It should come as no surprise that the team at the Broussard Economic Development is a big fan of all things Broussard. Furthermore, we wholeheartedly believe that Broussard is the place to be regarding economic growth, business advancement, family life, and so much more. So, in the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we thought we would share our love of Broussard with all of you.
One of the best things about Broussard that interlaces with various other aspects of residents’ lives is the community. From events such as Music on Main and the annual Independence Day Festival to Noel a Broussard and various ribbon cuttings, the Broussard Chamber of Commerce makes sure there is no shortage of fun events for every family to attend. Outside of planned events, there are countless businesses that offer the perfect entertainment for a weekend, like Zoosiana, All the Rage, and Acadiana Gelsoft, Elevation Station to name a few.
With a labor force of over 11,000 people, Broussard is a city where businesses have the necessary tools to thrive. This is clearly illustrated with over one thousand businesses that call Broussard their home. With no state or city property taxes, building in Broussard has its advantages. The city of Broussard also offers various incentives for business relocation, such as LED FastStart, Angel Investor Tax Credits, and Enterprise Zone.
Looking at statistics, over 65% of Broussard residents are at or above the working age average. And over $3.6 million was awarded in workforce training contracts in the fiscal year 2021-2022. Along those same lines, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette has recently named an R1 research university, an honor bestowed to the top 3% of universities. Broussard’s large labor force is also among the most educated workforces.
Located in the heart of south Louisiana, Broussard has a charm like no other. With state-of-the-art schools, plenty of small business incentives, and top-notch events at the Broussard Sports Complex, there is never a shortage of things to enjoy in Broussard.
If you are interested in joining us in Broussard, please reach out; we would love to help.