Major Beach Renovations Set for Front Beach in Ocean Springs


by Cherie Ward, Our Mississippi Home

A popular Mississippi Gulf Coast beach is about to get a major makeover when a multi-million dollar development comes to life.

The first step toward the $11 million project was the purchase of the dormant and dilapidated Fayard property on Front Beach in .

The price tag for the Fayard property was $1.3 million which Mayor Kenny Holloway said was jointly funded by the city, using proceeds from a property acquisition loan, and the Board of Supervisors, which oversees the use and maintenance of the beaches on behalf of the Magnolia State. He added that none of the city’s current $2.78 million Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act money was used to buy the property.

“The Board and I are excited about the future development of the old Fayard Property on Front…

This article first appeared on Our Mississippi Home.

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