Post-Katrina Revival In Jackson

<p>A flood of developments are rejuvenating downtown Jackson, Mississippi.</p>
August 21, 2007, 5am PDT | Nate Berg
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"The rejuvenation of downtown Jackson, Mississippi, was already under way before 2005, but it kicked into high gear following Hurricane Katrina. The Gulf Opportunity Zone Act boosted a preservation tax credit to 26 percent, up from 20 percent. Although this incentive expires next year, it has spurred the repair of older buildings-and new developments are under way, too."

"More than $450 million of construction is anticipated or currently in progress, including hotel, office, and residential buildings."

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Published on Monday, August 20, 2007 in Architectural Record
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