Chad G Ortte

Agent/Broker at Scout Real Estate Company in Lafayette, LA

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Scout Real Estate Company

301 E Kaliste Saloom Rd #101 Lafayette, LA 70508
337-443-0880 [Office]

Born and raised along the bayous and sugarcane fields of South Louisiana, Chad grew up designing and building things, and was taught at an early age the value of hard work and persistence. He graduated from Cathedral Carmel School, Saint Thomas More Catholic High School and then from Louisiana State University.

Chad began working in commercial real estate while in college and after graduation became a licensed agent and soon a top producer and development partner. In 2010 he became an independent broker, leading strategic investments, complex acquisitions and creative developments while representing some of the most active and capable real estate investors and developers in Louisiana.

Known as a trusted source of knowledge and opportunity, with an uncanny ability to connect with anyone at any level, Chad maintains close and effective relationships with diverse groups of people. He leads with an honest work ethic and a creative value-add approach to every transaction, project or partnership, with the ultimate goal of building long-term, successful projects and relationships.

Working in Commercial Real Estate since 2004, Catylist Member since 2006

Property Types



Buyer Representation
Investment: Principal
Site Selection

Social Media / Websites

Market Areas

Louisiana: Baton Rouge
Louisiana: Lafayette
Louisiana: Acadiana Area
Louisiana: Ascension
Louisiana: South Louisiana

Real Estate Licenses

Louisiana Real Estate License: 0995682405

Professional Licenses

Real Estate Brokerage


Bachelor, General Studies
Louisiana State University 2005

Completed Transactions

Ramah Rd.
Ramah Rd.
Sale Completed on 8/7/2020 – $385,000

180.62 Acres, Vacant Land (Agricultural, Other), Maringouin, LA

Disposition of surface interest throughout Louisiana for public oil and gas company.

Client: Ovintiv

Executive Court
Executive Court
Sale Completed on 6/26/2020 – $109,600

54.80 Acres, Vacant Land (Agricultural, Other), Pineville, LA

807 General Mouton Ave
807 General Mouton Ave
Sale Completed on 10/2/2019 – $350,000

7,500 SF, Retail-Commercial (Free-Standing Building, Vehicle Related), Lafayette, LA

Lease assignment for vacant vehicle fleet maintenance shop. Unsolicited offer to sell.

Client: ATMAC, L.L.C.

5219 Government St
5219 Government St
Sale Completed on 8/3/2017 – $1,600,000

15,000 SF, Retail-Commercial (Restaurant, Retail-Pad, Street Retail), Baton Rouge, LA

Family owned investment property sold as value add redevelopment opportunity. Limited confidential marketing and information. Under contract within 3 months.

Client: Lewis Brothers

Louisiana 717
Louisiana 717
Sale Completed on 6/26/2015 – $1,571,290

448 Acres, Farm/Ranch (Cash Crop), Gueydan, LA

Hired by Asset Manager, Guardian Land Services, LLC, to market and dispose for family owned company with 15+ owners living around the world. The property has been owned by the family since 1895 when their ancestor took title in exchange for legal fee owed. Multiple offers procured within 30 day period and 15 day offer submission deadline. Act of sale within 60 days of contract.

Client: The Evans Plantation LLC - Guardian Land Services, LLC

7012 LA-1
7012 LA-1
Sale Completed on 2/26/2015 – $500,000

125.94 Acres, Vacant Land (Agricultural, Industrial, Mobile Home Park, Multi-Family, Self Storage, Other), Addis, LA

Corporation owned by heirs of multiple separate families - liquidating assets to dissolve corporation. Apprx 126 acres zoned Industrial. Property has servitude access from Hwy 1 through CBI yard to front portion. Property is divided by railroad. Rear approx. 57 acres with no access. All but 22 acres wooded. Had to be sold all together. Priced to sell. Adjacent owner purchased to hold front. Can't subdivide industrial zoned without frontage on certain road. Purchaser will be rezoning to divide and sell the rear portion to 2 adjacent rear owners.

Client: SS&S

3911 Perkins Road
3911 Perkins Road
Sale Completed on 2/22/2010 – $712,500

4,212 SF, Retail-Commercial (Free-Standing Building, Restaurant, Street Retail, General), Baton Rouge, LA

Client: YWAT 3911 LLC

400 West St. Francis Street
400 West St. Francis Street
Sale Completed on 9/14/2007 – $4,479,000

39,700 SF, Shopping Center (Community Center, General, Neighborhood Center, Net Leased, Strip Center), Brusly, LA

Oaks Shopping Center - 39,700 SF Retail Investment Property

13353 LA HWY 73
13353 LA HWY 73
Sale Completed on 1/25/2007 – $700,000

4,083 SF, Shopping Center (General, Strip Center), Geismar, LA

Retail Investment

Sale Completed on 11/1/2006 – $1,100,000

12,000 SF, Office (General, Office Building), Baton Rouge, LA

Office Investment

4200 Perkins Road, Unit: 15
4200 Perkins Road, Unit: 15
Lease Completed on 8/16/2006 – $12 PSF (Annual)

6,000 - 7,575 SF, Retail-Commercial (Restaurant, Tavern/Bar/Nightclub), Baton Rouge, LA

Restaurant Sub-Leae

Reiger Road
Reiger Road
Sale Completed on 7/28/2006 – $1,363,000

106,964 SF, Vacant Land (General, Hospitality, Office, Retail, Retail-Pad, Self Storage, Other), Baton Rouge, LA

Vacant Land - Prime Interstate Exposure

17437 Airline Highway
17437 Airline Highway
Sale Completed on 7/18/2006 – $2,000,000

9.49 Acres, Vacant Land (General, Industrial, Office, Retail, Self Storage), Prairieville, LA

Vacant Land Sale/Leaseback