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New owners plan cautious change for Highland Village

As lease renewal time arrived, second-generation Highland Village retailers Ken and Tracy Szilasi weighed the tremendous potential of Ridgeland’s Renaissance at Colony Park and Madison’s thriving retail centers. The Maison Weiss owners ultimately decided their best play was to stay put and continue catering to a customer base Ken Szilasi’s grandparents Nell and Bernie Weiss began cultivating when they opened ...

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‘NO FEAR’ — Rainbow Co-op says it is prepared for the arrival of Whole Foods

By Becky Gillette   The Rainbow Natural Grocery Cooperative located on Old Canton Road has been a mainstay for shoppers interested in organic and natural foods since 1980. Soon it will be facing competition from one of the biggest natural food chains in the country, Whole Foods, which is building a 30,000-square-foot store in Highland Village. But the Rainbow Co-op ...

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Read November 16 issue of the MBJ

HEALTHCARE Bryant’s support, $10M grant give new life to medical school plans— by Ted Carter RETAIL ‘Whole Foods Effect’ likely to hit Highland Village— by Clay Chandler BANKING Strong reaction from community banks cited for Basel III delay— by Ted Carter ENERGY PSC to ask utilities to extend small business incentives— by Clay Chandler  HALEY BARBOUR Setting the record straight on the Kemper coal ...

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Read November 9 issue of MBJ

DESTINATION SHOPPING Whole Foods breaks ground in Jackon— by Clay Chandler ENERGY Turbine project being eyed for Natchez— by Clay Chandler FUNDRAISING Mississippi River Marathon hopes to raise awareness— by Clay Chandler EMPLOYMENT Outlook report looks at Magnolia State  — by Ted Carter GOVERNMENT Competition for DOR lease continues — by Ted Carter AGRICULTURE Farmers markets embrace food stamp initiative— by Ted Carter ROSS ...

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Whole Foods to break ground today in Jackson

Whole Foods Market will break ground Thursday morning on its 30,000 square-foot store in Jackson’s Highland Village, the company said Tuesday. The groundbreaking ceremony will be held under a tent in Highland Village’s east parking lot. The store will sit between existing buildings at the shopping center and Old Canton Road. It will be the first foray into Mississippi for ...

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Read October 1 issue of MBJ

>> TRANSPORTATION Transportation commissioner Dick Hall on lonely campaign for better road maintenance— by Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> MDOT Road commissioner open to options other than increasing pump prices— by Ted Carter >>RETAIL Whole Foods set to break ground in November— by Clay Chandler >> HEALTHCARE Analysis of Medicaid expansion under final review — by Ted ...

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THE WHOLE PACKAGE — Whole Foods in Jackson could mean renaissance for Eastover, Fondren and other neighborhoods

Not quite a year ago, the folks who operate Highland Village got a phone call that brought some very good news for the shopping center in Northeast Jackson. On the line were officials from Austin, Texas-based Whole Foods Market, which sits at the top of the A-list of health food grocers. Whole Foods had decided it was ready to enter ...

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