Tag Archives: South Pointe Business Park

UMMC’s Landmark purchase gets IHL nod

November 22, 2013

1 Comment

A large user for the long-vacant Landmark Center on Capitol Street would inject some much-needed vitality into downtown Jackson, Central Business District leaders say.

A sizable chunk of downtown Jackson’s vacant office space will soon move to the occupied side of the ledger with the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s planned purchase of the Landmark Center. The two-year-wait for an occupant for the 366,500 square-foot building at the corner of Capitol and Lamar streets ended Thursday with UMMC getting […]

Continue reading...

UMMC in talks to make Jackson’s Landmark home for 300 workers

August 14, 2013

0 Comments

JACKSON, Mississippi — Downtown’s long vacant Landmark Center is the preferred choice of the University of Mississippi’s Medical Center for a new workplace for around 300 information technology workers and other support staff, the Mississippi Business Journal first reported Wednesday. The governing board of the Mississippi Institutes of Higher Learning would have to approve UMMC’s […]

Continue reading...

Effort to consolidate state offices to ‘Capitol Complex’ fails

March 22, 2013

0 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...

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

March 14, 2013

2 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...

Clinton mayor wants competition – not politics — to decide DOR issue

February 12, 2013

1 Comment

Clinton Mayor Rosemary Aultman very much wants the Mississippi Department of Revenue to move its headquarters to the former WorldCom headquarters, now South Point Business Park. What Aultman says she doesn’t want, however, is for legislative politics to decide the outcome. If the DOR moves to Clinton’s South Pointe, she wants her town to win […]

Continue reading...

(UPDATE) DOR’s destination uncertain as Senate, House differ on HQ site

February 7, 2013

0 Comments

Whiplash could be a consequence of watching recent action in the Legislature to determine the next home of the Mississippi Department of Revenue. The day before a bill to put the DOR headquarters in downtown Jackson’s Landmark Center via a $7.6 purchase passed the Senate on a 48-2 vote, House Speaker Philip Gunn successfully pushed […]

Continue reading...

Senate property panel OKs Blount’s office consolidation proposals

February 6, 2013

1 Comment

State Sen. David Blount’s is seeing early success with a pair of bills to consolidate 28 state offices now scattered throughout the metro area into privately owned vacant office space within the Capitol Complex, an area extending from downtown to Lakeland Drive. Blount’s bill has won approval from the Senate Public Property Committee and now […]

Continue reading...

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

December 19, 2012

0 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...

Proposals in for Revenue Department HQ; List to narrow Tuesday

December 14, 2012

0 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...