Posts Tagged ‘mixed-use development’

MGCCC building new $12M nursing school facility

BILOXI — Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has announced a $12 million project to build a new nursing school. MGCCC president Mary Graham says the Nursing and Simulation Complex will be located south of the William Carey University campus on Mississippi Highway 67 on about five acres of land. Officials say the groundbreaking on this […] [...]

Board gives nod to Cotton Mill project at MSU

STARKVILLE — The state College Board has approved a series of agreements finalizing plans for the Cotton Mill project at Mississippi State University. The Starkville structure was built in 1902 as the Stone Cotton Mill and was indirectly associated with MSU for a time. MSU bought it in 1965, three years after the mill closed, […] [...]

Businessman buys historic home, plans mixed-use development

HATTIESBURG — A Hattiesburg businessman is planning to renovate a building that was constructed in 1898 and says it will add three apartments and retail space to downtown. The Hattiesburg American says the building on Front Street is owned by local businessman Charles Price. Price said the entire building encompasses 3,600 square feet. The first […] [...]

Firm ‘completely surprised’ by supervisors’ vote on Old Capital Green

JACKSON — Full Spectrum, the master developer of the proposed mixed-use project in downtown Jackson called Old Capital Green, reports the firm was surprised by a recent Hinds County Board of Supervisors vote that puts the project in doubt. The Hinds County Board of Supervisors voted July 16 to not support the development of the […] [...]

Supervisors vote down Old Capitol Green; project in doubt

JACKSON — Plans for a $1 billion revitalization project for downtown Jackson have been thrown into doubt because of a decision by Hinds county officials to back out. The proposed Old Capitol Green project included office, residential and retail space and a 450-space parking garage. The Clarion-Ledger reports county supervisors voted 3-1 to bow out […] [...]

County will approve bonds for Old Capital Green, if given financial information

JACKSON — Hinds County has agreed to take on more bond debt to build a parking garage for a proposed $1 billion development if developers provide repeatedly requested financial information. The Board of Supervisors narrowly voted to ask for $17 million in bonds if Full Spectrum South tells how much space is pre-leased, The Clarion-Ledger […] [...]

Full Spectrum chooses Boomerang for robotic parking garage

JACKSON — Full Spectrum has chosen Boomerang Systems Inc., a designer and manufacturer of fully automated robotic parking and self-storage systems, to provide a 480-space automated parking garage as part of the initial phase of the Old Capitol Green redevelopment project located in Jackson. The cost of the project was not disclosed. Old Capitol Green […] [...]

Tradition developer agrees to protect Mississippi gopher frog pond

HARRISON COUNTY — The Center for Biological Diversity, Gulf Restoration Network and Columbus Communities, the developer of a planned community called Tradition in Harrison County signed an agreement today to protect habitat for the highly endangered Mississippi gopher frog The memorandum of understanding outlines steps the parties will take to facilitate a land exchange between […] [...]

Old Capitol Green signs leases, calls on city to act

JACKSON — Carlton A. Brown, founding partner and COO of Full Spectrum South, yesterday announced the first retail business leases for the Old Capitol Green project in Jackson with 65 percent of the retail spaces committed as well as leases to fill 52 percent of the project’s first commercial office building. Full Spectrum of NY […] [...]

Mixed-use development set to open

by Published: May 18,2010

Tags: education, mixed-use development, real estate

JACKSON — The start of Jackson State University’s 2010-2011 academic year will coincide with the opening of the initial project in a $125-million development designed to reshape the area around campus. One University Place is a four-story building featuring 78 apartments on the upper floors and retail space on the ground level. The Clarion-Ledger reports […] [...]

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