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Starkville, MS

Highlands Development
Stirling Drive

155± Acres
Stirling Drive
Starkville, Mississippi

Auction Date – Thursday, October 12, 2023
Registration: 12:00 pm CT
Auction Time: 1:00 pm CT
Auction Site Address: #2 Stirling Drive, Starkville, Mississippi

155± acres of residential development land with extensive infrastructure, five minutes from Mississippi State University campus. Located off US 82, Hwy 182 and Blackjack Rd near Highlands Plantation. This is a rare opportunity to purchase land that was once maintained as a golf course, with beautiful lakes, rolling green spaces, paved cart paths and scenic bridges that offer a rare opportunity to develop into a showcase property. These lands include access to sewer and all utilities, private roads with dedicated access easements, lakes and wooded areas along the creek. No zoning and no city taxes; also located in designated opportunity zone. An opportunity to work with an adjoining homeowner’s association to develop a relationship to ensure the protection and use of the newly paved roads. Also, all utility connections are available to provide excellent types of development best suited for this magnificent location. With over 23,000 students, MSU is one of the fastest growing universities in the US and largest in Mississippi. Established rental district. Close to new Aluminum Dynamics plant. To be offered in five separate parcels.

Property Features

  • Offered in five parcels
  • Rare development opportunity with all utilities available
  • Perfect for residential/Muti-family development
  • Adjoins Mississippi State University
  • High traffic volume on US Highway 82, Highway 182 and Blackjack Road
  • Access to sewer and all utilities
  • Five recreational lakes
  • 5,000± feet of water frontage
  • 3,000± feet on Sand Creek
  • Established rental district
  • Location outside city limits, no zoning or city taxes
  • Located in a designated opportunity zone
  • Strong student housing demand area
  • Commercial and retail uses established in the area
  • Quick access to Highway 45, I-22, Columbus, Tupelo and Jackson
  • STARKVILLE NEWS: The new Aluminum Mill Plant is just 10 miles east of this property.

Auction Details

  • Bidder Deposit: $25,000 for entirety or $5,000 per tract payable by personal check or business check, certified funds or wire transfer. Bidder deposits are returned to unsuccessful bidders.
  • Terms: 10% down on Auction Day payable by personal check or business check, certified funds or wire transfer.
  • Buyer’s Broker Participation: Buyer’s broker participation welcomed subject to certain guidelines. Call 888-861-0999 or 256-439-1900.
  • Pre-Sale Showing: Sunday, October 1; Sunday, October 8; Wednesday, October 11; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; or property can be viewed any time.
  • Pre-Auction Offers: Pre-auction offers are welcomed and property is available for purchase prior to the auction.
  • For More Information: Visit our website at or call 256-439-1900 or 888-861-0999. Nights and weekends, call 256-490-3066
  • Thomas J. Bone #1216


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