Posts Tagged ‘Pearl’

Critics say Pearl out to eliminate mobile homes and apartments – not safeguard them

Pearl is taking dramatic — and some say unprecedented and unconstitutional – steps to rid the city of manufactured homes and to downsize existing apartment complexes. October brought requirements that manufactured home parks and rental complexes build community storm shelters able to accommodate all residents and withstand the force of a F-2 tornado. In addition, […] [...]

Challenging times ahead for Pearl’s manufactured home residents, apartment complex owners

A proclamation from Gov. Phil Bryant declaring October “Manufactured Home Month” noted the factory-built dwellings provide housing for 507,000 Mississippians. But there could soon be manufactured housing for far fewer people in Pearl, a Rankin County city of about 25,000 residents. Public safety and a desire to keep non-conforming land uses from “going on forever” […] [...]

4 companies honored with export awards

JACKSON — Four Mississippi companies have been honored for their success in maintaining or increasing export sales. The 2014 awards were presented Wednesday by Gov. Phil Bryant in Jackson. Columbus-based BankTEL Systems, provider of financial accounting and cash management software, received the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Exporting in the service sector. Hattiesburg-based BioSoil Enhancers, […] [...]

Legal filing seeks to halt Pearl’s effort to ease out mobile homes

by Published: October 2,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Pearl, rental property

Pearl’s efforts to keep mobile home parks from re-renting spaces after a space is vacated have met with a suit from the owners of Grove Acres Mobile Home Park. Pearl insists its desire to whittle the number of mobile homes in the city is based on the risks to mobile home parks from natural disasters […] [...]

Kathy Hackshaw earns CSM credential

by Published: August 20,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Pearl, The Outlets of Mississippi

Kathy Hackshaw, general manager of The Outlets of Mississippi, has earned her Certified Shopping Center Manager (CSM) credential. Hackshaw brings 20 years of retail property management experience in arenas including asset management, budget allocation, policy and procedure creation and marketing to the Outlets of Mississippi where she is responsible for property operations, lease administration, budget […] [...]

Outlets of Mississippi has hired Kathy Hackshaw, Angela Shepard, Tony Boyd, Angie Crawford

by Published: November 8,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Outlets of Mississippi, Pearl

The Outlets of Mississippi has appointed a team of retail property, real estate asset and tourism industry professionals to lead property management, operations, leasing and marketing functions. Bringing nearly 20 years of retail property management experience in arenas including asset management, budget allocation, policy and procedure creation and marketing, general manager Kathy Hackshaw is responsible […] [...]

Outlets of Mississippi mark Jackson’s arrival as the ‘fashion-forward’ market

by Published: November 8,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Pearl, shopping, tourism

No longer just a place to stop for a break in the monotony of interstate travel, outlet discount centers are shape shifting into destinations onto themselves. Witness the downtown Jackson Marriott’s offering of a travel package (Nov.15-16) for two days of the grand opening of the Outlets of Mississippi Nov. 14-17 a few miles away […] [...]

Pearl Welcomes ScottsMiracle-Gro

PEARL- Local and state officials joined new employees for a ribbon cutting at the recently opened ScottsMiracle-Gro facility off Highway 80 in Pearl. [...]

Lantern Medical Clinic expects summer opening

Mission for facility is ‘providing medical care to qualified working, uninsured individuals and families’ Mississippi’s working uninsured will be getting a break on healthcare, thanks to a new non-profit medical clinic to open in Pearl by this summer. The clinic is in need of more volunteer physicians before opening. Lantern’s mission, according to its web site, […] [...]

Mac and Bones breaks ground in Rankin Co.

PEARL — The Rankin County Chamber of Commerce and the Pearl Chamber of Commerce recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for Mac and Bones Golf and Grill. Mac and Bones is expected to open in Oct. 2009, and will be located in Pearl across from Ryan’s Family Steak House. The partners in the business include former […] [...]

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