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Turning City Centre into convention center hotel is option, new owner says

Ownership of the 266,000 square-foot City Centre has passed from Parkway Properties to Hertz Investment Group.

By TED CARTER The new owner of downtown Jackson’s City Centre will consider converting the two-tower office complex on South Lamar Street into a convention center hotel should it lose a main tenant whose lease is up at the end of 2016. Hertz Investment Group, the Central Business District’s dominant landlord, emphasized it bought the 266,700 square feet of buildings and ...

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Construction to start by year’s end on Eastover development

Developers of The District at Eastover in Northeast Jackson finally own the site for the mixed-use project. Ted Duckworth and Breck Hines, co-owners of the The District Land Development Co., bought the 21-acre Old Blind School site from the state for $3.3 million. The deal closed Feb. 24. Hines said in an interview last week that construction should start on ...

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Eastover mixed-use development, including hotel, clears major obstacle

The District at Eastover, a $110 million mixed-use development on the site of Jackson’s Old Blind School, appears to have cleared one of its last major hurdles. In late August, the Jackson City Council approved a zoning request from developer Ted Duckworth that would allow for a combination of retail, office space, residential units and a hotel to be built ...

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Eastover project set to go

Jackson developer hopes that his District at Eastover is soon a reality Ted Duckworth has spent the better part of three years working on the District at Eastover in Jackson. And he is as close as he ever been to concrete results. After negotiations with Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann over lease terms for the Old Blind School property stalled, ...

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Negotiations are not dead just yet

Developer says he prefers sell option, and he will respond to whatever state decides to do The District at Eastover, a proposed $150-million mixed-use development at the Old Blind School property in Jackson, may have new life. Just before lawmakers took a session break in early April, Gov. Haley Barbour vetoed a bill that would have authorized the Department of ...

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