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Whole Foods chairman to speak at chamber event

January 27, 2015

The chairman of Whole Foods Market will headline the Baton Rouge Area Chamber’s 2015 shareholders meeting, set for 5:30 p.m. March 24 at L’Auberge Casino Hotel Baton Rouge.

USAgencies celebrates Relocation to Downtown Baton Rouge

January 26, 2015

USAgencies, a leading provider of low cost auto insurance, has moved its operations center to 440 Third Street. One milestone of this relocation is that this landmark building now bears the proud moniker of USAgencies.

Baton Rouge transportation improvements needed to sustain growth, BRAC says

January 21, 2015

Commitments from new businesses or expansions of existing facilities drew 1,104 permanent jobs and an additional $58 million in annual payroll to the nine-parish Baton Rouge area last year, officials said Monday.

La. gubernatorial candidates lay out ideas for addressing state’s woeful infrastructure

January 21, 2015

The four announced candidates for this year’s gubernatorial race squared off today for the first time in a forum dedicated to discussing the state’s transportation and infrastructure needs.

Top Business deals of 2014

January 21, 2015

Commercial real estate wasn’t the only sector of the local economy to see a lot of action in 2014. Several significant business deals in the industrial and tech sectors were inked last year, signaling continued growth and economic development in the Capital Region.

Six of the nine East Baton Rouge School Board members vie for the top two spots on the board

January 16, 2015

At least four of the nine members of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board have expressed interest in serving as its president when the newly elected board holds its first meeting Thursday.

Van R. Mayhall, Jr. named 2015 Baton Rouge Area Chamber Board Chairman

January 13, 2015

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) Tuesday (Jan. 13) named local attorney Van R. Mayhall, Jr. chairman of the board for the organization for 2015, after he was selected by unanimous vote during the December 16 meeting of BRAC’s board.

Daily Report Week in Review: Holden unveils details on $335M bond issue, St.

January 9, 2015

Mayor Kip Holden used his annual State of the City address this week to sell his plans for several major capital improvement and public safety projects that would be paid for with proceeds of a $335.6 million bond issue.

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