ARL Construction, Inc. (formally know as Acadiane’ Renovations, Ltd. or ARL). After 41 years of serving the Gulf Coast we have outgrown our name. We are proud to introduce ARL Construction, Inc.

The name change is a result of a rebranding effort designed to mirror the growth and transformation of our company. We ensure you that this rebranding will not affect or delay any of ARL’s normal business activity. Ownership, management and location of business will all remain the same.

Our History: Acadiane’ Renovations, Ltd. (ARL) was founded in 1980 by Dan J. Hidalgo, and his wife, Suzan H. Hidalgo as a General Contracting firm, committed to simplifying the construction process and providing quality construction and services to our clients.

ARL has built a reputation over the last 43 years as a company who addresses each project assigned with the highest of ethical and moral standards. We produce high quality workmanship in the utmost professional manner. ARL employs an experienced construction management team, as well as skilled tradesman who validate our role as a general contractor. ARL is licensed in the States of Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas, Alabama, Florida and Georgia. We are prepared to provide our quality services to you and your company. Our primary line of work is in, but not limited to build commercial buildings, new construction, facility upgrades, pre-engineered buildings, steel erection, metal building repairs, concrete block buildings, concrete foundations, concrete and asphalt parking, dry ice cleaning, and storm recovery.

Core Values

ARLs business philosophy is driven by passion for our core values. We are committed to living these values in our daily work and incorporating them in every project. These values define who we are.


ARL believes integrity is reflected in all aspects of business, in doing the right thing even when no one is looking. We take pride in our work and will never cut corners to get the job done. We commit to deliver quality projects. ARL and its employees display moral conduct in relations with clients, suppliers, subcontractors and internally with each other, our business is built on this foundation. 


Quality that is so exceptional it surpasses ordinary standards. ARL demonstrates this every time we give 110% to deliver accurate, consistent quality and outstanding service that allows our co-workers and customers to meet their goals. We strive to meet project and owner expectations with efficient planning, and delivery. 

Customer Service

ARL is successful because of the long-lasting relationships we build with our customers. We listen to each other and develop plans that provide consistent, reliable services that bring value and promote growth. We pledge service to Clients, Design Teams, Each Other, God and the Public. 

Employee Family

At ARL, our employees are family. We are one team, committed to working together to help each other achieve our personal and professional aspirations. 


Dan J. Hidalgo 

Founder & CEO

Jessica H. Childers

VP Accounting

Don Hidalgo

Project Manager

Glen Touchet

Sales / Project Manager

Suzan Hidalgo


Ben H. Hidalgo

Project Manager

Stephen Creel

WalMart Service Technician

Tony Eden

Sales /  Estimating

Hugh P. Hidalgo

VP Operations

Jason Concienne

Project Manager

Amanda  Richard


Chris Childers

OPS/HR/HSE/Sales Mgr.

Chris Hunt

Project Manager

Nicholas Nelson