The Pulse: New York Firm Purchases Downtown Office Building + Local Charter School Facility

A weekly update on the commercial real estate landscape of Baton Rouge.

Commercial Sales Recorded Last Week

339 Florida St
Price: $6,850,000 ($131 / SF)
Buyer: RM Mentorship Acad LA LLC
Elifin’s Notes: New York investment firm, Rosemawr Management, purchases downtown office building used by the Mentorship Academy.
314 West Dr
Price: $352,000 ($35,200 / Unit)
Buyer: HIV/AIDS Alliance for Region Two (HAART) Inc
Elifin’s Notes: HAART, Inc (HIV/AIDS Alliance for Region Two), a local non-profit that services HIV/AIDS patients, purchases 10 unit apartment building from another, local non-profit, Youth Oasis.
14441 Old Hammond Hwy
Price: $335,000 ($39 / SF)
Buyer: 14441 Old Hammond Hwy LLC
Elifin’s Notes: Former Naylor’s Hardware location sells on Old Hammond Hwy near Millerville Rd intersection.
6113, 6123 Benefit Dr
Price: $434,000 ($97 / SF)
Buyer: DPMB LLC
Elifin’s Notes: Two, tenant occupied industrial properties sell off Cloverland Ave near Airline Hwy.
7715 Tom Dr
Price: $225,000 ($61 / SF)
Buyer: Alpine Property Investment
Elifin’s Notes: Alpine Woodworks purchases office and warehouse space that neighbors their location on Mammoth Ave near Monterrey Dr.
6332 Quinn Dr
Price: $250,000 ($25 / SF)
Buyer: Gomez Pine Straw, LLC
Elifin’s Notes: Industrial building sells on Quinn Dr near Tiger Bend Rd.
30 Acres Lower Zachary Rd
Price: $606,202 ($.46 / Land SF)
Buyer: H & H Acquisitions LLC
Elifin’s Notes: Developer Ted Hicks purchases acreage off Lower Zachary Rd for 75 lot subdivision, Fountain View Estates.
4815 Lavey Ln
Price: $6,654,412 ($197 / SF)
Buyer: RM ICE LA LLC
Elifin’s Notes: Rosemawr Management, a New York based investment firm, purchases Impact Charter School property in Baker.

 


Upcoming Planning Commission Cases

  • 16313 Jefferson Hwy: Commercial Rezoning for NeNe’s Catering
    • Submitted 11/12/2019 by Brad Welsh. Proposed change of land use from Residential Neighborhood to Commericial with rezoning from Rural (R) to Light Commercial (LC1) with Commercial Alcoholic Beverage (C-AB-1) on a portion of the property.
    • PA Staff Report – Case Staff Report – Map
  • 14565 Barringer Ct: Baseball Training Facility
    • Submitted 10/22/19 by Ted Hicks. Proposed rezoning from Rural to Heavy Commercial (HC1) for a 130,680 SF baseball/softball training facility.
    • Staff Report – Map
  • 268 W Chimes St: Bar/Lounge Rezoning at LSU’s North Gates
    • Submitted 10/28/2019 by Highway 23, LLC. Proposed rezoning of property from Commercial Alcoholic Beverages – Restaurant (C-AB-1) to Commercial Alcoholic Beverages – Bars & Lounges (C-AB-2).
    • Staff Report – Map

Commercial Permits Issued Last Week

12/06/2019 // 8126 ONE CALAIS AVE BATON ROUGE LA 70809
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Real Estate Agency business
  • Owner: Nolan Aikens
12/06/2019 // 7517 JEFFERSON HWY BATON ROUGE LA 70806
  • Type: Sign: On Premise
  • Description: Pylon sign with cabinets at 14′ by 17.75′. Illuminated.
  • Owner: Donovan Morein
12/06/2019 // 640 STE C ARLINGTON CREEK CENTRE BLVD BATON ROUGE LA 70820
  • Type: Commercial: Remodel
  • Description: Renovation/Complete Interior for Ste. C space of 1,800 s.f. for Business use as tanning salon with 12 tanning rooms. Creating 1HR Fire-rated tenant separation walls, sprinklered.
  • Owner: N/A
12/06/2019 // 4592 STE A S SHERWOOD FOREST BLVD BATON ROUGE LA 70816
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Fast food restaurant Fast food restaurant Fast food restaurant
  • Owner: Art Fesmire
12/06/2019 // 2250 MAIN ST BATON ROUGE LA 70802
  • Type: Mechanical
  • Description: Replace AC system
  • Owner: Tiffany Dykes
12/06/2019 // 7307 Goodwood Blvd Baton Rouge LA 70806
  • Type: Electrical
  • Description: We are installing a meter and a panel in order to provide power for landscape lighting. I have attached a riser diagram We were just told by the records department that we would not need a seperate permit for this.
  • Owner: Mike Hogstram
12/06/2019 // 4521 JAMESTOWN AVE BATON ROUGE LA 70808
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Counseling/Therapy Office
  • Owner: Drew McGire
12/06/2019 // 2837 PLANK RD BATON ROUGE LA 70805
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Adding 2 shampoo bowls to existing water line
  • Owner: Isaac Hammond
12/06/2019 // 9065 STE A PERKINS RD BATON ROUGE LA 70810
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Fast food restaurant
  • Owner: Ramon Arias
12/05/2019 // 8342 PERKINS RD BATON ROUGE LA 70810
  • Type: Sign: On Premise
  • Description: Wall sign installation at 14.7′ by 2.3′ and one panel change out on pylon sign at 5′ by 1.125′. Illuminated.
  • Owner: N/A
12/05/2019 // 4325 WINBOURNE AVE BATON ROUGE LA 70805
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Commercial Occupancy: Grocery Store
  • Owner: N/A
12/05/2019 // 2136 LOBDELL BLVD BATON ROUGE LA 70806
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Occupancy: Security Light Only
  • Owner: N/A
12/05/2019 // 9730 BLUEBONNET BLVD BATON ROUGE LA 70810
  • Type: Commercial: Remodel
  • Description: Renovation of existing ste 3 of 1,600 s.f. and inclusion of adjacent 760 s.f. to create lease space of 2,360 s.f. for Exercise Studio, A-3 use, within an existing 15,000 s.f. sprinklered mixed retail/business/assembly occupancy building. Includes electrical, plumbing and mechanical.
  • Owner: Kevin Nguyen
12/05/2019 // 15366 OLD HAMMOND HWY BATON ROUGE LA 70816
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Commercial Occupancy
  • Owner: Maikel Ualdivia
12/05/2019 // 10707 INDUSTRIPLEX BLVD BATON ROUGE LA 70809
  • Type: Occupancy: Clean
  • Description: Clean and Show
  • Owner: N/A
12/05/2019 // 2646 FLORIDA ST BATON ROUGE LA 70806
  • Type: Sign: On Premise
  • Description: Replace cabinet with new 7’11 by 3’2 cabinet on existing sign. Illuminated.
  • Owner: Dona Bagot
12/05/2019 // 4884 BLUEBONNET BLVD BATON ROUGE LA 70809
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Commercial Property Management Business of 4793 s.f.
  • Owner: Casey Helms
12/05/2019 // 11848 STE E S HARRELL’S FERRY RD BATON ROUGE LA 70816
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Body wax only. Business Use. 1600 s.f.
  • Owner: Tom Sala
12/05/2019 // 11848 STE B S HARRELL’S FERRY RD LA
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Braiding Studio
  • Owner: Debra Sala
12/05/2019 // 10500 SAM RUSHING DR BATON ROUGE LA 70816
  • Type: Mechanical
  • Description: Change-out 225 Ton Chiller for Istrouma Baptist.
  • Owner: Darrin Badon
12/04/2019 // 3834 VICTORIA DR BATON ROUGE LA 70812
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Auto Sales
  • Owner: N/A
12/04/2019 // 11294 FLORIDA BLVD BATON ROUGE LA 70815
  • Type: Commercial: Remodel
  • Description: Renovation of existing 6,000 square foot building to change from exercise/fitness studio to serve as an A-2 restaurant. Seating for 205 persons. (Occupant load 269) (SP-8-18)
  • Owner: Yue Feng Chen
12/04/2019 // 10985 N HARRELL’S FERRY RD BATON ROUGE LA 70816
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: office building
  • Owner: bob barback
12/04/2019 // 4637 FLORIDA BLVD BATON ROUGE LA 70806
  • Type: Sign: On Premise
  • Description: 1 pylon sign at 10′ by 4’6 and 6′ by 3’2, 1 wall sign at 7′ by 3’2, 1 directional sign at 1’9 by 3′. Illuminated.
  • Owner: N/A
12/04/2019 // 5110 PLANK RD BATON ROUGE LA 70805
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Tax office
  • Owner: Gloria Ned
12/04/2019 // 8418 SCOTLAND AVE BATON ROUGE LA 70807
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Coffee shop
  • Owner: Horatio Isadore
12/04/2019 // 9930 STE H FLORIDA BLVD BATON ROUGE LA 70815
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Retail
  • Owner: David Philpot
12/04/2019 // 8211 STE G SUMMA AVE BATON ROUGE LA 70809
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Staffing agency business in 600 s.f. suite.
  • Owner: Louay Mohammad
12/04/2019 // 4222 GOVERNMENT ST BATON ROUGE LA 70806
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Fast food restaurant
  • Owner: N/A
12/04/2019 // 2136 LOBDELL BLVD BATON ROUGE LA 70806
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Apartment Community
  • Owner: David Treppendahl
12/04/2019 // 8680 AIRLINE HWY BATON ROUGE LA 70806
  • Type: Commercial: Remodel
  • Description: Renovation of 4,045 s.f. portion of existing sprinklered bldg. for Business office use.
  • Owner: Stephen St. Cyr
12/04/2019 // 6255 BLUEBONNET BLVD BATON ROUGE LA 70836
  • Type: Sign: On Premise
  • Description: 4 wall signs all at 23’7 by 4′. Illuminated. Monument sign not included and will not be installed.
  • Owner: Brian Whaley
12/04/2019 // 9930 STE G FLORIDA BLVD BATON ROUGE LA 70815
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Retail
  • Owner: David Philpot
12/04/2019 // 7983 PECUE LN BATON ROUGE LA 70809
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: office building and warehouse
  • Owner: Joshua Campbell
12/04/2019 // 11848 STE C S HARRELL’S FERRY RD BATON ROUGE LA 70816
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Music Recording Studio. Business Use. 1,600 s.f.
  • Owner: Tom Sala
12/04/2019 // 4705 STE B BLUEBONNET BLVD BATON ROUGE LA 70809
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: office
  • Owner: Johnnie Matthews
12/03/2019 // 8657 SIEGEN LN BATON ROUGE LA 70810
  • Type: Sign: On Premise
  • Description: Wall sign installation at 2.30′ by 14.6′, one panel change out on existing pylon at 7.125′ by 3.67′. Illuminated.
  • Owner: Dona Bagot
12/03/2019 // 14452 AIRLINE HWY BATON ROUGE LA 70809
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: TEI Software Development/existing business
  • Owner: N/A
12/03/2019 // 8221 STE F SUMMA AVE BATON ROUGE LA 70809
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Counseling Private Practice
  • Owner: William Tweedy
12/03/2019 // 6555 STE 6 SIEGEN LN BATON ROUGE LA 70809
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Existing Fast Casual Restaurant
  • Owner: LaVondra Coleman
12/03/2019 // 8401 PICARDY AVE BATON ROUGE LA 70809
  • Type: Commercial: Addition
  • Description: Addition of 2,600 s..f. to existing 26,243 s.f. SPRINKLED Cardiovascular Clinic totaling 28,843 s.f.. Includes addition of a new 1955 s.f. canopy structure. (>300 occupants)
  • Owner: John Kazusky
12/03/2019 // 9131 INTERLINE AVE BATON ROUGE LA 70809
  • Type: Electrical
  • Description: Change 400 amp main disconnect
  • Owner: Shane Smith
12/03/2019 // 8255 FLORIDA BLVD BATON ROUGE LA 70806
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: office space
  • Owner: Brian Medlin
12/03/2019 // 3820 GUS YOUNG AVE BATON ROUGE LA 70802
  • Type: Commercial: Remodel
  • Description: Interior renovation and change of occupancy of 3,506 s.f. former E. B. R. fire station to senior inter-generational resource center for Business use with kitchen, multipurpose rooms, and offices.
  • Owner: TASHA CLARK-AMAR
12/03/2019 // 3121 S SHERWOOD FOREST BLVD BATON ROUGE LA 70816
  • Type: Electrical
  • Description: Installing 9 kW Grid-Connected PV System
  • Owner: Scott Osman
12/03/2019 // 5185 S SHERWOOD FOREST BLVD BATON ROUGE LA 70816
  • Type: Commercial: Complete Interior
  • Description: Complete Interior to create Ste A of 3,715 s.f. for hair and nail salon/spa Business use.
  • Owner: N/A
12/03/2019 // 942 O’NEAL LN BATON ROUGE LA 70816
  • Type: Sign: On Premise
  • Description: Billboard installation at 24′ by 10′. Illuminated. Existing sign or property should be demolished before erecting new sign.
  • Owner: N/A
12/03/2019 // 8221 GOODWOOD BLVD BATON ROUGE LA 70806
  • Type: Commercial: Remodel
  • Description: Renovation of 2,400 s.f. Ste A of existing 9,454 s.f. bldg. for Business office use. Scope of work includes re-arranging and reduction in plumbing fixtures to accommodate for ADA compliance, new electrical, plumbing and mechanical. (The 9,454 s.f. existing includes a currently permitted addition of 4,111 s.f. Issued, not finished/closed out as of 1/10/19)
  • Owner: N/A
12/03/2019 // 8312 STE G FLORIDA BLVD BATON ROUGE LA 70806
  • Type: Occupancy: Clean
  • Description: clean and show no gas
  • Owner: Yasser Salameh
12/03/2019 // 8255 FLORIDA BLVD BATON ROUGE LA 70806
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Retail Awards
  • Owner: Brian Medlin
12/03/2019 // 11135 INDUSTRIPLEX BLVD BATON ROUGE LA 70809
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Office space
  • Owner: Lori Stuart
12/03/2019 // 13073 PLANK RD BATON ROUGE LA 70811
  • Type: Commercial: Addition
  • Description: Addition of 4,000 s.f. to existing 8,875 s.f. bldg. B for expanded use as a Factory-Industrial, F-1, cannabis growing facility. (Existing Project # 99623-not closed out as of 9/17/2019). The Civil and Landscape Plans must be submitted, approved, and improvements completed prior to occupancy.
  • Owner: William Manhein
12/03/2019 // 8555 UNITED PLAZA BLVD BATON ROUGE LA 70809
  • Type: Commercial: Remodel
  • Description: Interior Renovation tenant Suite space 400 of 8,759 s.f. in existing commercial building, for Business use.
  • Owner: Debbie Harvill
12/03/2019 // 7061 COMMERCE CIR BATON ROUGE LA 70809
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Hotel with pool/spa and food/beverage service/New ownership
  • Owner: N/A
12/03/2019 // 6185 GREENWELL SPRINGS RD BATON ROUGE LA 70806
  • Type: Commercial: Remodel
  • Description: Renovation of existing 7,500 s.f. bldg. for warehouse/storage of wood/lumber, adding elect., a single restroom, and new exterior metal siding to enclose what was an existing bldg. Combustible storage, S-1. New parking.
  • Owner: Royce Fonte
12/03/2019 // 620 LAUREL ST BATON ROUGE LA 70801
  • Type: Sign: On Premise
  • Description: 2 wall signs to be added on to existing wall signs. New signs are just ATM wording at 34.5 by 10.5
  • Owner: N/A
12/03/2019 // 8216 OAKBROOK DR BATON ROUGE LA 70810
  • Type: Electrical
  • Description: Rebuild-Change out meter. *Customer is living without power. Ready for inspection
  • Owner: N/A
12/02/2019 // 2546 TERRACE AVE BATON ROUGE LA 70806
  • Type: Electrical
  • Description: Upgrading service
  • Owner: Tom Weeks
12/02/2019 // 8065 FLORIDA BLVD BATON ROUGE LA 70806
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Existing shoe store
  • Owner: Abdul Saad
12/02/2019 // 1600 Laurel St. Baton Rouge LA
  • Type: Commercial: New
  • Description: Placement of 32 s.f. per-manufactured Guard Shack for security of Federal Personnel and Assets.
  • Owner: N/A
12/02/2019 // 1230 O’NEAL LN BATON ROUGE LA 70816
  • Type: Electrical
  • Description: Permit application for 1- 200 amp house meter. Existing service is complete and has been inspected on previous electrical shell inspection.
  • Owner: Anh Tran
12/02/2019 // 1723 STE A1 DALLAS DR BATON ROUGE LA 70806
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: New ownership/Strip Office space
  • Owner: N/A
12/02/2019 // 11197 MURIEL AVE BATON ROUGE LA 70816
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Existing grocery store La Frontera 3K
  • Owner: N/A
12/02/2019 // 11209 MURIEL AVE BATON ROUGE LA 70816
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Existing grocery store/ LA Frontera 3K
  • Owner: N/A
12/02/2019 // 2934 MONTERREY DR BATON ROUGE LA 70814
  • Type: Electrical
  • Description: The power company requires a permit in order to transfer the existing sign meter into the new customers name. Power is being transferred since the new customer has power for a crime prevention camera on that service.
  • Owner: Walter Thomas
12/02/2019 // 11219 MURIEL AVE BATON ROUGE LA 70816
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Existing grocery store/ LA Frontera 3K
  • Owner: N/A
12/02/2019 // 8182 AIRLINE HWY BATON ROUGE LA 70806
  • Type: Commercial: Remodel
  • Description: Renovations to modify HVAC Equipment to 3,315 s.f. area of existing cellular communications Business.
  • Owner: Kevin Slaback
12/02/2019 // 1414 JASPER AVE BATON ROUGE LA 70810
  • Type: Commercial: Remodel
  • Description: Remodel of 4,000 s.f. 4-plex apartments, Units A-D. Scope of work includes replacing doors and windows, replacing ceiling and damaged drywall, replacing kitchen countertops and appliances, replacing bathroom counters and fixtures. Replacing HVAC system. Replacing Existing Receptacles. This permit pertains to Unit C of 1,000 s.f.
  • Owner: Robert Montana
12/02/2019 // 11229 MURIEL AVE BATON ROUGE LA 70816
  • Type: Occupancy
  • Description: Existing grocery store/ LA Frontera 3K
  • Owner: N/A
12/02/2019 // 1414 JASPER AVE BATON ROUGE LA 70810
  • Type: Commercial: Remodel
  • Description: Remodel of 4,000 s.f. 4-plex apartments, Units A-D. Scope of work includes replacing doors and windows, replacing ceiling and damaged drywall, replacing kitchen countertops and appliances, replacing bathroom counters and fixtures. Replacing HVAC system. Replacing existing receptacles. This permit pertains to Unit D of 1,000 s.f.
  • Owner: Robert Montana
12/02/2019 // 1414 JASPER AVE BATON ROUGE LA 70810
  • Type: Commercial: Remodel
  • Description: Remodel of 4,000 s.f. 4-plex apartments, Units A-D. Scope of work includes replacing doors and windows, replacing ceiling and damaged drywall, replacing kitchen countertops and appliances, replacing bathroom counters and fixtures. Replacing HVAC system. Replacing Existing Receptacles. This permit pertains to Unit A of 1,000 s.f.
  • Owner: Robert Montana
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