Antoni's Italian Cafe, Pat's Downtown and a few other local favorites have been selected in Lafayette to receive millions of dollars in grants.
A majority of respondents to this month’s Acadiana Advocate Power Poll were encouraged at the results of the state legislature’s override session but feel more partisan battles are on the horizon.
Having moved already about a half dozen times in her seven years in Lafayette, Jalisa Southall was not excited about moving again, but she did start looking.
For the first time in many years, the Lafayette Parish General Fund, which is used to pay for general operating expenses, is expected to grow in the fiscal year that starts Nov. 1.
Seven remaining candidates have been identified in the process to name the next head of the Lafayette Economic Development Authority.
The parent company of Baton Rouge-based b1Bank generated $17.4 million in net income during second quarter this year, up from $2 million one year ago and compared to $12.3 million during first quarter.
A strip club was among the top recipients in Baton Rouge of federal grants earmarked for struggling entertainment venues during the coronavirus pandemic.
Home Bancorp Inc., the parent company of Lafayette-based Home Bank, reported second-quarter earnings on Tuesday of $11.4 million, down 4% from the first quarter.
A local online publication has filed suit against the Lafayette Economic Development Authority to release the list of the 35 candidates that have applied to become the next president and CEO.
Foreclosure filings have gone up in the Lake Charles area despite the number of filings nationwide dropping to historic levels.
Transforming Louisiana's forests into various tree-based products made from fast-growing pine to hardwood such as oak is a growing business as developers are on track to build $557 million of sawmill projects in the state.
Coastal Chemical Co. LLC plans to spend $11.4 million consolidating several sites in Louisiana and Texas into one location in Maurice, outside of Lafayette, in Vermilion Parish.
If you’re thinking of a significant remodel in an older home, the cost may surprise you, said Kevin Gossen, President of Gossen Architects.
Acadiana Cares will offer primary care services in the former Pride Plaza building and could also build on the adjacent three-acre lot in the future.
Acadian Cos. has promoted Tracy Bordelon to director of risk management, overseeing the claims and insurance process for Acadian and its divisions.
Construction is set to begin before the end of the year on a $70 million renewable fuel plant in Jeanerette that will turn sugar cane bagasse into fuel pellets.
A Covington-based swimming pool business supplier saw significant sales and profits again during the second quarter as demand in the industry continues to surge across the nation.
The latest national chain to make a deal with Waitr for delivery is Boston Market, company officials announced Thursday.
An Idaho potato preservative and insect repellent producer is considering building a $35 million chemical processing plant in Ascension Parish.
After 2½ years in the role, the youngest president of a statewide oil and gas industry group is stepping down to spend more time with his family.
Baton Rouge-based H&E Equipment Services Inc. is selling its struggling crane business for $130 million in cash in a major step toward becoming a pure heavy equipment rental company.
Trying to balance the need for money with voter support for an upcoming tax renewal and anti-tax sentiment of the Parish Council, the Lafayette Parish Library Board is recommending the council keep its property millage rates the same as this year,…
About a year after being purchased by a private equity firm, Baton Rouge-based BBQGuys is hitting the stock market through a $963 million deal with a company set up to get businesses publicly traded.
Canadian methanol manufacturer Methanex Corp. plans to restart construction on a plant in Ascension Parish after hitting the pause button more than a year ago.
The Lafayette Parish Library will have to make hard choices about the number of libraries it has and the services it offers, two members of the Lafayette Public Library Foundation said.
A Lake Charles area credit union built by seven people for local plant workers 67 years ago is merging with a larger Baton Rouge credit union.
A large commercial building along North University Avenue has been sold to a national company for $7.5 million, land records show.
Borrowing hundreds of millions of dollars to build multiple towers in different states at the same time would seem a risky bet for many developers, especially those lacking high-rise experience. Lafayette subdivision developer Cliff Guidry is doin…
Honeywell is considering investing nearly $100 million across two sites in Louisiana — one in Baton Rouge and the other in Shreveport.
DraftKings became the first daily fantasy sports betting company allowed to do business in the state with approval Thursday by the Louisiana Gaming Control Board.
The foundation responsible for the Louisiana Film Prize was awarded a $203,050 grant to develop a film training program in high schools statewide.
Kenworth of Louisiana will move its service and maintenance operations in Carencro to a location along a stretch of Interstate 49 that is fast becoming a transportation corridor.
A local environmental services business owned by Baton Rouge-based Bernhard Capital Partners has acquired a struggling business in Mississippi in a multimillion-dollar deal.
There's a new majority owner for an alumina refinery and chemical alumina plant in St. James Parish as part of a deal that could spur development of a $1 billion plant to extract rare earth elements from alumina residue at the site near Gramercy.
To afford a two-bedroom, market-rate apartment, workers in Louisiana need to earn just under $18 an hour, well above the wages that most employees make.
A real estate company that specializes in properties adjacent to Walmart Supercenters bought a the shopping center next to the Pinhook Road store.
In the world of business branding, owners have to remember that it's the consumer who essentially owns the brand and not the company, said Jaci and Michael with brandRUSSO.
Missy Bienvenu Andrade, who has served as chief executive officer of Boys & Girls Clubs in Acadiana for the past three years, has been named by Boys & Girls Clubs in Louisiana as its first chief impact officer.
When the entire wedding industry pumped the brakes on the season during the coronavirus pandemic last year, so did Lauren Bercier and Laken Swan, the two cousins behind Something Borrowed Blooms.