the city council’s agenda last week. The Mississippi Press reports the proposed agreement points to a 350,000-square-foot high-quality mixed-use development with anchor, junior anchor and […] [...]

Judge rules proposed hospital site within city limits

by Associated Press Published: March 14,2013

Tags: annex, bench, Commercial Real Estate, construction, court, health, health care, hospital, judge, land, law, legal, medical, medicine, property

OXFORD — A Lafayette County judge has ruled that the land that a company has selected as the location of its new $300-million hospital will be included in the Oxford city limits. Since Chancery Judge Ed Roberts approved the annexation last month, some objectors have dropped out of the case, but three others — Kenneth […] [...]

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