DDD announce new housing website, soft opening of downtown hotel

DDD announce new housing website, soft opening of downtown hotel

The Downtown Development District announced Monday it will be making it super easy to find a place to live in Baton Rouge.

Davis Rhorer says DDD is developing a website where you can search for your new home in a flash. It is set to debut sometime in July.

Rhorer also announced that a new hotel in Downtown Baton Rouge would be starting its soft opening on Monday afternoon.

The Holiday Inn Express will have an official ribbon cutting in two weeks, but they're booking rooms and taking guests now.

"It's beautiful, 89 rooms, and this is Pete Patel, another young entrepreneur who's investing in Downtown, corner of North Boulevard and St Ferdinand Street," said Davis Rhorer with the Downtown Development District.

The building has been an icon of Downtown. It now has fresh paint, pretty purple and gold carpet, but General Manager Charles Johnson said he didn't replace the walls so they are still concrete.

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