Business-led initiative fighting crime with surveillance cameras around Baton Rouge

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber and the Baton Rouge Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice Foundation today unveiled the Page/Rice Camera Initiative,

Terraces at Perkins Rowe sells for $41.8M

The Terraces at Perkins Rowe, the 230-unit multifamily apartment complex that sits atop the sprawling outdoor mall’s office and retail spaces, has been sold for $41.8 million, according to documents filed with the East...

Baton Rouge home sales down 25% in October from a year ago

Home sales were down about 25% in the Capital Region during October compared to the same month last year, the Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors reports.  The continuing slowdown of the local market is...

Capital Region sees steep drop in mortgage loans, rise in home equity lending

Mortgage lending activity in the Baton Rouge area continues its steep decline, as rising rates batter the purchase and refinance markets.  The number of new loans issued in the third quarter of this year was...

Finance authority looking to branch into film funding, historic tax credits

While the Capital Area Finance Authority is likely best known for its work with homebuyers, the organization has a broader mission to promote economic development in the region. CAFA is looking to get involved in...

Warehouse near Central sells for $714,000

An industrial warehouse space in the Evan Brooks Commercial Park off Greenwell Springs Road, has sold for $714,000, according to documents filed with the East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court's office. Located near Hunt's...

JR Ball: Mayor Broome can’t recover from Stormwater-gate

Stormwater-gate has cost Mayor Sharon Weston Broome the trust of the council and key business leaders; which is why Baton Rouge needs new leadership.

McCollister: We are failing to protect our children

Too many children are being neglected by both parents and the state safety net meant to protect them; something has to be done.

Capital Assets

From the pages of Business Report

Doubling down

Few argue that Baton Rouge is a three-casino market but CQ Holdings is betting that upgrading and moving its two downtown casinos inland will improve the odds.

A seismic shift in real estate

The days of cheap money and a frenzied post-pandemic real estate market are over as the cooling residential sector swings toward buyers—if they can afford the mortgage.

Meet the Forty Under 40 class of 2022

The Forty Under 40 class of 2022 is a diverse group but each is united in their respective accomplishments in their profession and in the community.