The LSU Health Foundation struck a deal to take over a fitness center at Federal City in Algiers. The expansion of Federal City has struggled, but LSU is considering expanding their presence in the area.

That facility will be LSU Health Fitness, and the plans are to add a physical therapy facility on that campus as well. If all goes well, LSU plans to expand with a primary care clinic and perhaps other medical facilities at the Federal City location.

The Algiers Development District hopes that this will be the much needed spark to finally see some expanded use of the Federal City and bring new jobs and homes to this area. The Algiers Real Estate market could surely use this boost.

Read more about the status of the Federal City at