Lafayette, La. — Stirling Properties and CBL & Associates Properties Inc. have opened Ambassador Town Center in Lafayette.
The co-developers hosted a formal ribbon cutting ceremony attended by Lafayette City-Parish president Joel Robideaux, former City-Parish president Joey Durel, LEDA president and CEO Gregg Gothreaux and other Lafayette area community leaders.
Ambassador Town Center is a roughly 60-acre retail project anchored by Costco Wholesale and Dick’s Sporting Goods/Field & Stream.
Situated at Ambassador Caffery Parkway and Kaliste Saloom Road, the 430,000-square-foot property is 97 percent leased to tenants including Avalon Salon & Spa, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, Blaze Pizza, Chuy’s Mexican Restaurant, Costco Gasoline, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, Five Below, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, Marshalls/HomeGoods, Nordstrom Rack, Off Broadway Shoes, Panda Express, Panera Bread, PetSmart, Phone Zone, Professor Bob Beans, Red Robin, Subway, Tao Japanese Cuisine, World of Beer and Verizon Wireless.
Ambassador Town Center is expected to generate roughly 1,700 permanent jobs and nearly $9 million annually in estimated sales tax collection.