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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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Dantin Bruce Moves Forward with Second Phase, 36-Unit Condo Development

Dantin Bruce Moves Forward with Second Phase, 36-Unit Condo Development

Baton Rouge-based Dantin Bruce Development will be breaking ground this June on 333 Flats, a 36-unit condo development on East Boy Drive…

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Gulf Coast Housing, Mid City Opens $7.1M Affordable Townhomes Project

Gulf Coast Housing, Mid City Opens $7.1M Affordable Townhomes Project

The Louisiana Housing Corporation (LHC)recently celebrated the grand opening of the Belt Line Townhomes affordable housing project.…

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Hotel Market Picks Up in Baton Rouge

Hotel Market Picks Up in Baton Rouge

GTM Hospitality, LLC and LIG Assets, Inc. (LIGA) have announced the acquisition of the 81-unit Wyndham Baton Rouge Hotel for an undisclosed amount.…

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Costco Opens $38M Location, Spurring CRE Activity Nearby

Costco Opens $38M Location, Spurring CRE Activity Nearby

International chain of membership warehouses, Costco Wholesale Corp. has opened its newest U.S. location…

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Cole Capital Buys Office Building for $15.5M; Local Investors Pick Up Shopping Center for $10.5M

Cole Capital Buys Office Building for $15.5M; Local Investors Pick Up Shopping Center for $10.5M

Cole Capital has recently heated up the Baton Rouge commercial real estate market with two significant purchases.…

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Baton Rouge Achieves LEED Silver with $28M The High Grove Luxury Apartments

Baton Rouge Achieves LEED Silver with $28M The High Grove Luxury Apartments

The Domain Companies has announced the LEED Silver certification of The High Grove, making the 192-unit development the first luxury apartment project in Baton Rouge to achieve such a status.…

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Investors Buy Condominiums; Housing Authority Embarks on Renovation

Investors Buy Condominiums; Housing Authority Embarks on Renovation

Roosevelt Terrace apartments, a 44-year-old low-income housing complex under the ownership of the East Baton Rouge (EBR) Housing Authority, will soon kick off renovation worth $3.67 million…

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