Louisianans considering starting a business may be interested to hear the recent decision made by the Industrial Development Board of New Orleans: developers hoping to begin construction in the South Market District may be getting a tax break in the form of a payment in lieu of taxes deal worked out by the IDB.
Two Louisiana radio networks centered on farming news are set to join their efforts together. The Louisiana Farm Bureau Radio Network is set to merge with the Louisiana Radio Network's agricultural news division, creating a combined force of 42 affiliates.
In an update to a story previously covered on this blog, the New Orleans City Council has taken steps towards resolving the difficult process of approving development arrangements for a new Costco location. Those who are looking into starting a business can take a lesson from both the positive and negative sides of this story.
Businesses in Louisiana are constantly changing and growing. Louisianans may be interested to know that The Shaw Group, a Baton Rouge based company specializing in engineers and construction in the energy field, will be acquired by Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. for the price of $3 billion.