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With a cash infusion, Baton Rouge’s refreshed RDA hires staff, takes on a Plank Road project

News Source: Baton Rouge Business Report

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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.

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Airline hotel sold for demolition, construction of apartment complex

News Source: The Advocate

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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.

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Telco buys Goodwood plot for $1.2M, plans new location

News Source: Baton Rouge Business Report

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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.

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Donnie Jarreau plans garden-style office park on Perkins, near Pecue

News Source: Baton Rouge Business Report

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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.

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Construction of grocery store at Rouzan set to begin in April or May

News Source: The Advocate

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Construction is scheduled to begin in late April-early May on the first retail tenant in the Rouzan development — a 30,000-square-foot location for a national grocery store chain.

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Original Zeeland Place lots getting new homes … and serious interest

News Source: Baton Rouge Business Report

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Construction is scheduled to begin in late April-early May on the first retail tenant in the Rouzan development — a 30,000-square-foot location for a national grocery store chain.

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Mike Wampold buys Chase South Tower, planning mixed-use future

News Source: Baton Rouge Business Report

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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.

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Nearly closed, Park Elementary now to be rebuilt with a futuristic design

News Source: The Advocate

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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.”

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Government Street road diet finally begins, with cheers from some, chagrin from others

News Source: The Advocate

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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 […]

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Topgolf issued construction permit in Baton Rouge

News Source: Baton Rouge Business Report

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Topgolf has been issued a permit to build a $10 million facility near Siegen Lane at the location formerly home to Tinseltown, according to city-parish records.

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