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Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center last week received a permit for a parking / garage, according to records from the Lafayette Consolidated Government Permit Office.
The renovation permit indicates that the parking area would be at 101 Pasa Place. Construction is valued at over $ 13.1 million.
When Ochsner Health bought Lafayette General in 2020, Ochsner said he would invest nearly $ 100 million in the medical center.
The funds are expected to be used to build a new six-story inpatient tower, adding 48 new adult beds. The project will also expand services to women, adding 23 new mother / baby beds and 15 NICU beds.
The tower will also have three floors prepared for future growth, which would include 72 additional beds.
Money has also been set aside for a new parking lot with 550 parking spaces for patients and visitors.
Scout Real Estate moves above Rock’n’Bowl
Scout Real Estate Co. celebrated its move to Rock’n’Bowl Tower in Lafayette last week.
The commercial real estate company will be located on the fifth floor of the Downtown Lafayette building, located at 905 Jefferson Street.
“We are extremely excited to move to the downtown area. This has always been the heart of Lafayette, and Scout has been part of its ongoing rebirth since the inception of the company, ”said Rex Moroux, partner at South Real Estate Co., in a press release. “Now, it’s only fitting that we are physically located there. The downtown area is also the backdrop to our lives, and we look forward to being immersed in it every day.”
Lafayette McRib fans can win NFT limited edition
McDonald’s recently brought back the McRib, and with it the fast food chain is giving fans the chance to win a limited edition McRib NFT.
NFT stands for Non-Fungible Token, which are unique digital works of art.
For McRib fans, they can win a McRib NFT on Twitter by following the restaurant on Twitter and retweeting the contest invitation tweet between November 1-7. Ten fans will be chosen to receive the NFT.
Professional career fair scheduled for Wednesday
As part of Innovate South, the Lafayette Economic Development Authority and other economic development organizations are organizing a virtual career fair on Wednesday.
The event will run from 9 a.m. to noon on Brazen.
“The Professional Career Fair provides an intimate opportunity for job seekers to connect with companies looking to fill professional positions,” said Ryan LaGrange, Head of Workforce Development at LEDA. “This is a great opportunity for experienced professionals, early career professionals and December 2021 graduates to meet with local hiring managers. “
Crust Pizza opens a Lafayette store
Crust Pizza Co., a pizza chain that announced it was planning a location in Lafayette in April, opened on Tuesday.
The restaurant, specializing in Chicago-style thin crust pizzas, is located in the Ambassador Way Mall at 4243 Ambassador Caffery Parkway, Suite 101.
“Our reputation precedes us. Our pizzas are created from fresh dough prepared every hour and topped with the finest ingredients such as cheeses, meats and hand-cut vegetables. When it comes to taste and quality, we have the best gourmet pizza there is, ”said Logan Broussard, owner of the Lafayette franchise, in a statement.
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