Alabama developers break ground on apartment complex

BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT STEPHANIE RIEGEL OCTOBER 15, 2015 The Birmingham, Alabama company that is developing a 276-unit multifamily complex at the Long Farm planned unit development has acquired the 12.2-acre tract on which the complex will be built. In a sale that closed Wednesday, a limited liability company owned by Arlington Properties acquired the…

The Long Farm files plans for new retail, restaurant buildings

BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT STEPHANIE RIEGEL NOVEMBER 5, 2015 Developer Russell Mosely is moving forward with plans for two new commercial buildings that will house restaurant and retail tenants at Long Farm, his planned unit development off Barringer Foreman Road near Airline Highway. Mosely filed final development plans today with the Planning Commission for two…

Rouses grocery store in Long Farm gets permit to move forward with construction

BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT RYAN BROUSSARD OCTOBER 13, 2015 Rouses Enterprises received the permit Friday for its long-awaited Rouses grocery store in the Long Farm development underway on Airline Highway, clearing the way for construction to begin on the 53,545-square-foot supermarket in the traditional neighborhood development. Construction is expected to cost $8.46 million and will…

Zaxby’s to open new Baton Rouge location at Long Farm

BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT STEPHANIE RIEGEL SEPTEMBER 2, 2015 Editor’s note: This story has been updated since its original publication to note that Zaxby’s restaurants are also under development in Gonzales and Watson. Zaxby’s, the Athens, Georgia-based restaurant chain known for chicken fingers and wings, is planning to develop its first location in Baton Rouge—and third…

No more ‘zig zag’ driving from Tiger Bend to Airline highway when Antioch Extension opens Tuesday

THE ADVOCATE BY REBEKAH ALLEN| RALLEN@THEADVOCATE.COM Sept. 28, 2015; 0:51 p.m. The long-awaited Antioch Road Extension in the southeast part of the parish opens to drivers Tuesday morning for the first time, providing a direct north-south connection from Jefferson Highway to Airline Highway. The project, which cost $5.2 million, is expected to take pressure off the…