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EBR assessor wants to explore Ascension’s pending software upgrades 

The Ascension Parish Assessor’s Office reportedly is planning a $440,000 software upgrade to streamline the appraisal process. 

A&B Labs moving satellite facility from Prairieville to Baton Rouge 

Houston-based A&B Labs is moving its Capital Region presence from Prairieville to Baton Rouge. 

Baton Rouge-based online home sales platform expands to Mississippi

Baton Rouge-based Falaya, an online home-selling platform, is expanding into Mississippi, the company’s founder and CEO says. 

United Built Homes sells its Harrells Ferry office location for $1.5M

Shreveport company United Built Homes LLC has sold its 3-acre Baton Rouge location for $1.5 million, according to records with the East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court's office.

Baton Rouge food tech startup completes seven-figure seed round

Cremmjoy, a Baton Rouge startup looking to shake up the “technologically stagnant” soft serve ice cream machine industry, recently raised more than $1 million in private investment, company leaders say. 

City-parish sales taxes collections escalate during November

The city-parish collected $19.9 million in sales and use tax during November, according to the latest numbers from the East Baton Rouge Finance Department.

Dyke Nelson Architecture continues expansion with Dallas location

Dyke Nelson, an award-winning architect based in Baton Rouge, plans to open a third location of his DNA Workshop firm in Dallas this year. 

Law office layoffs yet to make their way to Baton Rouge

While larger law firms nationwide are turning to layoffs to deal with the threat of a recession, local law firms say they’re keeping staff and attorneys in place for now.

Medical supplier sells warehouse near Greenwell Springs for $4M

A 62,000-square-foot warehouse space on Oak Villa Boulevard sold for $3.96 million, according to documents with the East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court's office.

Family behind Ichiban Sushi purchases former Sammy’s location in Central

A familiar name in the Baton Rouge restaurant scene has purchased the former Sammy's Grill location in Central.

Lane Regional construction, renovations expected to be complete in 2026

Construction is set to begin in early February on Lane Regional Medical Center’s new four-story tower and renovations to its existing facility, says Julie...

Local attorneys say clients much prefer meeting in person versus virtual platforms 

Local attorneys say their clients overwhelmingly prefer to meet in person rather than virtually.

EBR sees 26% more businesses form in December from a year ago

More new businesses formed in East Baton Rouge Parish during this past December than in December 2021. But total new businesses in the parish for 2022 lagged the previous year’s total, according to the latest numbers released by the city-parish.

Founder sells NewAperio to New York software developer

NewAperio founder Logan Leger announced today that he has sold the company to New York-based software developer Forward.

Empower your employees

Consultant Scott Wozniak explains how any Baton Rouge company, regardless of size, can become a legendary brand.

Master of his domain

Will the MasteryPrep sale help boost the Capital Region’s startup ecosystem by convincing local investors that winning bets can happen here?

Rouzan revision on today’s Planning Commission agenda

The East Baton Rouge Planning and Zoning Commission today will consider adding 65,000 square feet to the 100,000 currently allowed for commercial development in Rouzan. 

Auto services company buys shuttered McDonald’s location for $1.8M

Driven Brands has purchased the shuttered McDonald's restaurant on the corner of Lee Drive and Burbank Drive for $1.8 million, according to documents filed with the East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court's office.

Construction on downtown Origin Hotel expected to finish by October

The renovation and rebranding of the former Holiday Inn Express on North Boulevard in Baton Rouge is expected to be completed by the end of the third quarter. 

Baton Rouge’s Oxbow distillery prepares to enter markets outside Louisiana

Baton Rouge-based Oxbow Rum Distillery, which is currently focused on Louisiana, is preparing to launch in several other states.