Attorneys pressed a company executive Friday during a pre-trial hearing in a court case to determine whether the company building the Bayou Bridge Pipeline project in the Atchafalaya Basin trespassed on private property without completing the nece…
Friday, November 16, 2018
Richard Haase has been named chief operating officer of United Real Estate Group in Dallas and president of its United Real Estate division.
Chinese chemical giant Wanhua has selected Convent in St. James Parish for its $1.25 billion chemical manufacturing complex, a project the firm said will create 170 new direct jobs.
Friday, November 16, 2018
Louisiana-based food delivery startup Waitr has gone public on the Nasdaq stock exchange after Landcadia Holdings Inc. completed a $308 million acquisition of the firm.
LSU researchers are downsizing the employment growth projections for Louisiana’s oil and gas production sector for the coming years, but energy companies are expected to continue adding jobs and spending money as part of an ongoing Gulf Coast ener…
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Louisiana casinos brought in 5.1 percent less in winnings from gamblers in October compared to a year earlier, with the New Orleans gambling market posting another year-over-year decline.
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Louisiana casinos brought in 5.1 percent less winnings in October compared to a year earlier, with the Baton Rouge gambling market posting another year-over-year decline.
Stephen Moret, the former head of LSU's major fundraising arm and once a key adviser to then-Gov. Bobby Jindal, was at the center of Virginia's herculean push to lure Amazon's major HQ2 project to the state.
Red Stick Social, a community gathering space that will feature a bowling alley, live music venue, restaurant and bar, is set to open Feb. 1 at the old Entergy site on Government Street.
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Liskow & Lewis, a New Orleans oil and gas law firm with locations in Lafayette and Houston, has opened a Baton Rouge office at 451 Florida St., Suite 1150.
Offshore service vessel company Tidewater Inc. has completed its acquisition of GulfMark Offshore Inc., creating a $1.25 billion combined company that Tidewater to expand its position in the North Sea.
People who want to see change in their communities need to stand up and take charge, the founder of an international organization that promotes the growth of healthy neighborhoods told participants in this week's 13th annual Louisiana Smart Growth…
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Waitr, the fast-growing Louisiana-based food delivery service, is eyeing an expansion of its services into several other aspects of the restaurant business, CEO Chris Meaux said Wednesday.
Improving transit systems to keep up with the demands of the 21st century requires foundations to get involved in providing funding and advocacy on both the national and local levels.
Louisiana posted growth of 4.3 percent in real gross domestic product during the second quarter, outpacing the national average and ranking 12th in the U.S. for growth.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Baton Rouge-based Secure Shredding and Recycling has opened a new service facility in Lake Charles, a region previously served by its Baton Rouge location.
The Metro Council's attempt to craft guidelines for granting future tax breaks to industry in East Baton Rouge Parish in a bipartisan fashion appears to be crumbling.
Apartments that are move-in ready, proposed condominiums and a conversion of the historic Hotel Lincoln, which provided lodging for Aretha Franklin, James Brown and B.B. King in its day, are on tap for Baton Rouge's downtown area.
New Orleans-based Sazerac Co. is paying $550 million to buy 19 liquor brands from Diageo, a wine and spirits company based in Britain.
Budget carrier Allegiant will begin offering nonstop seasonal service from New Orleans to Louisville International Airport beginning Feb. 28, the Las Vegas-based company said Tuesday.
Monday, November 12, 2018
Lafayette-based helicopter services company PHI, Inc. reported a net loss of $11.5 million in its third quarter, compared to its $3.3 million loss a year ago, although revenue did increase by more than $18 million over last year, the company annou…
Sunday, November 11, 2018
Across south Louisiana, those involved in the seafood industry have struggled and fought through worsening seafood seasons.
Friday, November 09, 2018
H&E Equipment Services of Baton Rouge has tapped Bradley Barber as chief executive officer, president and a director of the firm, replacing CEO John Engquist.
Thursday, November 08, 2018
Infant apparel and accessories maker Crown Crafts Inc. in Gonzales reported second-quarter fiscal net income of $1.8 million, or 18 cents per share, on net sales of $20.5 million, compared with net income of $725,000, or 7 cents per share, on net …
Lamar Advertising Co. on Thursday reported third-quarter adjusted funds from operations of $150.1 million, or $1.51 per share, compared to $137.5 million, or $1.40 per share, for the same period in 2017.
IBM is in the midst of a recruitment push for its high-profile Baton Rouge client innovation center to meet a 800-job hiring goal by next summer and avoid paying penalties to the state.
WARSAW, Poland — Poland's main gas company signed a long-term contract Thursday to receive deliveries of liquefied natural gas from Louisiana and Texas as part of a larger effort to reduce its energy dependence on Russia.
Rouses Markets has opened its fourth Baton Rouge store, with a location at the intersection of Burbank and Lee in Arlington Marketplace.
LM Wind Power, a unit of GE Renewable Energy, is increasing its footprint at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans East. The company is establishing a U.S. technology center where it will develop and test new techniques for designing and…
Work has begun clearing land for the Dijon Drive extension project within the Baton Rouge Health District that will connect several major hospital projects.
The private equity firm that acquired Louisiana Fish Fry Products Ltd. a month ago has installed Michael Morse as chief executive officer of the Baton Rouge food manufacturer.
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Southern University has given Advanced Biomedics until next Thursday to pay $2.15 million to the university and make progress on its medical marijuana growing operations, warning the company in a letter that otherwise the university would be “forc…
With domestic oil prices continuing to rebound, Covington-based LLOG Exploration Co. is in talks to sell its Gulf of Mexico oil exploration joint venture with Blackstone Group for more than $2 billion, Reuters reported on Tuesday, citing “people f…
Lafayette-based PetroQuest Energy filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday, citing a reorganization plan to eliminate $204.5 million in debt.
An online auction for the Bon Carré Business Center on Florida Boulevard ended with a final bid of $30.5 million.
Starmount Life Insurance Co., the Baton Rouge hub for national insurer Unum, is at the center of efforts to expand Unum's dental portfolio to include dental health maintenance organization products in California.
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
A group of officials is eyeing an “annexation” of the Port of Pointe Coupee by the Port of Greater Baton Rouge, a move that would expand the Baton Rouge port’s footprint to include a gateway to several major Louisiana waterways.
Five finalists out of 60 applicants will make presentations at the Get Started Louisiana business pitch contest in pursuit of cash prizes and services as part of Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week.
The Center for Planning Excellence is shaking up the format of the 13th annual Louisiana Smart Growth Summit.
Monday, November 05, 2018
Vega Americas has acquired land in Geismar for its planned industrial instruments manufacturing hub, the next step in the firm’s plans for its first Gulf Coast facility.
PetroQuest Energy Inc. in Lafayette on Monday posted a third-quarter loss of $5 million, or 19 cents per share, compared to a $3.1 million, or 15 cents per share, loss a year ago.
Promise Healthcare Group and its network of hospitals in Baton Rouge and elsewhere throughout the U.S. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday and outlined a plan to sell assets and potentially reorganize around it best-performing facilities.