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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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A&W Enterprises is Pleased to Announce a 162-Game Expansion at WinStar World Casino and Resort

A&W Enterprises is Pleased to Announce a 162-Game Expansion at WinStar World Casino and Resort

THACKERVILLE, OK  |  May 18, 2022 – A&W Enterprises, LLC, an affiliate of Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC, is pleased to announce the completion of 162-game expansion at WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma. This expansion strengthens their relationship with the Chickasaw Nation tribe, giving A&W Enterprises a total of 617 games located in the WinStar World Casino and Resort and over 1,050 games total with the Chickasaw Nation.

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JWA Announces the Completion of a Lease Extension and a New Lease at The Offices at 3000 RiverchaseThe Offices at 3000 RiverChase logo

JWA Announces the Completion of a Lease Extension and a New Lease at The Offices at 3000 Riverchase

BIRMINGHAM, AL  | April 26, 2022 – Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC announces the expansion and lease term extension of Astrapé Consulting from over 2,600 square feet to over 4,100 square feet at The Offices at 3000 RiverChase.  The building is also pleased to announce the completion of another outstanding lease for over 9,000 square feet commencing in the third quarter of 2022.  J.H. Berry & Gilbert, Inc. is the leasing agent for The Offices at 3000 RiverChase.

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Redstone Gateway Announces Newest Addition to Huntsville’s Growing Business Scenerendering

Redstone Gateway Announces Newest Addition to Huntsville’s Growing Business Scene

HUNTSVILLE, AL  |  April 5, 2022 – Corporate Office Properties Trust announced yesterday that Guidehouse would be added to the list of tenants at Huntsville’s Redstone Gateway development.

Guidehouse, a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial clients, signed a 10,000 SF lease at the 8000 Rideout Road development. This office will primarily support clients from the Department of Defense, as well as other national security and federal law enforcement entities.

With over 12,000 employees and 50 locations globally, Guidehouse became the newest of impactful tenants at the Redstone Gateway. COPT, who manages the Redstone Gateway development tenants, announced that Guidehouse brought the development to right around 89% capacity.

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JWA Announces the Completion of a New Lease at Sterling Centreexterior of synovus building

JWA Announces the Completion of a New Lease at Sterling Centre

MONTGOMERY, AL | April 4, 2022 – Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC announces the completion of an 11,000 square feet long term lease with General Services Administration for Sterling Centre in Montgomery, Alabama.  J.H. Berry & Gilbert, Inc. is the leasing agent for Sterling Centre.  Sterling Centre is managed by Jim Wilson & Associates.

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JWA Announces the Promotions of Ronald C. Brown and Alan ReevesHeadshots for Ronald Brown and Alan Reeves

JWA Announces the Promotions of Ronald C. Brown and Alan Reeves

MONTGOMERY, AL | March 29, 2022 – Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC (JWA) is pleased to announce the promotions of Ronald C. Brown to Executive Vice President and Alan Reeves to Vice President of Finance.

Mr.  Brown will continue to serve as Chief Financial Officer for Jim Wilson & Associates and will be responsible for investment and asset management, accessing capital markets, investor relations and evaluating new business opportunities for JWA.  Mr. Brown has completed capital transactions in excess of $2 billion since joining JWA, including equity raises, debt originations, mergers, acquisitions and dispositions.

Prior to joining JWA, Mr. Brown was in corporate development for The Weather Channel Companies and VP-Finance/Corporate Operations for a publicly traded internet consulting firm.  Mr. Brown began his career in real estate taxation and consulting at PricewaterhouseCoopers.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Management and Accounting from Washington & Lee University, a Master’s in Business Administration from Emory University’s Goizueta School of Business and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Mr. Reeves will oversee the financial planning and analysis for Jim Wilson & Associates and participates in the management operations of a number of JWA investments, most notably A&W Enterprises.  Alan joined JWA from BSR Trust where he was an Acquisitions and Development Analyst after beginning his career at TSYS (now Global Payments) in Atlanta, Georgia.  Alan received both his Bachelor of Science in Management and Masters of Business Administration from Troy University.

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FBI Investment in Huntsville Tops $2.4 Billion

FBI Investment in Huntsville Tops $2.4 Billion

HUNTSVILLE, AL  |  March 11, 2022 – The FBI’s continuing growth in Huntsville has now topped more than $2.48 billion, U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby said Thursday. In an announcement from the retiring senator, Shelby lauded the growth at Redstone Arsenal after Congress approved spending bills for the 2022 fiscal year that included $570 million for FBI construction at Redstone Arsenal.

The package of spending bills has been sent to President Joe Biden for his signature. Shelby is vice chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, which guides spending plans.

With Shelby’s announcement of additional funding for the FBI and the totality of investment for the bureau at Redstone eclipsing $2.48 billion, it’s a project that now exceeds the $2.3 billion invested in Mazda Toyota Manufacturing in Huntsville.

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