A Little About Us

Welcome to The Village

Nestled in the heart of the Jackson just off of I-55 N is the city’s largest, most eclectic shopping destination. Highland Village is an iconic hub of the community  where timeless meets of-the-moment in an atmosphere steeped in culture and southern charm.

At HV, local artists’ works dot our enchanting property, which is home to some of the most sought-after names in regional and national retail and dining, as well as several of the area’s top specialty medical clinics. Stroll the ambling hallways and explore every story to discover beloved boutiques, cuisine from renowned chefs and the only Whole Foods Market in Mississippi. At HV, we strive to celebrate our roots and open our doors to the world beyond JXN.

Want even more out of your HV experience? Attend one of our community events designed around what you love, from fitness to time with your family. We can’t wait for you to visit, explore and discover your own reasons to keep coming back.

A modern destination that’s always made history.

A lot has changed since the early days of five and dimes. Join us for a quick look back at HV’s beginnings.



Highland Village Completed

Highland Village completed by John Reddock on 16 acres of land at the intersection of I-55 Frontage road and Northside Drive. The shopping center consisted of an A&P Supermarket, Morgan & Lindsay Five and Dime, Patterson Drug Store and Olde Tyme Deli.


Average price for a home was $11,900.

March 1962

Jimmy Fowler Buys Highland Village

Jimmy Fowler becomes sole owner of Highland Village and added First National Bank (now Trustmark Bank) and a Chevron service station along Northside Drive.


The miniskirt becomes a fashion phenomenon.

July 20, 1969

Moon Landing

Commander Neil Armstrong becomes the first man to walk on the moon. This infamous journey was broadcast on live television, worldwide.

July 20, 1971

Phase 1 Expansion

Broke ground for the Phase 1 expansion (Courtyard) that would add 44 more stores and 45,000 square feet of office space.


Grand opening of Phase 1 expansion.

August 9, 1974

Nixon Resigns

Richard M. Nixon becomes the first and only U.S. president to resign from office.

November 17, 1975

Phase 2 Opens

Phase 2 opened. Phase 2 redesigned the original strip center, adding seven more stores and including an indoor Promenade.

April 1, 1976

Apple Is Founded

Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne founded Apple Computer Company. Jobs reports he suggested “Apple” as the company name because he thought “it sounded fun, spirited and not intimidating” and he was one of his “fruitarian diets.”


Phase 3 Opens

Opening of Phase 3, The Plaza, adds another 55,000 square feet and 20 additional stores to the development.

September 4, 1998

Google Is Founded

The search engine Google is founded by two Stanford University students, Larry Page and Sergey Brin.

June 29, 2007

The iPhone Is Released

Apple debuts the first iPhone available in a 4GB and 8GB model.

March 7, 2010

Kathryn Bigelow Wins The Oscar

Kathryn Bigelow becomes the only woman to win an Oscar for Best Director for her film The Hurt Locker.

May 18, 2012

Facebook Goes Public

Facebook goes public with an initial stock offering of $38 per share.

October 24, 2012

Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts-based WS Development purchases Highland Village.

November 8, 2012

Broke ground on the state’s first and only Whole Foods Market

February 2014

Whole Foods Market opens to the public.

February 15, 2014

Ellen Degeneres takes a selfie with celebrities at the Oscars causing Twitter to crash for 20 minutes.

February 15, 2015

Saturday Night Live celebrates 40 years on the air.

September 2015

Courtyard Renovations Are Completed

Completed renovation of the Courtyard adding two new water fountains, seating areas and landscaping.

March 31, 2017

Renovation of Promenade Entrance and building façade completed.

In The Village

We’ve taken care of the details, so all you have to do is enjoy your day. Here’s what you need to know.

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On the Town

New to the area or just passing through? Here are a few of our favorite spots and must-dos in the city we call home.

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You are welcome here.

We are proud to create places people love, and that means all people. Above all else, we believe in keeping Highland Village safe, welcoming and enjoyable for everyone. We are motivated by an unwavering commitment to serving our visitors and our community, regardless of race, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ability or religion. No matter who you are or what you believe, you are welcome here.

If you have any questions or concerns about your experience here, please get in touch.