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Baton Rouge Industrial Market Insights

The industrial sector continues to be a bright spot in the Baton Rouge commercial real estate landscape, despite concerns around rising interest rates, surging inflation, and economic uncertainty. Key fundamentals are strong, including low vacancy rates, rising market rent rates, and decreasing cap rates. Today’s sky-rocketing e-commerce sales, coupled with recent supply chain issues, have …

President’s Message: The Butterfly Effect

Sometimes amidst all the noise, turmoil, and vitriol that seemingly bombard us endlessly, it can be difficult to pause and remember what’s truly important in life. And sometimes, that reminder can come in very unexpected ways. Recently, I have been reminded of how our individual actions, albeit small at the time, can have a ripple …

Commercial Real Estate Outlook: Optimism Amidst Uncertainty

ICSC Las Vegas returned this spring—with a new format and brand—after a three-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Attendees and exhibitors rebounded, with higher than anticipated crowds; reported attendance was over 22,000. Optimism was abuzz, and the pure excitement of being back to in-person events. However, uncertainty still lingered on the minds of many …

Four New Tenants Coming to Stirling Bossier Shopping Center in Bossier, Louisiana

Stirling Properties announces four new retailers are joining the tenant lineup at Stirling Bossier Shopping Center in Bossier City, Louisiana. Krush Boutique, a women’s clothing store, has expanded and relocated within the center into 4,000 square feet of space next to Belk. It opened in its new location earlier this month. Krush Boutique operates two …

President’s Message: A Healthy Prognosis for Healthcare Real Estate

  The healthcare industry has rapidly evolved over the last few years. Having broad access to quality healthcare, both physical and digital (e.g., telehealth), has become critically important, and healthcare providers are creating innovative ways to deliver their products and services to their clients in the most efficient way possible.   Healthcare service providers are …

Stirling Properties and PMAT Companies Announce the Acquisition of Crossroads Center in Gulfport, MS

PMAT-Stirling Crossroads, LLC, led by Stirling Properties and PMAT Companies, successfully completed its acquisition of Crossroads Center, a 554,720-square-foot open-air retail center in Gulfport, MS. Located at 15082 Crossroads Parkway in Gulfport, Crossroads Center sits at the intersection of Interstate 10 and US-49 and features over 50 national, regional, and local tenants, including anchors Academy …

Stirling Properties’ Commercial Advisors Among Top Industry Producers In the Greater New Orleans Area

Stirling Properties commercial real estate advisors were recently honored for outstanding industry achievements and transactions during the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of REALTORS® (NOMAR) Commercial Investment Division’s (CID) Annual Achievement Awards ceremony. Rhonda Sharkawy, Senior Retail Leasing & Development Advisor, was awarded top Retail Broker of the Year for the greater New Orleans area with …

Dick’s Last Resort and Cats Meow Coming to The Wharf Orange Beach, Alabama

Stirling Properties announces Dick’s Last Resort and Cats Meow are joining the tenant lineup at The Wharf Orange Beach, Alabama. Dick’s Last Resort, a restaurant and bar chain known for its rowdy roadhouse atmosphere and intentionally obnoxious staff, and New Orleans-based Cats Meow world-famous karaoke bar will together occupy 16,000 square feet of retail space …

What’s Happening at Fremaux Town Center & Fremaux Park in Slidell, Louisiana?

Stirling Properties announces new tenants and development updates.   Stirling Properties announces four new tenants and development updates at Fremaux Town Center and the surrounding Fremaux Park mixed-use project in Slidell, Louisiana. Spencer’s gifts, fashion, and décor store will occupy 3,500 square feet of retail space on Town Center Parkway, Suite C400, next to Torrid. …

Stirling Properties Promotes John Woodard to Director of Development and Asset Management

Stirling Properties announces that John Woodard has been promoted to Director of Development and Asset Management. In his previous role as Development Manager, John led several notable company projects, including the development of the Ochsner Kidney Care facilities in Jefferson, Metairie, Algiers, and Marrero and ongoing single-family build-to-rent projects in Prairieville, Covington, and Jackson, MS. …