JAN: Banished from Farish St., Watkins named chair of Downtown Jackson Partners

JACKSON, Mississippi — Fresh off getting the boot from Jackson’s Farish Street redevelopment project, developer David Watkins took over the chairmanship of Downtown Jackson Partners Wednesday.

Watkins, principal of Watkins Development and rescuer of the King Edward Hotel and Standard Life Building, succeeds Trustmark Bank’s Harry Walker as chair of the public-private agency that oversees downtown’s Business Improvement District and seeks to promote downtown as a live, work and play destination.

http://msbusiness.com/blog/2013/10/23/banished-jacksons-farish-st-watkins-takes-downtown-jackson-partners-chair/

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