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Dirt moving on Drusilla office space

News Source: Baton Rouge Business Report

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Dirt is moving on a new office building under construction on Drusilla Lane near the Drusilla Village Shopping Center. Wolfe Washauer bought the properties at 3266 and 3280 Drusilla Lane for $840,000 in March. At the time, Washauer told Daily Report he planned to demolish the house and antique store on the property to make way for 28,000- […]

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Kalurah Street Grill chefs to open bakery on Perkins Road

News Source: Baton Rouge Business Report

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Kalurah Street Grill pastry chef Kaila Kay and executive chef Kelley McCann are planning to open a new bakery on the site of the former Jiffy Lube on Perkins Road near College Drive. Cane & Fig Artisan Bakery will have a storefront for retail customers but will also be a wholesaler supplying other restaurants, including Kalurah Street […]

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Retail, office development going up on Siegen Lane

News Source: Baton Rouge Business Report

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A retail and office development anchored by a Geico insurance office is going vertical on Siegen Lane between Rooms To Go and Burgersmith. Geico insurance agent Mike Long and his family broke ground on the Siegen Professional Plaza development last week. Construction is tentatively expected to be complete in the spring.

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Downtown Baton Rouge officials: Proposed park with ‘wow’ factor would include trails, fishing ponds

News Source: The Advocate

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The head of the Downtown Development District wants to turn a 20-acre site across River Road from the Pentagon Barracks into a park, with trails and fishing ponds. Since 1990, there has been discussion about developing the state-owned land, with plans to build boardwalks on the site.

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Doggie daycares planned at Towne Center, Highland Park Marketplace

News Source: Baton Rouge Business Report

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Two new dog daycare concepts are opening in Baton Rouge. Dogtopia will move into Towne Center this year and Canine Social is planning to open in Highland Park Marketplace in mid-2018. Mac McCumsey and his sister Mia Wightkin are opening the Dogtopia franchise in the Town Center space formerly home to Valentino Home Entertainment. Renovations are underway, […]

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The Halal Guys opening Lee Drive restaurant near LSU

News Source: The Advocate

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The Halal Guys, a chain that got its start in the 1990s as a food cart in New York City, plans to open a restaurant serving chicken and gyro combo platters near LSU. The opening at 320 Lee Drive is set for Oct. 20, said Logan Trotter, a partner in TMJ Group, the Lafayette-based company […]

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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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Developing Baton Rouge

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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