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State wins ‘deal of year’ for landing Continental

Mississippi has been awarded Business Facilities’ 2016 Economic Development Deal of the Year for recruiting Continental Tire’s commercial vehicle tire manufacturing plant to Hinds County. Continental Tire announced in February 2016 it will locate in Mississippi, a $1.45 billion investment creating 2,500 jobs over the next decade. In addition, the project is estimated to create 2,740 indirect and more than ...

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Metro housing numbers on decline since 2006

According to MLS residential data from 2006 to 2009, homes sold in the Jackson area in the $100,000 to $250,000 price range represented strongest overall residential market. Homes in this range in Hinds, Madison and Rankin counties accounted for more than 50 percent of total residential sales annually. Most significant change is total number of units sold in the category ...

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Home sales last year were better than in 2008

Many believe the federal first-time home buyers’ tax credit was the key   Numbers are in from 2009 home sales, and last year’s sales were better than those in 2008. Sales in November and December were up from 2008 due to the rush to buy before the end of the federal first-time home buyers’ tax credit, which was originally set ...

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