Bernhard putting corporate HQ in Metairie


Bernhard, one of the largest privately-owned engineering, mechanical and electrical contractors, is establishing its corporate headquarters in Metairie.

A news release says the company is combining its local offices and will be based in The Galleria with 250 employees.

Bernhard is comprised of four companies: Bernhard Energy, Bernhard MCC, E.P. Breaux and Bernhard TME. They employ over 2,000 in 25 locations throughout the United States. More than 1,000 are based in Louisiana.

GNO Inc. estimates the new headquarters will help support another 328 indirect jobs in the energy and technology sectors.

Bernhard is one of several portfolio companies owned by Bernhard Capital Partners Management, LP, a private equity firm based in Baton Rouge.

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