Lourdes AfterHours/CC’s Coffee House

Billeaud Companies Breaks Ground on new Broussard Locations The Broussard Chamber of Commerce, One Acadiana, The Broussard Economic Development Corporation and several Broussard City Council Members recently helped the Billeaud Companies Board of Directors break ground on their newest development.  Billeaud Companies will own and operate a new 10,000 square foot facility that will house the latest locations of Lourdes AfterHours and…

Louise Comeaux Soulier, 94, Remembered

At the time of her death, Louise Comeaux Soulier was the oldest stockholder of Billeaud Companies. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 5, 2017, at a 12:00 Noon Mass of Christian Burial in Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Broussard, for Louise Comeaux Soulier, 94, who died on Monday, January 2, 2017 at her residence in Broussard. Entombment will…

The Broussard I-49 Connector: Moving Forward

The Broussard I-49 Connector: Moving Forward

Connection, Safety, Progress coming to Broussard Louisiana. While the Lafayette I-49 Connector progress plods along in the concept/design phase, Broussard has its own version of the Connector that is well under construction. Traffic along the future Broussard I-49 Connector has long been rerouted, bulldozers and pile drivers have been at work since 2014 as this major infrastructure project now begins to take…

Kenneth Comeaux Joins Billeaud Companies Board

Kenneth Comeaux Joins Billeaud Companies Board

The Billeaud Companies would like to welcome Kenneth Comeaux as our newest member of our Board of Directors. Over the last 20 years at Petroleum Helicopters Inc. (PHI, Inc.), Kenneth has held the positions of Senior Business Systems Analyst, Manager of Business System Projects and, for the past 4 years, Operations Financial Manager.  During his tenure, he has implemented and supported systems spanning most…

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…

How Business Benefits From New Acadiana Developments

How Business Benefits From New Acadiana Developments

The face of Acadiana is changing to keep pace with the demands of modern commerce through economic development. Billeaud Companies’ Sugarcrest Shopping Center and its shops like Hibbett Sports and GameStop, Walmart, Home Depot and Sweetland Centré are just the start. US Highways 90 and 10 – and their intersections with other major transportation arteries – represent solid opportunity for Acadiana business…

Billeaud Companies Welcomes Russell Guidroz to Board of Directors

Billeaud Companies Welcomes Russell Guidroz to Board of Directors

The Billeaud Companies would like to welcome Russell “Rusty” Guidroz as our newest member of our Board of Directors. Russell H. “Rusty” Guidroz was born in Lafayette, LA in 1948, but was raised in Lake Charles where he graduated from La Grange High School in 1966. He served honorably in the U.S. Army from 1971-1972 as a court reporter with the Judge…

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…

Top 5 Considerations When Leasing Property for An Acadiana Business

Top 5 Considerations When Leasing Property for An Acadiana Business

When starting a new business or moving an existing company, it is essential to uncover the perfect commercial property. Sorting through properties for lease can be both challenging and time consuming, so it is important to understand how to rate each potential space. Here are five things to consider before leasing a property for your business in Acadiana:   1. Check the…