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ALAN TURNER — Full circle for Masa Liles

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During the past few years, I’ve met and become acquainted with a number of business professionals who grew up in Mississippi, left to pursue careers, and wound up coming home to the Magnolia State. However, I don’t recall any whose career travels have been more extensive than Masa Liles, the new Property Manager at Highland Village. Having grown up in ...

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Vintage Highland Village gets a ‘lifestyle’ remake

Above photo shows the two different shades of whitewash painted throughout the site.  To the rights are the new hardscape and landscape areas between the storefronts. These materials, plantings, and furniture are extended into the courtyard.

By JACK WEATHERLY  Jimmy Fowler founded Highland Village in 1972 and for two generations it maintained its niche as a premier high-end shopping place in Jackson. “Curated,” is the term that Lou Masiello uses to describe how Fowler and his son-in-law, Guy Boyle, managed the center. The upscale center at the Northside Drive exit on Interstate 55 has kept its ...

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Seller of understated fashion J.McLaughlin opening in Highland Village

Fashion retailer J.McLaughlin will be opening its first location in Mississippi at Highland Village at 10 a.m. Friday, directly across from High Cotton. Recognized for a distinctive flair for color and a signature portfolio of prints, J.McLaughlin is a American sportswear and accessories brand for men and women. The J.McLaughlin sensibility is influenced by where their customer lives and plays, and the ...

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J.McLaughlin to open in Highland Village next spring

Highland Village will be home to Mississippi’s first J.McLaughlin. WS Development, owner of Highland Village, said in a news release that J.McLaughlin is on track to open in the spring of 2015. “We are so happy to have the opportunity to bring this special brand together with this special project,” said Samantha David, Head of Up Markets for WS Development. ...

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Highland Village in Jackson renews fashion icon Maison Weiss

WS Development is pleased to announce the lease renewal for the long standing fashion icon Maison Weiss. The store has been at Highland Village since it was founded by Nell and Bernie Weiss in August of 1975. Their Grandson Ken Szilasi and his wife Tracy have been running the store since the early 1980’s. Maison Weiss has been the center ...

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‘Whole Foods Effect’ likely to hit Highland Village

When Austin, Texas-based Whole Foods Market announced earlier this year that it would build a store at Jackson’s Highland Village shopping center, it was assumed that nearby commercial and residential real estate would receive at least a small bump in value. Two studies conducted within the past six years — one by Realtors in Portland, Ore., another by Citigroup — ...

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Expect the effect — Whole Foods to make Jackson top spot

Say what you will about Jackson, life is about to change in the capital city. Whole Foods broke ground last week on a new store, a 30,000-square-foot facility, in Jackson’s Highland Village that is expected to open near Thanksgiving of 2013. When it does open, it will automatically launch Highland Village into the No. 1 spot among shopping locations in ...

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Whole Foods to break ground today in Jackson

Whole Foods Market will break ground Thursday morning on its 30,000 square-foot store in Jackson’s Highland Village, the company said Tuesday. The groundbreaking ceremony will be held under a tent in Highland Village’s east parking lot. The store will sit between existing buildings at the shopping center and Old Canton Road. It will be the first foray into Mississippi for ...

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