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Singing River Mall going open air with new multi-million facelift

Change is coming to Singing River Mall in Gautier. Elements are being put in place to turn the aging traditional enclosed mall into an open air lifestyle shopping center in this city of 19,000 which draws shoppers from surrounding Jackson County. No construction start date has been named for the multi-million-dollar project. “There’s no definite date at this time because ...

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Read March 14 issue of MBJ

 >> NEW VS. DISTRESSED RETAIL Today’s market is tailor-made for shopping center revivalists across Mississippi— By Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> WHERE ARE THE JOBS? State’s economic indicators up but not net job growth— by Ted Carter >> Q&A LIZA CIRLOT LOOSER President, Mississippi World Trade Center— by Clay Chandler >> TECHNOLOGY iPad spurs disruption in point-of-sale payment industry— by John Stodder ...

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Developer, city still negotiating over TIF financing

MADISON — GBT Realty Corporation of Brentwood, Tenn., was scheduled to present the final plans and variance requests at the Jan. 9 meeting of the city of Madison’s Planning and Zoning Commission for the proposed Madison Promenade, but has deferred its request over TIF financing issues. The roughly 26-acre first phase is located in the northeast quadrant of I-55 and ...

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MDA launches pilot aimed at improving strip malls

JACKSON — The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) has rolled out its pilot Retail Center Revitalization Program. The pilot program is designed to test the effectiveness of partnering local units of government with retail center owners to make improvements to certain shopping centers, commonly referred to as “strip malls,” in a way that contributes to ongoing coordinated revitalization efforts in local ...

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Construction of new outlet mall to begin next summer

SOUTHAVEN — Southaven residents and visitors soon will have another shopping option when an outlet mall with 50-plus brand name and designer stores opens its doors. Slated for 2013, the 330,000-square-foot facility will be the same size as the Shops of Grand River, which opened last year in Leeds, Ala. The Commercial Appeal reports Memphis-based Poag Lifestyle Centers and the ...

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Shopping center gets new owner, tenants

LUCEDALE — DHS Ventures, LLC, has purchased Lucedale Marketplace, a languishing shopping center located in the retail corridor in Lucedale. Terms were not disclosed. The center has been home to successful chains Peebles and Subway as well as local merchants and a regional finance company. Hibbett Sports will be joining the shopping center’s line-up with a 4,800-square-foot store. With interior ...

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