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SVN | Southgate Realty welcomes Karen Ford

SVN | Southgate Realty, LLC welcomed Karen Ford to the team as Chief Operating Officer. In this position, Ford is responsible for all of the company’s operational units, the alignment and prioritization of company initiatives, and ensuring operational excellence. Ford has thirty years of experience in the FHA Multifamily and Healthcare finance industry. Most recently as the former EVP and ...

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Terracon promotes Steiner to office manager

Ryan P. Steiner, P.E., has been named a principal of Terracon and promoted to office manager of Terracon’s Ridgeland and Biloxi offices. Steiner is now responsible for daily operations and resource management for environmental, geotechnical and construction materials personnel throughout Mississippi. Steiner is a licensed professional engineer in Mississippi and Tennessee with over 11 years of consulting experience. He is ...

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‘Madison at Main’ will become the city center

Construction at 17-acre development to commence in 2020 By JACK WEATHERLY Madison is seemingly the Mississippi city that has just about everything one could want for “the good life.” Yet it has been dreaming and planning for decades for an element that it lacks. Mayor Mary Hawkins was on the cover of the Mississippi Business Journal in 1987 talking about the dangers of “unregulated growth” that could befall the farming ...

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2020 Mississippi Road Builders Association board

The Mississippi Road Builders Association elected the following members to a three-year term: Pepper Beckman, Dunn Roadbuilders (Laurel); Corey Easley, Dunn Utility Products (Byram); Bobby Elmore, Eutaw Construction Company (Madison); Bob Phillips, Phillips Contracting Company (Columbus); Lee Talbot, Talbot Brothers Contracting Company (Nesbit). Hunter Fordice, Fordice Construction Company (Vicksburg) serves as President. Clint Estess, Dickerson & Bowen (Brookhaven) serves as ...

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Glass, Inc., has grown to one of the largest glazing companies in the Southeast in the past 20 years

By Becky Gillette Kristen Smith has a vivid memory of being eight years old and sitting in the lap of her father, Robert Smith Jr., while he designed a logo for a new company he had founded, Glass, Inc., with six other people in July 1999. “In that moment, I had no way of knowing how special that memory would ...

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AnderCorp officially opens Gulfport office in Hatten building

AnderCorp, a construction and development company founded by a family with deep roots to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, has officially opened its downtown Gulfport office. AnderCorp, formed by construction industry executive Roy Anderson III, is in the historic Hatten Building at 1404 24th Avenue. Anderson serves as Chairman and CEO of AnderCorp. He previously held the similar position at Roy ...

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Dill retires from Thompson Machinery

After almost forty-three years of loyal and dedicated service to Thompson Machinery, Reggie Dill, Vice President of Used Equipment & Heavy Rents, has recently retired. Dill’s professional career began after graduation from the University of Mississippi where he played football, starting as linebacker and defensive end during the early 1970’s.  In his senior year Dill proudly served as team co-captain and ...

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9th HOA sues Mississippi real estate firm over missing funds

A ninth homeowner’s association is suing a Mississippi real estate company over missing funds. The Clarion Ledger reports the lawsuits filed against Ridgway Lane & Associates allege the company stole more than $1.6 million from Jackson-area HOA bank accounts. The lawsuits name the company, several John Does and the company’s president and vice president, David L. Lane and his son, David. W. ...

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Georgia company revealed as new owner of Mississippi mall

Georgia-based Hull Property Group is the new owner of a Mississippi mall. The Commercial Dispatch reports an ownership deed for Leigh Mall was filed Friday in Lowndes County. Hull, until now unnamed, bid $3.5 million to win an Oct. 17 auction for the mall. Hull gets 300,000 square feet (28,000 sq. meters) of retail space and more than 30 acres (12 ...

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SIGN OF SHIFT: $35 million Canton apartment complex under construction in Madison county

By JACK WEATHERLY If one assumes that proximity to the Nissan plant with its 6,500 workers explains the $35 million, 600-unit apartment complex under construction, one would be wrong. Not so, says Hugh Jarratt, staff attorney for the management arm of Lindsey Construction Co. of Fayetteville, Ark. “The bulk of the renters will not be Nissan employees,” Jarratt said of ...

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