Mississippi’s Gulf Coast continues to see projected growth with the approval of new federal and local funds to support area development, improvement, and access.
Biloxi’s Howard Avenue continues to experience massive growth spurred by Morgan Freeman’s Ground Zero Blues Club, with new restaurants, vacation rentals, and other development.
Pascagoula breaks ground on $20 million Highway 90 Retail Development project to include Aldi, TJ Maxx, Burlington, Rackroom Shoes, and Five Below.
Margaritaville’s $100 million Paradise Pier Fun Park opens, bringing amusement rides to Mississippi’s Gulf Coast – an attraction for tourists and locals alike.
Lawmakers award $51 million in decade-old BP oil spill settlement funds to projects along Mississippi Gulf Coast. Funds were allocated to 29 projects across six counties and include highway expansion, redevelopment across multiple waterfront developments, industrial park development, local airport improvements, and natural gas pipeline construction.
Mississippi’s Department of Transportation recently received a $60 million grant to widen the I-10 corridor in Mississippi. The expansion will facilitate improved access to locations across the Mississippi Gulf Coast and major southern cities in Louisiana and Alabama.