Baton Rouge industry leaders praise preliminary injunction against lease sales moratorium

Baton Rouge industry leaders and congressmen are applauding the preliminary injunction a Louisiana federal judge has issued against President Biden’s pause on new oil and gas lease sales in federal lands and waters.

Downtown Baton Rouge business owners react to homeless initiative

The Mayor’s Homelessness Prevention Coalition’s new initiative, announced at the Downtown Development District meeting today, aims to lower populations of panhandlers and the homeless in the Baton Rouge area.

As part of growth plan, EATEL expands fiber optics-rich services to Houma businesses

Building upon an amped-up growth strategy, EATEL Business is expanding its suite of fiber optics-rich services to Terrebonne Parish businesses.
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Multifamily developer buys Burbank property for nearly $7.8M

Indianapolis-based TWG Development, a multifamily developer, bought 13.17 acres at Burbank Drive and Bluebonnet Boulevard for just under $7.8 million in a deal that closed Friday.

Digital convenience store leasing former CORE UFC Gym space on Perkins

Gopuff.com, a digital convenience store, is leasing the former CORE UFC Gym space on Perkins Road, with plans to open in early fall.

Bank of St. Francisville expanding into Baton Rouge

West Feliciana Parish-based Bank of St. Francisville is opening a standalone branch in Baton Rouge, the bank recently announced.

Acadian Village shuffle: Nothing Bundt Cakes wants in, Vertage Clothing wants other suite

Nothing Bundt Cakes has applied for several permits to move into the Acadian Village Shopping Center on Perkins Road.

New Mississippi River bridge makes earmarks list in congressional highway bill

While much attention of late has been focused on the uncertain fate of President Biden’s massive infrastructure stimulus package, currently stalled on Capitol Hill, a congressional committee worked literally through the night on a separate bill that includes money for specific bridge and highway projects in Louisiana, including a new Mississippi River bridge in Baton Rouge.

JR Ball: What the BREC is going on with Bodi White?

Why is state Sen. Bodi White so determined to break the Baton Rouge suburbs away from BREC and start an independent parks department?

Riegel: A realistic look at flooding in Baton Rouge

Flooding is a worsening problem in Baton Rouge and across Louisiana but are we really getting serious about addressing the situation?

Publisher: Honoring Louisiana’s revolutionary, Buddy Roemer

Remembering former Louisiana Gov. Buddy Roemer, a man who was a revolutionary and a leader in both business and politics.

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