State governments across the US have been engaging in much hand wringing these past few years about the “gig economy.” Loss of potential tax dollars and lack of government regulation keeps many state lawmakers awake at night; so much thought has been put into shielding Uber drivers and Waitr…
The short-term rental market is booming thanks to internet sites like AirBnB, Vacasa, HomeAway, and VRBO that make it easy for consumers to book stays in privately owned residences. Experienced investors and newbies alike are flocking to this space, attracted by the lucrative potential retur…
Despite running right up against the start of school, the Livingston Parish home sales market continued to hum right into the last month of ‘summer break.’
DENHAM SPRINGS - Awards season is often used as a chance to toot the company horn or provide honors for individual employees who have gone above-and-beyond.
There are those who jump in with both feet, giving 100% to whatever task, project, or decision they’ve made.
HAMMOND – First Guaranty Bancshares’ strong, steady growth and continued rise in shareholder value took another big step forward today with the announcement that Union Bancshares, Incorporated. (Union) and its wholly owned subsidiary, The Union Bank, have agreed to join and become a part of …
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On July 25, two Louisiana craft professionals who recently graduated from ABC Pelican’s Baton Rouge Training Center, Timothy Gros (35) and Sharon Ramsey (62), represented Louisiana’s construction industry at a White House event to celebrate America’s workers with President…
DENHAM SPRINGS - Three lots inside the city limits spent over a year on the market as commercial before the listing agent, and the owner, decided to go a different route.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The deadline to apply for the Leadership Livingston program’s Class of 2020 is Thursday, July 18, according to the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce.
With just a few days to go before the close of the June home sales market, the situation didn’t look good.
DENHAM SPRINGS - According to the Denham Springs permitting department, it's time for the Ryan's building to go.
DENHAM SPRINGS - Unanimous approval from Planning and Zoning to approve a special use permit, and unanimous approval for a public hearing have a microbrewery inside the city limits closer to a reality.
Summer is typically when home sales heat up as families find time in between school years, and slow times during work for some, to either find their first home or switch locations.
ALBANY -- Balloons, free food, and a dinosaur-shaped bounce house greeted customers to the Family Dollar in Albany on Saturday, June 1, for the store's grand reopening.
The Louisiana Contractors Accreditation Institute, a partnership between Louisiana Economic Development, Louisiana Community & Technical College System and the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors offers seminars and courses to small and emerging construction businesses that a…
In 1936, Louisiana adopted a program that would offer large companies a property tax exemption for expanding local operations, through cash investment, in the Bayou State.
LIVINGSTON - MCM Plastics, a Houston-based company with a Holden location, recently announced an expansion of the their Livingston Parish site worth $2.7 million in capital investment.
DENHAM SPRINGS - Considering how much concern the idea of a microbrewery caused on social media in the days leading up the meeting, there wasn't much fight Monday night at Planning and Zoning.
'Opportunity' is a new buzz word in the world of development. It extends beyond personal and into business as the key expression of a chance or pathway that was either missed, discovered, or taken.
SATSUMA – Handing out samples, spreading the word and just meeting other business people was the agenda Tuesday at the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce’s Eighth Annual Business & Community Expo.
For many companies excess inventory can be a problem. Whether it's an empty table in a restaurant; hours off the clock for a contractor; stacks of paint sitting in a warehouse unsold; or even an empty page with no advertising in a print piece.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Life is full of twists and turns, and the same can be said of business.