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‘Frontier’ development accelerates in southwest corner of East Baton Rouge Parish

Dubbed the ‘final frontier’ a decade ago, developments and new construction are flourishing in this rapidly growing part of Baton Rouge.
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Can business win despite losing?

Louisiana's business and industry groups went all-in supporting Republican Eddie Rispone, so what does that mean now that John Bel Edwards won re-election?

Entrepreneur: Brian Pangburn

Entrepreneur: Brian Pangburn is principal and CEO of The Pangburn Group, which provides recordkeeping for non-qualified benefit plan and employer-owned life insurance.
Executive Spotlight

Executive Spotlight: Steven Ceulemans

Executive Spotlight: Steve Ceulemans, appointed as executive director of the Baton Rouge Health District in July, wants to recruit health care and bio tech companies to the district.
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Dr. John Kirwan aims Pennington Biomedical to new heights

Dr. John Kirwan, a rock-star researcher with impressive credentials, is not only one of the smartest men you’ll ever meet, but he’s also leading the Pennington Biomedical Research Center to new heights.

Disruption hits the Baton Rouge art gallery world

Baton Rouge art galleries are using public art, social media and virtual galleries to counter the rise of online retailers and introduce new artists to the market.
JR Ball

JR Ball: More cowbell needed on Baton Rouge tax assessor

Now that a cohort of prominent Baton Rouge business leaders have embraced the "greater good," perhaps they can turn their focus to the tax assessor and the job he's not doing.

Riegel: A tire shredder in search of a Baton Rouge controversy

The fact there's a tire shredder controversy simply proves this Metro Council is willing to fight over anything and everything.
Rolfe McCollister Business Report

Publisher: A blue governor and a red Legislature in Louisiana

John Bel Edwards may be governor, but will he be able to work with a Republican-dominated Legislature?

The (foreign) language of business in Baton Rouge

As the Baton Rouge population becomes more diverse, businesses are making accommodations for their non-English speaking customers.