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LSU College of Engineering Exceeds $100M Funding Goal, Gears Up for $350KSF Overhaul

LSU College of Engineering Exceeds $100M Funding Goal, Gears Up for $350KSF Overhaul

The Louisiana State University (LSU) College of Engineering has announced the successful completion of the Breaking New Ground capital campaign, wrapping up three months ahead of schedule and 5 percent above its targeted funding goal, with $52.5 million raised from 450 individual and corporate donors.…

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94-Unit Apartment Asset Sold to California Hedge Fund; 440 on Third Starts Construction

94-Unit Apartment Asset Sold to California Hedge Fund; 440 on Third Starts Construction

Black Warrior LLC has sold Newport Villa Apartments, a 94-unit apartment complex located on La Annie Drive, north of Florida Boulevard, cashing in $1.2 million or $12,765 per unit for the asset…

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$21M Shopping Center Sale and Downtown Grocery Store Announcement Heat Up Baton Rouge Retail Market

$21M Shopping Center Sale and Downtown Grocery Store Announcement Heat Up Baton Rouge Retail Market

Shopping center sales, new retail developments, including a downtown option – Baton Rouge has seen them all recently.…

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Stirling Properties Expands Holdings in United Plaza Office Park

Stirling Properties Expands Holdings in United Plaza Office Park

Stirling Properties has led a group of local investors in purchasing United Plaza VIII, a three-story Class A office building located in the United Plaza Office Park in Baton Rouge.…

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Landmark Properties to Develop $50M Student Luxury Housing

Landmark Properties to Develop $50M Student Luxury Housing

There’s more luxury student housing on its way to Baton Rouge. Athens, GA-based Landmark Properties has received the East Baton Rouge Parish Planning and Zoning Commission’s approval, the last OK needed, to develop its $50 million luxury multifamily property near the LSU campus…

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$28M Luxury Housing Opens in Baton Rouge

$28M Luxury Housing Opens in Baton Rouge

By Eliza Theiss, Associate Editor The High Grove, the first mixed-use, environmentally sustainable, transit-oriented development in Baton Rouge is going live. According to the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report, residents have started moving into the first building at the $28 million luxury residential-retail project located near the Mall of Louisiana,…

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LSU Health Baton Rouge Opens New Urgent Care in Capital Region

LSU Health Baton Rouge Opens New Urgent Care in Capital Region

A new urgent care medical facility is available for residents of the Capital Region. Located on Airline Highway, in North Baton Rouge, the new LSU Health Baton Rouge Urgent Care Center in North Baton Rouge has recently opened for patients as an alternative to hospital emergency rooms.…

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Over $1B Investment Planned for Capital Region’s Manufacturing Industry

Over $1B Investment Planned for Capital Region’s Manufacturing Industry

The Dow Chemical Company has officially confirmed the locations of it future expansions and investments in as Plaquemine, Louisiana and Freeport, Texas.…

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Embassy Suites Going for $20M

Embassy Suites Going for $20M

FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated, an Irving, TX-based REIT boasting a portfolio of primarily upper-scale and luxury hotels located in major or resort markets, has announced entering an agreement to sell the 223-key Embassy Suites Baton Rouge for $20 million in a transaction expected to close by the end of…

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LSU’s Tiger Stadium

LSU’s Tiger Stadium

Collegiate football is well on its way of becoming scarier than ever before. Louisiana State University has recently released a slew of photographs documenting the fluid progression of the expansion work at Tiger Stadium, also known as “Death Valley” in the world of sports, due to its intimidating and…

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Tiger Manor Upgrades Complete, Vacancy Goes Down

Tiger Manor Upgrades Complete, Vacancy Goes Down

Covington-based Stirling Properties LLC has announced completing upgrades and maintenance work at Tiger Manor, the 287-unit multifamily development at 3000 July Street, just across the northern gate of the Louisiana State University (LSU) campus.…

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Gov. Jindall Signs Legislation Providing $251M for 29 Education Construction Projects

Gov. Jindall Signs Legislation Providing $251M for 29 Education Construction Projects

Gov. Bobby Jindal was joined by supporters, advocates and leaders of community at the Alexandria Campus of the Central Louisiana Technical Community College to sign into law Louisiana Senate Bill 204 (SB 204), announced the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS).…

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