Marrero, LA (2018)

Rouse’s Grocery Store

Investment

  • NMTC Amount: $8,000,000
  • Total Project Cost: $12,000,000

IMPACT

  • 130 FTE jobs
  • 67 construction jobs

A roughly 40,000 sq. ft. full service grocery store which provides access to healthy fresh food in a highly distressed food desert.

Project Description

The project provides a roughly 40,000ft full service grocery store which provides access to healthy fresh food in a highly distressed census tract which has also been designated as a food desert by USDA. Louisiana ranks in the top 5% of all states for obesity in the United States. The corner of Ames Blvd and Lapalco Blvd are major thoroughfares in Marrero and provides great access to the grocery store.

MAP

Ames Boulevard and Lapalco Boulevard, Marrero, LA 70072

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