Local investors buy former Topcor building on Industriplex 

A group of investors has closed on a 12,000-square-foot building on Industriplex Boulevard, near Exchequer Drive. 

North Baton Rouge property sells for $3M after owner goes bankrupt

Mississippi-based Riverbend Environmental Services LLC has sold its 16-acre property near the U.S. 190 Mississippi River bridge in north Baton Rouge. 

Losing streak continues for Baton Rouge riverboat casinos

Like most of the casinos in the state, Baton Rouge’s trio of riverboat casinos mostly saw revenues decline last month, both compared to September and the year prior. 

Dagostino Pasta expands distribution across Greater New Orleans

Dagostino Pasta Company, the nearly 100-year-old Baton Rouge-based pasta producer, has expanded its distribution across the Greater New Orleans area. 

Plans for Bluebonnet apartment complex deferred amid neighborhood opposition

The Planning Commission deferred until December considering the site plans for a proposed apartment complex on Bluebonnet Boulevard, at the intersection of Burbank Drive. 

Baton Rouge Gallery collaborates with artists on mask program

Since launching its mask program over the summer, the Baton Rouge Gallery Center for Contemporary Art has sent artist-designed facemasks to 33 different states and as far away as Norway and Iceland. 

Baton Rouge Police budget with pay raises goes before Metro Council today

The Metro Council will be briefed later today on a proposed 2021 budget for the Baton Rouge Police Department that would reorganize certain BRPD divisions, eliminate a handful of positions through attrition and change the way some overtime pay is allocated—moves that would ultimately save $1.8 million to fund a 3% across-the-board pay raise for officers

Dsquared boutique expanding into Louisiana with Perkins Rowe shop

A contemporary women's boutique is moving into a 1,320-square-foot space in Perkins Rowe, next to Altar’d State. 

Amid business growth, Geaux Flow IV Spa relocates to Jefferson Highway

After experiencing a surge in business over the past year, Geaux Flow IV Spa has relocated from Coursey Boulevard to the more centrally located Jefferson Highway, with other locations planned for Louisiana in 2021.

EBR commercial property sales jump 57% in October

After the global pandemic brought the market to a screeching halt earlier this year, commercial sales are picking up with the number of sales in East Baton Rouge Parish rising 57% in October from the month prior. 

DR Horton pays $3.3M for 75 lots in southeast Zachary

Texas-based homebuilder DR Horton bought 75 lots in southeast Zachary for a new planned development near Old Weiss and Lower Zachary roads. 

Bardwell Homes buys 25 lots in Clark’s Ferry development

Baton Rouge-based homebuilder Scott Bardwell closed on the final 25 lots in the Clark’s Ferry subdivision, at Hoo Shoo Too and Vignes roads. 

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