Posts Tagged ‘Standard Life Building’

State High Court, attorneys general have addressed public backing of private sector

By TED CARTER  A decision to dunk out of a deal with a private gas company 71 years ago could sink the City of Jackson’s plans to co-sign a loan for construction of a downtown Westin hotel. Those long ago circumstances and a stack of opinions from Mississippi attorneys general over the past 30 years […] [...]

AG opinions, legal precedent pose hurdles for deal to fund Jackson’s Westin Hotel

Chancery Court hearing challenging to Hinds County, JRA co-signing for hotel bonds   By TED CARTER A pledge of tax money as collateral for $30 million in bonds for a Westin Hotel in downtown Jackson has put the Hinds County Board of Supervisors and the Jackson Redevelopment Authority at odds with a state Supreme Court […] [...]

State’s first ‘certified green’ cafe settled in Jackson’s Standard Life Building

After stints in the kitchens of the Mississippi Museum of Art, County Line Hilton and the Governor’s Mansion, Chef Luis Bruno has turned his sights on the Standard Life Building. Named for Bruno’s line of seasonings, Bruno’s Adobo opened nearly a year ago on the ground floor of the former insurance-office-turned-residential-high-rise in Jackson. “We’re definitely […] [...]

Getting a brand new look with an old, classic style

Imitation is not only the sincerest form of flattery; it can be a profitable business opportunity for contractors and skilled laborers. Throughout the state and across the nation, old buildings are finding new life through their preservation and adaptive reuse. Prime examples of such undertakings are projects in Jackson with the Standard Life Building, the […] [...]

Standard Life Building Reopens

  Watkins Development of Jackson and New Orleans-based HRI Properties prepare for tenant move in day at the historic Standard Life Building in downtown Jackson. [...]

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