Tag: Baton Rouge
A New Energy For Louisiana
Louisiana’s climate action plan gains momentum with a federal grant toward decarbonizing the manufacturing sector.
Amazon To Create 1,000 Jobs At New Baton Rouge Robotics Facility
The company will invest $200 million in its latest robotics fulfillment center in Louisiana, scheduled to open by December 2022.
Click Here Digital Relocating To New Louisiana HQ
The digital consultancy will retain 63 jobs, and create 100 new direct jobs at its new corporate headquarters in in Baton Rouge, LA.
$25M Water Management Research, Conference Center Opens In Louisiana
The elevated 34,000-square-foot facility combines global water management research with major conference space, co-working space and unprecedented public viewing of the Mississippi River.
Making Waves: Building A Water Management Mecca
Coastal rebuilding projects are driving the growth of the water sector in Louisiana. The Pelican State aims to become the Silicon Valley of the global water industry.
SnapShots: 60 Seconds With Don Pierson, Secretary, Louisiana Economic Development
Louisiana is strengthening initiatives to help existing employers grow through its LED Business Expansion & Retention Group, while stepping up efforts to site emerging business opportunities from key investors in the Americas and across the globe.
Baton Rouge Lands BlueLine Associates’ Software Development Office
BlueLine Associates will establish a new software development office at the Louisiana Technology Park in Baton Rouge, creating 40 new jobs.
Brown & Root To Establish Corporate HQ In Baton Rouge
Brown & Root will establish its corporate headquarters in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with the Brown & Root executive team moving from Houston.
Shintech Announces $1.4 Billion Ethylene Expansion In Iberville Parish, LA
Iberville Parish project comes after governor’s economic mission to Asia; will result in more than 750 new direct and indirect jobs and 2,100 new construction jobs.
Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities – Metro And Global Rankings
In this year’s Metro Rankings Report, we’ve taken note of the crucial role exports are playing in the Recovery for many locations by charting their success in two of our rankings categories, Exports Growth Leaders and Exports Recovery Leaders. We've also included our Global Rankings within this story.
Business Facilities’ 10th Annual Rankings Report: Austin, Baton Rouge, Mobile Leaders In Growth Potential
The burgeoning high-tech industry in Austin has made Texas the second-largest semiconductor job market after California, while public-private partnerships in Baton Rouge spur initiatives in new high-growth sectors.
Feature Story: 2014 Economic Development Awards
There may be fewer projects to aim for in the highly competitive environment of a recovering economy, but those who hope to succeed must find a way that distinguishes them from the rest of the field. Here are the organizations who have established a consistent standard of excellence and embraced the best practices to secure the projects that bring bundles of new jobs to their locations.
Announcing the 2013 Business Facilities “Deal of the Year” Winners
Greater Phoenix takes top prize for Apple's new manufacturing plant.
IBM Breaks Ground On New Technology Center In Baton Rouge, LA
IBM Services Center: Baton Rouge, already operating at a temporary site, represents Louisiana’s largest software development project to date, with innovative public-private partnerships in higher education and urban development.
COVER STORY: 2013 Business Facilities Rankings Report – Metro And Global Rankings
Baton Rouge tops the field in economic growth potential; China surges into the lead in renewable energy investment. From the July/August 2013 issue.
Baton Rouge Named No. 1 Metro For Economic Growth Potential In Business Facilities 9th...
Mobile, Youngstown and Shreveport also made our top 10 with dynamic new growth sectors thriving alongside traditional manufacturing.
Honeywell Announces $208 Million In Louisiana Projects
In Shreveport, Baton Rouge and Geismar, Honeywell will retain 698 jobs and potentially invest as much as $1.2 billion in projects resulting in 190 new direct and indirect jobs.
IBM Announces Creation Of 800-Job Technology Center In Downtown Baton Rouge
"IBM Services Center: Baton Rouge" represents Louisiana's largest software development project to date; with State support, LSU will dramatically expand its computer science program; innovative public-private partnership will result in new riverfront development with office and residential components
Katoen Natie USA Announces $150 Million Baton Rouge Area Facility
Company will develop two million-square-foot complex, resulting in 210 new direct jobs and 516 new indirect jobs.
Two Drax Biomass Projects In Louisiana To Result In 200+ New Jobs
Project producing wood-based pellets near Bastrop for U.K. energy generation will include Baton Rouge shipping facility and total capital investment of more than $120 million.
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