Retail/Commercial Component of Columbia Parc at the Bayou District

Stirling Properties is serving as a consultant for Columbia Parc at the Bayou District and we recently completed a report commissioned by the Bayou District Foundation in New Orleans for the development of the retail and commercial component for the master-planned, mixed use community.  The report includes an inventory of existing resources and conditions, identification …

Initial Months of Ownership Very Active After Stirling’s First Multi-Family Acquisitions

As expected, it’s been a very active few months of ownership since Stirling Properties successfully completed its first multi-family acquisitions in August.  A total of 370 units were acquired in 4 apartment communities – Coventry Terrace in Baton Rouge, and Willow Gardens, South College Gardens and Acadian Gardens in Lafayette.  Stirling Properties is the Asset …

Climbing Back to Prerecession Employment Levels

The Atlanta Fed’s SouthPoint blog provides commentary and observations on regional economic topics, issues, industries, and trends.  “The Long Climb Ahead”, a recent blog post by Michael Chriszt, assistant vice president in the Atlanta Fed’s research department, explores how the states are doing in terms of getting back to prerecession employment levels, with a particular emphasis …

New Orleans’ Growing Medical Corridor

The growing medical corridor in New Orleans is officially known as BioDistrict New Orleans, a state-enabled economic development district that was created by the State of Louisiana in 2005 for the purpose of developing a biosciences industry in New Orleans that will provide research and development, healthcare delivery, and stable, high-paying jobs.  The 1,500-acre district spans the Downtown …

New Office Park Coming to River Chase

In addition to the announcement of Sam’s Club and other exciting new retail tenants coming to River Chase Shopping Center in Covington, Louisiana, Stirling Properties is actively pre-leasing the first phase of the Offices at River Chase, a 42 acre office park that will feature a parking garage and is within walking distance to hotels, …

The Advantage of a Three Step Insured Property Loss Claims Strategy

You just received a call on your cell that a small fire has occurred at the office building you manage and coincidentally operate out of.  You return to your office to find that while the fire was small, the subsequent fire sprinkler damage is heavy…. Now what? Insured property loss claim events are often ill-timed …

Louisiana’s Metros and Cities Recognized Nationally

Along with the many top rankings the State of Louisiana has received in recent months (see Louisiana Earns Several Top Rankings in Recent Months), Louisiana’s metros and cities are being recognized nationally too.  Here’s highlights of the accolades from the last few months. Job Markets in New Orleans & Baton Rouge Metros Expected to be among the …