A dozen condos and roughly 7,000 square feet of retail space are going up at The Village at Willow Grove. The residential and commercial space will fill the development’s fourth building, which broke ground Monday.
One year after acquiring the former Hotel Lincoln developer Solomon Carter says he’s ready to move forward with redeveloping the 68-year old building.
The newly refashioned East Baton Rouge Redevelopment Authority has a lot going on. Within the coming weeks, the agency will have hired three new staffers, received its first $250,000 round of funding from the city-parish, relocated to another downtown space and kicked off an ambitious new transit-oriented redevelopment project along Plank Road.
Developer Mike Wampold has acquired the downtown Chase South Tower from a group of New York investors and is planning to eventually redevelop the iconic high rise into a mixed-use property for office, retail and residential use.
Matherne’s Market will be the new retail anchor tenant of LSU’s Nicholson Gateway Project, a mixed-use development of student housing, restaurant and retail space currently under construction on a 28-acre site on Nicholson Drive, between West Chimes Street and Skip Bertman Drive.
A team led by businessman and real estate developer John Engquist has acquired Rouzan, the 100-acre traditional neighborhood development in Southdowns, from developer Tommy Spinosa and plans to resume work on the long-stalled project as soon as Monday.
Brew Ha-Ha!, the popular Mid City coffee shop, is opening a second Baton Rouge location at the Settlement at Willow Grove later this year.
The Government Village Shopping Center in Mid City, which is home to businesses including Arzi’s Restaurant, Subway and U.S. Agencies, has been purchased for $1.6 million by a developer who plans to upgrade the property and add an apartment complex.
Business and government leaders on a tour of downtown Baton Rouge today saw firsthand how the eastern and northern parts of the area have struggled to keep up with the pace of investment closer to the Mississippi River.
Work crews will begin bulldozing the former Ruby Tuesday’s location at 5108 Corporate Blvd. in the Esplanade Mall this week, and several potential restaurant tenants are interested in building a new restaurant on the site, according to Jonathan Walker of Maestri-Murrell Commercial Real Estate, which handles leasing for the shopping center.