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Water Campus up and running with first tenant on site, second tenant soon to follow

The Baton Rouge Business Report reports that the ‘Water Campus up and running with first tenant on site, second tenant soon to follow.’ The article states:

 

The Water Campus is beginning to take shape. In early August, the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority moved into its newly completed building on the 27.6-acre riverfront research park.

 

A second building on the campus that will house a 90-by-120 foot physical model of the lower Mississippi River for LSU is also nearing completion, and researchers are beginning to assemble its components—including 200 computerized, foam panels that will simulate the movement of the river.

 

A third building on the site of the old City Dock is currently under construction. When completed next year, it will house The Water Institute of the Gulf, an independent think tank that does research for the CPRA.

 

Though only three buildings are underway or completed, several others are in the planning stages, and Commercial Properties Realty Trust is actively negotiating leases.

 

Corporate Realty has been working with Commercial Properties Realty Trust in the pre-leasing of the first multi-tenant office building that will join these three buildings on the Water Campus.  The first multi-tenant building is expected to be a 4-story, 80,000 square feet building. It is being designed in keeping with the overall quality and aesthetics of the other buildings on the Campus and will be available for occupancy in mid-2018.  Contact Mike Siegel, Bennett Davis or Donna Whalen for further information about this great project.