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Downtown conversions – too much demand chasing too little product

Ted Duckworth’s math tells him downtown residential is a-can’t-lose proposition. He’d be at the table but the dealer has no more cards to deal in a game that is all about converting decades-old commercial buildings instead of building anew. “Of the available buildings somebody else is already working on them,” said Duckworth, principal of Duckworth Realty. “I wish we had ...

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National preservation group applauds Jackson's King Edward Hotel

JACKSON — The revitalized King Edward Hotel in downtown Jackson is receiving national recognition. It is one of 23 restoration projects being honored next week during a conference of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The group will meet in Austin, Texas. The 12-story King Edward first opened in 1923 a few blocks from the Mississippi Capitol. The Neoclassical-style hotel ...

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