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HORNE ranks No. 22 in Construction Executive’s Top 50 Construction Accounting Firms

HORNE LLP was recently selected as one of the Top 50 Construction Accounting Firms in the nation by Construction Executive Magazine. HORNE ranked #22 in the magazine’s first ever ranking of construction accounting firms. “It’s an honor for our Construction team to be recognized as one of the best in the country.  It is truly our passion and mission to ...

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Construction company fired from school project files suit

A shuttered construction company has sued an architect, school superintendent and newspaper over a school expansion project in Mississippi. The McComb Enterprise-Journal reports Casablanca Construction Inc. filed the lawsuit July 23 in Lamar County Circuit Court. It says the company was hired in October 2017 for the project at North Pike High School in Summit. The lawsuit says the company ...

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BRIAN ESTES — Real estate investment strategies for high net-worth individuals

Most of my day is filled with conversations about commercial and investment real estate and the majority of the time I am discussing investment strategies with high net-worth individuals. Our discussions are mainly about which markets to invest in and what property type offers the best returns.  However, toward the end of the conversation I always try to steer the ...

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Mahler awarded CCIM Designation

Sam Mahler with The Estes Group has been awarded the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Designation by the CCIM Institute. The CCIM designation is conferred upon commercial real estate leaders who have a proven record of success in the field and have demonstrated a mastery of financial, market, and investment analysis. CCIM designees come from a variety of professional backgrounds ...

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Nearly 90 disciplinary actions in Mississippi real estate

More real estate brokers and sales associates in Mississippi were sanctioned for violating state rules during the first six months of this year than for all of the previous two years combined. The Clarion Ledger reports the Mississippi Real Estate Commission has issued nearly 90 disciplinary letters this year. About 60 of them were for failure to disclose a misdemeanor ...

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Alderman, Stephens and Douga join White Construction

White Construction Company have announced that Ed Alderman, Superintendent, Donnie Stephens, Superintendent, and Tommy Douga, Project Engineer, have joined its staffs in Panama City FL and Ridgeland. Alderman has over 30 years experience in mid- and high-rise hospitality and multi-family projects throughout Florida. He is assigned to Ridgeland and Panama City. Stephens has 37 years of both retail and commercial ...

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With tornadoes increasing in frequency in Mississippi, storms shelters can be a good investment

By BECKY GILLETTE mbj@msbusiness.com According to a study published in the journal Climate and Atmospheric Science, the tornado belt is shifting, with Mississippi being one of 13 states where tornado activity is increasing. With the state experiencing a spate of more severe weather, installing a storm shelter or safe room is a good investment, said Rick Maradiaga, office/logistics manager with ...

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Brasfield & Gorrie tops National Healthcare Contractors List

Brasfield & Gorrie has been ranked among the top general contracting companies in the nation by Modern Healthcare. In its 2019 survey of construction and design companies, Modern Healthcare magazine ranked Brasfield & Gorrie No. 1 among the top general contracting companies in healthcare construction, based on 2018 volume. Brasfield & Gorrie landed at the top of the list with ...

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Colonial Highlands still awaits turning of dirt for apartments

By JACK WEATHERLY jack.weatherly@msbusiness.com Nearly three years ago, the city of Jackson approved a plan to redevelop the former 152-acre Colonial Country Club, but dirt has not been turned on the project. Arlington Properties of Birmingham said last August that it planned to build a 220-unit apartment complex on the property as the first phase of the mixed-use, traditional neighborhood ...

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