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Broussard Success Story: Sibley Construction Services

25.09.2020
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Local businesses are the backbone of our community, providing services, jobs, and growth for our City. We are recognizing Broussard success stories who have taken advantage of the opportunities available in Broussard to make their businesses thrive.
Our first is Kyle J. Sibley, President of Sibley Companies for 18 years and Founding Member of PR2 (Learn more about what they are doing to provide a Standard of Care for employers, building owners, and employees to reduce exposure and risk to COVID-19 at https://vimeo.com/428554969). Sibley Construction Services, LLC. is a turnkey insurance restoration construction company, and their […]

Jet Coffee to open second location, this one on St. Nazaire Road in Broussard

21.09.2020
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Jet Coffee, which opened last summer in a new shopping center in southwest Lafayette, will open a second location in Broussard at 109 St. Nazaire Road.

Owned by John and Stephanie Tommasini, the coffee shop has had success with the first location in the 1,800-square-foot space at 101 Camino Real Road and developed a base of loyal customers. Now they will expand into another 1,800-square-foot location that was once previously a CC’s Coffee House.

Read more from The Acadiana Advocate here: Jet Coffee to open second location, this one on St. Nazaire Road […]

New Guidelines for Louisiana Phase 3:

14.09.2020
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New Guidelines for Louisiana Phase 3:
 

Phase 3 will go into effect tonight

Restaurants, churches, salons, gyms will open to 75% of their capacity

Entities that were limited to 50% in Phase 2 are included in this increase to 75%

Bars will remain closed for on-premise consumption in parishes with a high COVID case count

Bars can apply for a restaurant license if they have a kitchen/serve food
Parishes with a low COVID case count can opt-in to open bars up to 25% of capacity.  *Low case count is defined […]

We’re Open: Tim’s Kitchen

1.07.2020
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The owner of Tim’s Kitchen, who some might remember as the former Chef and co-owner of Ruby’s restaurant, says he’s been blessed during the pandemic despite the challenges.

Many restaurants have had to close – some permanently – but he’s been able to stay open and keep his employees. He said initially he only had curbside and take-out, but since has opened up his restaurant for Phases I and II. Even today, though, most of his business is take-out.

Read the full article by KATC here: https://www.katc.com/news/lafayette-parish/were-open […]

Broussard dad recreates daddy-daughter dance in living room after coronavirus canceled school event

4.04.2020
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A Broussard dad created a special memory for his 6-year-old daughter who was looking forward to her school’s daddy-daughter dance, which was canceled due to coronavirus.

Chase Boutte says his daughter, Cameron, had her heart set on going to the dance at St. Cecilia School, and was sad to hear it was called off.

So to keep her spirits high, Boutte cooked dinner and asked Cameron to put on her new dress, and extended an invitation to her to meet him in the family’s living room.

That’s where daddy and daughter dined in style […]

Downtown Broussard to see revitalization through streetscapes, gateways; see master plan

3.03.2020
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Downtown Broussard will soon see infrastructure and aesthetic improvements that could help connect the growing city’s historic core with its newer residential areas.

Broussard leaders unveiled on Monday a new master plan they hope will guide public and private investment along the city’s Main Street corridor.

“Not only can this boost our local economy, but also enhance the quality of life for our citizens while recognizing our rich heritage,” said Broussard Mayor Ray Bourque. “We can see what Broussard’s future could hold.”

Read more at The Acadiana Advocate […]

Downtown Broussard development in the works; city to unveil master plan

2.03.2020
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As the city of Broussard prepares to unveil a master plan for its downtown district, at least one developer is ready to break ground on projects.

Clifton Guidry’s plan for Parc des Aimee, which will be located at 403 E. Main St. across from Broussard City Hall, includes a quaint cafe with outdoor seating and a courtyard with a gazebo where people can connect.

“That’s the vision,” Guidry said. “We’re hoping people can use the space to gather and network and socialize since it’s across from city hall.”

The concept aligns with ideas shared […]

Site at Spanish Trail Industrial Park in Broussard gains state certification as industrial site

28.02.2020
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A 49.74-acre site in St. Martin Parish is now certified for economic development as part of the Louisiana Economic Development’s certified sites program.

The Broussard Economic Development Corporation, St. Martin Economic Development Authority, One Acadiana and SLEMCO made the announcement Thursday regarding the site at the Spanish Trail Industrial Park, which is just west of La. 182 and south of Zoosiana.

The site is the 16th to gain certification in Acadiana and the first in St. Martin Parish, One Acadiana officials announced. The certification means it meets the state’s priority for large tracts of land, known […]

Acadiana Partners Announce First Certified Site in St. Martin Parish

27.02.2020
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Today, Broussard Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) and St. Martin Economic Development Authority (SMEDA) with One Acadiana (1A) and SLEMCO announced that a 49.74-acre site located at the Spanish Trail Industrial Park has been certified under the Louisiana Economic Development (LED) Certified Sites program.
Working with partners across the region, One Acadiana’s site development efforts respond to the needs of site selectors and relocating businesses. Establishing a landing pad for businesses is a crucial ingredient to attracting jobs and investment to the Acadiana Region.
The Spanish Trail Industrial Park Site is Acadiana’s 16th certified site and is […]

Downtown Broussard to see infrastructure improvements

27.02.2020
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Improvements are in the works for downtown Broussard and concerns have come up. But at next’s weeks meeting, everyone will get a chance to share their vision for new developments.

“Everyone wants to live in a beautiful city and it’s important that our administration focuses on those simple things because it’s part of the quality of life,” says Broussard Mayor Ray Bourque.

Mayor Bourque says now is the perfect time to make infrastructure improvements, and their first phase of the revitalization plan is a new four-story 30-unit condo building.

Bourque explains, “Improving our downtown area […]

KLFY City of Broussard Economic & Retail Growth Update

10.02.2020
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Last week, Mayor Ray Bourque sat down with KLFY’s Caroline Marcello to talk about the City of Broussard’s economic and retail growth as it relates to our location between two airports with a connection to Interstates 10 and 49 as well as US 90. Here’s the video in case you missed it – exciting times for us in the future! Read more at KLFY.com […]

Broussard Christmas Parade rolled today

8.12.2019
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Residents lined the streets of Broussard today to celebrate the Christmas season.

The city’s Christmas Parade rolled this afternoon, with lots of floats throwing beads and candy.

“They’re doing this great parade, the firemen, everybody’s invited in the community and outside the community,” said Tara Judice.

“It’s amazing what the community does out here for the kids,” said Ladonna Helaire

Although the Lafayette, Broussard and Catahoula parades rolled today, there are still some parades to come and many other Christmas events on tap in Acadiana.

To see our schedule of events, click here.

Read more at […]