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Tee time: Topgolf seeks rezoning for possible Baton Rouge location

News Source: Baton Rouge Business Report

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Topgolf, a Dallas company that operates entertainment-focused driving ranges, is asking the East Baton Rouge Planning Commission to rezone the former Tinseltown site off Siegen Lane for a possible new location.

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Construction to begin on $14.5M medical office at OLOL Children’s Hospital

News Source: Baton Rouge Business Report

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Construction is set to begin this fall on a $14.5 million medical office attached to Our Lady of the Lake’s Children’s Hospital in the Baton Rouge Health District.  Plans call for the 95,000-square-foot office building to have a steel top-out next spring, and the main hospital building is set to open in 2019, OLOL spokeswoman […]

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NOLA-based Bud’s Broilers to Open Near LSU this Fall

News Source: Baton Rouge Business Report

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Bud’s Broilers, a longtime New Orleans burger spot, is set to open its first Baton Rouge location near Tigerland within the next two months. Owner Mel Ziegler says work is currently underway on the space formerly home to Rotolo’s Pizzeria and Dive Bar & Grill on Nicholson Drive. He had initially hoped to open for the start […]

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Mid City shopping center to be upgraded following $1.6M purchase

News Source: Baton Rouge Business Report

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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.

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Atomic Burger purchases land at Burbank and Ben Hur for $872K

News Source: Baton Rouge Business Report

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The owners of Atomic Burger, a Metairie-based fast-casual restaurant, are moving forward with plans for a Baton Rouge location after closing on property near LSU. Joe Spitale, who co-owns the restaurant with his brother Nick, says he closed yesterday on the 0.8-acre plot of land at Ben Hur Road and Burbank Drive. The Spitales bought the property […]

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Downtown Baton Rouge Investments Spread to Mid City, Downtown East

News Source: Baton Rouge Business Report

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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.

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Potential Restaurant Tenants Eye Old Ruby Tuesday Site on Corporate

News Source: Baton Rouge Business Report

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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.

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Bistro Byronz Owners Open New French-inspired Concept at Willow Grove

News Source: Baton Rouge Business Report

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Flambée Café, the newest restaurant concept by the owners of Bistro Byronz, is opening today at 8210 Village Plaza Court in the Village at Willow Grove, the commercial segment of developer Richard Carmouche’s planned unit development on Perkins Road.

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Cafe Mimi to Open in Old Harrington’s Cafe Spot Downtown

News Source: Baton Rouge Business Report

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A new dining option is coming to downtown Baton Rouge in place of long-time staple, The Harrington’s Cafe.

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Buy Buy Baby Plans Baton Rouge Store for Entrance into Louisiana Market

News Source: Baton Rouge Business Report

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New Jersey-based infant and toddler retailer, Buy Buy Baby, will open its first Louisiana store this fall in the Bluebonnet Parc Shopping Center near the Mall of Louisiana.

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