Tag Archives: commercial real estate

Event looks to put businesses in vacant downtown buildings

October 10, 2013

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Two economic development organizations and a public university have teamed up for an event aimed at matching businesses with available sites in Natchez. On Nov. 9, “Possibilities Tour: Turning Deserted Spaces into Dynamic Places” will be held from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. in downtown Natchez, and will showcase 12 vacant buildings on Main and Franklin streets […]

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Charles Evans Jr. gets 20 years in prison

December 19, 2011

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JACKSON — The Evans brothers were sentenced on Dec. 19 in U.S. District Court on charges of conspiracy to commit money laundering and bank fraud in what is the largest known commercial real estate fraud scheme in Mississippi history. Charles Evans Jr., 57, received 20 years in prison, and Chris Evans, 53, got 14 years. […]

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Parkway makes Great Place to Work ranking

October 20, 2011

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Parkway Properties, Inc. (NYSE: PKY) has been ranked No. 10 on the Best Small & Medium Workplaces Presented by Entrepreneur list. This year’s ranking is Parkway’s highest-ever placement in the competition and it is also the fifth time and fourth consecutive year the company has been included on the nationwide list. Great Place to Work […]

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Parkway Properties headquarters moving to Fla.

October 20, 2011

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Company has new management team Downtown Orlando, Fla. is expected to become the headquarters early next year for Jackson’s Parkway Properties Inc. Senior level management will transfer, but most of Parkway’s Jackson employees will stay in Mississippi. Company chairman Jim Heistand, who will become CEO Jan. 1, announced the change to the Orlando Sentinel Monday […]

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Evans Trial: Clear & convincing evidence of fraud?

March 3, 2011

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By Amy McCullough MVT attorney Bill Brabec made an unspecified motion on which Judge Olack declined to render judgment until the end of the trial. Brabec said the Bank of Forest had failed to present clear and convincing evidence regarding the claims of fraud and negligent misrepresentation. Evidence shows that “the title companies, when they […]

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Evans real estate fraud trial delayed till tomorrow

February 28, 2011

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By Amy McCullough Oral arguments in the long-awaited civil trial of the Evans brothers commercial real estate fraud case have been put off until tomorrow morning (Tuesday, March 1), due to the fact that Mississippi Valley Title’s attorney, Bill Brabec, is sick. In January, the brothers pleaded guilty to criminal charges of conspiracy to commit […]

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