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Baton Rouge banks ride the consolidation wave

When MidSouth Bank announced at the end of April it was merging into Hancock Whitney in a stock-for-stock transaction, few in Baton Rouge’s banking...
Ochsner Design

Design: Ochsner Medical Complex-The Grove

Owner: Ochsner Health System Architect: GraceHebert Architects Contractor: The Lemoine Company Cost: $116 million Completed: May 31, 2019 Use: Medical office building and surgical hospital with optimal patient rooms Location: 10310 The...
data breach

Louisiana in middle of U.S. data breach pack

Nearly two-thirds of American adults report having been personally caught up in a major data breach, and more than 40% have dealt with fraudulent...
tort reform

If not tort reform, what’s the Louisiana solution to high auto insurance rates?

If state leaders want to score an election-year win with both the public and the business community, they would find a way to lower...
residential market

Baton Rouge residential market off to promising start

The Capital Region residential market is off to a relatively promising start in 2019, year-to-date figures through April show. Though home total sales in...
employee training

Why employee training is vital

Think of everyone who’s currently on your company’s payroll and consider this: At least one in every three of them doesn’t believe your company...
Entrepreneur 'Cajun' Dan Abraham

Entrpreneur: ‘Cajun’ Dan Abraham

MILD BEGINNINGS Having started multiple businesses over the years in a variety of industries—including insurance, restaurants, couponing, and marketing and home restoration—“Cajun” Dan Abraham considers...
Executive Spotlight Rob Wise

Executive Spotlight: Robert Wise

Position: Owner and CEO Company: ITinspired Age: 39 Family: Wife, Michelle, and two children: Myra (5) and William (4) Hometown: Baton Rouge, Louisiana Education: Bachelor's degree from LSU, major in...
JR Ball Baton Rouge

JR Ball: Baton Rouge keeps wasting its enormous potential

As someone who grew up somewhere other than here, it’s forever amazing to me how Baton Rouge—a natural resource rich capital city with the...
Stephanie Riegel

Riegel: One small step for a north Baton Rouge community

In a recent column, I questioned why Louisiana, in general, and Baton Rouge, in particular, are so mired in the problems of the past...

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