The super-regional lifestyle power center

The super-regional lifestyle power center

The Mall of Louisiana celebrates its 10th anniversary with a unique expansion designed to affirm its dominance in the market.
 

Ethics changes vs. reality

Gov.-elect Bobby Jindal says he's staking his governorship on passing strict ethics reform laws. That's making legislators kick themselves over balking at last session's mild reform package.
 

Saluting a risk-taker

The status quo loves to laugh at people who go out on a limb, like Richard Preis and his RiverPlace condominium project. But we should salute his bold vision for downtown and wish him the best of luck.
  What will 2008 bring?

What will 2008 bring?

Three big political figures exited the scene this year -- Attorney General Charles Foti, Agriculture Commissioner Bob Odom and State Sen. Cleo Fields. What will happen in 2008? Plus: Endorsements in the Nov. 17 elections, nominations sought for Business Awards and Hall of Fame and the Capital Area United Way needs your help.
 

Moving up

November 6 issue
 

Permits

November 6 issue
 

Company news

November 6 issue
 

Letters

November 6 issue
  A buyer’s market

A buyer’s market

While Louisiana hasn’t seen the same level of softening as neighboring states, there is good news for companies regarding liability insurance.
  Who’s reaping the benefits?

Who’s reaping the benefits?

Area businesses feel the pressure from balancing the rising cost of benefits packages with the ability to attract and keep workers.
  See you in court

See you in court

Louisiana’s high car insurance rates stem from dangerous driving habits and love of litigation.
 

C’est La Vie

When Michael Paul, the public face of the upscale monthly La Vie magazine, abruptly left his post as editor last summer, rumors swirled about the reasons for his hasty departure.
  ‘Let the land sing’

‘Let the land sing’

Central officials and residents want a plan to guide the new city’s growth. The hard part will be sticking to it.
  In his own words

In his own words

Gov.-elect Bobby Jindal, in his first extended interview since his landmark election, lays out an ambitious plan for Louisiana.
 

Turnout and burn out

Engaging an uninterested electorate through targeted attacks and voter-turnout efforts is the only route to victory for Baton Rouge’s five remaining seats in the Legislature.
  Going, going, gone

Going, going, gone

The number of local independent food distributors has decreased as the number of national companies entering the market has increased.
 

Preis right for downtown

Richard Preis has been extremely successful in assembling properties formerly owned by his family.
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