The Shed BBQ to close in December 

The Shed BBQ is closing its doors a year and a half after opening.

CounterspaceBR opening third location in former Gov’t Taco building

Local bakery CounterspaceBR is continuing its expansion across the Capital Region with a new location in Mid City.  The new Government Street location, inside the former home of Gov’t Taco, will grow the from-scratch bakery’s...

Will pushback against tolls impact the new Mississippi River bridge?

Louisiana lawmakers voted to kill a public-private partnership to replace the Interstate 10 bridge over the Calcasieu River near Lake Charles after trucking firms complained about the cost of the tolls that would have helped to pay for the project.

State Police partner with LSU to solve industrial cybersecurity problems

Louisiana State Police are partnering with LSU researchers to solve ongoing cybersecurity problems in industrial settings like chemical plants and refineries.

Benny’s continues to expand across Capital Region

Baton Rouge-based Benny’s Car Wash has several projects underway as part of larger expansion efforts. 

Who should be in the 2024 Capital Region 500? Make your recommendations now.

Which executives, entrepreneurs and community leaders wield the most influence in the Capital Region? We'd like your input. The editors of Baton Rouge Business Report are working on the 2024 Capital Region 500, a community...

Rolfe McCollister: Who will run for Baton Rouge mayor in 2024?

Editor's Note: This column expresses the opinion of the author only and does not constitute any endorsement by Business Report. Business Report does not...

Insider Intelligence

How to keep things running like clockwork when you’re traveling

Rare is the executive who doesn’t sneak in at least a bit of work while they’re traveling. If you must do it, Inc. magazine offers a few best practices.

Whitney Johnson: Imagining the job that doesn’t exist—yet

Over the years, I’ve talked to many people who landed a job that didn’t exist until they imagined it into being. My first guest when...

Jon Gordon: Struggle leads to strength

My wife calls me ChatJG because whenever she asks me for the right words for one of her social media posts, I can spit...

Employee retention starts before you make the hire

For employers, managing the employee experience is an important part of getting them to stick around, and that process should start before you even...


Get insights for 2024 at Business Report’s Elevate Your Leadership event

Start your new year with insights from bestselling author Jon Gordon and international leadership speaker Charlotte Gambill at Business Report‘s 2024 Elevate Your Leadership...

Turner Industries CEO Stephen Toups shares his insights for leading through change on the next episode of Strictly Business

Few sectors are experiencing as much change as heavy industry and industrial construction. Digital transformation, AI, offsite modularization, navigating renewable energy, just to name...

From the pages of Business Report