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Sweet Signs for Gaby et Jules

September 30, 2019

In spring 2019, Lori and Fred Rongier, founders and owners of Gaby et Jules, opened an additional location in East Liberty for their much-loved macaron shop. The owners worked with URA’s Siena Kane, entrepreneurship investment specialist, to finance its storefront renovation work.

"Entrepreneurship involves calculated risk and a ton of passion. Thanks to the innovative programs at the URA, we have been able to build not one, but 2 successful businesses in the past 10 years. Thank you to the URA for sharing my passion!"

-Lori Rongier, Co-owner of Gaby et Jules 

Fast Facts

  • Business: Gaby et Jules

  • Neighborhood: East Liberty

  • URA Program: Storefront Renovation Program

  • Total Project Cost: $15,929.61

  • URA Grant: $5,000

  • Work: New signage, including a front facing sign, window signage and a blade sign

“Having a vision is great but being able to share it and understanding it is even better, and this is what the URA did.”

-Fred Rongier, Co-owner and Director of sales at Gaby et Jules

You can visit and pick up something sweet at the French pastry shop at 6006 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206.

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