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Manna Capital Partners Plans $600 Million Beverage Manufacturing Hub in Montgomery

Manna Capital Partners Plans $600 Million Beverage Manufacturing Hub in Montgomery

MONTGOMERY, AL | October 18, 2022 – Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Manna Capital Partners plans to invest nearly $600 million to construct an advanced beverage production and distribution complex in Montgomery.

Manna Capital Partners, a minority-owned business enterprise and investment firm, said its Montgomery “beverage park” will create 280 full-time jobs and will be owned and operated by its affiliate Manna Beverages & Ventures (MB&V).

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JWA Announces the Completion of Four New Leases at Carriage Crossing MarketPlaceCCM Logo

JWA Announces the Completion of Four New Leases at Carriage Crossing MarketPlace

COLLIERVILLE, TN  |  October 11, 2022 – Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC announces the signing of four new leases totaling over 30,000 square feet at Carriage Crossing MarketPlace on East Shirley Drive in Collierville, Tennessee.  Joining the current tenants will be Something Special, 901 Furniture, Little Blessings, and 901 Mattress. Little Blessings, a daycare facility, opened at the beginning of October. Something Special, a furniture outlet, is scheduled to open in November. 901 Furniture and 901 Mattress are slated to open January 2023. These new stores will bring great activity to Carriage Crossing MarketPlace.

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i3 Opens Headquarters in Redstone Gateway

i3 Opens Headquarters in Redstone Gateway

HUNTSVILLE, AL  |  October 4, 2022 – Integration Innovation Inc., better known as i3, has moved into its Huntsville headquarters in Redstone Gateway.

Convenient to Redstone Arsenal Gate 9, the company said its location is central to the city’s technology hub and better accommodates its customer and employee growth. i3 became a 100% employee-owned company last year.

“Our new corporate headquarters is a physical manifestation of the growth culture we strive to maintain at i3,” said the company’s CEO Rich Kretzschmar. “The collaborative spaces and amenities designed into the building create a space that spurs innovation and will allow our team member-owners to grow and prosper.”

Huntsville Madison County Chamber of Commerce past Chair Jeff Gronberg presented i3 with a plaque commemorating the grand opening and ribbon-cutting.

i3 is a producer of technical and engineering solutions for the Department of Defense.

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5-Story Office Building to be Constructed at Redstone Gateway

5-Story Office Building to be Constructed at Redstone Gateway

HUNTSVILLE, AL  |  September 14, 2022 – The Corporate Office Properties Trust (COPT) has announced the construction of a new 5-story, 131,000 square foot office building at Huntsville’s Redstone Gateway.

COPT, a privately traded real estate company, partnered with the Montgomery-based Jim Wilson & Associates (JWA) to undertake the further development of the area to meet the needs of contractors working for the Federal Government. The new building, which will be located at 8100 Rideout Road, will be next to the two-building campus of defense titan Northrop Grumman.

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Wynlakes Vision Complete

Wynlakes Vision Complete

MONTGOMERY, AL | September 13, 2022 – Wynlakes, a planned residential community, began its development life in the mid 1980’s and continues today as a marquis project in Montgomery, Alabama.  Developed by Jim Wilson & Associates, and guided by the inspiration of Jim Wilson, Jr., Wynlakes includes over 1,000 single family homes and the excellent Wynlakes Golf and Country Club.  Over the years contiguous parcels of land were added to the initial development plan as demand for new home sites within a gated community continued.  In August a special real estate closing took place as the Developer sold the last lot in its inventory.  While a few lots are still around without homes, those are owned by individuals waiting to build.

In Montgomery, Alabama, and arguable in the entire state of Alabama, Wynlakes has become the gold benchmark of planned residential communities.  Beautiful homes from 1,500 to 15,000 square feet are found in the development, each uniquely designed, approved and built.  Marketed as a work of art, Wynlakes has firmly established itself as a residential masterpiece. 

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JWA Announces the Completion of a New Lease at The Offices at 3000 RiverChaseThe Offices at 3000 RiverChase logo

JWA Announces the Completion of a New Lease at The Offices at 3000 RiverChase

BIRMINGHAM, AL  | August 24, 2022 – Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC announces the completion of a new office lease totaling over 20,000 square feet for The Offices at 3000 RiverChase. Joining this prestigious address will be Core Companies new corporate headquarters. Core Companies is a privately owned U.S. based real estate development, management, brokerage, and title company specializing in the single-family homebuilding industry.

Prominence Homes, a division of Core Companies, will work directly with Jim Wilson & Associates and Prier Construction for the build out and transformation of the 17th floor space with a projected completion first quarter of 2023.

J.H. Berry & Gilbert, Inc. is the leasing agent for The Offices at 3000 RiverChase.

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New Park Expands – Adds 30 New Residential LotsJWA logo

New Park Expands – Adds 30 New Residential Lots

MONTGOMERY, AL | July 31, 2022 – Construction and development is underway on the next phase at New Park.  New Park is a 1,110 acre master-planned community that began in 2008 with over 180 residential lots and has since grown to over 330 lots with development expansions in 2014 and 2016.  Now the development is growing again.  Developer, Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC (JWA) is expanding the residential project, to offer 30 additional new residential lots that allow customers to select beautiful, livable and affordable home designs.  Marketed by Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC (JWA), lots will be available for purchase in the Fall 2022.  Contact the New Park Sales Office for more information regarding lot reservations and builders.

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New Park Development Company Sells 13 AcresJWA logo

New Park Development Company Sells 13 Acres

MONTGOMERY, AL | July 20, 2022 – Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC is excited to announce that New Park Development Company sold +/- 13 acres of vacant land located on the North side of Park Crossing, adjacent to New Park.  The property is the second phase of a four (4) phase development.  Phase two (2) will consist of approximately 45 residential homes.  The terms of the sale are undisclosed.  Lee Meriwether with John Stanley and Associates, Inc. represented New Park Development in this transaction.

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Meet the Wilsons

Meet the Wilsons

MONTGOMERY, AL | June 9, 2022 – Montgomery-based Jim Wilson & Associates (JWA) takes a lot of pride in carrying on an exemplary legacy of success, generosity, and civic leadership. However, the family business’ other hallmark – innovation – is seeing the company itself not only evolve and adapt with the times, but also help communities across the state of Alabama be on the cutting-edge of the 21st century economy.

Founded in 1975 by the late Jim Wilson, Jr. as a real estate company specializing in shopping mall developments, JWA is currently run by his sons, Jim Wilson, III, and Will Wilson. JWA now considers itself a diversified investment and real estate services firm. Using the knowledge and experience gained through four decades of structuring ventures and moving real estate through every development stage, JWA brings its expertise to strategic investments in addition to its established base of real estate operations.

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A&W Enterprises is Pleased to Announce a New Partnership with the Fort Sill Apache Tribe

A&W Enterprises is Pleased to Announce a New Partnership with the Fort Sill Apache Tribe

LAWTON, OK  |  May 31, 2022 – A&W Enterprises, LLC, an affiliate of  Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC, is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Fort Still Apache Tribe, after placing games at Fort Sill Apache Casino in Lawton, Oklahoma. A&W Enterprises is now affiliated with five tribes in Oklahoma.

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