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    Baton Rouge Growth and Development

    I know Assumption was part of the combined statistical area. So is it now definitely part of the regular metropolitan statistical area?
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    Baton Rouge Transportation

    ^ Thanks for posting everything. That looks like a pretty good plan, especially the Nairn drive crossover.
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    Baton Rouge Growth and Development

    Yeah. They demolished the Forum Mall in Arlington and built a really nice office park. It'd be nice if that was possible here. Or something like @Highland.
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    Baton Rouge Growth and Development

    Virginia College at Cortana is shutting down according to Business Report.
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    Northern EBR Parish Development

    The address will actually be in Jackson. 201 acres bought for development near Zachary Robert Daigle, the mixed-use developer who was behind the Village of River Ranch in Lafayette, has bought 201 acres near Zachary for $2.4 million for a new development called Templeton Ridge. The 200-acre development, approved by the Metro Council in April, will have more than 700 home lots and will be located near the intersection of U.S. 61 and La. 964, with entrances on both roads. Developer Prescott Bailey has previously told Daily Report construction of infrastructure and roads would likely not begin until early next year, with construction of the homes to follow by the end of next year. The community will be strictly residential, with a variety of sizes and price points for homes. They’re expected to start around 1,700 square feet and go up to to 3,000 square feet, Bailey says. The whole project will be built in multiple phases over the next eight years. https://www.businessreport.com/article/201-acres-bought-development-near-zachary
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    Downtown Library Plans

    Downtown library design flaw to take 8 months, $1.9M to repair Repairing the under construction downtown River Center branch library—which has been on hold for months—will take an estimated eight months and cost some $1.9 million, according to documents provided to the city parish Wednesday by its contractor on the project, Buquet & LeBlanc. Work came to a standstill on the $19 million library in mid-April, when contractors noticed a faulty weld that had compromised the building’s signature cantilever overlooking North Boulevard’s Town Square. The problem was attributed to a design flaw, but engineers, architects and consultants studying the problem have been tight-lipped about the specific causes. Broome’s administration has said taxpayers will not be saddled with the cost overruns that will result from the construction delays and repair. https://www.businessreport.com/article/downtown-library-design-flaw-take-8-months-1-9-million-repair
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    Baton Rouge Growth and Development

    Looks like they are going to develop the land infront the Shadowbrook subdivision with a couple of restuarants, banks, strip center, and garden offices. http://www.cjbrown.com/vacant-land-for-sale/la/baton-rouge/70816/tbd-harrells-ferry-rd__3931147
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    Baton Rouge Single Family Developments

    Yeah, I was just thinking maybe they should share building some of these new houses on pilings?
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    Baton Rouge Single Family Developments

    I'm guessing this'll be abutting the DLSD subdivision to the north. New development coming to Burbank by South Kenilworth HOLLY DUCHMANN AUGUST 17, 2018 A 33.5-acre subdivision is in the works for south Baton Rouge. CSRS engineers and project manager Joseph Yarbrough, who are involved with the project, could not reached before deadline for more information. The tract needs to be rezoned from rural to residential, and is proposed to be split for residential building on lots around 6,250 square feet, according to the rezoning application. https://www.businessreport.com/article/multiple-new-developments-coming-burbank-south-kenilworth
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    Baton Rouge Riverfront Plan

    Cool, I'd like to for them to put the red stick sculpture on a taller pedestal.
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    Northern EBR Parish Development

    New subdivision planned east of Baker HOLLY DUCHMANN August 13, 2018 A new 161-lot subdivision is being planned for an area east of Baker, off Old Scenic Highway. The proposed subdivision, Miraval, is being developed by CKB Development LLP and is slated to go before the Planning Commission at its Sept. 17 meeting. Each lot would be around 6,000 square feet, according to the application. https://www.businessreport.com/article/new-subdivision-planned-east-baker
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    Baton Rouge Photo of the Day

    Nice! I was about to say where is that sunset at?
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    Baton Rouge Single Family Developments

    New Shell station planned for S. Acadian Thruway, near St. Joseph’s Academy HOLLY DUCHMANN AUGUST 10, 2018 A new Shell gas station and convenience store is being planned for the corner of South Acadiana Thruway and Broussard Street, near the campus of St. Joseph’s Academy. The timeline for the store isn’t finalized, but owner Gurdic Singh Dillon says construction should start sometime next year. The gas station will be “upscale,” similar to a RaceTra
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    Denham Springs & Livingston Parish

    Construction of new shopping center, restaurants to start across from Bass Pro HOLLY DUCHMANN August 10, 2018 Construction on a 9,500-square-foot shopping center will begin next week across from Bass Pro in Denham Springs, between Hooters and Serita’s Grill & Cantina. The new Sac Au Lait Center will be anchored by Bonta Del Forno Ristorante, which will be Denham Spring’s first authentic Italian restaurant. The restaurant will also feature a full wine bar and a wine selection cellar. Nutritional cafe FitzBlend will also be located in the center, the furthest east the Lafayette-based franchise has ventured. They currently have locations in Youngsville, Maurice, Rayne and Baton Rouge, with another being built in Eunice. https://www.businessreport.com/article/construction-new-shopping-center-restaurants-start-across-bass-pro-2
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    Mid City

    Cannatella Grocery coming to Mid City CAITIE BURKES August 9, 2018 A popular Acadiana specialty grocery store is coming to Baton Rouge as its owners plan to open on Government Street next to Rocca Pizzeria. Cannatella Grocery, co-owned by brothers Grant and Brian Cannatella and their wives, has been around since 1923, when their Italian immigrant great-grandfather opened the original meat market, hardware store and lumber yard in Melville, a small town in St. Landry Parish. Known for its muffuletta, the grocery store has attracted visitors from throughout Acadiana over the years. The Baton Rouge location will not have an attached hardware store or lumber yard, however. https://www.businessreport.com/article/stolen-downtown-400-pound-bronze-human-statue