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Wampold Starts Work On New Hotel in Downtown Baton Rouge

Wampold Starts Work On New Hotel in Downtown Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge is getting a new hotel. According to The Greater Baton Rouge Business Report, local real estate developer Mike Wampold has finally broken ground on the redevelopment of the 12-story the old Louisiana National Bank Building at 150 N. Third St., in the city’s downtown. He plans to turn…

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Two Hospitals to Build New Cancer Center In Baton Rouge

Two Hospitals to Build New Cancer Center In Baton Rouge

Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center has once more joined forces with Woman’s Hospital in the battle against cancer. The two hospitals announced last week that they are teaming up to build a new cancer center in Baton Rouge and establish a new system of…

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Martin-Brower Co. To Build $16M Food Distribution Facility In Walker

Martin-Brower Co. To Build $16M Food Distribution Facility In Walker

The Martin-Brower Company, a division of Reyes Holdings, is expanding in Louisiana. Last week, the company announced that it plans to build a $16 million food distribution facility in Walker. The project will retain 160 existing jobs and will create more than 50 direct and indirect jobs.…

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Epic Piping to Build Fabrication Plant, HQ for $45M

Epic Piping to Build Fabrication Plant, HQ for $45M

At the start of March, Governor Bobby Jindal announced that EPIC Piping will invest $45.3 million in Livingston Parish, to establish an advanced pipe fabrication facility and corporate headquarters. The governor called the project an important economic development win for the region, as did other local officials.…

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LSU Cancels Contract With Skanska-MAPP JV

LSU Cancels Contract With Skanska-MAPP JV

Skanska announced last week that Louisiana State University has canceled the order for the renovation and expansion of the Patrick F. Taylor Hall building. The contract was worth $54 million.…

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LSU Delays Groundbreaking for $12M Tiger Athletics Nutrition Center

LSU Delays Groundbreaking for $12M Tiger Athletics Nutrition Center

Louisiana State University will not start work on its new Tiger Athletics Nutrition Center this spring. Joe Alleva, LSU Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics, has recently announced that the athletic department is going to delay breaking ground on the $12 million project until further notice.…

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Southern Lifestyle To Build $325M Mixed-Use Development on Former Cattle Ranch

Southern Lifestyle To Build $325M Mixed-Use Development on Former Cattle Ranch

A Lafayette-based developer plans to start work on a massive, mixed-use development in the Baton Rouge metro area. The $325 million project will replace a former cattle ranch with retail stores, apartments and homes.…

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Baton Rouge’s $45M Water Campus Development Breaks Ground

Baton Rouge’s $45M Water Campus Development Breaks Ground

Governor Bobby Jindal joined officials from the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, LSU, the City of Baton Rouge, and the Water Institute last week, to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Center for River Studies. It is the first building of the $45 million…

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Scion Group Adds to its Student Housing Portfolio with Buys Totaling $100M

Scion Group Adds to its Student Housing Portfolio with Buys Totaling $100M

The Scion Group has recently announced the acquisition of three student housing communities, from three separate sellers, in a transaction which exceeded $100 million in value. One of the communities is located in Baton Rouge.…

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The Domain Companies Secures Construction Financing from First NBC Bank

The Domain Companies Secures Construction Financing from First NBC Bank

The Domain Companies has secured financing for its second residential project in Baton Rouge, The Addison. The New Orleans and New York-based developer first announced its plans to build the $23 million development at the end of September. Construction started in November.…

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Southern Lifestyle Plans 700-Unit Neighborhood Development in Greater Baton Rouge

Southern Lifestyle Plans 700-Unit Neighborhood Development in Greater Baton Rouge

The Greater Baton Rouge area is about to get more homes. About 700 more homes.…

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Apartment Complexes in Tightening Baton Rouge Market Change Hands for $1.04M, $800K

Apartment Complexes in Tightening Baton Rouge Market Change Hands for $1.04M, $800K

With Baton Rouge-area apartment vacancies declining to levels slightly lower than historical norms, it’s no surprise why investors are rushing to buy apartment complexes. According to the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report, two such properties have changed hands in the region in the past 30 days.…

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