Like its sister state, Louisiana, Mississippi suffered devastation at the hands of Hurricane Katrina. Since then, regions of the state such as Biloxi have been working hard to recreate itself and come back from such a sad situation. However, MS is succeeding in this and there has never been a better time to purchase commercial real estate.

Commercial properties are at an all time low, but as the economy resuscitates itself, you will see a steady appreciation value that will benefit your business over the course of a few short years. From golf courses to casinos to beachfront businesses along the Gulf of Mexico, you will see a wealth of retail opportunity available to you within the confines of MS.


Sawyer Commercial is one such company who understands the trauma of Katrina and how to best rebuild and get people in the door when it comes to commercial real estate success. As part of the Grubb & Ellis family, Sawyer Commercial is backed by a strong realty company and has a special niche of knowledge about MS and all it has been through. Their current inventory of commercial properties is high and they have been successfully servicing the Gulf Coast for over 100 years. Since they are networked with other offices across the country, they can help you to expand your business to other areas of the nation when the time comes. Sawyer Commercial is with you for the long haul is able to stay your realtor for life as your needs consistently change size and levels of ambition.

Latter and Blum is another highly established realty company servicing both Mississippi and the New Orleans area. Offering both commercial real estate and other details like insurance and stellar customer service, this team has a multitude of offices all throughout the Gulf South. Their website will assist you in locating one of their realtors closest to you, and also provides you with relocation information.

When starting a business or purchasing Mississippi commercial real estate, it is important to realize that this state experiences hurricanes every year. While Katrina was much more damaging than what is considered normal, smaller hurricanes are almost an annual guarantee. Your retail store or business will have to allot for closures during the summer and fall where hurricane activity is often a reality.

Good insurance and working with the right commercial agent will help you find a solid plan for your MS business, despite unpredictable weather. The Southern United States still has plenty to offer and you will love the hometown atmosphere that will surround your Mississippi livelihood.