Doc-turned-developer Glenn Stewart’s Parc Lafayette is more than collateral damage in his public crusade against The Independent, but the center’s tenants deserve our support. By Leslie Turk • Photos by Robin May
Most local business owners would love to have tens of thousands of dollars to spend promoting their goods and services. Glenn Stewart has that kind of money. But he’s been using it to the detriment of his real estate development.
How will big chain furniture retailer Rooms to Go impact the local furniture industry?
By Heather Miller
There’s a new kid on the block in Lafayette’s home furniture industry — and local furniture retailers are taking note.
They build them fast and they price them to sell, and their cookie-cutter subdivisions are beginning to spring up on the margins of Lafayette, north and south. With relatively low unemployment and a robust economy, metro Lafayette was naturally a magnet for D.R. Horton.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Scott Eric Olivier. Remember that name. You’ll be hearing it a lot in the next few years.
Find out how this year’s Entrepreneur of the Year went from programming sounds for Michael Jackson’s planned final tour, rehearsing with the King of Pop just hours before he died, to his Nov. 15 announcement of a partnership with LUS Fiber that offers every subscriber up to 10 gigabytes of free data backup.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
LAGCOE welcomes its first-ever delegation from Russia. By Erin Z. Bass
Every other year, Lafayette hosts the country’s second-largest energy exposition. In 2009, LAGCOE featured more than 400 exhibiting companies and welcomed over 15,000 attendees. This year’s show, set for Oct. 25-27 at the Cajundome, has 394 companies scheduled to exhibit and is expecting visitors from 39 states and more than 20 countries.
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