Labarre Associates, Inc.

Free Services to LCUL Members

As a strategic partner with the Louisiana Credit Union League, we offer one free service off of our select "menu" of services per year.  If you are interested in any of the following, let us know so we can start working with you to find your facility solution!

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Posted: June 13, 2017

Credit Union Insight Article: Pelican State Credit Union reopens even stronger after great flood

Pelican & Labarre have been featured in Credit Union Insight. From the article: "Pelican knew the importance of being open and there for their members during this time. With a vision and the assistance of Labarre Associates, the credit union turned the…

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Temporary Branch for Pelican after Flood Disaster

Posted: May 08, 2017

The Slow & Silent Cash Flow Killer

What’s the Cost of Poor Maintenance? Buildings wear out over time - it’s a fact.  We never seem to notice until we visit a competitor’s Branch or our roof leaks, stains the drywall and the patched area can’t be matched because…

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Posted: May 04, 2017

How We Sped Up the Flood Recovery Process (A Case Study)

Overnight, on August 12th, 2016 in Denham Springs, it started to rain.  Little did anyone know, a natural disaster with major long-lasting consequences was brewing overhead. The “No-Name Storm” would dump over 2 feet of water over a large…

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Posted: March 31, 2017

SFP Process: Three Components of Area Analysis

Area summaries are a critical component of facility planning throughout the life cycle of the building.  Construction Area is used in estimating replacement cost and is used in insurance calculations and in calculating facility renewal ratios.  Rentable…

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Strategic Facility Planning Process is like Chess

Posted: February 06, 2017

SFP Process: The Importance of a Color System

With a facility planning color system, every department is assigned a unique color.  Departmental colors are used in the “colored” organizational chart, stacking charts, occupancy drawings and in benchmarking graphs and other illustrations.  …

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Strategic Facility Planning Process is like Chess

Posted: February 03, 2017