Monday, November 06, 2006


Homes from one end of the Mississippi Coast to the other are being built in a hurry - finally.

In Ocean Springs, Chris and Carolyn Clark had their 2,400-square-foot custom modular home delivered Sept. 20. Two days later it was 80 percent complete. In Pass Christian, Barbara McCray had a more modest 1,400-square-foot design set last week. She plans to move in next week.

The Clarks' home is being finished out in the new Mulberry Grove subdivision near Taconi Elementary in Ocean Springs. Chris Clark is president of Mississippi Cottage Co., one of the first modular-home builders to open in Mississippi.

Clark is originally from Long Beach and his mother and sister lost their homes there to Hurricane Katrina. The engineer said he decided to return to the Mississippi Gulf Coast after 20 years away to help the people here rebuild. Read More


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