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The Domain Companies Has Big Plans for Baton Rouge

The Domain Companies Has Big Plans for Baton Rouge

The Domain Companies, a New York and New Orleans-based real estate investment and development firm, plans to soon break ground on its second residential project in the Baton Rouge area. Called The Addison, the project follows on the success of the company’s first residential project in the area, The High…

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Commercial Properties Realty Trust Buys Downtown Baton Rouge Office Building for $2.2M

Commercial Properties Realty Trust Buys Downtown Baton Rouge Office Building for $2.2M

Commercial Properties Realty Trust, the real estate arm of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, continues to be active on the Baton Rouge real estate market. After breaking ground on The Onyx Residences, the newest apartment complex in the city’s downtown, last week, the company has now acquired the office building…

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Commercial Properties Realty Trust Breaks Ground on 28-Unit Apartment Property in Downtown Baton Rouge

Commercial Properties Realty Trust Breaks Ground on 28-Unit Apartment Property in Downtown Baton Rouge

Work started on Monday, September 15, on the Onyx Residences, the newest apartment complex in downtown Baton Rouge. Representatives from the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, Commercial Properties Realty trust, The Baton Rouge Metro Council, Dontown Development District and the Mayor’s Office were present at the groundbreaking ceremony.…

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LSU Opens Olinde Career Center

LSU Opens Olinde Career Center

For students of the Louisiana State University, finding a job just got a little easier. At the start of the month, the university officially opened the new Olinde Career Center in the heart of Student Union.…

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Baton Rouge Marriott to Hit Auction Block in September at $7M Starting Bid

Baton Rouge Marriott to Hit Auction Block in September at $7M Starting Bid

Baton Rouge’s iconic Marriott hotel fronting Interstate 10, near College Drive and Corporate Boulevard, is going up for auction. The property was listed on auction.com, the largest online real estate auction firm in the country. According to the website, the starting bid is set at $7 million.…

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NAHB Housing Survey Says Baton Rouge Is the Best-Performing Major Metro in the U.S.

NAHB Housing Survey Says Baton Rouge Is the Best-Performing Major Metro in the U.S.

Last week, the National Association of Home Builders/First American released its latest Leading Markets Index report. According to the new data, Baton Rouge continues to be one of the best-performing post-recession housing markets in the nation, and the best among the largest U.S. metro areas.…

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The Baton Rouge Area Is The Fourth Best In The Nation For Construction Jobs Gain

The Baton Rouge Area Is The Fourth Best In The Nation For Construction Jobs Gain

The large number of construction projects in the Baton Rouge area are doing more than just changing the face of the region, they’re also adding jobs. And, according to data from the Associated General Contractors of America, they’re adding quite a large number of jobs.…

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Stepan Co. to Build $60M-$70M Plant, Yuhuang Chemical to Invest $1.85B for Manufacturing Complex

Stepan Co. to Build $60M-$70M Plant, Yuhuang Chemical to Invest $1.85B for Manufacturing Complex

July has been a great month for the city of Baton Rouge and the state of Louisiana. Two chemical manufacturing companies have announced their plans to invest in the area and create hundreds of new jobs.…

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Cancer Center Completes 1st Phase of $23M Renovation and Expansion Project

Cancer Center Completes 1st Phase of $23M Renovation and Expansion Project

Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center started work in June, 2013, on a $23 million renovation and expansion project of its facility in Baton Rouge. The goal of the project is to upgrade building systems and help enhance the services provided to patients throughout their…

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Mayor Holden Celebrates Completion of $27.8M Staring Lane Project

Mayor Holden Celebrates Completion of $27.8M Staring Lane Project

Good news for drivers going through East Baton Rouge Parish. Mayor-President Melvin L. “Kip” Holden hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on July 9, at the General Assembly Church of Baton Rouge, at 420 Staring Lane, to mark the completion of the Staring Lane project. At a cost of $27.8 million,…

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LSU’s Tiger Stadium Is the Best College Football Stadium in U.S.

LSU’s Tiger Stadium Is the Best College Football Stadium in U.S.

LSU’s Tiger Stadium is known throughout the nation as the most difficult place for a visiting team to play. It’s scary, it’s loud and, according to a poll recently conducted by Athlon Sports, it’s also the best college football stadium in the United States, with the best game-day atmosphere.…

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Skanska Signs On to $100M LSU College of Engineering Renovation and Expansion

Skanska Signs On to $100M LSU College of Engineering Renovation and Expansion

Leading development and construction company Skanska has announced that Skanska USA Building has signed a contract to renovate and expand Patrick F. Taylor Hall on the Louisiana State University (LSU) main campus in Baton Rouge.…

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