Acadian Village shopping center has over 70,000 square feet of retail space. Located on the corner of Acadian Thruway and Perkins Road near Louisiana State University and off Interstate 10 this $18 million investment opened in September 2013. It includes the highest-performing Acme Oyster House outside the chain’s New Orleans home base and Trader Joe’s, an upscale national grocer that makes Acadian Village it’s first location in Louisiana. It also has many Boutiques and specialty shops including: Pei Wei, Smarter Eyewear, Petco, Kean’s Fine Dry Cleaning, The Keeping Room, La Divina Italian Café, Baby Bump Maternity & Children, Nadeau Furniture, Sprint, Pier One and Air Dry Bar. CPRT sold Acadian Village in 2014 for $32 million.