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Road Builders group elects new members

The Mississippi Road Builders Association elected members to a 3-year term: Dwayne Boyd, APAC – Mississippi, (Jackson); Michael Burroughs, Burroughs Diesel, (Laurel); Tracy Clark, Riverside Traffic Systems, (New Albany); Richard McCool, J.L. McCool Contractors, (Pascagoula); Rick Webster, Key, LLC (Madison). Steven Warren, Warren Paving is President. Hunter Fordice, Fordice Construction Co. is 1st Vice President. Clint Estess, Dickerson & Bowen ...

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Cottage in Ocean Springs could get reprieve from ex-mayor

A city on the Mississippi Gulf Coast has received state permission to tear down a cottage that dates back to at least the 1940s, but a former mayor says she would like to buy it. The Mississippi Press reports the cottage sits next to Ocean Springs City Hall. The city had been using it for its human resources department, but ...

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Mississippi Road Builders elected members

The Mississippi Road Builders Association elected members to a 3 year term. Dwayne Boyd, APAC – Mississippi, (Jackson); Michael Burroughs, Burroughs Diesel, (Laurel); Tracy Clark, Riverside Traffic Systems, (New Albany); Richard McCool, J.L. McCool Contractors, (Pascagoula); Rick Webster, Key, LLC (Madison). Steven Warren, Warren Paving serves as President. Hunter Fordice, Fordice Construction Company serves as 1st Vice President. Clint Estess, ...

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BRIAN ESTES — Three things to do ahead of the commercial real estate downturn

Much talk has been made over the past year as to the timing of a potential commercial real estate (CRE) downturn.  If there is any certainty in this industry is that the real estate market will make its cycle from recession to recovery and then eventually back to recessionary times.  Most investors may not agree to the timing, but all ...

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Thornton joins Mike Rozier Construction Co. and Rozier Investments LLC

Robyn Thornton has joined Mike Rozier Construction Co. and Rozier Investments LLC as the group’s first ever chief financial officer. Prior to this role, Thornton was controller at Lott Enterprises, Inc. in Greenwood. A Carrollton native, Thornton joins to Mike Rozier Construction and Rozier Investments with over 15 years of financial services expertise. She holds a master’s degree in business ...

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US home sales tumbled 1.2 percent in January

WASHINGTON • U.S. home sales fell 1.2 percent in January to their worst pace in more than three years, as persistent affordability problems have put a harsh chill in the real estate market. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that sales of existing homes declined 1.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.94 million last month, the ...

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BRIAN ESTES — Preferred investment property types of high net-worth investors

In my last article, published in January, I addressed why high net-worth investors (HNWIs) should allocate to commercial real estate (CRE) as opposed to other alternative asset classes.  Those reasons included were: preservation of wealth; cash flow; appreciation; tax purposes and estate planning.  Although I went into detail in each of these reasons I didn’t touch on the types of ...

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Hankins named president of Mississippi Commercial Association of Realtors

William (Bill) Hankins, a Real Estate Broker in Jackson, has been named president of the Mississippi Commercial Association of Realtors. Hankins has been recognized by the industry’s top exchange CoStar, with a Top Broker award for past 6 years. He is also an Honorary Life Member of the Mississippi Economic Development Association where he was also a Past President.

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