New Businesses Archives - City of Broussard

Sisters buy boutique, stress importance of shopping local

13.05.2019
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Photo credit: The Advocate

“Shopping locally has a way of turning an ordinary task into a social experience! Personal connections are made when we support each other and the important roles we each play in our community. It’s important to shop locally and support businesses that are investing in our community and have a personal stake in our economy. Businesses supporting each other, and consumers shopping locally, helps to promote a healthy, thriving place to live.”

       – Janet Pepper Ray and Marilyn Pepper Brunt, owners of Bonjour Gifts and Décor

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SLEMCO to move headquarters to Broussard

6.05.2019
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Southwest Louisiana Electric Membership Corp. will move its headquarters to the former Knight Oil Tools building in Broussard, company officials announced last week.

The move will allow the company to move its operations to 2727 SE Evangeline Thruway instead of having to expand its current headquarters at 3420 NW Evangeline Thruway in Carencro, company communications manager Mary Laurent said. The location, which sits on 27.9 acres, will have 83,232 square feet of office space and a total of 187,000 square feet, including warehouse space.

View the full article at The Advocate […]

4-story, 30-unit condo development slated for eastern edge of downtown Broussard

21.03.2019
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A four-story condominium development is planned for the eastern edge of downtown Broussard that will also give a nod to one of the city’s most notable natives.

Guidry Land Development will break ground on The Sax Condominiums, 711 E. Main St., this summer. The 30-unit complex will feature a number of amenities, such as private parking on the ground level, and a statue of Illinois Jacquet, a Broussard native who is regarded as the first R&B solo saxophone player.

Jacquet, according to published reports, once played with Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole, Miles Davis and […]

Seafood and Steakhouse to open in Broussard next month

28.02.2019
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A seafood restaurant and steakhouse that seeks to bring fine dining and great food at any price range will open in Broussard March 15.
The Point Seafood and Steakhouse is the labor of love for co-owners Candace Cooper and Jacob Sonnier. The restaurant will serve traditional charbroiled oysters along with their own twists on the the classic recipe, like Bloody Mary style and Oysters Supreme. Other dishes include duck and andouille gumbo, praline chicken and waffle sliders, burgers, filet and rib eye steaks, and boudin quesadillia.
Address: 811 Albertson Parkway Ste. O, Broussard, LA 70518
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Broussard extending South Bernard Road

12.02.2019
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South Bernard Road will be extended from Albertson Parkway to Main St./LA 182.

Mayor Ray Bourque and the Broussard City Council have approved $2.9 million for the second and final phase of the extension project. The 1-mile-long, four-lane road will have a grass median and be built in undeveloped parts of Broussard. Mayor Bourque said the new road will reduce congestion.

Drivers will be able to avoid the red light at South Morgan Avenue and Main Street. The city will install traffic lights along South Bernard at Main Street, Albertson Parkway, Heart D Farm Road […]