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Post-Katrina funds bring wealth of public buildings to the Mississippi Gulf Coast

There are many vacant lots on the Coast’s post-Katrina landscape where homes, businesses and churches once stood. However, a number of public facilities have been constructed to replace those lost in the 2005 hurricane. A combination of funds through the Mississippi Development Authority, federal Community Development Block Grants, FEMA and insurance proceeds were used to finance the buildings. In Long ...

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Many major projects underway

Major construction projects are underway all along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, including rebuilding public facilities destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. Biloxi currently has $250 million worth of development working its way through the pipeline. “This is going to be a great year for Biloxi,” says Mayor A.J. Holloway. “We’re going to be dedicating buildings and cutting ribbons on things we’ve been ...

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