Golf Fore! Good 2017

Local charities score during Stirling Properties’ Annual Stirling Invitational Golf Tournament Stirling Properties hosted its 17th Annual Stirling Invitational Golf Tournament on Monday, October 9th at University Club Plantation in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 114 golfers participated in the scramble event and were treated to a great day of food, fun and fellowship—along with a little …

Congratulations to Roger Ogden for receiving the 2016 Times-Picayune Loving Cup!

On behalf of Stirling Properties, we would like to congratulate Roger Ogden for receiving the prestigious Times-Picayune Loving Cup. He is truly worthy of such an esteemed award that serves to honor his lifelong service to our community. As one of the founders of our company, along with Jimmy Maurin (pictured above), Roger has helped …

Hurricane Preparation and Emergency Planning Part I

Along the Gulf South, we are nearly three months into Hurricane Season, and approaching the more active time of the year. Unfortunately, it’s not a matter of “if,” but “when” a disaster will strike—so it’s critical that businesses prepare for emergencies before they occur. Every company should have a process in place to make sure …

Hurricane Preparation and Emergency Planning Part II

Part II: The Hurricane Emergency Plan Living and working on the Gulf Coast, we are faced with the inevitability of hurricanes. Fortunately, it is a somewhat forecastable event with a defined season. We cannot always accurately predict the worst and must have flexible and responsive plans that can adapt to an ever-changing hurricane impact. There …

President’s Message: The intersection of retail and healthcare

It’s no secret that the retail real estate environment is evolving at lightning speed. E-commerce and technology are driving much of that transformation, as well as the shift in consumer shopping behaviors. You’ve heard me talk of today’s ‘high-maintenance’ consumer. Their expectations have changed. They want convenience, they want choices, and they want it now. …

Stirling Properties Expanding Portfolio

Stirling Properties’ Asset & Property Management Team has recently secured several new management contracts, adding nearly 700,000 square feet to our commercial real estate portfolio. As part of our company-wide growth plan, Stirling Properties is expanding and diversifying our footprint into new asset types and geographic regions—and our asset & property management services continue to …

Shreveport-Bossier City Retail Market Survey July 2017

Stirling Properties is pleased to present the semi annual Shreveport-Bossier City Retail Market Survey. This report, compiled by Stacy Odom and Karen McElroy,  of our Shreveport office, is intended to give the reader a broad understanding of the market as well as specific information about the available square footage, occupancy and rental rates of each retail center greater than twenty thousand (20,000) …

5 Dos and Don’ts of Reaching Generation Z

We’ve all read numerous statistics, studies, and articles regarding the infamous “Millennials.” Over the last few years, this generation has reshaped the way we do business and even how we interact and communicate with one another. One major industry that has been significantly impacted by the Millennial generation is commercial real estate, especially the retail …

Commercial Real Estate Advocacy

Stirling Properties recently had the opportunity to participate in the ICSC Strategic Leadership Summit (SLS) Fly-In to Washington, DC. My colleagues—Townsend Underhill, Sr. VP of Development; Will Barrois, VP & Regional Manager AL/FL; and Jimmy Maurin, Stirling Properties founder—and I joined nearly 200 industry representatives from 35 states on Capitol Hill to create awareness and …