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  • Stores, shoppers gearing up for Black Friday Play Video

    November 26, 2014 3:50 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Businesses all across the area are stocking shelves getting ready for the mad rush of holiday shoppers. Shoppers in Livingston Parish say it's good to finally shop locally and avoid traffic around Baton Rouge. Before Juban Crossing became a reality many in the parish traveled to... more »
  • Juban Crossing officially opens its doors Play Video

    October 15, 2014 4:22 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - After years of delays and funding setbacks the Juban Crossing shopping center opened Wednesday for business. Delay after delay put doubt in the minds of some Livingston Parish residents as the wait for the shopping center lingered on. "Oh forever, I didn't think it would... more »
  • Juban Crossing grand opening October 15 Play Video

    October 1, 2014 4:49 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The Juban Crossing development is just two weeks away from its grand opening after years of delays. Belk is set to open October 15 with three other stores opening the last week in October. Several more stores in phase one will open in November. Wednesday... more »
  • Livingston Parish focused on Juban Crossing jobs Play Video

    July 28, 2014 5:07 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - With the Juban Crossing retail development nearing its grand opening, Livingston Parish is setting its sights on the jobs it will create for parish residents. The $350 million development includes 400,000 square feet of leased space so far. The retail center is set to open phase... more »
  • Juban Crossing construction taking shape Play Video

    June 12, 2014 4:00 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - With construction at Juban Crossing gaining steam, people are looking forward to staying in Livingston Parish to shop, eat and watch movies. The retail center is set to open phase one in October after years of setbacks. "It just seems like it's finally going to... more »
  • Walls take shape at Juban Crossing site

    April 2, 2014 10:34 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Walls are going up at the Juban Crossing development off I-12 in Livingston Parish. After years of delays, the project is the farthest along it has ever been. People enjoy seeing that is now a reality. "I live like a mile from it, and plus it's... more »
  • Livingston's State of the Parish focuses on traffic flow Play Video

    January 22, 2014 5:36 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Livingston Parish President Layton Ricks' State of the Parish address focused on traffic flow Wednesday. About 200 parish business leaders came to hear the report from Ricks. Leaders in Livingston Parish say their main priority is easing traffic congestion. Ricks says the concrete is finally... more »
  • Belk to start Juban Crossing work in Feb.

    December 11, 2013 3:57 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Department store retailer Belk said construction on their anchor store for the planned Juban Crossing development in Livingston Parish will begin in February 2014. The North Carolina-based company announced Wednesday the $7 million, 75,000 square foot store would reflect the latest in both modern and Southern styles.... more »
  • Juban Crossing set to resume construction Play Video

    October 24, 2013 3:43 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The developer of the Juban Crossing retail center in Livingston Parish announced Thursday another retailer had signed on to the complex, and promised construction would begin soon. Stephen Keller with Creekstone Companies said Belk had signed on to be an anchor retailer for the center. They... more »
  • Developer: Juban Crossing work to start "soon"

    October 24, 2013 10:41 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The developer of the Juban Crossing retail center in Livingston Parish announced Thursday another retailer had signed on to the complex, and promised construction would begin soon. Stephen Keller with Creekstone Companies said Belk had signed on to be an anchor retailer for the center. They... more »
  • Denham grows to include new shopping center

    October 7, 2013 10:55 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- The city annexed a piece of property that is expected to become a shopping center. Monday night, the land for The Springs at Riverside Landing was welcomed into the city. The property is on Vincent Road and South Range. The mayor hopes it will help bring... more »
  • Road project list prioritizes projects around Juban Crossing

    October 2, 2013 10:36 PM

    LIVINGSTON- Leaders believe roads along I-12 must take priority when it comes to upgrading and rehabilitation so the parish can advance into the future. Wednesday, Parish President Layton Ricks affirmed Cook Road is at the top of a controversial list deciding which get work first. He was supposed to... more »
  • Juban Crossing receives bond OK

    September 19, 2013 7:00 PM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH - Money to jump-start construction of the Juban Crossing Development in Livingston Parish may be in hand. The developer got the OK from the State to sell $37 million worth of bonds. The land has sat untouched for months, but the Juban Crossing Development took another step... more »
  • Commission approves bonds for Juban Crossing

    September 19, 2013 10:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Lawmakers on the state Bond Commission approved bonds today to help pay for infrastructure at the Juban Crossing retail development. The development district requested more than $37 million in bonds to pay for road construction, drainage work, and other infrastructure improvements around the proposed site. ... more »
  • Juban Crossing construction date pushed back again Play Video

    September 12, 2013 9:51 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The ongoing Juban Crossing saga continues as deadlines keep getting pushed back further and further. In an interview with News 2, the retail center's developer, Stephen Keller, said crews would start construction in 30 days. The interview was 35 days ago and the piece of lot... more »
  • Developer's own deadline for Juban Crossing passes

    September 9, 2013 10:13 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Thirty-two days since the developer of Juban Crossing told WBRZ News 2 construction would start, the empty lot at the intersection of I-12 and Juban Road in Livingston Parish remains quiet and it appears construction on the long-delayed shopping center has been pushed back. After a request... more »
  • Juban Crossing developer promises construction in 30 days Play Video

    August 8, 2013 10:21 PM

    LIVINGSTON - The developer of the Juban Crossing project promises to begin building within thirty days, even though parish leaders denied giving 100% of future sales taxes generated off the project to the facility. "It won't be too difficult to adjust," Stephen Keller told WBRZ News 2 Thursday. "I... more »
  • Council kills Juban Crossing tax plan

    July 25, 2013 11:03 PM

    LIVINGSTON- Parish leaders could not agree on what to do about a tax-share plan for the Juban Crossing development. So, a plan to give a larger percentage of sales tax to the project died Thursday night. "The first time they got it, it was enough. Then, the second time... more »
  • Parish officials keeping Juban Crossing alive Play Video

    July 12, 2013 5:39 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Officials in Livingston Parish have high hopes of keeping the Juban Crossing Development alive. They're planning to keep the effort going by using bonds to pay for the project. Back in 2007, the parish council agreed to a tax increment financing plan, also known as TIF,... more »
  • Council introduces sales tax pledge for Juban Crossing Play Video

    June 27, 2013 10:28 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Parish council introduced and approved a resolution of 3/4 of 1 percent sales tax pledge for the future Juban Crossing Development. The money would be used on roads and infrastructure and come from an Economic Development District, or TIF District. Developers of the long-delayed shopping center,... more »
  • Livy residents speak out after Jindal vetos funding for Juban Crossing Play Video

    June 22, 2013 7:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Disappointment grows in Livingston Parish where people fear a shopping center that's been in the works for years may never happen. Mitch McGrew lives just a few miles from where the developers want to build the $470 million shopping area. "It's kinda like here we... more »
  • Juban Crossing funds vetoed for second year in a row

    June 21, 2013 5:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal again vetoed a request by lawmakers to use state funds to help fund the new Juban Crossing shopping development in Livingston Parish. Jindal announced that veto and others in an emailed press release late Friday afternoon. In the statement he said the... more »
  • Juban Crossing bill on governor's desk Play Video

    June 3, 2013 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Juban Crossing shopping development off I-12 in Livingston Parish is closer to getting state money. SB50 by Sen. Dale Erdey, R-Livingston, is on the governor's desk. The bill seeks taxpayer money to pay for infrastructure improvements, funded by $30 million in bonds purchased earlier this... more »
  • Senators back plan to push Juban Crossing

    May 20, 2013 10:29 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Lawmakers backed a plan that could fuel the development of a planned shopping center in Livingston Parish. The Louisiana Senate approved using state money for infrastructure improvements and bond payments for Juban Crossing. The development is going at the intersection of I-12 and Juban Road. The... more »
  • Details about Juban Crossing stores expected soon

    February 7, 2013 10:34 PM

    LIVINGSTON- Developers of the planned mixed-use project Juban Crossing plan to announce details about stores in the next few weeks. Livingston Parish President Layton Ricks said he expects the news in two or three weeks. Following the announcement, construction should begin. State bonds have been sold to pay... more »
  • Commission approves $30 million dollar bond plan for Juban Crossing Play Video

    January 17, 2013 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The La. State Bond Commission approved the sale of $30 million in bonds for Juban Crossing. It is more good news for the Livingston Parish retail center after delays caused by downturn in the economy. Developer Scott Crawford says deals with stores have been finalized.... more »
  • Juban Crossing back on track Play Video

    January 11, 2013 5:44 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Construction at the Juban Crossing site restarted a few weeks ago, and Livingston Parish President Layton Ricks says the shopping center will become a reality. The major retail developed planned along I-12 has suffered through delays since the economic dip starting in 2008. He says developers... more »
  • Leaders back deals for Juban Crossing

    December 20, 2012 11:33 PM

    LIVINGSTON- Parish leaders moved forward with hopefully cementing the future of a huge retail development project in Livingston Parish. Thursday night, Livingston Parish Council agreed to business deals that sets-up the parish with the Juban Crossing project. Juban Crossing planned to have about 1,200,000 square feet. The development... more »
  • Developments in Juban Crossing project

    December 19, 2012 9:30 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Parish leaders in Livingston Parish are expected to move forward with business items that might secure the future of the Juban Crossing Development. Thursday night, the parish council could make decisions about cooperative endeavor agreements between agencies and project planners. The huge development is set to... more »
  • Livingston residents still support Juban Crossing Play Video

    June 18, 2012 5:37 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Juban Crossing stores will begin opening next year, according to developer Stephen Keller, despite the recent veto of a bill that would help fund construction of the retail location. Governor Bobby Jindal last week vetoed a measure creating a new tax district around the site. Developers... more »
  • Governor vetoes Juban Crossing bill

    June 15, 2012 5:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Jindal vetoed a measure today that would have created a tax district in Livingston Parish to help pay for infrastructure and construction around the planned Juban Crossing development. Jindal said in his veto memo that Senate Bill 673 from Senator Dale Erdey, R-Livingston, "diverts dollars... more »
  • New developments on Juban Crossing

    May 21, 2012 4:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A bill creating a new tax district around the Juban Crossing development is one step closer to final approval. The Louisiana House Appropriations Committee approved the bill, which keeps revenue from a one-cent sales tax at the site to pay for things like sewage and drainage improvements.... more »
  • Senate approves Juban Crossing bill Play Video

    April 30, 2012 4:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A bill creating a new tax district at a proposed retail center is Livingston Parish advances. There's been little activity at the Juban Crossing site for months. The retail center was first announced in 2005. The plan involves a two cent sales tax dedicated to infrastructure improvements... more »
  • Bill could jumpstart Juban Crossing development

    April 30, 2012 2:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An attorney for Juban Crossing developer Stephen Keller is optimistic that things are on track. Scott Crawford testified in front of the Louisiana Senate Finance Committee today. The committee approved a bill that creates the Juban Crossing Economic Development Fund. Certain taxes from Livingston Parish... more »
  • Retirement, education and Juban Crossing on Capitol agendas

    April 30, 2012 9:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Lawmakers are scheduled to vote on another part of Governor Bobby Jindal's pension reform. The bill would base retirement on a state worker's last five years of employment instead of the current three year window. The House Education Committee is set to vote on a number... more »
  • Juban Crossing development still a year away Play Video

    April 16, 2012 6:14 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Residents in Livingston Parish will have to wait at least another year before the Juban Crossing shopping center is complete. More than half-a-million cubic yards of dirt have been moved since ground was first broken on the site nearly two years ago. Now nearly 95 percent of... more »
  • Juban Crossing helps Livingston Parish move on up

    February 15, 2011 5:25 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Kohl's, Ross and TJ-Max are all coming to Livingston parish and shoppers there say bring on the sales tax as ground breaking for Juban Crossing began Tuesday. The new commercial and residential development will be built on 471 acres just East of Denham Springs off I-12 and... more »
  • Juban Crossing gets tax help from Livingston Parish

    December 20, 2010 10:26 PM

    LIVINGSTON - A collective "yes" among the Livingston Parish Council gave a shopping development the boost it needed to move into the building phase after a four-year stall due to the recession. Monday night, the council increased a sales tax for the Juban Crossing development, making it 10.5%. The... more »
  • Sales tax increase approved to pay for Juban Crossing

    December 20, 2010 7:28 PM

    LIVINGSTON - The Livingston Parish Council has approved a one-cent sales tax increase to help pay for development of a new retail center. Developers of the Juban Crossing retail center asked the parish for the increase after being turned down by the state. Supporters of the tax said... more »
  • Juban Crossing project coming to Denham Springs

    October 21, 2010 6:21 PM

    New shopping options are on the way for Livingston Parish as the Juban Crossing project gets set to break ground in Denham Springs. The project, which is expected to feature retail shops as well as residential options, will be built near the intersection of Interstate 12 and Juban Road.... more »

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