Archive | August 7th, 2012

State to highlight contracting opportunities for minority, women-owned businesses

August 7, 2012

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The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) is hosting a day-long conference and networker August 16 to connect minority- and women-owned businesses in Mississippi to procurement opportunities available at state agencies. The event, Access Mississippi, will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Jackson Convention Complex, 105 Pascagoula St. Gov. Phil Bryant emphasized that Access […]

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Westland Plaza soon to have Hibbett Sporting Goods

August 7, 2012

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  Hibbett Sporting Goods Store has signed a lease for 5,000 square feet at Westland Plaza in West Jackson and plans to open before Thanksgiving. Stirling Properties brokered the lease and says buildout is under way on the new store. Hibbett Sports joins Foot Locker which opened in January as the two newest tenants at […]

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Nation’s shopping centers see net operating income gains

August 7, 2012

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  Shopping centers around the country saw an up-tick in revenue in the second quarter but not enough to offset higher expenses, the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) says in reporting on a new survey. The survey of investment managers for approximately 1,000 shopping-center […]

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NY Times reports HCA inquiry uncovered unnecessary cardiac surgeries

August 7, 2012

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An internal investigation by HCA, the largest for-profit hospital chain in the United States with 163 facilities, including Garden Park Medical Center in Gulfport, uncovered evidence as far back as 2002 and as recently as late 2010 showing that some cardiologists at several of its hospitals in Florida were unable to justify many of the […]

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