Parish officials and West Baton Rouge Chamber members toured the parish via bus and drone for the second West Baton Rouge Investment Tour Thursday, Oct. 11. A 2017 study by the financial technology company SmartAsset named West Baton Rouge first in investment in the state. The tour of the parish’s economic climate showcased many of the reasons why.
The tour featured a drone live-feed to view sites like the Rawlston Phillips property, Thermaldyne facility, Port of Greater Baton Rouge, Sugar Mill development and Hwy. 415 industrial corridor. While video footage of the area was displayed, business owners and executives spoke of the impact of their business’ on the parish and vice versa.
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