Will the Gulf Come Back? If so, when?

While 400 business leaders, including a few Billeaud Companies Board of Directors, Staff Members and Guests, politely attended Loren Scott’s annual Louisiana Economic Outlook, put on by One Acadiana, that is about all anyone in the crowd really cared about. Sure, we want to know about employment, wages, new companies coming to town, etc., etc., but like a farmer in a drought, all…

Real Estate Options: When Business Space Outgrows the Budget

Real Estate Options: When Business Space Outgrows the Budget

Profitability, productivity and growth define a business’ bottom line. Challenging economic times, however, can thin that line and even break it over time. Cutting some expenses can actually cost a business more in reduced services, customer dissatisfaction and employee turnover. Yet the challenge remains: How can business owners cut costs and restore profitability, productivity and growth? Commercial real estate offers creative solutions…

4 Factors to Consider When Leasing an Industrial Property

4 Factors to Consider When Leasing an Industrial Property

  When evaluating industrial properties for lease, you should analyze a number of factors to ensure the success of your business. These key considerations may include the proximity to major roads, the number of available parking spaces near the property and the locations of nearby vendors and suppliers. Of the many influencing factors, we’ve identified four of the most important points to…

Billeaud Companies Board Members Attend Annual State of Economy Breakfast

Billeaud Companies Board Members Attend Annual State of Economy Breakfast

What Dr. Loren Scott said and what I heard Jennifer Whitmore, Billeaud Company VP of Real Estate Operations and I, along with a few members of our Board of Directors attended the annual State of the Economy breakfast presented by The Independent. This event is a “not to be missed” presentation for business leaders and others interested in the local economy and…