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Baton Rouge Business Awards and Hall of Fame

The 2019 Baton Rouge Business Awards and Hall of Fame

For 36 years, Business Report has been honoring leading professionals and companies in the Capital Region that distinguish themselves by not only succeeding in business,...
GeoSurfaces

HOME TURF: GeoSurfaces becomes national power working with New England Patriots

In early 2019, the New England Patriots, a six-time Super Bowl champion, resurfaced their Empower Field House indoor practice facility after more than a...

St. George gets signatures needed to go before voters, registrar confirms

St. George petitioners have collected the necessary number of signatures to appear on a ballot, East Baton Rouge Parish Registrar of Voters Steve Raborn...
Metro Council MARC facility

Stung! How a taxpayer-funded mosquito abatement facility nearly doubles in price

After years of rubber-stamping escalating spending requests, the Metro Council is now wondering how the cost of a planned $6.5 million mosquito abatement facility...
Metro Council rezoning development

Metro Council members mum on assistant parish attorney’s sexual harassment complaint

Members of the Metro Council—which oversees the parish attorney’s office—have little to say about the assistant parish attorney who, despite a 2016 sexual harassment...
Baton Rouge most expensive home sale

Baton Rouge’s 10 most expensive home sales of 2018

Quick-take: Downtown gets in the Baton Rouge most expensive home sales game as the high-end market keeps churning along though there’s signs of a slowdown...
ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil withdraws ITEP requests, future Baton Rouge expansion in question

ExxonMobil is withdrawing its pending 2017 Industrial Tax Exemption requests, which were recently rejected by the East Baton Rouge School Board and were scheduled...
Baton Rouge business predictions

Find out in advance what will happen in Baton Rouge in 2019

Anyone can tell you what's already taken place in Baton Rouge, but reporting what's expected to happen in the future? Now that's a trick. Yet...
Baton Rouge economy

2019 economy: A forecast for renewed growth

After enjoying three years of solid job growth, the Baton Rouge area economy began to slow in 2018 as the industrial construction boom, which...

If Metro Council fires Batson as parish attorney, will her top deputy be tapped...

Metro Councilman LaMont Cole isn’t saying why he’s pushing to remove Parish Attorney Lea Anne Batson, but two city-parish officials say he wants to...

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