Labarre Associates, Inc.

Pelican State Credit Union has been a client of LABARRE ASSOCIATES, INC. since 2001. LABARRE ARCHITECTS, APAC has designed numerous projects for Pelican State Credit Union withCommercial Design Interiors, ranging from a 300 square foot micro-branch to a large-scale adaptive renovation of an existing 44,000 square foot office building into the credit union’s corporate office in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Each project provided a different set of challenges for the Labarre team, which relied on their experience with financial facilities to ensure that the client’s needs were satisfied.

Pelican State Credit Union - Pineville Branch

Square Footage: 3,000 sf

Date Completed: 2014

Location: Pineville, LA

Project Description: Pelican State Credit Union needed a new branch prototype utilizing a teller pod type transaction platform.  The teller pods created an atmosphere for the credit union's members that was more retail-like and fit in with Pelican State CU's corporate culture. Labarre Architects, APAC teamed up with CDI Solutions to create a highly branded award winning space.  Read our case study here.

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Pelican State Credit Union - Denham Springs Branch Update

Square Footage: 4,150 sf

Date Completed: 2017

Location: Denham Springs, LA

Project Description: After the Great Flood of 2016 in Denham Springs, Labarre created a temporary branch and remodeled the interior of the existing devastated branch to match more current prototype standards.

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Pelican State Credit Union - Strategic Facility Plan

Square Footage: Varies

Date Completed: 2015

Location: Louisiana

Project Description: Pelican State Credit Union contacted Labarre Associates to create a strategic facility plan (master plan) for their headquarters which would shape their real estate decisions for years to come.  This plan would be updated several times as the credit union grew and became a living document.

Project Highlights: 

  • Strategic Facility Plan
  • Real Estate Portfolio Assessment/Report

Pelican State Credit Union - Sherwood Forest Corporate Headquarters

Square Footage: 44,000 sf

Date Completed: 2010

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Project Description: Labarre Real Estate was able to find Pelican State Credit Union a building formerly owned by Piccadilly Cafeteria, which Pelican was able to lease partial space back to Piccadilly for a few years after acquisition.  Labarre, partnering with CDI Solutions, designed a phased large-scale adaptive renovation of the existing office building into the credit union’s corporate office by incorporating branding, new corporate culture, and policies.

Project Highlights: 

  • Adaptive Reuse
  • Corporate Office Building
  • Branding Space

Pelican State Credit Union - Denham Springs Branch

Square Footage: 4,150 sf

Date Completed: 2003

Location: Denham Springs, LA

Project Description: Pelican State Credit Union approached Labarre Associates to create a new Denham Springs branch with drive through.

Project Highlights:

  • Traditional Teller Line
  • New Construction