Flood Recovery Services
Existing Building Analysis and Surveys
Design Build Services
The first thing you have to do is decide on the best path forward.
Rebuild in Place? What is most feasible? If so, should I take measures to prevent future risk? What measures? What materials? How to select a contractor? Do I take this opportunity to expand?
Rebuild somewhere else? Get help with site selection?
We have years of experience answering these questions. We will provide a free on-site initial evaluation to help you understand how to make a very good decision at an important time.
A picture is worth a thousand words - and sometimes thousands of dollars!!!
Document your damage before removing anything with pictures and video - all date & time stamped! Back up this information in the cloud!
*We are commercial architects. For residential work, we can recommend you to someone with residential expertise.
Helpful Links to Resources
Register with FEMA, even if you have insurance:
The Small Business Administration can help with a special low-interest loan:
For technical assistance, access the Louisiana Small Business Centers:
For tips on filing a flood insurance claim:
Here is FEMA's entire Flood Insurance Handbook:
The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) has compiled a list of available office and warehouse space:
BRAC has also compiled a list of apartments which did not flood:
The US Chamber of Commerce Guide to those tough questions after a disaster, like, "Should I reopen?":
The definitve collection of advice for cleaning up after a storm - from OHSA, EPA, FEMA, CDC, etc:
BBI Architects' Vice President of Business Development, Scot Byrd, has several years experience as Director of Economic Development for one of our parishes in Louisiana and has worked with businesses before in dealing with federal programs. He is ready to assist our clients in navigating needed resources during the recovery process.
For more information on contacting Scot, visit his team member page here.