Plans Announced for New Mixed-Use Development in Downtown Lafayette

A Lafayette real estate development company announced plans for a new mixed-use development in Downtown Lafayette that would be the biggest project in years.

Posted: Jun 23, 2021 4:24 PM

(KADN) - A Lafayette real estate development company announced plans for a new mixed-use development in Downtown Lafayette that would be the biggest project in years.

Plans for the so-called "Seven-16 Lafayette Tower" invision a pair of 20-story tall buildings on the vacant lot on Lafayette Street next to the federal courthouse.

The buildings would be taller than the current tallest building in lafayette, the Chase Tower on Jefferson Street.

About the Developer, Guidry Land Development:

We believe in providing exceptional service while maintaining the highest level of social responsibility on every project. We’re defined by our goal of creating a positive impact on the project at hand. And, we’re committed to ensuring the very best outcome every time. It’s part of our goal to ensure we leave the community better off than prior to our entering in. This isn’t something we just strive to do, it is something we always ensure.
We take pride in providing transparency and accurate reporting. We are honest, candid, and unwilling to compromise our high standards for any need. When you work with Guidry Land Development, you can trust in our dedication, drive, and compassion.

About the Architect, Forrest Daniell & Associates:

Forrest Daniell is a Principal of Forrest Daniell & Associates, P.C., an architectural firm in Daphne, Alabama. Mr. Daniell specializes in resort architecture, including high-rise condominiums, hotels, restaurants and retail.
Perhaps the best example of this unique design style is a high-rise condominium project in Orange Beach, Alabama, called Turquoise Place. The two luxury towers are the largest multi-family residential project in the state of Alabama, featured on the cover of several publications including Condo Owner Magazine, U.S. Glass, and U.S. Architecture.
Mr. Daniell is a licensed architect in 6 states including Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida and Wyoming. He received a Bachelor of Environmental Design from Texas A&M University in 1986 and a Master of Architecture from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1995. The son of Southern Baptist missionaries, Mr. Daniell grew up in Mexico City. He has been married to Emma for 33 years and together they have four children. He enjoys traveling, biking and camping with his family in his spare time.

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