Rawlston D. Phillips, Jr
Rawlston D. Phillips, Jr. has served as President of Beaulieu, Inc. and Sun Plus, Inc. since the companies' inception in 1972 and 1978 respectively. Extremely active in the community, Mr. Phillips has been a board member for a variety of financial and charitable organizations, such as the Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce, Boy Scouts of America, Louisiana Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, Nicholls State University Center for Dyslexia & Related Disorders and DOC DHL/COHN Elementary. He is also co-founder for the West Baton Rouge Development Corporation. Mr. Phillips attended Riverside Military Academy and University High School, and graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree.
The Beaulieu property where Riverview is currently under development has not only been owned by the Phillips Family for generations, but also has served and will serve as the Phillips' residence. To Mr. Phillips and his family, Riverview is not just a development, but a project very close to their heart. It is an undertaking to build and share with the people of South Louisiana a special community in one of the region's premier locations.
Rawlston Phillips III
Rawlston Phillips III was born and raised on the Beaulieu property and holds fond memories of growing up on the beautiful land and on Saturday nights listening to LSU football games in his backyard via the Tiger Stadium P.A. system. Today, Phillips is currently serving as one of the lead project managers for Riverview Development, LLC. Mr. Phillips began his career in the development business at Sun Plus, Inc., where he was employed for over eight years. While at Sun Plus, Mr. Phillips worked through a range of positions from office sales to on-site grounds management, eventually becoming Vice President of the company in 2006. He has held additional positions as Vice President of Beaulieu, Inc. and Managing Partner of LA 1 South, LLC. Mr. Phillips graduated from Louisiana State University where he received a degree in Business with a minor in Construction Management.
Robert W. Daigle is the managing partner of River Ranch Development Company, the developer of The Village of River Ranch, a 320 acre traditional neighborhood development in Lafayette, Louisiana and the managing partner of Sugar Mill Pond Development Co., the developer of Sugar Mill Pond, a 500 acre traditional neighborhood development in Youngsville, Louisiana. The Village of River Ranch is the recipient of the American Planning Association President's Award for the most outstanding planned project in Louisiana and the American Institute of Architects 2000 award for outstanding master plan. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from Louisiana State University and was a practicing attorney from 1975 to 1996 representing developers, building contractors, architects, and engineers in commercial and residential construction matters as well as planning and zoning issues. He lectures frequently on construction and land use issues to attorneys, contractors and municipal planning and zoning officials and staff members.
Steven Oubre has practiced architecture since 1976, co-founding Architects
Southwest in 1980. The firm specializes in the urbanist development of greenfield,
infill, and brownfield places, cultural architecture, as well as educational and campus
planning, with work throughout the Gulf South, and receiving design recognition on
local, regional and national levels. Mr. Oubre holds a Bachelor of Architecture
degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where he served as an adjunct
Mr. Oubre continues to serve as a visiting critic and lectures frequently on design,
new urbanism, and the smart growth planning. Recent speaking engagements on the
“Smart Growth Movement” include Senator Mary Landrieu’s Smart Growth
Coalition at University of New Orleans; Louisiana APA Conference; University of
Louisiana at Lafayette – School of Architecture; Texas Tech University - School of
Architecture in Lubbock; and Alabama’s Orange Beach Smart Growth Coalition.
Mr. Oubre helped pioneer the new urbanist movement in Louisiana beginning in 1993 with the
award winning new urbanist project, The Village of Ile de Canne, in association with Andres
Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk. Most recently, Mr. Oubre worked along with Duany Plater-
Zyberk and the Louisiana Recovery Authority.
The Louisiana Recovery Authority is the planning and coordinating body that was created in the
aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Rita to plan for the recovery and rebuilding of Louisiana. The
authority is working with Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco to plan for Louisiana's future,
coordinate across jurisdictions, support community recovery and resurgence, and ensure integrity
and effectiveness. Working in collaboration with local, state and federal agencies, the authority is
also addressing short-term recovery needs while simultaneously guiding the long-term planning
As a member of the Congress for the New Urbanism, Mr. Oubre studied and worked during the
nineties on creating spaces that re-address the art of building for people. Currently, Mr. Oubre’s
planning focus is comprised of Urbanist projects in Louisiana (most notably--The Village of
River Ranch in Lafayette, Louisiana), Mississippi, Texas, and Arkansas.
|Charles A. Landry is of counsel to Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère & Denègre, L.L.P. Mr. Landry concentrates in the areas of real estate development, real estate finance, land use and zoning, and business and commercial law. He has represented numerous parties in a wide range of real estate transactions, which include residential developments (including Traditional Neighborhood Developments) office buildings, shopping malls and centers, hotels and medical facilities, golf course communities, and industrial developments.