One Acadiana transferring to new workplace in Downtown Lafayette

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One Acadiana, the chamber of commerce for Lafayette Parish and a regional financial improvement company for Acadiana, is transferring from its St. Mary Boulevard location to Jefferson Road after outgrowing its present facility.

“For the previous seven years one in every of One Acadiana’s areas of focus has been city revitalization and catalyzing funding within the core of our area,” President and CEO Troy Wayman stated in a press release. “With the steerage of two of our traders, we will likely be finishing due diligence on the ability and assessing our subsequent steps to renovate an area the place we will proceed our vital work to make a regional impression by business-led programming, advocacy, and financial improvement in Acadiana.

“We stay up for celebrating our new ‘residence’ downtown with our traders, members, and companions throughout the area.”

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The constructing was owned by House Financial institution and has been vacant for about six years.

The transfer will provide the “greatest entrance door to life in Acadiana” as One Acadiana welcomes companies to the area, stated Anita Begnaud, the CEO of the Downtown Growth Authority and Downtown Lafayette Limitless.

“Wish to entice companies to Lafayette and entice expertise and retain expertise as college students graduate. Downtown is a middle level to being profitable to doing that,” she stated. “(The transfer) is a press release of the significance of the core of our metropolis and our parish and to the way forward for our area.”

Lafayette advertising company supporting Particular Olympics Louisiana, Acadiana Symphony Orchestra and different nonprofits

BBR Inventive, a Lafayette-based advertising agency, introduced the nonprofits that it will be supporting through the 2022 CreateAthon — a 24-hour philanthropic occasion that gives advertising providers to nonprofits.

In the course of the occasion, BBR employees will present social media methods and content material improvement, e-mail advertising, occasion branding, planning and promotion, advertising and promoting marketing campaign improvement, and a advertising blueprint for the nonprofits.

“We’re so happy to be ready to supply tailor-made advertising providers to the wonderful non-profits working tirelessly to help Louisianians on daily basis,” stated Emily Burke, the vp of account providers for BBR Inventive. “It’s definitely one in every of our favourite campaigns.”

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The 2022 occasion will likely be September 22 and 23. The nonprofits that had been chosen had been the Particular Olympics Louisiana headquartered in Covington, Ladies on the Run South Louisiana headquartered in Baton Rouge, the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra based mostly in Lafayette, Foster the Love Louisiana headquartered in Lafayette, and the Northshore Meals Financial institution based mostly in New Orleans.

Holly & Smith Architects opens workplace in Downtown Lafayette

Holly & Smith Architects, knowledgeable structure firm with areas in Hammond and New Orleans, opened a brand new workplace in Downtown Lafayette.

The agency held an open home Saturday.

The founders of H/S each studied structure on the College of Louisiana at Lafayette round 40 years in the past, Downtown Lafayette Limitless stated in a press launch. The award-winning regional agency was based in 1980.

“We’re delighted to be coming again to our college residence,” stated Michael F. Holly, the principal architect and co-founder of H/S. “Jeffrey Smith, AIA, and I are graduates of UL Lafayette. The Fournet household, of which I’m a component, has deep roots on this neighborhood, and it’s with nice humbleness that I can say that we’re returning to our roots.”

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