An agents who has the listing for the River Park property near Hollywood Casino said Thursday he is in active discussions with five or six parties who are interested in the 23.5-acre site along the Mississippi River formerly proposed for a mixed-use development.
“The interest level is strong,” said Gordon McLeod with The McEnery Co., a New Orleans firm.
In September, 19th Judicial District Court Judge Janice Clark ruled against River Park developer Pete Clements in a four-year-long battle first brought against him by First NBC Bank. Girod LoanCo took over the battle after the failure of First NBC. Clark ruled that Clements owed the lender more than $19 million in principal and interest payments, stemming from a 2008 loan he took out on the property.
Clements spent years and millions of dollars trying to develop the tract next to Hollywood