What We Do
Our goal is to make sure that businesses in Broussard are given the resources and tools necessary to be successful in their various industries and thrive. We value the businesses that contribute to our community. We work with various partners to provide assessments for our businesses so that they can have what they need to grow.
Before we visit and assess your business, we may need some basic information about your company to better prepare.
Our assessment and follow-up will allow us to:
- Familiarize ourselves with the business’ history and organizational goals
- Produce a comprehensive analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of the business
- Identify the status of employee productivity and training
- Examine the customer needs specific to each business
- Address concerns, challenges, and barriers being faced in the industry
- Educate stakeholders and business owners on the resources available to assist in development and expansion
Schedule An Assessment
Are you ready to take the plunge? Are you ready to do what it takes to better your business? Are you ready to experience growth and business expansion? Then fill out our Assessment Visitation form and we will contact you about scheduling a visit that is based on your availability.
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Grow Your Business in Broussard
Broussard’s proximity to the intersection of Interstates 10 and 49, as well as Highway 90, is a good strategic advantage in transportation and accessibility into and out of the parish. Additionally, Broussard has direct rail access including an open source spur less than three miles away and can be easily reached by the Lafayette Regional Airport and the Intercoastal Waterway.
Government Services & Taxes
With no state or city property taxes, building in Broussard has its advantages. The Broussard Permitting and Licensing office is happy to help you apply for a permit. Electric, water and wastewater services are among the lowest prices in the state.
Broussard has a civilian labor force of around 11,431. A highly-educated workforce is emerging as more students are enrolling and graduating from the local university and community college. Local businesses are also taking advantage of development and training programs to educate and enhance the skills of their new and existing employees.
Broussard’s business base includes construction, manufacturing, wholesale trade, retail trade, real estate. rental and leasing, accomodation and food services, professional services, and transportation and warehousing.
Federal, State and local governments provide an assortment of business incentives that are available to incoming companies and to those existing within Lafayette Parish. Financing, tax abatements and training program are a few examples of the benefits available.
Quality of Life
The region’s legendary joie de vivre and Cajun and Creole cultures are known around the globe, creating a unique environent for work and play. the subtropical climate is enjoyable in the area’s parks and recreational facilities as well as Zoosiana. Broussard serves as a hospitable, safe and family-friendly center for food, retail and recreation