Downtown Development District Commissioners approved a 2020 budget Tuesday.
The legacy of disinvestment and discriminatory housing policies are still an issue in America in 2019 with the problems it caused, speakers at the Louisiana Smart Growth Summit said Tuesday.
The owners of five more buildings inside the United Plaza office complex, on south side of Essen Lane, requested to be annexed into the city of Baton Rouge on Tuesday.
Lake Charles-based Waitr Holdings Inc. is bringing back its former president as an independent contractor after the executive left the restaurant food delivery company in September.
GONZALES — An Ascension Parish Council panel that for years has been investigating how to bring a consolidated, public sewer system to the eastern side of the parish will consider on Tuesday night whether to recommend a 30-year deal with a private…
Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation has purchased a hotel next door for $4.4 million and is looking at all of its options for the site.
Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week, known as BREW, revamped its annual event which brings together business owners and investors to rub shoulders and learn.
MasteryPrep, a Baton Rouge-based technology startup that sells standardized testing software and training material to schools, looks to hire 15 more employees in the coming months as it expands to SAT testing in January.
DONALDSONVILLE — Five proposed industrial expansions in Ascension Parish totaling $784 million in capital spending received a key nod Thursday for property tax exemptions over the next eight to 10 years.
Waitr Holdings Inc., the Lake Charles-based mobile app food delivery business, went deeper into the red as the company reported a net loss of $220.1 million, or $2.89 per share, as of third quarter.
Officials with Bayer Crop Science, a division of the multinational which includes the acquired business of Monsanto Co., estimated that a major expansion at its Luling chemical plant planned to wrap up this year is more than a year behind schedule…
Louisiana posted growth of 1.7% in real gross domestic product during second quarter, compared to the previous quarter, which means the state lagged behind the national average of 2% in GDP growth.
Some industrial plant managers across 30 sites around the Baton Rouge expect an economic expansion in the metro area during fourth quarter this year, according to a survey by the Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance, a trade organization that rep…
The deal between Las Vegas-based GB Sciences Inc. and Lafayette-based Wellcana Plus LLC to take GB Science Louisiana private expected to close on Oct. 31 has been delayed until Nov. 30.
The U.S. Gulf Coast energy industry, a major driver of the Louisiana economy, may struggle due to impacts of international issues such as tariffs and uncertainty in the Middle East.
Baton Rouge-based Lamar Advertising Co., an outdoor and transit advertising company that operates as a real estate investment trust, saw an uptick in business during the third quarter.
The top executive leading the largest liquefied natural gas project planned in Louisiana shared her vision for the $30 billion Driftwood LNG export terminal during the Louisiana International Trade week in Baton Rouge hosted by The World Trade Cen…
The sentencing of politically connected Mandeville businessman Raymond Reggie, who pleaded guilty earlier this year to wire fraud, has been pushed back to Dec. 17 in Baton Rouge federal court.
Organizers hope to begin construction on at least one of the six major projects aimed at transforming a section of Plank Road within the next year.
Two former contract workers severely burned in a November 2016 explosion at ExxonMobil's Baton Rouge refinery reached a financial settlement Monday with the company and others.
A Zachary businessman pleaded guilty Monday to fraud charges, admitting in federal court that he obtained more than $29 million from banks and private equity firms by making false statements.
Gulf Island Fabrication, which has facilities in Houma, Jennings and Lake Charles, said Monday it will remain an independent company and follow its business plan after wrapping up a six-month review of alternative strategies that included a possib…
Lafayette-based IberiaBank is being bought in a $3.9 billion deal by First Horizon, a similarly-sized bank headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee. Here's what we know:
Lafayette-based IberiaBank is being bought in a $3.9 billion deal by First Horizon, a similarly-sized bank headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.
Two years ago, oil and gas companies began placing big bets on the Austin Chalk, a geological formation that many hoped could revive drilling across a large swath of south Louisiana — including areas around Baton Rouge.
The technical issues plaguing some of Capital One's services Friday have been resolved, according to a statement from the bank on social media.
A food hub anchored by a grocery store, a civic space for community meetings and events, a pocket park and a building that will house Build Baton Rouge, a YWCA child care center and mixed-income housing are some of the things included in the maste…
Capital One, the largest bank ranked by deposit market share in Louisiana, confirmed Friday it is having issues that impact the direct deposit function for its customers' accounts.
Lipsey's, a local wholesale firearm distributor, filed a petition to annex its headquarters near Exchequer Drive and Rieger Road into the city of Baton Rouge.
Amerisafe, a DeRidder writer of hazardous worker's compensation insurance, reported third quarter net income of $21.4 million, or $1.11 a share, compared to $19.7 million, or $1.02 a share, a year ago.
The Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center is reopening the infamous tunnel that former Gov. Huey P. Long used to sneak into the property, once again as a private meeting and dining space.
Net exports of U.S. natural gas doubled for the second year in a row, according to data released this week by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
H&E Equipment Services Inc. reported third-quarter net income of $28.4 million, or 70 cents per share, compared to $21.3 million, or 59 cents per share, a year ago.
Business First Bancshares, the Baton Rouge-based holding company of Business First Bank, saw its profits increase during third quarter to $5.5 million, or 40 cents per share, from $3.9 million, or 33 cents per share, a year ago.