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14-Story Office Tower Sold; Energy-Efficient Affordable Housing Opens

14-Story Office Tower Sold; Energy-Efficient Affordable Housing Opens

Dean Tower, formerly known as the Republic Tower, located on Florida Boulevard at Cloud Drive, has been sold.…

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Lightstone Buys Baton Rouge Hotels for $15.6M

Lightstone Buys Baton Rouge Hotels for $15.6M

Lightstone Value Plus Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. (LVPR) has recently acquired two Baton Rouge hospitality assets, paying $15.6 million for two Marriott-branded hotels: a Courtyard by Marriott hotel and a Residence Inn by Marriott property.…

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$17M Hampton Inn & Suites Baton Rouge Downtown Opens

$17M Hampton Inn & Suites Baton Rouge Downtown Opens

After experiencing some delay, the 137-key Hampton Inn & Suites Baton Rouge Downtown is finally set to open.…

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Local Hotel Rebrands; $55M IBM and Residential Complex Being Developed

Local Hotel Rebrands; $55M IBM and Residential Complex Being Developed

Magnuson Hotels, one of the top global hotel chains has announced six formerly Wyndham franchised hotels converting to the Magnuson Hotels brand.…

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LSU’s Nicholson Gateway Moving Forward; New Affordable Housing Opens

LSU’s Nicholson Gateway Moving Forward; New Affordable Housing Opens

The Nicholson Development Plan was recently put to the vote and the Louisiana State University (LSU) Board of Supervisors unanimously approved it.…

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131-key Hotel Picked Up by CWI, Goes Under HRI Management

131-key Hotel Picked Up by CWI, Goes Under HRI Management

New York-based Carey Watermark Investors Incorporated (CWI) recently announced the acquisition of a five-property Hilton-branded hotel portfolio from Fairwood Capital, LLC-managed entities.…

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$3.5M Repentance Park Set for February Opening

$3.5M Repentance Park Set for February Opening

The wait for the highly anticipated Repentance Park, a stunning public open space will soon be over, announced the Downtown Development District of Baton Rouge.…

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182-Unit Multifamily Complex Planned, LSU Foundation Considers New HQ at Nicholson Gateway

182-Unit Multifamily Complex Planned, LSU Foundation Considers New HQ at Nicholson Gateway

Zachary, LA might see some new multifamily development in the near future, as a permit application has been filed for a 182-unit apartment complex between Barsket Road and Bur Oak Drive, on Mount Pleasant Zachary Road…

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Costco Heading to Baton Rouge; Condominium Project to Add 104 Units

Costco Heading to Baton Rouge; Condominium Project to Add 104 Units

Costco’s coming to Baton Rouge seem more like a question of when than how, after the most recent East Baton Rouge City-Parish Planning Commission meeting. Costco Wholesale Corporation, the Issaquah, Washington-based publicly traded international chain of membership warehouses has received site plan approval from the Planning Commission…

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LSU Master Plan Proposes to Redevelop Nicholson Drive Corridor, Spend Up to $200M

LSU Master Plan Proposes to Redevelop Nicholson Drive Corridor, Spend Up to $200M

Louisiana State University (LSU), one of the economic driving forces in Baton Rouge has announced a new plan that could change the face of the city, or at least a less than up-to-date part of it: the Nicholson Drive Corridor.…

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Technip Lands FEED Contract for Potential $700M Plant Expansion

Technip Lands FEED Contract for Potential $700M Plant Expansion

Technip, a global project management, engineering and construction firm targeting the energy industry, has announced it was awarded the front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract by The Mosaic Group for a new ammonia plant under consideration by Mosaic.…

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$4.7M Affordable Housing Property Opens in Downtown Baton Rouge

$4.7M Affordable Housing Property Opens in Downtown Baton Rouge

With people moving back into downtown areas nationwide, Baton Rouge also jumps on the downtown living bandwagon. But in true Louisiana fashion, the state capital ups the ante by offering affordable downtown housing for those looking to not only work and play downtown, but also live.…

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