development

Governor Phil Bryant announces $53M in restoration projects

Today, Governor Phil Bryant announced a list of 15 restoration projects during the annual Mississippi Restoration Summit in Biloxi. Restoring the Coast’s natural resources for marine life, for wild life, and for those who utilize the Gulf of Mexico, these…

Economical development in the City of Diamondhead

Big plans are in the works for the City of Diamondhead as Mayor Tommy Schaefer tells News 25 he looks to embrace change. Mayor Schaefer stopped by News 25 this morning to discuss the demand for residential housing and other…

Millions of dollars being invested in new projects on the Coast

Coastal Mississippi CEO Milton Segarra tells News 25 that the future of the Coast looks bright with $600 million of new projects being worked on including the aquarium. With the tourism industry in South Mississippi being hit hard by the…

Governor appoints $5.9M to Biloxi waterfront plans

The City of Biloxi waterfront could see some major upgrades in the future thanks to Governor Phil Bryant. Governor Bryant has directed $5.9 million for Biloxi’s waterfront plan. These two grants are part of the governor’s 2019 Gulf of Mexico…

Development in the City of Bay St. Louis

They call it ‘the place apart,’ but this coastal city is anything but ‘out of the loop’ when it comes to development. Bay St. Louis Mayor Mike Favre stopped by our studio this morning to give us an update on…

Margaritaville expansion update

The Margaritaville expansion project, while still in its early stages, is seeing some progress. When it’s finished, it will look like a whole new property. Recently, the developers of the Margaritaville expansion project brought a master plan amendment to the…

East Biloxi Convention Center study shows feasibility

A new non-traditional convention center in East Biloxi is on the mind of the mayor and other city leaders. The East Biloxi Convention Center has been described as a world-class, waterfront, mixed-use convention center and retail project. The city recently…

Gulf Coast Galleria update

It’s a long time coming, but the City of D’Iberville is one step closer to building the Gulf Coast Galleria. Rise Partners and Mandal’s Ramco Development are working together on the 80-acre site at the southwest quadrant of the intersection…

New infrastructure and residential homes in Gautier

In addition to the development of the town commons project, Gautier residents will see some more infrastructure in the near future. Gautier Mayor Phil Torjusen discussed Ingalls and V.T. Halter getting new contracts which would bring in more jobs and…

Downtown development in Gulfport

From streetscaping to adding more and more activities for families to enjoy, Downtown Gulfport is in the process of getting a face-lift. Now we catch up with News 25’s Victoria Bailey who is downtown with a closer look on the…

Downtown Howard Avenue Corridor Redevelopment Overlay

Two years ago, Biloxi Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich laid out a five year plan to revitalize downtown Biloxi with newly redone Howard Avenue being the focal point or as Mayor Gilich likes to say ‘returning Howard Avenue to Biloxi’s dance…

Jackson County redevelopment on Cook Road

Jackson County lawmakers are taking a new path to help recreate some of the Promenade and shopping areas in D’Iberville. The county is spending $21 million to relocate and widen Cook Road between D’Iberville’s city limits and Washington Avenue, north…

The District on Howard Avenue

The Biloxi City Council has approved a $54 million development plan in downtown Biloxi. Two hundred and thirty thousand square feet for different businesses and 330 residential units is the ideal plan to revitalize downtown Biloxi with the District on…

The Sands development update in Ocean Springs

The Ocean Springs Planning Commission decision to deny the sketch plat approval for The Sands Front Beach town homes will be appealed. The Sands is a beach front town home development of 57 town homes. Last week, the Planning Commission…

New development hits snag in Ocean Springs

The Sands, a beach front town home development in Ocean Springs, has hit a road block. Tuesday night the Planning Commission denied approval on the sketch plat for the development which now means the board of alderman and the mayor…

City of Ocean Springs 2019 plans

The City of Ocean Springs can expect big plans regarding infrastructure in 2019. Ocean Springs Mayor Shea Dobson reflected on 2018 and tells News 25 last year was a great year for all of the festivals hosted in the city.…

What is in store for Gulfport in 2019

As 2018 comes to an end, everyone is thinking about what is ahead for 2019, even city officials. Today, News 25’s Kristen Anzuini sat down with Gulfport Mayor Billy Hewes to see what is in store for the upcoming year.…

Aldi grocery store coming to Ocean Springs

A new grocery store is set to open its doors in Ocean Springs in 2019. According to Ocean Springs Mayor Shea Dobson, Aldi will be built on the vacant property on U.S. 90 across from the Ocean Springs Civic Center.…

TREASURE BAY CASINO EXPANSION UPDATE

This afternoon the Biloxi city council gave the go ahead to rezone areas around Treasure Bay. This is all part of the casinos expansion project which will take place in three different phases. The first phase will add a parking…

New development for the Gulfport Marina

The Gulfport Marina will be seeing more traffic as a new elevated structure is in the works. The new building is still in the planning phase, but Gulfport City Council gave the go-ahead on the project this afternoon. The elevated…

Business development and entrepreneurship workshop

This morning, entrepreneurs and hopeful small business owners gathered together at the D’Iberville Community Club for a free business development and entrepreneurship workshop. The workshop included information on resources available to help small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities…

Construction sites coming to life in Ocean Springs

Ocean Springs is building their economy from the ground up. You may have driven past the construction site, but had little idea what was being built. Just off Interstate 10 on Washington Avenue in Ocean Springs on the corner of…

New developments for Biloxi

The end of the fiscal year for the City of Biloxi is months away and the mayor and city council are already talking about projects for next year. Today, the city council voted to get the ball rolling on a…