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The East Baton Rouge Mortgage Finance Authority gets a makeover—and a new name

For 41 years the East Baton Rouge Mortgage Finance Authority helped first-time homebuyers secure financing at far below market rates. But when the Federal...

National nonprofit Single Stop makes Baton Rouge its Gulf Coast home base

(Photo by Don Kadair: Christy Reeves) Since opening a Baton Rouge office less than two years ago, a nonprofit organization called Single Stop has kept...

A day in the life of a graphic printer at Vivid Ink Graphics

(Photography by Tim Mueller) Founded in 1999 by Stephen St. Cyr and Collin Keller, Vivid Ink Graphics is the area’s largest supplier of signs and...

Baton Rouge airport sets new impact study into motion to enhance service, attract business

What’s the community and economic impact of the Baton Rouge Municipal Airport? It’s unclear at the moment, but work to find out has just begun...

CATS audit shows big improvement to bus system’s financial procedures

The Capital Area Transit System in 2014 corrected all but a handful of 33 problem areas identified by state, federal and external auditors in...

Baton Rouge Coca-Cola sign remains dark a year after ownership spat began

After a year of on-and-off negotiations over the ownership of one of downtown’s best-known landmarks—the neon Coca-Cola sign atop the Richoux Building at the...

Steven Grissom to succeed Moret as Louisiana Economic Development secretary

On Louisiana Economic Development Secretary Stephen Moret’s last day on the job, Gov. Bobby Jindal has announced the agency’s second-in-command will take over as...

Louisiana Supreme Court ruling in hearing-loss case a big victory for industry

Employees who work in loud environments and suffer gradual hearing loss as a result of their workplace environment cannot sue their employers for their...

Louisiana rises two spots to No. 7 on best states for business ranking

Rising to its highest position ever on the ranking, Louisiana has jumped two spots to No. 7 on Chief Executive magazine’s annual ranking of...

The Grove to include new upscale senior living facility

A Mississippi-based company is planning an upscale senior living development on 8.5 acres within The Grove, Richard Carmouche’s planned unit development located just off...

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