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Paying for tenant buildouts should hasten Farish opening, its developer says

November 20, 2011

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A need to speed up the opening of the Farish Street Entertainment District led Watkins Development to decide to do its own buildout of the clubs, restaurants and shops along the initial block of the long-planned project. The new plan would allow the interior work and customizing of the spaces for tenants to begin right […]

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Farish developer faces obstacles with new buildout strategy

November 20, 2011

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Getting OK on buildout money will not be an easy task Developers of the Farish Street Entertainment District have changed their leasing strategy to include paying for the buildouts of the clubs and shops they have restored along the first block of the former business and nightlife hub of Jackson’s African-American community. Watkins Development, which […]

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