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.
A former hotel site off Airline Highway, across from Costco, has been sold for $1.3 million to a Dallas developer who plans to turn it into an apartment complex.
Baton Rouge Telco Federal Credit Union has purchased a plot of land on Goodwood Boulevard for $1.2 million with plans to build a new location.
Donnie Jarreau is finalizing plans for a new garden-style office park that will be located on Perkins Road, just east of Pecue Lane and across from The Royal Standard.
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.
After nearly closing Park Elementary a year ago, the East Baton Rouge School Board is moving forward with a tear-down and rebuild employing a design for a “21st century school.”
Government Street has finally started to cut its calories. Contractors started work earlier this month on the long-awaited and much-postponed “road diet” for a 4.2-mile stretch of the road that runs through Baton Rouge’s urban core. While new restaurants and local retail stores have popped up along Government in recent years, high-speed traffic has remained […]