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Photo of Contraband Bayou taken from Contraband PointeAs multi-generational owners of the property, the goal of these Barbe heirs is to see this property developed as a first-class mixed-use community that includes commercial, lifestyle and entertainment, and residential properties.

A significant focus is on the approximate one mile of navigable water frontage.  With that in mind, the creation of a first-class marina and/or marina hotel is one of the goals along with waterfront dining, shopping, and boardwalks.

With all of the water and natural beauty that is Southwest Louisiana, the Lake area has been lacking in developments that embrace the water.  The owners hope that this development will fill this gap.

Yes, especially along Contraband Parkway closer to what is likely to be a residential/mixed-use area. Preferred signage will be "monument" type signs.

Part of being developer-friendly involves being flexible.  The owners are very willing to consider other ideas.

Yes. Deed restrictions and architectural standards will be developed.

Example of residential waterfront settingAt this time, individual lots are not available.  However, those interested in registering their interest and type of lot desired are encouraged to e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., understanding that their information will be passed on to future developer(s). 

The owner's goal is to sell large parcels to residential developers.

It is anticipated that a variety of home types will be offered, including condos, single family, townhouses, and live-work.

Waterfront lots as well as non-waterfront lots are envisioned.