Bernhard LLC, a privately owned engineering, mechanical and electrical contractor, is consolidating its New Orleans-area offices into a national corporate headquarters going in The Galleria in Metairie in early 2020.
About 250 people will initially work at the office at One Galleria Boulevard, about 10 of them coming from Baton Rouge, but the expectations are to expand the operations.
Bernhard LLC, founded in 1919, is made up of four companies: Bernhard Energy, Bernhard MCC, E.P. Breaux and Bernhard TME. The company has more than 2,000 employees across the U.S., with more than half of the workforce based in Louisiana.
The company’s corporate headquarters are currently at 8555 United Plaza Blvd. in Baton Rouge. Chuck Visser, an executive vice president with Bernhard MCC, said the move