Press Release | 11/14/2014

Hillwood Investment Properties Begins Development of 1.1 Million Square Feet at Legacy Park in DeSoto County, MS

Hillwood Investment Properties, a Perot company, will develop a Class A master-planned business park, Legacy Park, in Olive Branch, MS that has the potential to bring many jobs to the Memphis metropolitan area. Located in the heart of DeSoto County, Legacy Park will serve as a unique business park model that is tied to the distinct heritage of the land.  


Six buildings totaling four million square feet are planned for Legacy Park. The property is situated on State Highway 302 between Hacks Cross Road and Polk Lane.

Site work will begin next month and construction of the first two buildings will commence as soon as the site is ready. 


The first phase of construction includes two facilities:  a 294,000-square-foot building and a 798,000-square-foot building due for completion in early summer. The first building will be a front park, rear load building featuring, an ESFR sprinkler system, efficient T-5 warehouse lighting, and expansive truck courts.  The second building is a cross dock facility with similar features plus significant trailer parking capacity. 


“This development presents a tremendous opportunity for growth in the great state of Mississippi,” said Kurt Nelson, Senior Vice President, Hillwood Investment Properties. “Legacy Park will raise the bar for quality and design of logistics parks in the metro area, allowing us to attract tenants that have a strong desire to locate in DeSoto County, engage in the community and provide a positive work environment for their employees.”


Located on 265 acres, the beautiful property has been in agricultural production for more than 100 years under the ownership of the White family. Legacy Park will offer a variety of building options and accommodations that will be based on our tenants’ and business partners’ requirements.


Andy Cates, CEO and President of Brokerage Services for Colliers in Memphis, will market the property for Hillwood Investment Properties. 


”Legacy Park will be the premier business park in the Memphis market,” said Cates.  “We are actively looking for tenants who partner with us for years to come and bring jobs to the community.”