Hancock Whitney Corp. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $88.3 million, or $1.01 per diluted share.
Two federal agencies have warned Cheniere Energy against using liquefied natural gas storage structures that leaked last year at its Cameron Parish LNG export terminal until Cheniere meets certain safety requirements.
PetroLogistics, a Houston-based petrochemical business, has plans to build a new plant on the Gulf Coast that leverages technology licensed from Dow Chemical after three years of evaluating the process.
Main Event Entertainment is set to open its first Louisiana location about a month from now at the Mall of Louisiana.
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers introduced a new design prototype to its Louisiana market Tuesday with the opening of its first Walker location.
Insurance claims from residents impacted by Hurricane Barry were trickling in after the storm brought high winds and heavy rain through Louisiana — putting residents on track for higher deductibles for wind damage to homes and coverage for flooded…
Home sales in metro Baton Rouge were practically unchanged for the first half of 2019, with three more houses being sold than during the same period in 2018.
Houston-based retailer Charming Charlie said Thursday it will close all its stores by the end of August, including four South Louisiana locations after filing its second bankruptcy in two years.
Rouses Supermarket had the unexpected happen in August 2016 when its Denham Springs store in Juban Crossing took on several feet of water — it was the sort of flood that a few dozen sandbags would have a hard time keeping at bay.
As Tropical Storm Barry heads towards South Louisiana, AT&T said it has taken steps to strengthen its Baton Rouge network, which had widespread problems during the August 2016 flood.
After 12 years with Associated Grocers, Manard M. Lagasse Jr. is putting a legal and food distribution background to use as president and chief executive officer for the Baton Rouge-based business that offers a range of services to more than 180 i…
A 5-year $3.7 million federal grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to LSU's School of Social Work is funding research and training to teach social workers, nurses and doctors how to work with geriatric patients in Louisiana.
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp Resort in Robert has filed for bankruptcy protection nearly three years after severe flooding damaged the franchised campground and under threat of foreclosure by its lender.
Restaurants and stores across Louisiana are expected to start home deliveries of alcoholic beverages in the next two months, after Gov. John Bel Edwards signed a pair of bills allowing deliveries.
Cybersecurity technology startup Twistlock, which opened a Baton Rouge office last year, is being acquired in a $410 million deal by Palo Alto Networks, a publicly traded cybersecurity business that sells firewall technology.
Fletcher Technical Community College is starting a certificate program for clinical medical assistants in partnership with the Louisiana Workforce Commission.
Sasol, a chemical maker building a $12.9 billion cluster of plants in Lake Charles where it began producing ethylene oxide in early June, is already talking about expanding operations in the coming years.
Entergy customers in two large sections of the state saw an increase in their electricity bills for June and will again in September for different reasons — namely a new power plant and the fading effects of federal tax reform that had benefited c…
A 2.4-acre tract of land near Baton Rouge Country Club has been sold for $1.3 million to a developer who plans to build a 13-lot subdivision on the property.
Baton Rouge-based health system Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady has taken over sponsorship and control of St. Dominic Health Services in Mississippi.
A private Swiss bank has been ordered to turn over $105.7 million in frozen assets from the Stanford Group Ponzi scheme by the Swiss Federal Office of Justice.
Hancock Whitney plans to close 8 MidSouth Bank branches in Louisiana and one in Texas, several months after inking a deal to acquire the Lafayette-based financial institution.
Z Gallerie, a bankrupt home furnishings retailer, is closing its only Louisiana store in Perkins Rowe later this summer.
Bernhard LLC, a privately owned engineering, mechanical and electrical contractor, is consolidating its New Orleans-area offices into a national corporate headquarters going in The Galleria in Metairie in early 2020.
Louisiana gets $9.5 million and can keep a $4.6 million State Police helicopter as part of a settlement with Bell Helicopter Textron that stems from a legal dispute over the company's former operations in Lafayette.
Homeownership remains affordable for the average person in most of Louisiana’s metro areas — except in Orleans, Livingston and Tangipahoa parishes, a regular study of housing prices shows.
Lafayette-based food delivery service Waitr laid off an unknown number of employees Thursday whose positions overlapped with others after the company's acquisition of Minneapolis-based Bite Squad earlier this year, CEO Chris Meaux said.
Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center has purchased a building that has been used by its Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University.
Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week, known as BREW, is revamping the annual event to entice more attendees from business owners to potential investors to mingle and learn.
The fourth annual Statewide Economic Development Summit, hosted by the Regional Economic Alliance of Louisiana, will be held at L’Auberge Baton Rouge Oct. 22-23.
Eastman Chemical Co. plans to invest $70 million in its St. Gabriel plant in Iberville Parish over the next three years as it modernizes the facility.
Delfin LNG LLC, a Houston-based energy company with plans to build a floating liquefaction vessel and export terminal in Cameron Parish is delaying its project by more than three years, the company told the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in …
Starry Internet, a Boston-based fixed wireless internet provider, bought spectrum licenses at a Federal Communications Commission auction to sell internet in Baton Rouge and New Orleans.
After more than three years of construction, Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital is scheduled to open on Oct. 5.
From the deck of a Port of New Orleans fire boat, puttering downriver along an 11-mile stretch of the Mississippi River from just above the Crescent City Connection bridge to the Meraux buoys, it's only too apparent how the historically high and f…
Louisiana's nonfarm employment rose by 4,300 jobs for the 12 months ending in May, thanks to a big jump in the number of people working in education and health services.