Paul Gonwa, ALC®, Broker Associate
For Paul Gonwa, what once was a distant world of opportunity on the pages of a monthly magazine became his life’s passion. And he wouldn’t have it any
It’s a scene reminiscent of almost any 20th century American household – a stack of old magazines all with matching distinctive yellow spines providing a glimpse of worlds otherwise unknown. For many, National Geographic exposed us to diverse cultures and faraway destinations through stunning photography and expert narrative. Paul Gonwa was no different. In fact, Paul was raised a “city boy,” but he credits his parents’ National Geographic magazines for developing a lifelong affection for the outdoors.
“For a kid living in the city, those magazines opened my eyes to many different places and cultures,” Paul says. “It made me want to get out in the open and explore the world, something I still enjoy doing to this day.”
Where some might reserve their passion for the outdoors to weekend escapes, Paul made it his livelihood. Following his heart, he attended the University of Illinois and graduated with a degree in forest management. For many years, he worked in the logging and lumber industry before transitioning into land development. He’s traveled to many different countries and experienced different cultures, but there’s nowhere he’s more passionate about than the land in his own backyard in Mississippi.
Paul enjoys hunting and the outdoors, and he eventually parlayed his passion for the land with his forestry and development background and turned his professional sights to helping others buy and sell land as a Realtor®. Whether you’re buying or selling recreational land, a home site, acreage to develop or investment-grade timberland, there’s no better resource throughout Mississippi than Paul to assist in your transaction.
When you work with Paul, his forestry background can expose you to investment opportunities you might not have otherwise considered. He always takes time to educate buyers about potential uses for a piece of land, and he utilizes an impressive suite of tools – including aerial photos and topographic maps – to ensure you have all the information you need in order to make the best decisions for your individual needs and desires.
What’s more, Paul is simply a good guy to work with. Genuine and down-to-earth, he loves what he does and it shows. He’s a member of the Realtors® Land Institute and involved in the community through Rotary Club, the Nature Conservancy, the local schools and in his church.
Unlike many investments, land ownership allows you to touch the trees, dig in the dirt and walk through the woods. If you’re considering the sale or purchase of land in Mississippi, make the most of your opportunities with Paul Gonwa at your side. Contact him today to discuss your needs, including 1031 tax-deferred exchanges, timber investments and land investment analysis.
Paul Gonwa's MLS® Listings
2 Vine St, Jackson, Mississippi - $397,268
Large Vacant Lot In Downtown Jackson. Fully Fenced, Mostly Paved. Great For Lay Down Yard, Warehouses, Commercial Business. Gated Entrances On Both Vine Street And Harding Street. Sewer, Water And Electricity Are Available. Property Is For Sale Or...Paul Gonwa Overby, Inc.
Hwy 18 Hwy, Utica, Mississippi - $384,077
Don’t Pass Up The Chance To Own This 143 Acre Hinds County Family Farm With Fields, Forests And A Pond. A Great Weekend Retreat, This Property Contains Beautiful Hay Fields, Pastures, Ponds And Planted Pine Timber. The Lay Of The Land And The Loca...Paul Gonwa Overby, Inc.
Smith County Rd 119, Raleigh, Mississippi - $269,230
This Large Tract Of Land Has Great Recreational And Timber Potential. The Timber Was Harvested Two Years Ago And A Very Nice Streamside Management Zone Was Left Along All Drains. The Property Has Good Road Network With Numerous Food Plots In Place...Paul Gonwa Overby, Inc.
1 N Flowood Dr, Flowood, Mississippi - $186,875
His Lot Is In The Heart Of The Flowood Medical District Minutes From Many Professional Offices And Hospitals. Nice Level Open Lot With A Corner On N. Flowood Drive And The Road To Brentwood. Priced At $6.50 Per Square Foot. Full Color Brochure W...Paul Gonwa Overby, Inc.
Mcraven Rd, Jackson, Mississippi - $40,000
Zoned I-1, This Level Property Has Over A Quarter Mile Of Road Frontage On Paved Mcraven Road. Zoned Light Industrial, This Zoning Classification Allows For A Wide Range Of Commercial And Light Manufacturing Uses. All Utilities Are Available.Paul Gonwa Overby, Inc.
360 Simpson Hwy 49, Magee, Mississippi - $8,626
This Premier Medical Office Building Is Located Next To Magee General Hospital. A Variety Of Spaces Are Available. Suite 250 Usable Square Footage Is 3,331 Sf With A Rentable Square Footage Of 4,491 Sf. This Suite Is A Former Pediatric Clinic.Paul Gonwa Overby, Inc.
360 Simpson Hwy 49, Magee, Mississippi - $5,057
This Premier Medical Office Building Is Located Next To Magee General Hospital. A Variety Of Spaces Are Available. Suite 270 Usable Square Footage Is 1,953 Sf With A Rentable Square Footage Of 2,633 Sf. This Suite Is The Former Encompass Health...Paul Gonwa Overby, Inc.
360 Simpson Hwy 49, Magee, Mississippi - $4,886
This Premier Medical Office Building Is Located Next To Magee General Hospital. A Variety Of Spaces Are Available. Suite 100 Usable Square Footage Is 1,887 Sf With A Rentable Square Footage Of 2,544 Sf. This Suite Is A Former Pharmacy On The Gr...Paul Gonwa Overby, Inc.
1 Vine St, Jackson, Mississippi - $3,000
Great Laydown Yard. Fully Fenced. Mostly Paved. Frontage On Both Harding And Vine Streets. Asking Price Is For Monthly Lease Rate. Nnn. Property Is Also For Sale. Listing Agent Is Related To Owners.Paul Gonwa Overby, Inc.
360 Simpson Hwy 49, Magee, Mississippi - $2,771
This Premier Medical Office Building Is Located Next To Magee General Hospital. A Variety Of Spaces Are Available. Suite 390 Usable Square Footage Is 1,071 Sf With A Rentable Square Footage Of 1,443 Sf. This Suite Is A Former Medical Lab.Paul Gonwa Overby, Inc.
360 Simpson Hwy 49, Magee, Mississippi - $1,365
This Premier Medical Office Building Is Located Next To Magee General Hospital. A Variety Of Spaces Are Available. Suite 299 Usable Square Footage Is 528 Sf With A Rentable Square Footage Of 711 Sf. This Suite Is A Former Conference Room.Paul Gonwa Overby, Inc.
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