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  • New Orleans East to Get a Walmart Supercenter

    Walmart is buying land at I-10 and Bullard Avenue and plans to open a 180,000-square-foot Supercenter in the fall of 2013. The new store, which will be built on land formerly occupied by Lakeland Medical Center, brings Walmart back to New Orleans East after a six-year absence and helps address the lack of retail and […]

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  • New Co-working Space Springboard to Open In Baton Rouge

    Local tech blog, Silicon Bayou News, reports that Springboard Baton Rouge, a co-working space for entrepreneurs, is slated to open January 1st inside the Kress building at Third and Main streets. The 12,000-square-foot space developed by the Vision City Development Group will feature 40 cubicles available for renters and 30 offices. Springboard is offering a […]

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  • Pre-Opening Tour of The Saint Hotel

    The Saint

    Yesterday, The Urban Land Institute of Louisiana (which our own Andrea Huseman holds the Chair of Mission Advancement) held a pre-opening tour of The Saint Hotel on Canal Street.    View here.   This historic property is in final stages of construction, and according to ULI was rehabilitated for less than 50% of the buildings […]

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  • Tulane to Build New Football Stadium on Campus

    Tulane Stadium Corporate Realty

    Tulane University’s athletics department today announced plans for a new 30,000 to 35,000-seat, on-campus stadium that should be ready for 2014 season.   The Green Wave moved to the Superdome when the indoor stadium opened in 1975, and there hasn’t been a football stadium on campus since Tulane Stadium was torn down in 1980.   The […]

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  • Buyer Closes on Plaza Tower for $650,000

    The Plaza Tower buyer from an auction held a month-ago has closed on the purchase of the third tallest building in Louisiana. The 45-floor building, at 1001 Howard Ave. in the Central Business District was gutted and placed on the market for $15.5 million in April 2010 after a $12 million project to remove mold […]

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