The multiyear slump in the oil and gas industry and a tough quarter for Waitr again caused the Pelican State Portfolio, a group of Louisiana stocks tracked by The Advocate, to lag behind the performance of the broader market.
The Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance Inc. presented annual Craft Workforce Development Awards to industrial construction and maintenance contract companies who demonstrated excellence in investing in workforce development programs and recogni…
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is suspending a 5% tariff hike on $250 billion in Chinese imports that was set to take effect Tuesday, and China agreed to buy $40 billion to $50 billion in U.S. farm products as the world's two biggest econom…
Construction begins Monday on an outpatient surgery center at the Baton Rouge General office building that had been occupied by Ochsner Health System until earlier this year.
A local contractor claims that the owners of Cortana Mall haven't paid the business nearly a year after it did about $34,600 in repairs, according to a lawsuit filed this week.
Placid Refining LLC, which operates a crude oil refinery in Port Allen, is considering investing another $86 million into the facility, which produces 75,000 barrels of oil per day.
With U.S.-China trade talks resuming, several Louisiana companies and multinational businesses with major operations in the state and elsewhere already have cited hardships in seeking exemptions to U.S. tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese goo…
Efforts to address a local shortage of affordable housing got a boost Thursday, when officials marked two developments that represent 65 homes and apartments and a $16 million investment in Old South Baton Rouge.
Baton Rouge residents may notice a flare at the ExxonMobil chemical plant this week, which is part of planned maintenance at the site just north of downtown.
West Delta LNG LLC, a Houston-based company owned by LNG 21, is proposing an export liquefied natural gas from floating deepwater facility 12 miles off the coast of Plaquemines Parish.
Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week, an annual startup business conference known as BREW, selected the top 11 semi-finalists for its $100,000 pitch competition in November.
An apartment complex off Kenilworth Parkway owned by former LSU football coach Nick Saban has been sold for $2.6 million.
A lot near the intersection of Jefferson and Old Hammond highways has been sold for $875,000 to a business controlled by Kevin Reilly Jr., the head of Lamar Advertising.
Medicare Advantage customers will soon be able to choose from new insurance benefits that go well beyond the usual coverage of doctor visits and other care in an effort to improve their health and prevent costly medical problems.
The $230 million Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital is freshly open and already has plans to carve out a $3.3 million surgical neonatal unit within the medical center in 2020.
A local technology startup that sells software to businesses expects to expand operations in the coming year as it continues to scale the business worldwide.
North Louisiana manufacturer Fibrebond, which creates building material for data centers and the telecommunications industry, decided against relocating its facility from Minden after state leaders agreed to fast track road improvements nearby.
Several subsidiaries of two petrochemical companies operating in Louisiana are among more than two dozen major companies ranging from Campbell Soup to Kia who are suing the nation’s four biggest railway companies, contending the railroads had a pr…
Baton Rouge-based insurance company Go Auto lowered its vehicle insurance rates in Louisiana by 3.6%, which is a total reduction of $5.6 million among 74,000 drivers across the state.
Forever 21, the apparel retailer that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection earlier this week, said it is eyeing closing three Louisiana stores as part of its effort to regain financial stability.
The American Queen Steamboat Co., which offers Mississippi River cruises that call on New Orleans, Baton Rouge and St. Francisville, will add a third vessel to its fleet in 2020.
Scott Equipment Co. LLC is transferring its Toyota Material Handling territory in Louisiana to Hugg & Hall in exchange for Hugg & Hall's Volvo Construction Equipment territory in Arkansas.
Nearly a month into the Louisiana Department of Health's enforcement of a new shrimp and crawfish labeling law for food establishments, more than 150 companies across the state were cited for not disclosing imported seafood to customers.
Bardwell Homes has broken ground on a 50-lot community in the Village at Magnolia Square traditional neighborhood development in Central, with homes starting in the $330,000 range.
Low-price fashion chain Forever 21 has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and will close up to 178 stores in the U.S.
Riverboat gambling came to Baton Rouge 25 years ago when the Belle of Baton Rouge opened for business on Sept. 30, 1994, followed three months later by what is now Hollywood Casino, to cap off a three-year process.
Praj Industries, a publicly traded bioenergy engineering business with headquarters in India, is laying the foundation for a $100 million plant in Louisiana that would use sugar cane bagasse as a fuel and raw material for making ethanol.
Baseball equipment and apparel maker Marucci Sports, which operates Marucci Clubhouse in hometown Baton Rouge, in Covington and soon in Lafayette, is showing future locations on its Clubhouse website for New Orleans; Las Vegas; Austin, Texas; Orla…