Salt Mine Leasing

JMB has a 3/8th undivided interest in the 1,600 acre Cote Blanche Island in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana. The island has an active salt mine that has been in operation since 1962 and currently produces over 3 million tons of highway de-icing salt per year. The mine is leased to North American Salt Co., a division of Compass Minerals, and is a major employer in the area.


Building Value In Land

The J.M. Burguières Co., Limited was founded in 1877 from three plantations and has prospered through the years as a land acquisition and holding company with property interests in south Louisiana, south Florida and west Texas. The company is the largest single family-owned land holding company currently in operation in Louisiana.

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  • 140 Years of Family Business
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    140 Years of Family Business
  • 125+ Family Shareholders
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    125+ Family Shareholders
  • Operations in 3 States
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    Operations in 3 States
  • 333,000 + Acres
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    333,000 + Acres
  • Sugar, Salt, Oil, Gas, Cattle, Water, Conservation
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    Sugar, Salt, Oil, Gas, Cattle, Water, Conservation
  • Offices in Franklin and Lafayette, Louisiana
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    Offices in Franklin and Lafayette, Louisiana