SGS Petroleum Service Corp. leaving downtown for suburbs

SGS Petroleum Service Corporation will move out of its downtown offices, relocating to a soon-to-be-constructed $2.75 million building at 6700 Jefferson Office Park. Construction continues on the two-story, 27,000-square-foot building, with the company planning to...

Kolache Kitchen opens in NOLA

Kolache Kitchen opened its third restaurant today on Freret Street near Loyola and Tulane universities in New Orleans, and plans to continue expanding in the Baton Rouge area. Along with opening, owner Will Edwards...
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KPMG awarded contract to study LSU facilities and operations

LSU has awarded KPMG a contract to study the university’s facilities and operations in an effort to maximize efficiency, improve service and save dollars. The public accounting firm secured the contract in December and...

Downtown library lawsuit alleges subcontractor responsible for problems

Recently filed court documents in a lawsuit over the under-construction downtown library—which has been on hold since April, when a structural failure was detected in the building’s cantilever—blame an out-of-state structural engineering firm for...

Together Baton Rouge report questions ITEP impact on business tax climate

In its latest critique of the Industrial Tax Exemption program, Together Baton Rouge released a report today that argues the average East Baton Rouge Parish business pays more than twice as much in property...

Community Coffee isn’t resting on its laurels this year

Baton Rouge-based Community Coffee Company celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, but the company is not resting on its considerable legacy. Board Chairman and fourth-generation owner Matt Saurage, whose great grandfather founded the company, says it...

Baton Rouge airport officials reviving plans for hotel

A 2016 plan for a hotel at the Baton Rouge Airport died a quiet death, when the development team that was exploring the project decided not to move forward with it. But airport officials say...

JR Ball: The curious case of Lea Anne Batson

Let’s be clear: I have no clue whether or not Lea Anne Batson should be...

Riegel: A new road map for funding infrastructure?

The latest effort by the business community to get state lawmakers behind a plan to...

Publisher: Will ‘race’ drive decisions in 2019?

As a new year starts, we are hopeful of growth and progress in our community....

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