ST. LOUIS (CN) – Hazelwood Logistics Center and other land development companies owe BancorpSouth more than $31 million for a defaulted promissory note, a federal judge ruled.
U.S. District Judge Henry E. Autrey denied the defendants’ appeal Friday.
Autrey granted BancorpSouth summary judgment in November and also awarded more than $1.21 million in attorney’s fees, bringing the total price tag to $32,142,502.38.
Hazelwood Logistics Center fka Hazelwood Commerce Center, Hazelwood Commerce Redevelopment Corp. and developer Paul McKee Jr. entered into a development loan agreement worth up to $36 million with Signature Bank, which merged with BancorpSouth in August 2006.
The loan matured on Oct. 30, 2009, with more than $28 million owed.
The amount in the summary judgment included more than $3 million in accrued interest.