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Despite the downturn, many local real estate professionals remain optimistic, saying the Lafayette area is experiencing a much-needed correction.

Cottage Industry

The first installment of The Cottages includes 42 units in south Lafayette with amenities comparable to a high-end apartment complex, along with membership perks from free pharmacy and dry cleaning delivery to maintenance of lawns and even air filter changes.

You Get What You Pave For

For Lafayette, it’s far-flung infrastructure — and the cost of maintaining it — that is taxing our precious resources.

Spreading the Wealth

Lake Charles lets Acadiana companies in on the action as our neighbor to the west prepares for unprecedented growth. Lafayette-based Southern Lifestyle Development‘s The Lakes at Morganfield (above)...

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