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Kewanee still available for Hyundai?

If Mississippi is to attract another automaker, it will have to assemble a new megasite. Mississippi Development Authority interim executive director Leland Speed said in a commercial real estate roundtable Sept. 21 that the state currently does not have a megasite assembled that would meet the size and infrastructure requirements of an automotive manufacturer. Speed’s assertion came in response to ...

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Read the October 3rd issue of the MBJ online

In this week’s MBJ, Clay Chandler examines whether there is a megasite available for a new Hyundai plant. The MDA’s Leland Speed says there are no sites available. However, the East Mississippi Business Development Corp. executive director Wade Jones says the 1,400-acre Kewanee site is still available for Hyundai or anyone else that wants it. So, what is Leland Speed ...

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