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Wampold Cos. to Demolish, Rebuild on 5.5-Acre Apartment Site

Wampold Cos. to Demolish, Rebuild on 5.5-Acre Apartment Site

Baton Rouge is getting a new luxury apartment complex. The Wampold Companies has finally started work on the Bayonne at Southshore, a new, luxury, rental community on Stanford Avenue.…

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Honeywell Completes $33M Expansion Project in Baton Rouge

Honeywell Completes $33M Expansion Project in Baton Rouge

Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies announced last month the completion of a $33 million modernization project to extend the life of its chemical and refrigerant gases manufacturing facility in Baton Rouge.…

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Officials Top-Off Baton Rouge’s $30.5M IBM Technology Center

Officials Top-Off Baton Rouge’s $30.5M IBM Technology Center

Governor Bobby Jindal and IBM Vice President Tim McLachlan, together with many other state and local officials, were present on Monday, in downtown Baton Rouge, to celebrate the topping-off of the nine-story IBM technology center. During the ceremony, executives and guests signed a piece of structural steel which was afterwards…

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Oxlean to Invest $2.1M to Expand Steel Fabrication Facility in Walker

Oxlean to Invest $2.1M to Expand Steel Fabrication Facility in Walker

Oxlean Manufacturing LLC announced this month it plans to invest $2.1 million, to expand and modernize its steel fabrication facility in Walker. The project will create 73 new jobs.…

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LSU Breaks Ground On $110M Engineering Complex

LSU Breaks Ground On $110M Engineering Complex

Louisiana State University started work last month on the $110 million renovation of Patrick F. Taylor Hall and construction of a chemical engineering addition. Once finished, this new, expanded facility is expected to be one of the largest free-standing engineering buildings in the United States.…

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Glass Wholesaler to Relocate Manufacturing Facility to 41K SF Renovated Space in Baton Rouge

Glass Wholesaler to Relocate Manufacturing Facility to 41K SF Renovated Space in Baton Rouge

Governor Bobby Jindal announced on Monday, November 24, that ClearEdge Wholesale Glass is leaving New Orleans, but not the state of Louisiana. The glass wholesaler plans to relocate to Baton Rouge and expand its manufacturing operations.…

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Alamo Drafthouse Cinema To Open In Baton Rouge in 2016

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema To Open In Baton Rouge in 2016

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is coming to Louisiana. The cinema chain has selected Baton Rouge as the home of its first theater in the Bayou State.…

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New York-Based Developer Plans 280-Unit Student Housing Community Near LSU

New York-Based Developer Plans 280-Unit Student Housing Community Near LSU

The hot Baton Rouge apartment market continues to attract more and more developers to the area. Recently, a New York-based student housing company has announced its plans to build a 280-unit apartment complex on a site located just outside the South Gates of the LSU campus.…

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Software Developer to Lease Office Building at Baton Rouge Airport

Software Developer to Lease Office Building at Baton Rouge Airport

More and more software development companies are coming to the Baton Rouge area. Shreveport-based EDgear is one of them. Last month, the company announced its plans to expand its operations at the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport.…

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Low Baton Rouge Apartment Vacancies Inspire Owners to Renovate, Expand Properties

Low Baton Rouge Apartment Vacancies Inspire Owners to Renovate, Expand Properties

In its most recent apartment market report, the real estate firm of Cook, Moore & Associates said vacancies in the Baton Rouge area have declined to 5.68%. This level is slightly lower than historical norms. It is not only encouraging developers to add more units to the area but it…

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Planning Commission Approves Rezoning for 33-Acre Baton Rouge Water Campus

Planning Commission Approves Rezoning for 33-Acre Baton Rouge Water Campus

Baton Rouge’s Water Campus project has taken another step forward. On Monday, October 20, the East Baton Rouge Parish Planning Commission approved the first component of the 33-acre development along the city’s riverfront.…

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New, $20M Courtyard Marriott Hotel To Open in Downtown Baton Rouge

New, $20M Courtyard Marriott Hotel To Open in Downtown Baton Rouge

A new hotel is coming to downtown Baton Rouge. Windsor Aughtry Company, Inc. announced on Monday, October 13, its plans to construct a Courtyard Marriott Hotel right 260 Third Street, right in the middle of Downtown’s Historic Third Street Corridor.…

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