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Renaissance expansion gets four-year extension on tax rebate


By JACK WEATHERLY  A four-year extension of a sales tax rebate has been granted for the $96.8 million third phase of the Renaissance at Colony Park in Ridgeland. Without the extension granted by Mississippi Development Authority Executive Director Glenn McCullough the project would lose nearly $30 million in rebates, challenging its feasibility. The Legislature voted to end the program in ...

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Two more malls approved for tax money to expand

FLOWOOD and RIDGELAND — Mississippi taxpayers could help pay for two more malls that squeezed in approvals before a law allowing sales tax subsidies expired June 30 The Mississippi Development Authority approved applications in June for $29.6 million in tax money to expand Renaissance at Colony Park in Ridgeland and $48.8 million to build Pinelands Lifestyle Center in Flowood. That ...

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Former football star looks to score with new public relations office

Todd Smith is returning home – at least in a business sense. Smith, a former star football player (and sometimes mascot) at Jackson Academy and now president and chief communication officer of Deane, Smith and Partners, says the Jackson area is home for the new office of his Nashville-based public relations, marketing, advertising and branding agency. “I’m very excited about ...

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Metro Jackson retail vacancies, leasing rates rose in 2012

Though they can still see signs of economic distress, metro Jackson’s commercial real estate professionals say they have gained new confidence in the performance and potential of the area’s retail sector Some leasing agents credit a slow but steady return of metro Jackson’s housing market. Still others cite retailers that have learned to be more efficient with their space and ...

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Home2 Suites extended stay breaks ground in Ridgeland

Home2 Suites by Hilton broke ground Thursday near the Renaissance at Colony Park shopping area in Ridgeland for the brand’s 13th extended-stay hotel. The property will be the second Home2 Suites in the Mississippi market, following the D’Iberville hotel that is currently under construction and slated to open in June 2012. The 4-story, 92-suite hotel to go up at 526 ...

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