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2019 economy: Capital Region prioritizes its economic goals

Some are common across the nine-parish Capital Region while others are uniquely tied to a single parish. Here’s a roundup of what area chambers and...

Lieutenant governor pitching international tourists on Louisiana

Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser is boosting Louisiana's outreach to international visitors and seeking private investment in state parks in an effort to bolster a...

Department stores, mall chains continue losing customers

The strong U.S. economy and the holiday season wasn’t enough to boost all retailers during the key selling season, with Macy’s and other mall-based...

More than half of Baton Rouge households struggle to afford basic needs

Nearly half of East Baton Rouge Parish households—and more than half inside the city limits—could not afford basic costs of living in 2016, such...

Baton Rouge sales tax collections rise 3.5% in October

At $16.2 million, sales tax collections in East Baton Rouge Parish were up 3.5% in October compared to the $15.7 million tallied during the...
Louisiana Economic Outlook

2019-2020 Louisiana Economic Outlook

An exclusive economic forecast for the state of Louisiana, from Dr. Loren Scott in conjunction with Baton Rouge Business Report's annual Louisiana Business Symposium....
2018 Real Estate Report

2018 Real Estate Report

Real estate continues to be a critical economic driver in the Capital Region. We bring it all together for you in Real Estate Report, a...

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