Tag Archives: Parkway Properties

Former Parkway executive named Hertz Group senior VP

March 1, 2013

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Hertz Investment Group, landlord to many of downtown Jackson’s office buildings, has named the former chief investment officer of Parkway Properties, James M. Ingram, its senior VP and chief investment officer. Ingram will continue to be based in Jackson and will oversee leasing operations of Hertz properties in Mississippi, Tennessee, Louisiana and Virginia. Ingram will […]

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Wanted: Replacement for Parkway’s downtown leadership

January 22, 2012

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The coming departure of Parkway Properties from Jackson leaves a leadership void for downtown causes, says Ben Allen, president of the Downtown Jackson Partners, a public-private partnership created to promote and facilitate downtown’s revitalization. Parkway’s executive corps brought a “care factor” that will be hard to replace, Allen said. “As far a losing the emotional […]

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Jackson’s EastGroup an entity all its own

January 16, 2012

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While Parkway Properties is shifting its operations to Orlando and selling off nearly all its Jackson office properties, a company often incorrectly thought of as a cousin to Parkway – EastGroup Properties – is staying put in Mississippi’s capital. EastGroup CEO David H. Hoster II says the only reason his company and Parkway are believed […]

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Parkway’s exit from Jackson market seen as needed step

January 16, 2012

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Parkway Properties’ planned exit from office markets in Jackson, Memphis and Richmond, Va., gets a thumbs-up from analysts who call the market departures an overdue course correction. The consensus is the self-administered real estate investment trust is giving itself its best chance for success by leaving tertiary, or secondary, markets for core markets that can […]

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Parkway Properties further reduces Jackson presence

January 9, 2012

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Company sells all but one Jackson building; exiting ‘non-core’ markets Parkway Properties is reducing its presence the Jackson market with the sale of all but one of its office properties, but Parkway officials will not make definitive comments regarding personnel reductions. Thomas Blalock, Parkway vice president of investor relations, said in an e-mail: “Given that […]

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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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Trial for Collins vs Parkway Properties set for June

September 22, 2011

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Plaintiff seeks release of financial documents, accuses Parkway of forging e-mail attachment JACKSON – At a recent hearing a judge ruled the case in which the former CFO of Parkway Properties Inc. (NYSE: PKY) alleges wrongful termination and fraud will be tried June 4. The judge did not rule on disagreements about the plaintiff’s expert […]

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Parkway Properties COO resigns

September 19, 2011

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JACKSON — Parkway Properties, Inc. (NYSE: PKY) announced today that Mr. William R. Flatt has resigned as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective October 15, 2011. Additionally, the Board of Directors has approved the promotion of Mr. M. Jayson Lipsey to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective the same date. Jayson […]

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Parkway Properties to stay in Jackson for now

September 18, 2011

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New CEO, poor stock performance and missed earnings Parkway Properties’ headquarters will remain in Jackson at least for now, and a new Orlando, Fla.-based CEO will take the company reins Jan. 1. About 100 days after its combination with Eola Capital LLC, Parkway Properties Inc. announced CEO Steve Rogers’ retirement and succession by Eola chairman […]

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