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No resolution in sight for controversial $10k Baton Rouge land sale

A two-year legal battle in which the city-parish filed suit to rescind a controversial $10,000 land sale of a prominent corner lot in Baton...
industrial construction

Riding the Baton Rouge industrial construction employment lull

A slowdown in commercial and industrial construction work around the Baton Rouge region has contractors looking for work in other markets.
Design

Design: 1200 Brickyard Lane

Design: 1200 Brickyard Lane is the first multi-tenant office building on the Water Campus; tenants include Stantec and Cybersecurity Coordination Center.

Opportunity Zone tax breaks are proving to be a tough sell

Opportunity Zone tax breaks meant to spur development in distressed communities are not attracting Baton Rouge investors—at least not in low-income areas.
Design

Design: Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors

Design: The new headquarters for the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors is designed to be friendly so that visiting contractors will have a pleasant experience and be proud of their industry.
public housing

Baton Rouge on mission to reimagine public housing

Federal changes are propelling the East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority and its new executive director to rethink public housing.
panhandling

Panhandling is impacting businesses across Baton Rouge

Though all in the community express concern about the homeless, the problem with panhandling in Baton Rouge is a problem that's negatively impacting businesses across the city.
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Design: Park Elementary School

Design: Park Elementary School is a 21st-century facility that alllows faculty and staff to educate students using enhanced project-based learning.
Airbnb Spanish Town

To be or not Airbnb

Whole-house short-term rentals from companies like Airbnb are creating controversy in Spanish Town and elsewhere in Baton Rouge. Regulations are coming, but it’s clear not everyone will be happy.
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Technology is changing the way Baton Rouge does real estate

Virtual reality, drone photography and a host of other new technology is impacting the way real estate—across every sector—is getting done.

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