Encore Magazine interviewed the Paper City Development, LLC team (Jackie Koney, Chris Moore and John Kern) to feature the redevelopment and revitalization of The Mill at Vicksburg, from the project’s beginnings to construction and future plans.

“I remember thinking, ‘Well, that’s too bad,’” says the 54-year old Moore, who grew up in Vicksburg and founded Concord Technologies, a cloud-based document-processing company for health care and other industries, and co-founded Old Stove Brewing Co., both in Seattle. “There’s nothing I can do. I have a business in Seattle and I come back occasionally. How could I do anything?’”

He pauses, smiles slightly and adds, “Well, I came up with a few ideas eventually.”

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