Home / Articles / By Scott "Scooter" Anderson
Business
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Asteri is a digital content creator and largescale testing solution provider. Company President Marcus Morton said Asteri will expand its staff of 27 by at least five employees. The new jobs will come with an average salary of $58,200, plus benefits..
Community
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Doctors Andrew Larson, a local anesthesiologist, and his wife, Lindsey Pennington, a plastic surgeon, bought the former Arlington Hotel at auction. The centerpiece of their plans is the Every Man a King distillery. The Shreveport Metropolitan Planning Commission unanimously approved a Special Use permit for the property at its meeting April 3.
Community
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
A new plan to develop the Cross Bayou area north of downtown Shreveport has emerged. The plan is the vision of Larry English and the Gateway Development Consortium. Long-range plans for the 63-acre development project include new facilities for parish and municipal government entities, housing and a multi-use sports complex.
Community
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
“I chose Keith to serve at the city’s first chief technology officer because he is uniquely qualified,” Perkins said. “His technological expertise coupled with his business background enables him to cut costs while bringing Shreveport into the 21st century.
Community
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
“For the longest time, people kept hearing that we’re opening, and it had to be delayed because the construction needs to be done properly,” Fulfer said. “Finally, we have a real move-in date. Some people jumped on it immediately the day it was available.
Community
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
The building already is home to Red River Brewing, Fat Calf Boucherie, Smith Family Farms, Colonial Life Insurance and the Communications Workers of America. Owner Ronnie Remedies said more space is available for rent in the 50,000-squarefoot building.
Community
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
But Lofts at 624 Texas is more than an apartment building. It is a mixed-use facility. In addition to the 47 residential spaces on the third through seventh floors, the building has several commercial tenants as well. The second floor features office space, and the first floor features retail space, including Rhino Coffee and Seasons Salon and Events.
Community
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019
The Bayou Grande project will include 312 one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments, along with 5,000 square feet of retail space within walking distance of downtown at the corner of Caddo and Common streets. The development will include mixed-income, workforce housing at market rates.
Community
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019
“We had 41 properties we needed to acquire,” Hudson said. “We’ve closed on 21 of them. So, we are about halfway there. The biggest landowner is Union Pacific Rail. We should close on that within about 30 days. When we can do that, it’s going to start to come together.

ON STANDS NOW!

The Forum News
Mexican stone bowl. Grilled chicken strips, steak,...