Latest Sam Ford Stories

2008-09-29 03:00:20

By Jeter, Lynne While residential construction on the Mississippi Gulf Coast continues to ebb, new commercial contracts are flowing - to the tune of $112 million in May alone for Gulfport, Biloxi and Pascagoula. Commercial projects in Pascagoula jumped from $2 million in May 2007 to $55 million the same month this year. "Investors tell me this is the best investment market in the country right now," said Sam Ford, commercial specialist with Coldwell Banker Alfonso Realty Inc., who has...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'