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Halloween at Hammond Square

Calling little ghouls, goblins, princesses and superheroes to celebrate Halloween at Hammond Square! Many children in Hammond, Louisiana, will be getting a head start on Halloween this year. Hammond Square is celebrating its 4th Annual Halloween at the Square event on Saturday, October 21st from 6-8pm for children ages 12 and under. The event is …

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 …

Red or White Wine & Gourmet Center coming to The Wharf in Orange Beach, Alabama

Stirling Properties commercial real estate company is pleased to announce that Red or White Wine & Gourmet Center is coming to The Wharf, located in Orange Beach, Alabama. Jeff Barnes, CCIM, Stirling Properties’ Broker, handled the lease transaction. Red or White Wine and Gourmet Center will occupy 2,852 square feet of water-front space on the …

Sale of 220 West Garden Office Tower in Pensacola, Florida

Stirling Properties will resume management & leasing of the property Stirling Properties commercial real estate company is pleased to announce the closing on the sale of 220 West Garden (former SunTrust Tower) in Pensacola, Florida. The 95,329-square-foot, 10-story office tower was purchased by Civic Conversations, LLC, which is part of the Studer Family of Companies. …

Stirling Properties Welcomes 1st El Pollo Loco to Louisiana Market

Stirling Properties commercial real estate company is pleased to welcome Louisiana’s 1st El Pollo Loco restaurant to Lafayette. The new El Pollo Loco will be located at 3808 Johnston Street on the corner of Westchester Drive. It will occupy 3,000 square feet of restaurant space, including a drive-thru. Construction on the building is expected to …

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. …