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Parkway Properties further reduces Jackson presence

Company sells all but one Jackson building; exiting ‘non-core’ markets Parkway Properties is reducing its presence the Jackson market with the sale of all but one of its office properties, but Parkway officials will not make definitive comments regarding personnel reductions. Thomas Blalock, Parkway vice president of investor relations, said in an e-mail: “Given that the portfolio sale has not ...

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Parkway makes Great Place to Work ranking

Parkway Properties, Inc. (NYSE: PKY) has been ranked No. 10 on the Best Small & Medium Workplaces Presented by Entrepreneur list. This year’s ranking is Parkway’s highest-ever placement in the competition and it is also the fifth time and fourth consecutive year the company has been included on the nationwide list. Great Place to Work evaluates hundreds of companies based ...

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Parkway Properties headquarters moving to Fla.

Company has new management team Downtown Orlando, Fla. is expected to become the headquarters early next year for Jackson’s Parkway Properties Inc. Senior level management will transfer, but most of Parkway’s Jackson employees will stay in Mississippi. Company chairman Jim Heistand, who will become CEO Jan. 1, announced the change to the Orlando Sentinel Monday Current CEO Steve Rogers, who ...

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Trial for Collins vs Parkway Properties set for June

Plaintiff seeks release of financial documents, accuses Parkway of forging e-mail attachment JACKSON – At a recent hearing a judge ruled the case in which the former CFO of Parkway Properties Inc. (NYSE: PKY) alleges wrongful termination and fraud will be tried June 4. The judge did not rule on disagreements about the plaintiff’s expert witnesses or the production of ...

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Parkway Properties COO resigns

JACKSON — Parkway Properties, Inc. (NYSE: PKY) announced today that Mr. William R. Flatt has resigned as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective October 15, 2011. Additionally, the Board of Directors has approved the promotion of Mr. M. Jayson Lipsey to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective the same date. Jayson joined Parkway in 2001 and ...

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Parkway Properties to stay in Jackson for now

New CEO, poor stock performance and missed earnings Parkway Properties’ headquarters will remain in Jackson at least for now, and a new Orlando, Fla.-based CEO will take the company reins Jan. 1. About 100 days after its combination with Eola Capital LLC, Parkway Properties Inc. announced CEO Steve Rogers’ retirement and succession by Eola chairman and Parkway board chairman Jim ...

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Rogers resigns as CEO at Parkway Properties

JACKSON —  Parkway Properties, Inc. (NYSE: PKY) announced Friday that Steven G. Rogers has resigned as President, Chief Executive Officer and director effective December 31, 2011. Mr. Rogers will continue in his current roles until year end, and during this period will transition his leadership responsibilities to James R. Heistand, current Executive Chairman. Heistand will become acting CEO effective January ...

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Parkway on verge of huge growth spurt with Eola acquisition

Jackson’s Parkway Properties is about to nearly double in size and acquire a half dozen new office buildings in Philadelphia and throughout the South, company executives said Monday in announcing a definitive agreement with privately owned Eola Capital LLC. In the move, Chairman Leland Speed will cede the executive chairmanship to James “Jim” Heistand, Eola’s current chairman. Speed, who will ...

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Finding success through life lessons, shared experiences

As I travel the state and interview successful entrepreneurs and leaders, I am noticing some interesting patterns. The character traits of perseverance and strong work ethic continue to be key themes.  Interestingly, most of my interviewees began working young doing some type of job or even having their own entrepreneurial enterprise. I think about Robert Fulgham’s bestseller “All I Really ...

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