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Decker firm’s Oak Ridge House wins AIA’s top custom home design award

By TED CARTER You won’t mistake Jackson architect Roy Decker’s home for the Little House on the Prairie. But you’d be correct if you saw the Jackson house as the finest example of one/two family custom housing in the nation for 2016. The 3,750-square-foot Oak Ridge House in Fondren, designed by Roy and Anne Marie Decker and their firm Duvall Decker Architects, ...

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Bill Hetrick wins lifetime award

Bill Hetrick, with RE/MAX Alliance, has been presented with the RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement Award, which honors agents who have reached significant production and service milestones. Less than six percent of all active agents in the RE/MAX network have achieved this prestigious award since its inception. Hetrick, a native of Jackson, and a 1984 Graduate of Millsaps College, has been working ...

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Developer bets on state historic tax credit fund renewal

By JACK WEATHERLY  HRI Properties LLC of New Orleans says it will not use any of $50 million from a venture capital fund to cap off its financing of its $10.4 million Capitol Art Lofts project in downtown Jackson. Instead, according to Tom Leonhard, HRI president and chief executive, it expects to get a $2 million state historic tax credit ...

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Baker Donelson set to open for business at One Eastover Center

By TED CARTER Baker Donelson is moving into the 126,000- square-foot One Eastover Center, a Class A building whose opening marks completion of the initial phase of the District at Eastover mixed-use development. More than 150 employees including nearly 80 attorneys will begin work March 28 in the firm’s new 70,000-square-foot office, which occupies three floors in the building at Interstate ...

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Metro Jackson office market closes year with more move-ins than departures

By TED CARTER Metro Jackson office tenants filled 50,824 more square feet than they vacated last year, a CBRE-Jackson survey of the second half of 2015 shows. The positive net absorption trend included downtown Jackson, where tenants leased 24,768 more square feet than they gave up, CBRE’s Jackson office reported. By contrast, the I-55/County Line Road submarket, which includes office buildings ...

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Habitat preparing for 2016 Women Build

Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area’s plans are now under way for 2016 Women Build. On  March 8, from 4-7 p.m., Bliss in Banner Hall will host an event to support this year’s Women Build. Ceramic Easter bunnies will be on sale for $20, and buyers will be entered for a drawing for a luxury gift basket from Bliss. Finalizing ...

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Mississippi Concrete Industries Association honors 3

Mississippi Concrete Industries Association recently inducted Bill Waters of B&B Concrete into the MCIA Hall of Fame and presented lifetime achievement awards to David Trevathan, retired from Key Constructors, and Warren Sawicki of WR Grace at its January Winter Meeting in Tupelo. Waters received his BS degree in Civil Engineering from Mississippi State University. He served as Past President of ...

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Residential building booming in Gulfport Tax Abatement District

By LYNN LOFTON Anyone driving along Highway 90 and the streets south of the railroad track in Gulfport is seeing a welcome sight: new houses are being built and occupied, lots that have been vacant for 10 years are selling, and existing home sales are increasing — a good sign for morale and the economy. Builders and city officials say there ...

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Airport offering 211 acres for development along East-West Corridor

By TED CARTER The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority is offering for lease 211 development-ready acres just east of  Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport. The tract is east and west of the East Metro Corridor and spans the Dogwood Bridge to Old Brandon Road, the Airport Authority said in a press release announcing the leasing offer. The announcement emphasizes that the property ...

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Jones Walker adds partners

Jones Walker LLP announced today the expansion of its national construction practice with the addition of six new attorneys. Partners Joseph P. Henner, Neal J. Sweeney, and Chad V. Theriot together with Special Counsel attorneys Karen E. Bain, Jennifer S. Lowndes, and Tyler P. Scarbrough join the firm’s Atlanta office as members of the Construction Practice Team. Henner has more ...

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