Houston-based Commonwealth LNG has filed a formal application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for permits to build a liquefied natural gas export facility on nearly 400 acres in Cameron Parish, and is expected to make a final investm…
A pair of hotels near Baton Rouge General’s Bluebonnet Boulevard campus have been sold to a group of local operators for $10.1 million.
WASHINGTON — Louisiana's critical agriculture, energy and petrochemicals industries would likely get a big boost if Congress finalizes a new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal by the end of the year as some Republicans are hoping, but so far, a deal is…
Venture Global LNG made a final investment decision to build a liquefied natural gas export facility about 50 miles south of Lake Charles after the Arlington, Virginia-based company closed on its round of financing, which included equity and debt.
Dow is retrofitting equipment at its Plaquemine plant in a $119 million project to expand its production of propylene by 100,000 metric tons annually to meet growing demand.
The long-awaited Main Event family entertainment center, which will feature a bowling alley, scores of the latest video games, a laser tag arena and a full bar and restaurant is opening Wednesday afternoon at the Mall of Louisiana.
Investar Holding Corp., the parent company of Investar Bank in Baton Rouge, is stretching a little deeper into south Texas with the acquisition of two branches from PlainsCapital Bank, a subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings in Dallas.
The deadline is Wednesday to apply for eBay’s Retail Revival, a free program that will train Baton Rouge small businesses how to better sell products online.
BASF has appointed Jerry Lebold as senior vice president and general manager at the company’s largest North American manufacturing site in Geismar.
LSU Pennington Biomedical Research Center was awarded $16.4 million split between two research projects from the U.S. Department of Defense to study the nutritional health of military members.
The base salary of Waitr's new CEO is more than double that of the company's former CEO and founder but overall executive compensation will be lower when stock awards are included.
Prison Enterprises, the for-profit arm of the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections that uses inmate labor in various businesses, has been unprofitable for 11 of the past 23 years and is training about a third of its inmates for jo…
Louisiana's business environment and overall quality of life ranks next to last on a global private investment firm's rankings of the 50 states and Washington, D.C., and has stayed near rock bottom for the past decade.
The latest jobs numbers for Louisiana were announced Friday, and they immediately became a political football in the governor’s race.
Houston-based Cameron LNG's export facility in Louisiana leaked supercooled liquefied natural gas just one day after it began production for the first time, but the company didn't report the incident and now is slated to pay a fine.
Three former table servers at The Chimes filed a federal court lawsuit this week against the popular restaurant claiming they were pressured to work off the clock for multiple hours each week for no pay.
Casino winnings in the Baton Rouge market were down by 9.1% in July from a year ago, continuing an extended losing streak for properties in the market.
Louisiana's nonfarm employment increased by 4,800 jobs over the past 12 months ending in July, which continues to be driven by education and health services.
An online service that connects investors with Louisiana properties eligible for incentives under the federal Opportunity Zone program has been launched by the state's economic development department.
Baton Rouge-based Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar said it has opened five new restaurants across three states during the first half of 2019 and on track to open eight more by the end of the year.
Sizable majorities of likely voters in Louisiana believe in climate change, say weather is becoming more extreme and that it will affect future generations, according to a new survey.
Baton Rouge residents may notice a flare at the ExxonMobil refinery today, the company posted to its Facebook page on Wednesday morning.
Crown Crafts Inc., the Gonzales-based maker of children's products, reported a fiscal first-quarter profit of $1.1 million, or 11 cents per share, on net sales of $15.9 million.
Baton Rouge-based management consulting firm Emergent Method has seen a big uptick in revenue in the past few years, ranking it atop local metro area companies that made this year's Inc. magazine 5000 fastest-growing list.
An overhaul of the parking system in downtown Baton Rouge is moving ahead with city-parish government set to sign a contract Wednesday with a company to manage parking garages and issue a request on Thursday for a company to provide the software t…
Some 197,000 solar panels capable of powering thousands of homes are going into one of the largest solar plants to be built in Louisiana on a 560-acre site near Port Allen.
The Baton Rouge Northwestern Mutual office will move early next year into the @Highland building at the corner of Highland Road and Bluebonnet Boulevard, setting the stage for the developer to start a second office space on the campus.
MidSouth Bank, based in Lafayette, expects to lay off 90 workers in September, according to a notice on file with the Louisiana Workforce Commission.
An alternative cancer treatment center that was expected to open in Baton Rouge at the end of this year remains a goal, but it's unclear how long it will be before that happens.
Commercial fishing businesses in Louisiana, striving to survive years of low prices for their catch and a safety scare following the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, are hoping for a boost in demand when restaurants across the state are require…
Satellite communications company Globalstar Inc. in Covington on Friday reported second-quarter net income of $6.2 million, or 1 cent per share, compared with a $7 million loss, or 1 cent per diluted share, a year ago.
Louisiana food delivery company Waitr's stock price fell by half Friday — sending the company's market value to $134 million from a peak of $910 million just five months ago.
Thirteen Louisiana newspapers are part of a merger of Gannett and GateHouse Media, two of the country's largest newspaper companies.
The passenger volume at Baton Rouge Metro Airport is up 0.5% for the first six months of 2019 compared to the same period a year ago.