Appreciation for Depreciation

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act contains many major changes to the tax landscape that will affect every type of business entity, both large and small. The new tax reform creates significant opportunities to minimize a business’s overall tax burden. Perhaps the most impactful—and favorable—legislation to the real estate industry is the changes and modifications …

Tax Reform & Real Estate… It’s a good time for our industry

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December and several of these provisions will take effect in 2018. Many individuals have already benefited from the new tax law by seeing their recent paychecks increase. We believe this tax reform will have a similar positive impact on the real estate industry. Tax reform can be …

Ryan Juneau Earns Certified Retail Property Executive (CRX) Credential

Stirling Properties’ Asset Manager, Ryan Juneau, has earned the ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers) Certified Retail Property Executive (CRX) credential. With designees in 50 countries, ICSC’s certification programs raise the industry’s professional standards globally, and distinguish retail real estate professionals who demonstrate the highest levels of competency in their specialty as proven through solid …

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 …

“TREEmendous” Organizations In Our Region

This past weekend, we celebrated Earth Day, an annual day dedicated to encouraging conversation and engagement around environmental sustainability. Stirling Properties is a proud supporter of numerous environmental programs right here in the Gulf South region. Their work is critical to our success and makes our communities—where we live and work—stronger. In addition to corporate support, …

Louisiana State University Takes 3rd Place (Again!) In Global ARGUS University Challenge

Continues to propel national spotlight on growing educational real estate programs at LSU Stirling Properties commercial real estate company is pleased to announce students from Louisiana State University (LSU) E.J. Ourso College of Business were awarded 3rd place in the global 2017 ARGUS Software University Challenge. Since 2011, ARGUS Software has hosted the competitive challenge …