Tag Archives: Mississippi Department of Finance & Administration

New bid for moving state offices into Jackson’s CBD passes first test

January 28, 2014

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JACKSON, Mississippi — A revived move to consolidate far flung state government office space into Jackson’s Central Business District won unanimous approval Monday afternoon from the Senate Public Property Committee. The bill’s main selling point is the prospect of shaving around $5 million a year off the state’s current $16 million annual leasing costs, as […]

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Selection near for 2nd downtown Jackson offices for Secretary of State

October 16, 2013

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JACKSON, Mississippi — The Mississippi Secretary of State’ Office is moving its office at 700 North St. closer to downtown. The Mississippi Department of Finance & Administration received five responses to a request for proposals and has narrowed the candidates to two office buildings. The Secretary of State’s Office and DFA are reviewing best and […]

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Effort to consolidate state offices to ‘Capitol Complex’ fails

March 22, 2013

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Legislation supporters say would save Mississippi $5 million a year on office leasing costs and whittle the space state workers occupy to levels consistent with federal standards died earlier this month. The bill authored by Sen. David Blount and backed by a Millsaps College analysis easily passed the Senate but failed to make it onto […]

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With bills on new DOR home dead or dying, attention turns to RFP selection

March 14, 2013

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Barring a late surprise, the winner in the competition to be the new home of the Mississippi Department of Revenue should be known by the middle of next week, state officials say. The Department of Finance & Administration late Thursday afternoon opened the ‘final and best” lease offers from representatives of the three properties still […]

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State’s search for new Revenue Department HQ narrows to 3 buildings

December 19, 2012

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Office properties in Clinton, Ridgeland and downtown Jackson have made the short list among candidates to become the new home of the Mississippi Department of Finance. The two leading candidates going into the whittling of the candidate list Tuesday were Jackson’s Landmark Center and South Point Business Park in Clinton. Ergon Properties’s Diversified Technologies complex […]

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Proposals in for Revenue Department HQ; List to narrow Tuesday

December 14, 2012

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Tuesday is short list day in the competition among metro Jackson office properties to become the new home of the Mississippi Department of Finance. Meeting the early deadline for submitting Requests for Proposals for a long-term lease deal with the state were downtown Jackson’s Landmark Center and South Point Business Park in Clinton, both considered […]

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State seeks proposals for new Department of Revenue HQ

November 5, 2012

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In a clear sign that state leaders have decided against further delays in getting the Mississippi Department of Revenue out of its metal warehouse headquarters in Raymond, the state has issued a request for proposals to building owners interested in leasing to the department. The move represents a change of heart by state leaders who […]

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