Alternative Source

Alternative Source, Inc. (ASI) is an African American-owned, certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) construction services firm operating within a low- and-moderate income (LMI) neighborhood in the New Orleans metropolitan area. ASI has spent the last decade building a team of professionals that’s dedicated to the goal of client satisfaction. Over the years, Alternative Source has worked with all facets of construction and real estate professionals, developing a solid track record for meeting and exceeding clients’ expectations. ASI takes pride in being one of Southeast Louisiana’s few full-service, minority-owned construction companies providing an array of construction services. Alternative Source’s main office is located in Kenner, Louisiana, and has grown to have an additional office location in San Francisco, California.

The business owners of ASI participated in the Spring 2015 Bonding Education Program that TruFund hosted in partnership with the United States Department of Transportation Office of Disadvantaged and Underutilized Program. Subsequent to their participation in the program, the business secured bonding in the amount of $2,400,000 and a $135,000 mobilization loan from TruFund to execute on a contract worth over $475,000. Under this contract, Alternative Source was able to create three full-time jobs, two part-time positions, and gain 10 independent contractors.