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January 21, 2014

Stirling Properties has inked a deal to provide comprehensive leasing, sales, property and construction management services for Perkins Rowe, a mixed-use development in Baton Rouge, La.

Covington, La. — Stirling Properties has inked a deal to provide comprehensive leasing, sales, property and construction management services for Perkins Rowe, a mixed-use development in Baton Rouge, La.

May 9, 2013

Officials in Baton Rouge have approved more than $7 million in incentives to bring a Costco store to the Louisiana city, the Associated Press reported.

New York -- Officials in Baton Rouge have approved more than $7 million in incentives to bring a Costco store to the Louisiana city, the Associated Press reported.  
   
Costco is expected to open a 150,000-sq-ft. store by next April at the site of a former Coca-Cola bottling facility, the report said.

 

May 7, 2013

I visited my first Von Maur store in 1999, a decade after I relocated from southern boomtown Atlanta to Lincoln, Neb., a sleepy college town that only really wakes up on Husker football Saturdays. Today I am back home in Baton Rouge, La., still no bustling metropolis, but the food and football trump.

July 3, 2012

Dallas-based SRS Real Estate Partners said that three new store locations have been finalized for Baskins Western and Work Wear in Baton Rouge, La.; Lafayette, La.; and Katy, Texas.

Austin, Texas -- Dallas-based SRS Real Estate Partners said that three new store locations have been finalized for Baskins Western and Work Wear in Baton Rouge, La.; Lafayette, La.; and Katy, Texas. 

The new stores will include 12,000 to 15,000 sq. ft., and will bring the western apparel retail chain to 28 total locations.

April 5, 2012

First, who said technology coverage has little to do with retail real estate commentary?

First, who said technology coverage has little to do with retail real estate commentary?

And second, who said the Millennials aren’t wise beyond their years?

For the record, I never said either.

November 29, 2011

Dunkin' Brands Group said it has signed agreements to develop 25 new Dunkin' Donuts and two Baskin-Robbins in Louisiana over the next several years.

Canton, Mass. -- Dunkin' Brands Group said Tuesday it has signed agreements to develop 25 new Dunkin' Donuts and two Baskin-Robbins in Louisiana over the next several years.

Cities targeted for development include Baton Rouge, Shreveport and New Orleans.

"The state of Louisiana has been a priority growth market for Dunkin' Brands in 2011 and we're excited to expand our footprint in Baton Rouge, Shreveport and New Orleans," said Grant Benson, VP franchising and market planning, Dunkin' Brands.

June 20, 2011

Storms and other weather events can wreak havoc with a retailer’s outdoor signage. Just ask Therese Grossman, construction manager for Edwin Watts Golf Shops, Fort Walton, Fla., which operates 83 golf specialty shops. This past spring, a bad storm with extreme wind velocities came through Baton Rouge, La., blowing the faces off the signs outside Edwin Watts’ store there. 


“In the retail world, having your exterior signs down is a crisis,” Grossman said. “I have to be able to respond and get them back up very quickly.”


December 3, 2010

Atlanta-based Jones Lang LaSalle said it has completed the sale of Bradley Square Mall in Cleveland, Tenn., to Baton Rouge, La.-based MD Ruston Properties, LLC on behalf of a special servicer.

Cleveland, Tenn. -- Atlanta-based Jones Lang LaSalle said it has completed the sale of Bradley Square Mall in Cleveland, Tenn., to Baton Rouge, La.-based MD Ruston Properties, LLC on behalf of a special servicer.

The 406,845-sq.-ft. regional mall is anchored by Belk, J.C. Penney, Sears and Kmart.

November 18, 2010

Near my Baton Rouge, La., neighborhood is a Jack in the Box fast-food restaurant that, from all cursory indications, had appeared to be surviving the recession.

Closing the lid on a local Jack in the Box

Near my Baton Rouge, La., neighborhood is a Jack in the Box fast-food restaurant that, from all cursory indications, had appeared to be surviving the recession.

June 27, 2010

Food shopping has gotten a lot more interesting....

Food shopping has gotten a lot more interesting.

Where I grew up, there weren’t many grocery options. In rural north Louisiana in the 1960s and ‘70s, Piggly Wiggly was the dominant chain. Our household did the daily fill-in shopping at “the Pig” and then, because my dad was retired military, we made our monthly bulk purchases at the commissary on Barksdale Air Force Base, in Shreveport.

September 30, 2007

In 15 communities from coast to coast, townspeople are cheering. And the joy is spreading,...

May 31, 2007

TENANTINGDillard’s will anchor Juban Crossing in Denham Springs, La., a 471-acre mixed-use development billed as...

April 30, 2007

To view Livingston Parish from above is to picture the opportunity that exists on a...