News for March 2016

Major downturn plagues Louisiana's film, TV industry 'Hollywood South' after big changes to tax credit program

Major downturn plagues Louisiana's film, TV industry 'Hollywood South' after big changes to tax credit program

March 26, 2016 Latest News

by Tyler Bridges|theadvocate.com Rihanna fought off aliens in “Battleship” at Celtic Studios’ Stage 6 in Baton Rouge. Tom Cruise flew in a bubble ship in the hangar-sized space for “Oblivion.” Stage 6 served as … Read More »

Hotel tower proposed near Morial Convention Center

Hotel tower proposed near Morial Convention Center

March 23, 2016 Latest News

Hotel tower proposed near Morial Convention Center By: Robin Shannon, Managing Editor  CityBusiness    A five-story warehouse building and an adjacent parking lot near the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center could b… Read More »

Starwood Hotels, owner of Westin brand, accepts takeover bid from Marriott

Starwood Hotels, owner of Westin brand, accepts takeover bid from Marriott

March 21, 2016 Latest News

By The Washington Post via NOLA.com Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. accepted an improved bid from Marriott International Inc. valued at $13.6 billion, topping an offer from a group of investors led by China's Anbang Insurance Grou… Read More »

HRI Properties secures additional backing for future development

HRI Properties secures additional backing for future development

March 17, 2016 Latest News

By: Robin Shannon, Managing Editor   New Orleans-based HRI Properties is poised to receive additional financial backing from a New York investment firm for future projects. The redevelopment of 225 Baronne St. in the CBD into an Aloft Hote… Read More »

Renovation Report: Hilton St. Charles goes from old-world charm to modern classic

Renovation Report: Hilton St. Charles goes from old-world charm to modern classic

March 11, 2016 Latest News

By: Valerie Huntley, Market Research/Reporter - New Orleans Business Project description: Renovation of the Hilton St. Charles to incorporate the owner’s modern vision while retaining the building’s historical significance. Architect:… Read More »