Investors and developers in the Capital Region are again willing to take a chance on spec building, provided risk is minimized.
Optimism abounds in the Capital Region, thanks largely to a boom in chemical manufacturing.
As Louisiana-manufactured cuisine gains a profitable foothold in the nation's grocery stores, competition spills over into the courtroom.
Who is this businessman from New Orleans? How did he make his millions? And what are his plans for The Advocate?
In 2011, the Southern University System signed a deal with EOServe, a for-profit company that specializes in delivering online courses for historically black colleges and universities. System President Ronald Mason worked with the same company when he led Jackson State University.
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University leaders aim to embrace the digital age.
While golfers and advocates for change bicker over what to do with City Park Golf Course, BREC Superintendent Carolyn McKnight has her own vision for the future of the park.
Selling your business can be exciting and daunting at the same time, says Linda Perez Clark, a co-owner of Bin 77 and a partner in Kean Miller’s Baton Rouge office, which recently hosted a briefing on the topic.
The Baton Rouge METRO area continued its strong start to the year in March in the construction employment sector. According to the latest metro jobs report from the Associated General Contractors of America, Baton Rouge had 5,900 more people employed in the industry in March—an estimated 46,000 total—than it did during the month a year previous.
A few years after the initial euphoria, the impact of IBM's advent in two Midwestern cities is debated.
On the first day of the MBA program, Joey Coco's class defined “an entrepreneur” as someone who brings disparate resources together to create value.
In an effort to lure Costco to town, East Baton Rouge Parish has green-lighted what will be the parish's first economic development district for a retailer, triggering protests from critics who futilely proclaimed, “Retail is not economic development.”
The news was already half a day old when the press conference announcing John Georges' acquisition of The Advocate took place. But the May 1 media briefing officially passing the torch of ownership was noteworthy not so much for what was said—it was predictable enough—but for who was in attendance: New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu.